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    Jordan Winery receives TripAdvisor Award

    Jordan Winery receives TripAdvisor Award by Lisa Mattson on October 13, 2014 Jordan Winery has received a 2014 TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award, which recognizes us as one of the best Healdsburg wineries based on reviews from the world’s largest travel website. This is the second consecutive year that Jordan has earned this award.

    13 readers - By Lisa Mattson/ The Jordan Journey

    Twitter Loves Wine: New Analytics Reveal the Power of Social Media Sharing

    Twitter has launched a new analytics program that provides amazing insights, like the number of impressions your tweets get per day/week/month. I joined the analytics program on 9 days ago, and the stats are very helpful in knowing the people you’re reaching, especially if you use your Twitter account for one particular topic as I do. You can view your Twitter analytics here.

    12 readers - By Natalie Maclean/ Natalie MacLean

      Elena Walch Pinot Grigio

      50 States of Wine - - 9 readers - It's always fun to try wines from new producers, so I was excited to get samples of two Pinot Grigios from Elena Walch, their typical bottling and also a single vineyard offering. Best known as the "Queen of Gewurtztraminer," she is now considered one of the best producers in the region and is credited with being one of the first to start the quality revolution in Alto Adige.

      Quick Sip: WALT Wines Anderson Valley Blue Jay 2012 Pinot Noir

      My Vine Spot - - 8 readers - Hello Friends, Today’s Quick Sip is WALT Wines Anderson Valley Blue Jay 2012 Pinot Noir. WALT Wines is located in Sonoma, California, and owned by Kathryn Hall, proprietor of Napa Valley’s Hall Wines. The WALT label honors Kathryn’s parents, Bob and Dolores Walt, who were both dedicated winegrowers.

      Drink Local Wine Week: Wollersheim Winery

      50 States of Wine - - 7 readers - It's the national Drink Local Wine Week! Sitting as we are at the junction of three states (Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, with Michigan not far), we feel like the local wine scene has quite a bit of variety, though we're not so sure of the quality every time. However, it's still important to support the locals, and this week was a nice reminder to do just that.

      Kieu Hoang: New Billionaire Winery Owner A Self-Made One-Man Conglomerate

      Wine Industry Insight - - 8 readers - Kieu Hoang: New Billionaire Winery Owner A Self-Made One-Man Conglomerate Kieu Hoang and his namesake winery seem to have burst onto the wine scene from out of nowhere this year with a $240,000 winning bid on a Napa Valley Wine Auction lot on June 7. He trumped that minutes later by making a $1 million donation to the Fund-a-Need effort.

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    • 2014 olive harvest begins in Sonoma County

      … as the next fall rainstorm was headed our way. Perfect timing. Videographer, photographer, writer and publicist. Find me on weekends trying to capture footage of the elusive Jordan Estate jack rabbits and turkeys. If you like this post, please visit us on Facebook. Subscribe to The Journey via RSS or Email to receive instant updates. …

      2 readers - Lisa Mattson/ The Jordan Journey
    • San Jose Stage: Watch Picasso paint

      …. “Six paintings in three days? Who do you think I am—Dali?” A Weekend with Pablo Picasso plays the San Jose Stage Theater Company November 12 through December 7, 2014. Dare to live a little. Follow Stark Insider on Twitter and Facebook. Join our 8,300 subscribers who read SI on tablets and smartphones on the Google Newsstand. Prefer video? Subscribe to Stark Insider TV on YouTube, the largest arts & entertainment and food/wine channel in San Francisco. …

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    • Quick Sip: Faust Napa Valley 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon

      … Hello Friends, Today’s Quick Sip is the Faust Napa Valley 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon. The Faust label is the creation of Chilean born Agustin Huneeus, who has been in the wine industry his entire professional career; starting in 1960 as Chief Executive Officer of well-known Concha y Toro. Along with his wife Valerie, Agustin founded Quintessa…

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    • Wine of the Week; 2013 Copain P2

      … reviews, wine country travel, and wine and food pairings. Follow me on Twitter @martindredmond for all things wine, and since I’m a wino, with latent foodie tendencies, you’ll also find food and wine pairings, and food related stuff! Become a fan and join ENOFYLZ Wine Blog on Facebook. Cheers! This article is original to ENOFYLZ Wine Blog.com. Copyright 2014 ENOFYLZ Wine Blog. All rights reserved. The post Wine of the Week; 2013 Copain P2 appeared first on ENOFYLZ Wine Blog. …

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    • October Virginia Wine Chat

      … Chat UStream Channel (http://www.ustream.tv/channel/virginia-wine-chat). 7:30 PM Eastern - JOIN US! Like 50 States Of Wine on Facebook Follow 50 States Of Wine on Twitter Subscribe to the 50 States Of Wine YouTube channel …

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    • Thursday Sips & Nibbles

      … Kitchen & Spirits, Ostra, Sorellina, Sweet Cheeks, Tavolo, Teatro, Union Bar & Grille, Waban Kitchen. Every time you dine & donate at a participating Hearth Shares restaurant let Hearth Shares know about it on Facebook or Twitter (@HearthShares) by posting a photo of your experience with hashtag #sharingseason and tagging Hearth Shares…

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    • Sonoma: A Wine & Food Affair

      … trip, please visit: www.wineroad.com. For additional information, or to request a free map, contact Beth Costa at 800.723.6336 or via e-mail at info@wineroad.com, or visit the Wine Road on Twitter and Facebook. – See more at: http://www.wineroad.com/press/55#sthash.YoN5eiPv.dpuf …

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    • The last vintage from Berry Hill Vineyard

      … Nancy had queried about the status of Berry Hill on the Virginia Wine Mafia Facebook page, I contacted David. Berry Hill Vineyard was still open and he still had about a case of 2013 vintage Petit Verdot avaiable and had recently released his 2013 Cabernet Franc. We had tasted both last year while still in barrel. I made arrangements with David…

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    • Two Blends from Murrieta’s Well

      … Penguins, Steelers, and Pirates tweets. I attended the University of South Carolina, so during football season, there will also be some Gamecock posts. If you like this post, consider joining Cliffs Wine Picks Wine Blog on Facebook and giving me a Like. Cheers! This is original to CliffsWinePicks.com. Copyright 2014 Cliff’s Wine Picks. All…

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    • Michelle Schmitt holiday concert at Throckmorton to benefit ExtraFood

      …. IN THE STUDIO WITH STARK INSIDER: Michelle Schmitt In the Studio with Michelle Schmitt from Stark Insider on Vimeo. Michelle Schmitt Holiday Concert Benefiting ExtraFood Throckmorton Theatre, Marin December 4, 2014 8pm Tickets: $25, $100 for VIP throckmortontheatre.org Dare to live a little. Follow Stark Insider on Twitter and Facebook. Join our 8,300…

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    • Pandora top music app on Google Play and iTunes

      …. Head to any Apple store and check out the accessories section. Beats is everywhere. Meanwhile, Pandora is alive and kicking. The app interface (and web too) has seen little evolution over the years. I guess if it ain’t broke… Dare to live a little. Follow Stark Insider on Twitter and Facebook. Join our 8,300 subscribers who read SI on tablets and smartphones on the Google Newsstand. Prefer video? Subscribe to Stark Insider TV on YouTube, the largest arts & entertainment and food/wine channel in San Francisco. …

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    • This Wine Has Three Cats On The Label And It’s Awesome

      … This Wine Has Three Cats On The Label And It’s Awesome Dang, is this wine for real? YES! It came recommended from a highly trusted source and did not disappoint. The story of how it all transpired started like many others in the year 2014: Facebook. My buddy Cameron posted that this wine is available at the restaurant he manages. (Tavolata…

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