Delicious Earth Day atin , April 27, 2014, is definitely on the list of "things to do."
An old wives' tale is that you want warm days and cold nights. That came from, I believe, people who were growing wine in warm regions. They have to have a cool night if they have a warm day. But if they have a moderate day, they don't need that cold night, because the heat that ripens the grapes also metabolizes acids, so they lose acidity.
It doesn't get much better than sitting with someone trained in terroir and viticulture, and, of Advanced Viticulture, is as good as it gets.
Image viaAre you? Are you right or left nostriled? Have you ever noticed that there are some of us who tilt our heads while "doing the nose" on a glass of wine? I know we might look really dorky; but, honestly, this is just elemental for the moment, so we can get the [...]
The first time I went to, my three children were pretty young. My mother-in-law Mami Ana wanted , the girls, and me to come to her Puerto Rico to stay with her. I fought it, it was the dead of winter in . Packing three kids was hard enough in the summer, and [...]
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I just don't get out much anymore. I've got so many things to do that joining others... taking that precious time... has been eluding me for a while.and I just made the time, with our friend Straight ( Wine Wench) and her friend , to taste 17 imported organic wines. What a breath [...]
Ah, the use of the word "girlfriend." How about you, girlfriend? Are you into wine, too? is easy to now ask. This has the potential to put some guys on edge, I just realized. A gentleman onrecently wanted to know when "girlfriend" had become main stream for women. This person is a perfect [...]
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Here are some thoughts... Do you ever wonder, "Why do imports seem to cost less than domestic wines?" Each day I analyze who's clicking onto my blog, from aggregated sources. I found my story, the one about Marlene Rossman, an extraordinary wine writing talent, coming through to be from BabyBoomerKnowledgeCenter.com. I re-read the story and [...]
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