TheAnnual is announced by , as Oregon Pinot Gris continues to gather national awareness and the effort for understanding it continues. It will be held on Thursday, June 13, 2013 at Oak Knoll Winery. This year's focus is going to be "What the marketing efforts for Oregon [...]
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Jim Pratt's ( Cornerstone Certified Vineyards) been working as a wine grape grower of the stars for nearly 30 years, which also includes being a veteran of the grapevine nursery business. In, Jim Pratt bought what he would later call the " ," after a career working with Rich Kunde at Grapevines (a [...]
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…interesting is when people who know a great deal about wine relax and refuse to take it that seriously. They know that there are more important things in life, that wine is there to help us slow down and get in touch with our souls. I think of this as the feminine esthetic toward wine, and we see it around us today, in the careers of women as varied as Leslie Sbrocco , Jancis Robinson and Jo Diaz .
Here's to the women of wine!
One of my favorite times is when the volunteers visit to amuse us. Joe Roberts comes on Sunday afternoons (that is, if he's not on some junket) for his weekly Wine Quiz. Now that he's become a mime, he'll describe a wine non-verbally, like in charades, and we're supposed to guess what it is. He's hysterical with words like "bubbly" and "tart" …
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House Band Wines 375ml Flex Pouch is going to make its debut induring May's 37th Annual Beale Street Music Festival this coming May 3 though May 5, 2013. If you think the millennial demographic isn't coming on strong... think again. boxes grow up with the kids, as evidenced by this image. I [...]
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of has that very easy, very comfortable way about him; and he uses that accessible trait to describe meticulous details of his craft... Namely: working with vineyard owners being at the mercy of mother nature knowing as much about each vine as he possibly could; from the good of the [...]
Jared Diamond,, and of the ~ 's New Chardonnay Releases all began this past weekend... My pick for this week is the Iron Horse . A refreshingly delicious wine, with flavors that bring in ripe pear, baked to perfection in a delicious crisp dessert (sans sugar), this wine [...]
Nick Wise has written a really great book about; one that I've thoroughly enjoyed reading. His style, grace, and stories about , , and beyond, about superlative wines and extraordinary vintners, is very informative and parallels my own story... so much so that I immediately found that common bond and was drawn in. [...]
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There are two separate segments with this interview betweenof and , the winemaker for . Miro makes wine for both Trentadue Winery and also his own brand, . Miro's got the dream job... And, he's one of the winemakers whom I've adored for a very long time. [...]