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    English winery Chapel Down seeks £4m from crowdfunding

    English winemaker Chapel Down is aiming raise up to £4m via crowdfunding to expand its vineyard holdings and prepare for a coming consolidation period in the English wine sector. Chapel Down has launched the fundraising project via crowdsourcing website Seedrs.

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    Review: The Exclusive Malts Batch #5 – Ledaig, Glenrothes, Speyside

    The latest round of the always-enticing independently-bottled Exclusive Malts arrives with seven expressions available. We managed to get our hands on three of them. Without further ado, thoughts follow. The Exclusive Malts Ledaig 2005 8 Years Old – Extremely pale, with just a touch of yellow on it.

    5 readers - By Christopher Null/ Drinkhacker.com

      Running the Hudson Valley Wine Competition and the Results

      Hudson Valley Wine Goddess - - 4 readers - For the past 6 or so years I've been behind the Hudson Valley Wine & Spirits Competition. When I took the realm of this competition it was just wine. The past two years with the explosion of distilleries in the Hudson Valley we opened up to spirits. This year we had 91 wine entries, 4 cider entries and 10 spirit entries. I hope in the future to expand on the cider and spirits categories.

      An Apple and Wine Pairing Experience at a Country Market

      Wine Trail Traveler - - 1 readers - Apple, peach honey appetizer at Das Peach Haus, Texas Country stores and markets can offer a surprise when visiting them. Each one is unique and I enjoy looking over the variety of fruits, vegetables and other unusual and sometimes one of a kind items to be found. Some country farm markets have wine available and others produce their own wines.

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      Review: Buffalo Trace Antique Collection 2014 Edition

      …, with the whiskey showing a woody — yet fresh — nose, cherries jubilee up front on the body, and a finish that takes you to places of marzipan, apple pie, and streudel. Watch for apple cider notes to come along after you think the finish has faded away. 90 proof. A Eagle Rare 17 Year Old Bourbon – This edition of Eagle Rare 17 is a vatting…

      By Christopher Null/ Drinkhacker.com

      2013 Patricius Tokaji Furmint Reserve I feel so...

      …2013 Patricius Tokaji Furmint Reserve I feel so mysterious… This dry Tokaji has a potent, almost Asian pear nose with mineral, dark stone, toasted wood, and white florals. Almost off-dry on the palate with GREAT acidity. Delicious apple cider notes with lemon, flowers, and lighter stones. Lovely, sweet (but not cloying) finish. 5/5 bones $$ Furmint 12.5% abv Tokaji, HUNGARY…

      1 readers - By Shiba Sommelier

      Review: The Exclusive Malts Batch #5 – Ledaig, Glenrothes, Speyside

      … with this exotic and unusual malt. The nose is voluminous with pure apple pie (not just baking spices, the whole shebang), ripe banana, apple cider, cinnamon rolls, and, well, pretty much the whole dessert cart. On the palate, it’s rich and sensual, but also an after-dinner bomb. Glazed doughnuts, clove-spiked oranges, pie crust, and caramels. Fun stuff…

      5 readers - By Christopher Null/ Drinkhacker.com

      Running the Hudson Valley Wine Competition and the Results

      …For the past 6 or so years I've been behind the Hudson Valley Wine & Spirits Competition. When I took the realm of this competition it was just wine. The past two years with the explosion of distilleries in the Hudson Valley we opened up to spirits. This year we had 91 wine entries, 4 cider entries and 10 spirit entries. I hope in the future…

      4 readers - By Hudson Valley Wine Goddess

      Pairing Fusion Food in the Vegan Kitchen with delicious wines

      … of the recipe: citrus fruits – orange, lemon, lime, and grapefruit, with honeydew and apple. Again, the sweet will help with the heat. Whet Your Whistle (this one is a cocktail) Lemon-Lavender Green Tea Martini (page 135) Speaks for itself A Sweet Finish Mexican Hot Chocolate Cake Truffles (page 160) Cocoa powder, apple cider, cinnamon, vanilla… all…

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      An Apple and Wine Pairing Experience at a Country Market

      … Cider Mill, New York “The Fly Creek Cider Mill, located in Fly Creek, New York, is more than your average cider mill – it is a historical attraction with a diversity of flavors and activities. Visitors can purchase apples and sweet cider, sample hard cider and wine, stock up on gourmet food items, enjoy a meal at the snack bar and bakery, and feed…

      1 readers - By Wine Trail Traveler

      English winery Chapel Down seeks £4m from crowdfunding

      …. The firm also announced it will launch a cider. However, higher administration costs meant Chapel Down sank to net losses of £182,306 in the six months to the end of June. Thompson said he was confident that the situation is retrievable over the full-year. Chapel Down recovered from losses of £97,570 in the first half of last year to post profits of £28,450 for 2013 as a whole. 'We won't make a loss,' said Thompson. 'We are not going to drain cash from shareholders.'…

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