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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

    Movie Review: American Wine Story

    This past weekend, I had the opportunity to view a screening of American Wine Story. This highly anticipated film chronicles a group of people who take their unexplained passion for wine to another level. In the spirit of similar documentaries like SOMM and Blood Into Wine, AWS tries to indirectly explain this unique obsession of a handful of wine lovers who abandon their sc ...

    8 readers - By Uncorked Remarks

      Vinography Images: Vineyard Reflections

      Vinography: A Wine Blog - - 7 readers - Buy My Book! A wine book like no other. Photographs, essays, and wine recommendations. Learn more. Follow Me On: Twitter Facebook Pinterest Instagram Delectable Flipboard Most Recent Entries Vinography Images: Vineyard Reflections The Fake Tongue Illusion and Wine Tasting 2014 Wine & Spirits Top 100 Tasting: October 21, San Francisco Cool Beauty: Tasting the Wines of the ...

      Second Valentine’s Dinner at Jordan Winery announced

      The Jordan Journey - - 6 readers - Second Valentine’s Dinner at Jordan Winery announced by Lisa Mattson on October 4, 2014 In our July newsletter, we announced the date for our second annual Valentine’s Dinner at Jordan (Saturday, February 14, 2015), and it sold out within a few weeks. It’s so romantic to see sweethearts planning this far ahead! Good news is that our chef agreed to host a second event on Friday, February 13.

      Wine of the Week; 2011 Ridge Geyserville

      ENOFYLZ Wine Blog - - 6 readers - Every Thursday I feature a wine I particularly enjoy, whether it’s something new and different, is a great value, or from a producer worth checking out. My Wine Of The Week is the 2011 Ridge Vineyards Geyserville. The Winery Ridge Vineyards is a California winery with two estates, Monte Bello in Cupertino, and Lytton Springs in Healdsburg.

      Weekly Interview: Blair Poynton

      Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog - - 5 readers - Each week, as regular readers know, we pose a series of questions to a winemaker. This week, we’re featuring Blair Poynton, the director and winemaker at Jed Wines. Blair Poynton Blair hails from Perth in Western Australia – located just a few hours’ drive along the coast from Margaret River. So, Blair explained to me, youngsters in Perth got exposed to wine “whether they like it or not.

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      Stryker Sonoma Winery is our Wine Country Photo of the Day

      …Stryker Sonoma Winery in the Alexander Valley What a beautiful setting, especially when the Fall colors show in the vineyards, for the Stryker Sonoma Winery in the Alexander Valley of Sonoma County. The tasting room is spacious with full window views of the vineyards on three sides of the tasting room. The picnic area is ideal for a secluded…

      By Joe Becerra/ Wine Country Getaways

      Sonoma peaks from out of the fog

      … Sonoma Coast Photo (c): http://www.sonomawine.com/ Sonoma County is so massive a wine region it’s really quite futile to take account of a singular, defining personality. Diversity of wine styles and viticultural approaches are what elucidate Sounty County and its 16 AVA’s (American Viticultural Areas). That much is true but the sheer…

      By Michael Godel/ Godello

      West Dry Creek Wineries

      … at Westside Road where the Madrona Manor B&B is located. In Healdsburg head down Headsburg Avenue and turn right on to Mills Street. Mills goes under Highway 101 Freeway and becomes Westside Road. Turn right at Madrona Manor and head along West Dry Creek Road. West Dry Creek Road is also a popular spot for walkers, runners, and cyclists, so be careful…

      1 readers - By Joe Becerra/ Wine Country Getaways

      Fall colors in wine country

      … at Hanna, a glass of their Russian River Valley Sauvignon Blanc goes quite nicely. Heading south from Hanna, just a short distance, is the Field Stone Winery. Things here are very laid back. This is one of our favorite picnic spots. It is very rustic but the vineyards stretching to the west are just so beautiful. I shot the photo above on the Alexander…

      3 readers - By Joe Becerra/ Wine Country Getaways

      David Ramey Q&A: "Alcohol level is not a political decision"

      … from Chemistry 1-A to an MS in enology at UC Davis. Where did you go from there? Because I hadn't taught in Colombia, I wanted to work overseas, especially in France, because those were the grapes we worked with in California. It's such an odd twist of fate that in Sonoma County with all the Italian families, we ended up making all these French…

      2 readers - By W. Blake Gray/ The Gray Report

      Vinography Images: Big Shadow

      … Buy My Book! A wine book like no other. Photographs, essays, and wine recommendations. Learn more. Follow Me On: Twitter Facebook Pinterest Instagram Delectable Flipboard Most Recent Entries Vinography Images: Big Shadow Come Explore The Essence of Wine with Me in Healdsburg: October 30th, 2014 Vinography Unboxed: Week of October 5, 2014…

      5 readers - By Vinography: A Wine Blog

      Come Explore The Essence of Wine with Me in Healdsburg: October 30th, 2014

      … 10.16.2014 Come Explore The Essence of Wine with Me in Healdsburg: October 30th, 2014 Healdsburg is one of my favorite little wine country towns. Located at what I like to think of as the intersection of the Russian River Valley, Dry Creek Valley, and Alexander Valley wine growing regions, it's a great little retreat for anyone looking to dive…

      3 readers - By Vinography: A Wine Blog

      Movie Review: American Wine Story

      … of the wine. The realization that there is no other beverage like this on the face of the planet. And the idea that this experience emboldens some so much, as to kick their careers and steady, predictable lives to the curb in order to pursue this passion is awesome to me. (In case you’re wondering, my epiphany was a 2010 Seghesio Sonoma Zinfandel). I…

      8 readers - By Uncorked Remarks

      23rd annual Fall Hopland Passport is coming, Oct 18 & 19, 2014

      … (with no added sulfites) •Organic Autumn-inspired, colorful fresh foods. GRAZIANO FAMILY OF WINES •Aglianico to Zinfandel we have as many as 30 different wines •Marinated tri-tip in the crock pot, imported aged cheeses, homemade dips and spreads, and more. JAXON KEYS WINERY & DISTILLERY •Spaghetti western themed hospitality •Fresh spaghetti done…

      2 readers - By John Cesano/ John on Wine - a wine blog

      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

      American Wine Story | A Documentary

      … it, you just might have a shot at achieving it.” The people profiled in the film came to wine from many different areas of work, leaving behind careers as varied as software engineer, radio DJ, telephone company employee, IT specialist, accountant, and pro football player, to name a few. They range from Dick Erath, who helped pioneer the Oregon…

      4 readers - By The Thirsty Kitten

      2005 Williams Selyem Zinfandel Bacigalupi Vineyard – Bottle Notes

      …. Bacigalupi Vineyard is located on Westside Road a few miles south of Healdsburg in the Russian River Valley. The vines date back to the 1950’s. Dark red in color. 15.1% ABV. Briar, black fruits and white pepper on the nose. Plush and jammy with good acidity. Blackberries, raspberries and cherry cordials on the palate. Modest tannins on an extended…

      4 readers - By Tom Lee/ Zinfandel Chronicles

      Vinography Images: Vineyard Reflections

      … Buy My Book! A wine book like no other. Photographs, essays, and wine recommendations. Learn more. Follow Me On: Twitter Facebook Pinterest Instagram Delectable Flipboard Most Recent Entries Vinography Images: Vineyard Reflections The Fake Tongue Illusion and Wine Tasting 2014 Wine & Spirits Top 100 Tasting: October 21, San Francisco Cool…

      7 readers - By Vinography: A Wine Blog

      Ste. Michelle’s Bob Bertheau on Riesling, lots and lots of Riesling

      … worked for 16 years in Sonoma County and had a well-earned reputation for many wines, including Chardonnay. Bob Bertheau comes home to Washington Chateau Ste. Michelle head winemaker Bob Bertheau walks through Cold Creek Vineyard during harvest to check the ripeness of the grapes. (Photo by Andy Perdue/Great Northwest Wine) In 2003, Chateau Ste…

      3 readers - By Great Northwest Wine

      The Last Days of Winemaker Summer Camp

      … at different rates, making choices challenging. We strived to get our first picks as close to perfect as possible, in order to create the hand-crafted wines we had been imagining for our own, J. Cage Cellars. Loading Pinot Barrels with Kurt Beitler Winery work had its rewards as well. I had built a good relationship with the team at Healdsburg…

      1 readers - By Roger Beery/ Bacchus and Beery
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