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    Dan Gatlin on Texas Wines and Climate, Part I of II

    The post Dan Gatlin on Texas Wines and Climate, Part I of II appeared first on Texas Wine Lover. [Reproduced with permission] Texas Wine: the Conundrum for Media and Sommeliers Introduction After growing grapes for 34 years (in 8 vineyards with 43 varieties), one of t...

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    Taplin Cellars

    A look at California’s Taplin Cellars.   By Lou Marmon   Gazette Newspapers  June 2014   Taplin Cellars is a Napa winery with bicoastal roots. A great-great grandfather of the present-day owners moved his dairy farming family from Vermont to San Francisco in the m...

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      A Visit to Keever Vineyards

      Weekly Wine Journal - - 5 readers - A Visit to Keever Vineyards I was first introduced to Keever Vineyards by a gentleman named Chilli Davis at a wine tasting in Scottsdale, Arizona and was immediatel...

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      Dan Gatlin on Texas Wines and Climate, Part II of II

      … themselves on the climate issue. This is especially poignant in view of the summer season in Napa this year. Brief: The previous article dealt with the misconceptions and remedial techniques associated with hot-climate grape production. For 40 years, Napa marketing departments have told us their cool climate is the secret to great winemaking…

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      Casa Nuestra – A ‘Kid’-Friendly Winery

      …Casa Nuestra is a kid-friendly winery located off the main strip in Napa and is well worth the 10-15 minute drive from the other wineries to visit. Upon arrival, the first thing you’ll notice is the Adirondack style chairs set beneath tall, shady trees. Beyond this relaxing scene are two … Related posts: Earth & Taste-Friendly: Parducci Wine Bennet Lane Winery: Release Party Truett Hurst Barrel Tasting …

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      Dan Gatlin on Texas Wines and Climate, Part I of II

      … The post Dan Gatlin on Texas Wines and Climate, Part I of II appeared first on Texas Wine Lover. [Reproduced with permission] Texas Wine: the Conundrum for Media and Sommeliers Introduction After growing grapes for 34 years (in 8 vineyards with 43 varieties), one of the things I find most difficult to accept as I become a cranky old man…

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      Napa for Normal People

      … Welcome to binNotes | a wine blog  Napa for Normal People© by. L.M. Archer, FWS Follow binNotes: | Twitter | Pinterest | Facebook  |  Instagram Is Napa for normal people? Or for just the rarified – those willing to dole out $20+ tasting fees to sample $100+ bottles of wine in multi-million dollar facilities owned by multi-billion dollar…

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      Taplin Cellars

      … A look at California’s Taplin Cellars.   By Lou Marmon   Gazette Newspapers  June 2014   Taplin Cellars is a Napa winery with bicoastal roots. A great-great grandfather of the present-day owners moved his dairy farming family from Vermont to San Francisco in the mid-1800s. They eventually found their way to the Napa Valley where…

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      When the Dust turns to Silk – 2011 Rutherford Cabernets

      … It was a beautiful summer’s day, when we all gathered to taste the 2011 Rutherford Cabernets, at Francis Ford Coppola’s Inglenook Winery. I need to immediately segue into the late 1990s. I was sitting on a panel for the American Wine Society in Cleveland, Ohio, I believe it was. I was invited to talk about […] The post When the Dust turns…

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      A Visit to Keever Vineyards

      …A Visit to Keever Vineyards I was first introduced to Keever Vineyards by a gentleman named Chilli Davis at a wine tasting in Scottsdale, Arizona and was immediately hooked, the wine was incredible.  This past June while visiting Napa for the Taste of Howell Mountain Christine Piccin with Mackenzie Agency (PR) was kind enough to […]…

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      Mike Dunn on Petite Sirah

      …Mike Dunn on Petite Sirah On my recent trip to Napa Valley for the 19th annual Taste of Howell Mountain I had a chance to visit Dunn Vineyards and Retro Cellars up on Howell Mountain.  After a tour of the vineyard and cave led by Kara Dunn I got to sit down and try out […]…

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      The Move To Napa: Chatting with Elizabeth Smith on Blog Talk Radio

      … Vineyard view on Silverado Trail On February 22, 2014, I had the pleasure of chatting with The Iowa Wino, Dan Goderis, on Blog Talk Radio about my journey to Napa. You can also catch up with Dan on Twitter. I hope that you will listen and remember that you can have anything you want, as long as you have the passion to move forward, you’re…

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