Moreover, she says, even if someone isn't specifically a wine blogger, but are interested in social media, learning about blogging or if they enjoy wine, great food and good company, they are welcome.
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Here's the agenda : 2013 Wine Bloggers Conference in,
Thursday, June 6
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In our second chat, The . Canadian Matchand I discuss the economic value that domestic wines have in our economy, the dramatic rise of wines and how well Canadian wines pair with a variety of dishes, the focus of
There's still time to nominate and/or vote for your favourite Canadian wines. It just takes a few clicks and every wine is celebrated on the nomination wall.
Leanne also announces the launch of the wine of the week feature that I'll …
Wine is one of the most sensitive measures of climate change. A rise in temperature during the growing season can easily result - indeed has resulted - in riper grapes and fuller-bodied wines. Drought in areas such as much of Europe where irrigation is banned can leave grapes shrivelled and more.
I had this interesting chat with a fellow wine worker person type who just so happens to be Italian, from Piedmont, imports wines of Italy and has pretty strong opinions on the topic. He isn't convinced at all by Australian nebbiolo, but I recalled to him how this Pannell 2008 nebbiolo was slid into a [...]
The best wine you'll taste this year that was made by a pack of wild canines.
The 2010 Bad Moon Rising is a delightful blend that has a wonderful complexity. From the wet stone aroma to the fruity undertones, this is a wine you'll find yourself coming back to again and again. Break into a bottle as soon as it lands on your doorstep, or hold onto it for up to twelve years. Either way, you're in for a real treat. But don't take our word for it. Here's what Raised By Wolves…
Even in the Bordeaux wine region of France from where the Big Bordeaux Wine Glass gets its name, it is widely considered uncouth if not indecent. And if FRANCE treats you like a stripper working the day shift, what chance do you have anywhere else in the world?
I suppose the Big Bordeaux Wine Glass could always go to Texas where bigger is always better. The only problem is, Texas isn't exactly known for its wine connoisseurship. Also, Texans don't put beans in their chili, …
The gentlemen is referring to this "cheat cheat" I created earlier in the week, which describes all the aromas and flavors one can expect from each of the Cru wines. In the Masters of Wine educational program, when confronted with a 12-wine blind tasting, if you suspect a wine is the gamay grape, it is not enough to say it. You must describe the flavors and deduce which area it is from, as well as the year.
According to Mr. Duboeuf, the 2012 vintage is a follow up to the outstanding …
Waimea Estates has fashioned an impressive record in wine competitions around the world, winning 115 gold medals and 20 trophies across seven different wine styles in the past 15 years. But last week Waimea showed that it can also produce great wines at an affordable price after eight of its wines were named in the Winestate Magazine Top 40 Best Buys for wines in New Zealand and Australia.
The Sydney Wine Academy now offers the internationally recognised Wine and Spirit Education Trust Courses ( WSET®) in Victoria. The highly regarded WSET® qualifications are ideal for those already employed in the restaurant, wine or service industry who are looking to take the next step in their career. The courses are also perfect for wine enthusiasts looking to increase their knowledge.
Now that the Franschhoek Literary Festival has put the RM Williams into the goolies of SA wine writing by wastepaperbasketing the 20 entries for the annual Franschhoek Wine Writers Prize this year, it looks like SA wine will increasingly have to rely on the likes of Guy Collins who writes on SA wine for Bloomberg [...]