23 April 2014

Bottle Juice

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California

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By Dezel Quillen of My Vine Spot 14 hours ago.
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…a good candidate for short-to-long-term aging. Region: Diamond Mountain District, California. (Other info: ABV 15%, 100% Cabernet Sauvignon, cork enclosure.) 92 Points. Click here to find this wine.

Springtime Bloom from my Cherry Tree

About CellarPass TV: # CellarPassTV is an informative weekly wine broadcast in which some of California's top winemakers, winery owners, and people in the food and wine industry are interviewed by host Sarah Elliman. Their …

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On Cheers2Wine Blog almost 2 years ago.
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The Girl and the Fig - Sonoma is a popular restaurant located in downtown Sonoma. Serving French and California cuisine in a casual and cozy atmosphere, the food is outstanding.

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On Daily Wine News 12 hours ago.
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The continuum of high-culture music concerts at Weill Hall was given a hiatus Thursday for an introspective look inside the scientific soul of Californian winemaking. Chemistry and biochemistry professor Phil Crews from the University of California, Santa Cruz presented a lecture entitled "The chemistry and science of wines and winemaking" to more than 700 attendees consisting of Sonoma chemistry and biochemistry students and faculty, curious enophiles and insiders from the local wine industry.

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By steve of STEVE HEIMOFF| WINE BLOG almost 3 years ago.
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It is odd, when you think about it, that California- the most experimental and forward-looking of American states, a place where innovation has ruled for more than a century-should have been so slow to adapt to a grape so well known and respected in Old Europe. But so it has been. I have tasted and reviewed close to 100,000 California wines during my career, and yet a little more than one hundred of them have been Tempranillo. There were a mere 957 acres of it, bearing and non-bearing, …

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By Vineyards of J News You Can Use over 3 years ago.
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HEALDSBURG, CALIFORNIA— (October 25, 2010) — J Vineyards & Winery concluded its 2010 wine harvest last Friday, and not a moment too soon. Early fall rains drenched most of Northern California over the weekend, bringing an end to a most unusual grape-growing season.

"We beat the rains," said J Winemaker George Bursick . "The irony is that for all the anguish about a late season, we managed to end four days earlier than last year."

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By Dezel Quillen of My Vine Spot 14 hours ago.
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…a good candidate for short-to-long-term aging. Region: Diamond Mountain District, California. (Other info: ABV 15%, 100% Cabernet Sauvignon, cork enclosure.) 92 Points. Click here to find this wine.

Springtime Bloom from my Cherry Tree

About CellarPass TV: # CellarPassTV is an informative weekly wine broadcast in which some of California's top winemakers, winery owners, and people in the food and wine industry are interviewed by host Sarah Elliman. Their …

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The highly stylized plates at El Sacromonte are reminiscent of California cuisine at its self-satisfied peak. The sauces are eclectic and often fantastic, but the baby vegetables, radish flowers, shards of beet-dyed...

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By Vineyards of J News You Can Use over 3 years ago.
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HEALDSBURG, CALIFORNIA— (August 25, 2010) — With the arrival of warmer weather along Sonoma County's coastal hills and valleys, the 2010 grape harvest at J Vineyards & Winery kicked into high gear. Harvest crews were busy picking Pinot Noir grapes from J's " Nicole's" and " Robert Thomas" Russian River Valley estate vineyards throughout the early morning hours, arriving just in time for a short "Blessing of the Grapes" ceremony …

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By Herr of Red Is Life almost 4 years ago.
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WSJ writes - Japan's $ 4 Wine, Courtesy of Wal-Mart - WSJ - 06.16.10 - Mariko Sanchanta - of inexpensive Oak Leaf - red & white - imported to Japan from California- to satisfy market demand for "cheap" -

Care to speculate on actual "cost" of the base product ?? -

More or less than water ?? -

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By steve of STEVE HEIMOFF| WINE BLOG 2 days ago.
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…tiers. Perhaps the most controversial has been Jim Laube 's 1989 book, " California's Great Cabernets," in which the Wine Spectator writer rather self-consciously established five "Growths" (just like the 1855 Classification), which he populated with dozens of wineries functioning at that time. It was a worthy effort—but one doomed to failure, as California, unlike staid Bordeaux, was in the process (and still is today) of sprouting new wineries like …

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