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  • Wine bloggers: Blogging, or slogging?

    … do. I think I’ve failed to post maybe ten times since May, 2008. Most of those have been due to illness. One or two were because of hangovers. But usually, no matter how I’m feeling, I post dailyt, for me—and for you. The reason this matters is because blogs really do represent an important evolution in wine writing. And wine writing, of course…

    STEVE HEIMOFF- 2 readers -
  • Rant: TasteCamp Multiplicity

    … TasteCamp 2014, the sixth annual event, is now over and it is time to reflect on my wine-tasting weekend in the Hudson River Valley region of New York. I've also been contemplating the event in general, looking back at the prior TasteCamp events. I've attended five of the six TasteCamps, missing one only because I was attending the Kentucky…

    Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie- 2 readers -
  • Rant: Local Wine Ignorance

    … Are you ignorant about the wines produced in your state? How much do you know about these local wineries? Have you tasted any of their wines? Or have you made an assumption that the wines aren't worthy of tasting? The time is now to battle ignorance about local wines. Today starts the 7th Annual Drink Local Wine Week, an event founded by Drink…

    Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie- 6 readers -
  • Vasse Felix Cabernet sauvignon 2001

    … They say you spend the first half of your life visiting and the last revisiting. I imagine myself moving in ever smaller circles until I'm back at the start. . . This particular wine was one of the first I wrote about in 2006, I tasted it again in 2007. The first tasting note a list of words, with a small grainy picture of a cork on a keyboard…

    Wino sapienin Cabernet Sauvignon- 1 readers -
  • 2014 Drink Local Wine Week: Starting October 12

    … Drink Local Wine (DLW), the organization whose goal is to bring greater attention to regional wines, announces that the seventh annual Drink Local Wine Week (formally Regional Wine Week) will take place the week of October 12, 2014. The members of DLW encourage all North American wine critics, bloggers, and broadcasters to participate…

    Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie- 2 readers -
  • Rant: Sex, Drugs & Restaurant Reviews

    … to pay attention to the important of dessert to many of their customers. Dessert cannot just be an afterthought. In restaurant reviews of less expensive restaurants, sexual metaphors are much less common and instead you will find more of the language of drug use. I'm referring to snack foods and bar foods, burgers and fried chicken, cupcakes and fried…

    Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie- 2 readers -
  • A writer and his voice

    …It’s been six years since I started steveheimoff.com. I had no idea what I was getting into back in those pre-Recession days. But I knew that blogging was something I wanted to do. People sometimes ask me why I started blogging. After all, I already had a pretty good job, was rather well-known in the wine community, and I didn’t envision blogging…

    STEVE HEIMOFF- 1 readers -
  • A Writer’s Response to Intimidation

    … Corps attacks. At the time, Congress was in the dark, and none of the events were reported in the mainstream media. Ellsberg released the information first in 1969 to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. In 1971 he gave it to the New York Times, the Washington Post and 17 other newspapers. The government was seriously pissed. So they sought…

    Amy Corron Power/ Another Wine Blog- 5 readers -
  • WBC 2014 and the Wine Blog Awards – Part 2

    … “And as it was in the beginning, so shall it be in the end That bullshit is bullshit, it just goes by different names” – The Jam, Beat Surrender The Wine Blog Awards, otherwise known as The Tom Wark Friends and Family Reach-around and Mini Sausage Breakfast Plan, had its annual Sally Fields Impersonation contest one evening during the recently…

    Joe Power/ Another Wine Blog- 9 readers -
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