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    Why social media strategy matters at LA’s grooviest wine shop

    Above: DomaineLA on the edge of West Hollywood. Owner Jill Bernheimer has raised the profile for her shop and brand through a brilliant social media campaign. There are a lot of cool wine shops in LA: Wine House and WineExpo on the westside, Silverlake Wine and Wine Hotel toward the east are among my favorites.

    9 readers - By Do Bianchi/ Do Bianchi

    Daily Wine News: Important Guide

    Sep 23 Posted by David White | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 09-23-2014 “Regular consumption is the single most important characteristic of the confident wine lover.” Eric Asimov offers a guide to drinking wine at home. “In all his years in the wine business, [Alexander Stuempfig of European Cellars has] never had the response he got for this sherry tasting and seminar.

    7 readers - By David White/ Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog

      Daily Wine News: Insanity

      Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog - - 7 readers - Oct 10 Posted by David White | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 10-10-2014 Officials at the New York State Liquor Authority have gone completely insane. In the New York Times, Eric Asimov finds 10 Manhattan restaurants that “cherish” $40 to $60 wines. “At 80 she has the energy and enthusiasm of someone two decades younger.

      To the Green Valley for a book signing!

      STEVE HEIMOFF - - 5 readers - I’m driving up to Occidental today, on the far edge of the Green Valley of the Russian River Valley, for a book signing at a winery called Fog Crest. I’m not familiar with their wines, and I don’t know the proprietors, but they invited me up, bought a bunch of my first book, A Wine Journey along the Russian River, and are putting me up for the night at the nearby Inn at Occident ...

      The Role of the Wine Critic

      Charles Scicolone on Wine - - 5 readers - DINING & WINE A Wine Critic’s Realm Isn’t a Democracy I agree with Eric Asimov on all the points he makes in this article. Readers of my blog know that I have my own opinions when it comes to the style of wines which I write about and drink. APRIL 21, 2014 CreditTony Cenicola/The New York Times The Pour By ERIC ASIMOV Heady discussions about the role of the wine critic may s ...

      Daily Wine News: Tannic Bath

      Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog - - 4 readers - Oct 20 Posted by David White | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 10-20-2014 Eric Asimov concludes that “2010 was an outstanding year for Barolo.” “The young breed of ‘New’ Californians and ‘New’ New Yorkers are bringing vibrancy and energy to the sorting table.” And that makes Alfonso Cevola very happy. Will Lyons believes the wines of Chêne Bleu “could be the world’s first Super Rhône.

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      Daily Wine News: Tannic Bath

      …Oct 20 Posted by David White | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 10-20-2014 Eric Asimov concludes that “2010 was an outstanding year for Barolo.” “The young breed of ‘New’ Californians and ‘New’ New Yorkers are bringing vibrancy and energy to the sorting table.” And that makes Alfonso Cevola very happy. Will Lyons believes the wines of Chêne Bleu…

      4 readers - By David White/ Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog

      Why social media strategy matters at LA’s grooviest wine shop

      … to great coverage in the media.” This year, for example, she was quoted in a high-profile article by Eric Asimov in the New York Times and she was featured in Food & Wine as a guest “sommelier.” And that has led to increased business. Above: DomaineLA’s ambitious online commerce program hasn’t directly led to more sales. But it has landed…

      9 readers - By Do Bianchi/ Do Bianchi

      Daily Wine News: Insanity

      …Oct 10 Posted by David White | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 10-10-2014 Officials at the New York State Liquor Authority have gone completely insane. In the New York Times, Eric Asimov finds 10 Manhattan restaurants that “cherish” $40 to $60 wines. “At 80 she has the energy and enthusiasm of someone two decades younger. She’s off to Macchu…

      7 readers - By David White/ Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog

      Matt Kramer got it wrong about bullies who put down wine

      … producers into focusing on quality. Today, that system is the underlying mechanism used to bully consumers, producers and retailers to pay attention to the critic. Today, Jon Bonné and Eric Asimov are the present day standard-bearers for a schema of vinous reasoning focused on "the ability to put a map inside your mind: to taste tastes and see places…

      1 readers - By Kyle Schlachter/ Colorado Wine Press

      The Role of the Wine Critic

      …DINING & WINE A Wine Critic’s Realm Isn’t a Democracy I agree with Eric Asimov on all the points he makes in this article. Readers of my blog know that I have my own opinions when it comes to the style of wines which I write about and drink. APRIL 21, 2014 CreditTony Cenicola/The New York Times The Pour By ERIC ASIMOV Heady discussions about…

      5 readers - By Charles Scicolone/ Charles Scicolone on Wine

      To the Green Valley for a book signing!

      … editor, I told him, “I want to write a book people will read 100 years from now.” I was well aware of the brief lifespan of 99% of wine books: they come and go like gnats. Today, Eric Asimov is praising them in the New York Times: tomorrow, they’re in the remainders bin of the local bookstore. That’s not what I wanted. I wanted to capture a moment…

      5 readers - By STEVE HEIMOFF

      Daily Wine News: Soulful & Expressive

      … yourself shouting at kids to get off your lawn.” “The result are soulful, expressive wines with a wild, almost feral component, as if you can taste blood, granite, iron ore and, yes, sweat in the wines. I mean this in the best possible way.” Eric Asimov praises the wines of Cornas. “Changing your subjective filter will deliver new results…

      4 readers - By David White/ Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog

      Wine Personalities in the World (Wikipedia List, July 2014)

      … and Photo Festival. Guy Anderson: English winemaker and entrepreneur. Alberto Antonini: Italian oenologist and winery consultant. Eric Arnold: American author, former wine columnist of Forbes.com. Eric Asimov: American wine columnist of The New York Times. Ausonius: Frequently cited by historians of winemaking, as his works give early evidence of large…

      4 readers - By Dr. Christian G.E. Schiller/ schiller-wine

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      … David Beresford De Long Wine Douglas Blyde Eric Asimov at NYT Harry Haddon James Scarcebrook Jeff Leve Joe Wadsack Kat Wiggins Kieron Galliard Mike Veseth Natasha Hughes Neal Martin Richard Kelley (Loire) Robert Giorgione Robert Mackintosh Simon Woods Thor Iverson Tom Mansell's Ithacork Tyler Colman (Dr Vino) VinniTV Vinsanity by Vinogirl Wine Terroirs Wojciech Bońkowski Wolfgang Weber…

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      A Guide to Drinking Wine at Home- Eric Asimov

      …DINING & WINE Very interesting article by Eric Asimov on drinking wine at home Wine as the Supporting Player in an Ensemble Cast at Home SEPT. 22, 2014 Photo The Pour By ERIC ASIMOV People who love wine generally consume more of it at home than anywhere else. And regardless of the quality of their glasses or the extent of their cellars, those…

      1 readers - By Charles Scicolone/ Charles Scicolone on Wine

      About Wine

      … of Orangeboom tall boys. So I confronted the wine section at Safeway. It was daunting and nerve racking. Red, White, California, Merlot, Sauvignon Blanc, Burgundy. It was a brand new language. Mondavi? Hmmm, I remember thinking at the time that the name rung a bell. Seemed like that was someone important in the world of wine. I took home a Robert…

      4 readers - By Clinton Stark/ Stark Insider

      Daily Wine News: Important Guide

      …Sep 23 Posted by David White | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 09-23-2014 “Regular consumption is the single most important characteristic of the confident wine lover.” Eric Asimov offers a guide to drinking wine at home. “In all his years in the wine business, [Alexander Stuempfig of European Cellars has] never had the response he got…

      7 readers - By David White/ Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog

      Wines of La Vuelta: The Final Stage: Recaredo Brut Nature Cave 2008

      … of sparkling wine. But know very little about Cava. I tend to think most often of inexpensive bottles used in mimosas. For the record, I hate mimosas. This article from Eric Asimov tells me that I am not the only one. From the article "If ever a grape needed a champion, it may well be xarello. It suffers pronunciation woes (in Catalan, it’s shah-RELL-lo…

      5 readers - By Amy Cleary/ WineBookGirl

      Daily Wine News: Another Look

      …The view from the Leonardo da Vinci Museum in Vinci, Tuscany. (Wikimedia.) “I haven’t been to Australia, but I know from professional tastings, from books and periodicals and from speaking with people in the Australian wine trade that Aussie chardonnay has undergone a stylistic evolution similar to California’s.” In the New York Times, Eric Asimov…

      6 readers - By David White/ Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog
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