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    Sharing Vina Vida: A Personal Wine Experience at Newly Opened Kuhlman Cellars

    by Robin English-Bircher, Wine Travel Writer, Texas Wine and Trail October 01, 2014 Wine is addictive. For many in the Texas Wine industry, the addiction seeps into their very being; it drives them and brings great contentment and satisfaction. One of the most recent couples to be swept into wine is Christopher and Jennifer Cobb.

    46 readers - By Texas Wine and Trail Magazine

    James Bond, Terroir and Salumi – Review of the Seminars at the 2014 Newport Mansions Wine and Food Festival

    James Bond, Terroir and Salumi – Review of the Seminars at the 2014 Newport Mansions Wine and Food Festival With so much to do at the Newport Mansions Wine and Food Festival you just can’t get to all of it, but we certainly gave it our best this year. One change that helped along those lines was the move of the Saturday and Sunday seminars into the Chinese Tea House, right t ...

    6 readers - By Red Wine Please!

      WineChat: Old York Cellars 2013 Vidal Blanc

      50 States of Wine - - 5 readers - This is Drink Local Wine Week, but last week I was treated to my first New Jersey wine, the 2013 Vidal Blanc from Old York Cellars. While not located in one of New Jersey's three viticultural areas, they are members of the Garden State Wine Growers and Vintage North Jersey. Old York Cellars boasts 25 beautiful acres of preserved farmland and 13 acres of rolling vineyards frami ...

      Real Haunted Wine Country: a Ghostly Encounter in Burgundy

      Girl and The Grape - - 3 readers - There’s something magical and perhaps slightly moribund about the end of the Harvest season in wine country. One or two forgotten grape clusters still cling, with mummified grip, to the dessicated vines and the yellow and brown leaves crunch underfoot on the vineyard floor as they slowly rot into next year’s compost.

      A Seriously Useful Guide on Biodynamic Wines

      Wine Folly - - 2 readers - What exactly is Biodynamic Wine and why is it so controversial? Find out about biodynamic wines including how they’re made and how they taste. A Guide To Biodynamic Wine Some call it “Hippie, dippy, wacky commune back to the Earth zeitgeist” while proponents claim that it permits the only true expression of terroir.

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      Vinsanity - - 1 readers - skip to main | skip to sidebar Orange muscat grapes, that is. Vinomaker and I picked our Orange muscat (OM) today. Well, what was left of it. Looking almost like something that had escaped from my compost bin, Vinomaker had deliberately delayed harvesting the OM in the hopes of making a late harvest wine.

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      A Seriously Useful Guide on Biodynamic Wines

      … about celestial energy, cow horns and howling at the moon? To quote Mike Benzinger, whose vineyards were the first to be certified biodynamic in Sonoma County, CA: “At its core, Biodynamics is an energy management system.” –Mike Benzinger, Benzinger Family Vineyards What Does Biodynamic Mean? The concept behind biodynamics is that everything…

      2 readers - By Wine Folly

      Real Haunted Wine Country: a Ghostly Encounter in Burgundy

      … There’s something magical and perhaps slightly moribund about the end of the Harvest season in wine country. One or two forgotten grape clusters still cling, with mummified grip, to the dessicated vines and the yellow and brown leaves crunch underfoot on the vineyard floor as they slowly rot into next year’s compost. Wintry winds whistle around…

      3 readers - By Alison Crowe/ Girl and The Grape

      WineChat: Old York Cellars 2013 Vidal Blanc

      … sausage pizza, the wine's acidity was a nice foil for the varied tastes and textures of the pizza. A truly surprising wine, one that changed my mind about what I expect from NJ wines in the future. This wine was provided for tasting purposes - all opinions are my own. Like 50 States Of Wine on Facebook Follow 50 States Of Wine on Twitter Subscribe to the 50 States Of Wine YouTube channel …

      5 readers - By Kovas Palubinskas/ 50 States of Wine

      OMG!

      … skip to main | skip to sidebar Orange muscat grapes, that is. Vinomaker and I picked our Orange muscat (OM) today. Well, what was left of it. Looking almost like something that had escaped from my compost bin, Vinomaker had deliberately delayed harvesting the OM in the hopes of making a late harvest wine. OM clusters are rather loose…

      1 readers - By Vinsanity

      A Conversation with Steve Beckmen of Beckmen Vineyards

      … and vines at specific times in the year. Third, all of our fertilization comes from compost we make at the ranch, without using any mineral fertilizers. The philosophy is all about building healthy, enlivened soils, as well as creating a balanced ecosystem on our farm, including plant and animal diversity. It's the impact on the wines…

      3 readers - By Randy Smith/ The Wine Write

      Tasting #15 – The 2009s – Four Years On

      … Pinots from Vancouver Island, the Similkameen & Okangan Valleys and a Spatburgunder Notes: Palate follows nose, savoury, cherries, wine in balance, good quality, simple -JG Savoury fruit, blueberry and chestnut echoes, balanced – BG Chalky tannins in balance with subdued fruit and crisp, food friendly acidity-Jacquelin G #1 Arns und Sohn…

      3 readers - By BC Pinot Noir