The October Wine + Spirits, and San Francisco Magazine

    The October Wine & Spirits Magazine In its October issue, the Wine & Spirits crew puts a close eye on the San Francisco Bay Area, and hones in on New & Notable wine options throughout the extended Bay Area from the city, into East Bay, and up into Wine Country. There are some fantastic new places well worth checking out, and cool concepts for new restaurants and wine bars included.

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    Tasting the Wines of OLO at Quinta da Val-Boa, Vinho Verde

    Growing the Vinho Verde: The Wines of OLO In the Basto zone of Vinho Verde, Jorge Quinta of OLO at Quinta da Val-Bôa grows white wines that bring together lifted texture–all lightness and length–with rich flavor. It’s a young project that has already garnered international attention, carrying distribution in the UK, and being regarded as one of the best wines of Portugal for 2014.

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    A Day in Alentejo, Portugal in Photos

    Portugal: A Day in Alentejo with Esporao After a day of travel, we arrived to Lisbon early morning, then drove southeast, checking into a hotel in UNESCO World Heritage site, Evora, Portugal. The city stands within a 15th c. outer standing wall, with the center including portions of an 11th c. fortification. Ancient megolithic monuments, 3rd century B.C.

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    Le Metro Vol XVI: Sketches of Spain

    The New Le Metro Volume with Wines from Spain Aaron Epstein, curator of Le Metro. Wine. Underground., decided it was time to switch things up by going even deeper into his inspirational roots. For Vol XVI of Le Metro, he recalled that it was actually Spain before Italy that triggered his thirst for wine.

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    Pinot Meunier, Poe Wines, and Van Der Kamp Vineyard

    Poe Wines Pinot Meunier from Van Der Kamp Vineyard Yesterday, Samantha Sheehan, and Shawn Johnson of Poe Wines, and I traveled to the Van Der Kamp Vineyard near the top of Sonoma Mountain in order to pick up Pinot Meunier. Along with just picked Pinot Noir, the fruit has been pressed for rosé. Following is a look at the beautiful, while obscure variety.

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    How to Help #DrinkNapa #NapaStrong

    A Look at Napa Valley Rachel and I walked downtown Napa yesterday taking pictures. A room from the second floor of the building that held Carpe Diem, a restaurant that hosted a bitching locals’ night making wine bottles half-off on Tuesdays, now sits on the sidewalk below. The roof dangles over it.

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