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    Blanchard Family Wines and Distant Cellars Wine Release Party

    Denver and Colorado Wineauxs…. Here’s a great chance to drink some great boutique California Wines while supporting two great causes…Don’t miss it! Blanchard Family Wines and Distant Cellars, two of my favorite California wineries with Colorado ties, are hosting their first...

    1 readers - By Bacchus and Beery

    The Good, The Wonderful & The Ugly

    from Texas Winery Blog: Kiepersol Estates Happiness is contagious. Walking into the tasting room the other day, I heard a young lady say,”This is the perfect pairing with wine.” And her friend asked, “What is the perfect pairing?” She said, “This sandbox at the Kiepersol ta...

    2 readers - By Texas Wine and Trail Magazine

    Wine Review: Weise and Krohn Valtorto 2011 Red Blend Douro

    I’m fascinated by the capacity of wine to evoke ideas and images. It is not true of every wine, but some have sufficient personality and character to send the mind traveling across worlds and through time.  Happily,these wines are not necessarily the most expensive. This re...

    2 readers - By Edible Arts

    Wine of the Week

    Gewurztraminer might not be as off-putting to so many people if its name were changed to Steve or Samantha, but there it is, a grape that can be made into one of the most beautiful wines in the world with a name that is almost unpronounceable. So be it. Gewurztraminer thrives...

    2 readers - By Fredric Koeppel/ Bigger Than Your Head

    Beauty and the Vine at Nectar

    Attention ladies, we have put together an event just for you! Imagine being pampered by a massage therapist, make-up artist, and medical spa in one place. Now, imagine all of that with wine. We have put together an amazing event with the help of sponsor Linea Cosmetic Surgery ...

    By Nectar Tasting Room and Wine Blog

    Vienna's Summer

    Happy Monday!  My weekend was low key which is by design.  I started Friday off with a Crossfit workout on a paddleboard.  It was a hot sunny day with calm blue water.  I did squats, over head squats using my paddle, sit ups, and  burpees. The burpees were done under the ...

    2 readers - By Virtual Vine

    Wines of the Tour de France 2014: The Complete List

    Hard to believe that another edition of the Tour is over. I am pretty delighted by Vincenzo Nibali's victory. He rode a wonderful race from start to finish and as some readers may know, I've been a fan of his racing style for years. Other highlights: cobbles, Tony Martin ...

    2 readers - By WineBookGirl

    2012 Lange Estate Three Hills Cuvee

    Wine Review: 2012 Lange Estate Three Hills Cuvee, Willamette Valley, Oregon The 2012 Lange Estate Three Hills Cuvee is a great Chardonnay that was sourced from Dijon b...

    3 readers - By Enobytes

    HEALTHY COOKBOOKS GALORE!!

    KEEP YOUR BRAIN YOUNG (Robert Rose, 2014, 384 pages, ISBN 978-0-7788-0472-7, $24.95 CAN soft covers) is by Fraser Smith, ND, prominent naturopathic academic, and Ellie Aghdassi, PhD, RD, dementia researcher and academic in Toronto. It is a book in li...

    3 readers - By Gothic Epicures VinCuisine

    Wilde Farm Wine Dinner at Fascino

    Thursday night, I had the pleasure of attending the Wilde Farm wine dinner at Montclair’s Fascino. Chef Ryan Depersio’s food was beautifully paired with Wilde Farm wines to create a delicious culinary adventure. Loren Grossman, the owner of Wilde Farm, was in attendance an...

    3 readers - By Food & Wine Chickie Insider

    Delicious Deal Alert: National Cheesecake Day!

    Have a sweet tooth and looking for an unbelievably delicious deal? If so, head to Eileen’s Cheesecake on July 30th 2014 for National Cheesecake Day! Those who pick up cheesecake in store, receive 50% off their cheesecake purchase.  Just think about it…you can buy these in...

    3 readers - By Somm In The City

    How America Caused – And Cured – A Winemaking Crisis

      A review of Castel Rosé du Castel 2013 and Isle of Arran 10 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky.   By Joshua E. London and Lou Marmon   Washington Jewish Week  July 16,2014   Among the plethora of pests that winemakers must contend against, none has been more d...

    3 readers - By Grapelines

    Mr. Putin’s Stash

    At the IWINETC (International Wine Tourism Conference) this past spring in the country Georgia, one of the sessions was on Moldova wineries. The presentation was delightful and we inquired about visiting this small Southeastern European country located between Ukraine and Rom...

    2 readers - By Wine Trail Traveler LLC

    Bartender, There’s an Anchovy In My Drink

    Filippo Tommaso Marinetti When I first heard about a bartender at an art museum who was himself an exhibit, someone who crafted molecular cocktails in which the drinker’s psychological mood was a key ingredient, I admit I sort of rolled my eyes at just how out of control ...

    13 readers - By The Alcohol Professor

    Sunny and Special Chiringuitos: The Best Beachside Dining in Barcelona

    First things first: Barcelona is NOT a city where you can walk into any random restaurant and expect an “at least decent” meal. Yes, this food Mecca is full of amazing cuisine, culture, craftsmanship, tradition and innovation; however, it’s also full of businesses (restaurant...

    10 readers - By Catavino

    The Real Frontier of Chilean Wine

    We spoke with Chilean wine expert, Jake Pippin, the National Chile Manager for premium wine importer Vine Connections. Pippin travels to Chile frequently and observes the wine, regions and terroir. Wines from Chile have been getting attention and it’s no surprise because th...

    14 readers - By Wine Folly