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    How Big Is A Dog?

    By Lewis Perdue In most of the classes I have taught at Cornell or UCLA, I’ve illustrated the individual perceptions of words by asking students to close their eyes (yes I look for cheaters) and ho ...

    2 readers - By Wine School of Philadelphia

    Tasting Hyland Estates Current Releases

    Once again I was invited to do a live Twitter tasting (shall we just call them LTt's?) but for a change, the winery featured is local to me. As many of you know, every Wednesday on Twitter, from 6-7pm PST you can use the hashtag #Winechat and see a passionate group of wine lovers chatting, usually with a fairly specific topic.

    4 readers - By Beau's Barrel Room

    Awaiting Our First Harvest – When Will Her Water Break?

    It has been a very long time since I was an expectant father…23 years to be exact. But I feel like one again as I wait for our first grapes to hit the level of ripeness we are waiting patiently to see. The weather in Sonoma this week has been almost fall-like with even a bit of rain this morning.

    2 readers - By Bacchus and Beery

    The Great Pacific Northwest and Tempranillo

    “Nueve Messes de Invierno, Tres Messes de Inferno,” is how Javier Alfonso describes the climate of both his home of origin, Ribera del Duero, Spain and his adopted home, Woodinville, Washington. Javier is the owner of Pomum Winery in Woodinville. He serves on TAPAS, which stands for Tempranillo Advocates, Producers and Amigos Society.

    3 readers - By From Vinho Verde to Barolo with Love

    Clonakilla Shiraz Viognier 2002

    I started this blog in 2006, it seems a lifetime ago. My children where still in nappies and twitter was yet to hatch. More than now, there seemed to be a connection between this and other wine blogs. Everything seemed fresh and possible. . . My notes are still staccato and my use of the ellipsis seems to have grown. . . The 02 Clonakilla was in the first clutch of wines that I wrote about (1,2).

    5 readers - By Wino sapien

    Square Wine Bottles

    Through the many years of winemaking, we’ve seen lots of various specialty wine bottles. From time to time, winemakers will purposely choose a new bottle shape to stand out from the crowd and get a better chance of being recognized and remembered by the consumer market. It’s a risky marketing move but if it works, it’s half the bottle … Uh, battle.

    3 readers - By Wine Ponder

    2001 Domaine Jean-Michel Gaunoux Pommard ”Les...

    2001 Domaine Jean-Michel Gaunoux Pommard ”Les Perrières” Feeling mighty French! I smell this stuff and know I’m in Burgundy. Barnyard and leather (we’re talking horse and saddle). Crushed raspberries, macerated red berries, and blackberries ...

    By Shiba Sommelier

    Powerful updates to customer search

    One of the most powerful aspects of any CRM is the ability to search through your customers and contacts. Many of you have asked us for different types of searches to be able to segment your existing customers and contacts in VinTank. Your VinTank account is full of important activity, signal and relationships.

    3 readers - By VinTank