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    SPECIAL “DESSERT WINES”…ARE BACK!

    AVAILABLE THIS FALL! Reserve Yours today! Only $155 (makes 15 x 750ml bottles) Back by popular demand our specialty ”dessert wines” are once ...

    5 readers - By CRAIGS WINE

    The Millionth Bottle Made Sale

    PREMIUM | SELECTION | RED ARGENTINE MALBEC WITH GRAPE SKINS Selection Argentine Malbec with grape skins is a medium/full-bodied, dry red wine with firm acidity, rich tannins and generous alcohol levels. Dark, inky purple colour and ripe fruit flavours of plums, black cherry and blackberry give an almost jammy character on the palate.

    3 readers - By CRAIGS WINE

      Having trouble “getting” social media? Welcome to SMOG!

      STEVE HEIMOFF - - 3 readers - We are pleased to announce the launch of “Social Media Odd-vice from Gus [SMOG],” a new team of experts designed to help YOU and YOUR BUSINESS navigate the complicated world of digital communications. Are you tired of not knowing how to maximize Twitter to increase ROI? Frustrated with not showing up on your friends’ Facebook feeds? Puzzled over not understanding why puttin ...

      Dragonette Cellars

      Winery Explorers - - 3 readers - Los Olivos, Ca On our trip to Los Olivos a couple weeks ago, we stopped in Dragonette Cellars for a tasting. We have always been huge fans of their Pinot Noir and were looking forward to visiting them again. On this particular day, we started our adventure with a delicious lunch at Sides Hardware & Shoes (on a side note…the seasonal Chilled Corn Soup was to die for!) be ...

      The New ENIGMA Red Wine!

      CRAIGS WINE - - 3 readers - New ENIGMA from California has intense fruit aromas and notes of black cherry, coffee, chocolate and vanilla. Full bodied with a smooth, round finish.F ...

      Beer Review: Stone Stochasticity Project: Hibiscusicity

      Virginia Pour House - - 3 readers - Stone Brewing Company started an experimental line of beers in the last year called the “Stochasticity Project” (see Wikipedia for definition). It’s a way for them to experiment with different ingredients and make some off-the-wall beers, trying out some new ideas along the way. The series has already given us a gem in Grapefruit Slam and two other mediocre offerings in Varna ...

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      MacPhail Tales: Chasing the Muse of of Terroir and Noir

      …. Among the many reasons for this is the sublime drinkability of well-made Pinot Noir. By itself, it can be a seductive pleasure. At the dinner table, it matches with a wide array of foods. Perhaps the only other wine that shows such affinity to food is Champagne – which is often produced from Pinot Noir, or a blend of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay…

      2 readers - By Wine Lines

      ONE MILLION BOTTLES MILESTONE

      … 29 Oct ONE MILLION BOTTLES MILESTONE The MILLIONth BOTTLE MADE was quite a celebration! Congratulations to Tony & Heather Scopel for MAKING OUR ONE MILLIONth BOTTLE! AND THANK YOU…to all our loyal friends who got us there! Share this post…

      By CRAIGS WINE

      6th annual Festival on the farm

      … for more information and tickets Like this: Like Loading... Related Posted in Events, News and tagged arizona, arizona wine grower's festival on the farm, blog, blogger, farm, festival, phoenix, weekly wine journal, Wine on October 29, 2014 by weeklywinejournal. Leave a comment…

      1 readers - By Weekly Wine Journal

      Quest for the Perfect Pumpkin Beer: #27 & #26

      … It’s Fall and you know what that means: it’s the invasion of the pumpkin! I know that pumpkin-flavoring things have been overplayed in recent years but I have to admit that I still love pumpkin beers. Now that pumpkin beers pretty much come out at any time of year, I decided to sample a bunch of this year’s offerings to try to find the perfect…

      By Eric Schiavo/ Virginia Pour House

      On Location: Diamond Knot Brewing

      … Posted By Brian on Oct 19, 2014 in Blog, USA | While my recent trip to Portland was notable for a distinct lack of actual brewery visits, I wasn’t going to let that happen on a trip down to Seattle. Once again, the Whitecaps provided a great excuse to take a day off and head down to Seattle for the day, drink a lot of good beer and celebrate…

      2 readers - By Tangled Vines

      Beer Review: Mikkeller It’s Alive!

      … I went on a bit of a Mikkeller spending spree recently so you may see a few more of their beers pop up soon. I previously reviewed a couple of Mikkeller’s brother’s beers (Evil Twin) but this will be my first Mikkeller review. This one is called “It’s Alive” and the only information that I have on it is that it’s a “Belgian Wild Ale…

      2 readers - By Eric Schiavo/ Virginia Pour House

      Beer Review: Ommegang Valar Morghulis

      … When the hit HBO series Game of Thrones started gaining popularity, Ommegang partnered with the show’s creators to brew a series of beers with ties to the series. So far, the series has given us a great Belgian blonde ale in Iron Throne Blonde, a mediocre Belgian stout in Take the Black Stout, and an interesting red ale with some pepper spice…

      1 readers - By Eric Schiavo/ Virginia Pour House

      Having trouble “getting” social media? Welcome to SMOG!

      …. But with Gus’s help and the whole SMOG team, I feel like I’m eight again! Thanks, guys! C.O., Baghdad. We’re doing really well, considering. Gus, do you know how to load a rocket-propelled grenade launcher? And what should I do when the wifi is down? J.R., Pittsburg. Can I please have my money back? This is my second request. J.B., Castro Valley CA. I’m…

      3 readers - By STEVE HEIMOFF

      Beer Review: Stone Stochasticity Project: Hibiscusicity

      … Stone Brewing Company started an experimental line of beers in the last year called the “Stochasticity Project” (see Wikipedia for definition). It’s a way for them to experiment with different ingredients and make some off-the-wall beers, trying out some new ideas along the way. The series has already given us a gem in Grapefruit Slam and two…

      3 readers - By Eric Schiavo/ Virginia Pour House

      A Window Into Tuscany: Castello di Gabbiano

      … don’t want to be that wine writer. So, when approached by the team from Castello di Gabbiano about an opportunity to visit their estate in Tuscany, I accepted, but with a whole host of immediate questions. For one, as most readers of this blog will readily realize, I usually write about small, up-and-coming winemakers in lesser known regions. Secondly…

      1 readers - By Wine Lines

      Beer Review: Green Flash Citra Session IPA

      … Green Flash Citra Session IPA Producer: Green Flash Brewing Company; San Diego, CA Beer Name: Citra Session Price Range: $5.99/22 oz. Style: Session IPA ABV: 4.5% Appearance: Bright orange-yellow, mostly clear Aroma: Citrus - orange, lemon, mango Virginia Pour House Review: The beer pours a bright orange-yellow and is mostly clear with no head…

      2 readers - By Eric Schiavo/ Virginia Pour House

      When life spices up: an interview with Gourmandize

      … up to new possibilities! If you are interested in reading our interview, you can do so here: Enough with the bragging! ;-) I wish you all a great day! Francesca Xx Like this: Like Loading... Related About Francesca I am a cook and the founder and art director of Flora's Table, the fine cooking and wine blog. Check us out at www.florastable.com :-) This entry was posted in Awards, F'sT Home and tagged award, Blog, community, cuisine, food, Gourmandize, interview, Italian, wine. Bookmark the permalink. …

      2 readers - By Flora's Table

      Dogfish Dash 2014

      … as they finished the race as well, a nice, cold 60 Minute IPA. They also had Chicory Stout, Namaste, and Firefly on tap, as well as recovery food (but who needs that?). Bunyan’s Lunchbox, the resident food truck serving up brats and soup, was fired up and serving delicious food. Bunyan’s Lunchbox After snagging some swag from the gift shop…

      2 readers - By Eric Schiavo/ Virginia Pour House

      Dragonette Cellars

      …%Syrah, 6% Grenache and 1% Viognier. What caught our attention about this one wasn’t the exuberant dark blue-black fruit, the essence of cured meats, the star of anise, or the Herbs de Provence…it was the earthy-barnyard characteristic that put this one over the top for us. Mmm, so so good!!! The main attraction at Dragonette is the wine…period…

      3 readers - By Winery Explorers

      SPECIAL “DESSERT WINES”…ARE BACK!

      …AVAILABLE THIS FALL! Reserve Yours today! Only $155 (makes 15 x 750ml bottles) Back by popular demand our specialty ”dessert wines” are once again available. Reserve now and start this fall. Just in time for the holidays. If you have never tried a Port for dessert or for just sitting in front of the fire after…

      5 readers - By CRAIGS WINE
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