According to, " is the manifestation of the passion and commitment of the to continue the tradition of growing great grapes and making great wines in the unique and magnificent ."
's Azulejos ~ the art of Portuguese tiles... The world of wine leads to so, so much more. Travel opens up the myriad of channels to that passion of wine, always revealing more than you expected to appreciate.
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Paul Skinner is brilliant man. Many are happy to attest to that. I only write this about him, because I recently found myself defending his brilliance to someone who just didn't want to believe what I had come to know... about the's climate, and who Paul Skinner is in this business.
[This image is borrowed from thesite, as their example.] During this time of harvest, this is a good word to know, if you don't already know it. Carboy is a common term in winemaking. I've heard it now for about two decades, always wondering about the derivative. It's usually talked about in wine [...]
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Coming up on April 10 through the 13th this year is one of my favorite wine and food events ~ The Florida Winefest. It's very well done in a gorgeous location, and one that's a blast for wine lovers. The panel that I organized at one of the Florida Winefests turned out to be a [...]
It's said that there are possibly over 500grape varieties. So, I set out to find them.
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, a respected wine judge and BevMo!‘s Cellar Master, is a highly regarded colleague. His opinions matter a great deal. Please enjoy! Winery images have been borrowed from the respective wineries' sites; for emphasis and their promotional use, only. Wilfred's image comes from his ! wine blog page. If you'd like to review [...]
The following are averages, because viticulturists ultimately decided how many plants there will be on one acre of land.
According to Dave Pramuk,'s co-founder and marketing strategist, " Robert Biale is delighted with this project - the most significant planting of in in our modern era. In the pioneering days of , Zinfandel was the grape of choice across the state. In Napa Valley, Zinfandel once comprised over [...]
[I purchased this image. I didn't take this one.] Yeah, I know, I'm a month early, but that's the reality in. And today, regardless of this being a very dry winter, I'm thanking the gods that the next few days won't have rain. I'm only two days away from putting on an annual [...]