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    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 ...

    8 readers - By Uncorked Remarks

    Woodinville Wineries: Meet The People Behind The Labels

    Not too long ago I spend some time touring Woodinville wineries as a guest of the Washington Wine Commission. My days there culminated with attending the Auction of Washington Wines, an event that raised over 1.8 millions dollars (!) to support uncompensated care at Seattle Children’s Hospital and fund viticulture and enology research at WSU.

    7 readers - By Jameson Fink/ Jameson Fink

      Meet the new Texas Wine Lover Team

      Texas Wine Lover - - 7 readers - The post Meet the new Texas Wine Lover Team appeared first on Texas Wine Lover. I can’t believe it has already been 3½ years since the Texas Wine Lover® blog was born. Before then, my fiancée Gloria made fun of me (and still to this day) for having a box wine in my refrigerator when we first met, so she then introduced me to finer wines – yes, I really did have a box wine.

      British Columbia Winery Tour: Interviews at Six Okanagan Wineries

      Jameson Fink - - 6 readers - British Columbia Winery Tour: Interviews at Six Okanagan Wineries What a pleasure to travel to British Columbia and visit wineries up and down the Okanagan Valley. I had my handy audio recorder with me and captured six interviews with six fantastic folks while on a media trip put together by Wines of British Columbia.

      Podcast #3: Chris Brundrett of William Chris Vineyards

      Texas Wine Lover - - 6 readers - The post Podcast #3: Chris Brundrett of William Chris Vineyards appeared first on Texas Wine Lover. On a sunny day with pleasantly comfortable temperatures and a light breeze rustling through the trees, I pulled into William Chris Vineyards. When crossing the cattle guard in their driveway, the fact that you are going to experience something special, something unique, something… ...

      Podcast #4: Bending Branch Winery’s Flash Détente

      Texas Wine Lover - - 5 readers - The post Podcast #4: Bending Branch Winery’s Flash Détente appeared first on Texas Wine Lover. Bending Branch Winery has always been on the forefront of finding new grape varieties for Texas like Tannat for their now signature wine. They also do the same when it comes to technology to improve their wines and their latest piece of equipment is a Flash Détente unit from the Della Toffola Group. Dr.

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      Go Haywire for Pink Bub Sparkling Rosé From British Columbia

      … Go Haywire for Pink Bub Sparkling Rosé From British Columbia I don’t know if a wine gets more fun than this Haywire Pink Bub sparkling rosé. I had some of these fantastic bubbles while on a trip to the Okanagan Valley. (Read all about it, and listen to the podcast, too.) An almost equal mix of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, its welcoming…

      2 readers - By Jameson Fink/ Jameson Fink

      Inaugural La Fête du Champagne sparkles

      … was moderated by Levi Dalton (host of the I'll Drink to That podcast) and Levi did an excellent job of staying out of the way and allowing Jean-Baptiste Lecaillon (House Chef de Cave) the time and space to provide an excellent perspective on the House's philosophy and practices and how that mapped with the environment (terroir) in the production of its…

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      British Columbia Winery Tour: Interviews at Six Okanagan Wineries

      …. Cool! Who else will you get to know on this episode of the Wine Without Worry podcast? Quail’s Gate Winery: Rania Peters, Marketing Manager Peach Cliff Rock at Meyer Family Vineyards Meyer Family Vineyards: Janice Stevens, Co-Owner Tantalus Vineyards: Jane Hatch, General Manager Black Hills Estate Winery: Glenn Fawcett, President and Wine…

      6 readers - By Jameson Fink/ Jameson Fink

      Meet the new Texas Wine Lover Team

      … instead of which wineries we have (currently, over 230 Texas wineries). Then along came Jeremy Wilson, who started providing excellent wine reviews and who was instrumental in starting the successful Texas Wine Lover podcast. You have subscribed to the podcast via iTunes or listening on Stitcher, right? After I went to a blogger’s conference…

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      Inside the Great Northwest Invite

      … Willamette Valley town of Newberg. Frankly, we knew little of the winery before the wines arrived. They were nominated by Yashar Shayan of ImpulseWine.com in Seattle. The three Pinot Noirs entered by Colene Clemens Vineyards earned gold or double gold. Additionally, its Rosé of Pinot Noir won a double gold medal and best rosé of the competition. Winning…

      1 readers - By Great Northwest Wine

      Achaval-Ferrer Takes Malbec to New Heights

      … – speak for themselves. This needs to be underscored - This is a fairly unique approach in Argentina, and a philosophy that is certain to develop further in the region. Achaval Ferrer also produces a Malbec-driven blend called Quimera as well as a Malbec and Cabernet Sauvignon using the general appellation designation Mendoza. Separately, for those podcast enthusiasts, Grape Radio recently posted a good primer and discussion about Argentinian wines and Malbec specifically. You can listen the episode here.…

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      Podcast #4: Bending Branch Winery’s Flash Détente

      …The post Podcast #4: Bending Branch Winery’s Flash Détente appeared first on Texas Wine Lover. Bending Branch Winery has always been on the forefront of finding new grape varieties for Texas like Tannat for their now signature wine. They also do the same when it comes to technology to improve their wines and their latest piece of equipment…

      5 readers - By Texas Wine Lover

      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…

      8 readers - By Uncorked Remarks

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

      …Bob Bertheau, head winemaker at Chateau Ste. Michelle, spends most of his time during harvest prowling the vineyards of Washington’s Columbia Valley. (Photo courtesy of Chateau Ste. Michelle) WOODINVILLE, Wash. – Bob Bertheau makes Riesling. A lot of Riesling. More Riesling than anyone in the world. It wasn’t always that way. In fact, when he…

      3 readers - By Great Northwest Wine

      Why Everyone Hates Us

      … my blog, okay? James, why are you doing this to us, bro??? Fellow geeks, please make a good name for yourselves and other wine nerds by not carrying personal stemware around unless there’s a life-changing wine drinking experience expected that evening. Also, please, please, please don’t wear scarves inside the house! Cheers! Grab The 1WineDude.com…

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      Podcast #3: Chris Brundrett of William Chris Vineyards

      …The post Podcast #3: Chris Brundrett of William Chris Vineyards appeared first on Texas Wine Lover. On a sunny day with pleasantly comfortable temperatures and a light breeze rustling through the trees, I pulled into William Chris Vineyards. When crossing the cattle guard in their driveway, the fact that you are going to experience something…

      6 readers - By Texas Wine Lover

      Wineries of Minervois – with Chateau Maris

      …Interestingly, Argentina’s wine history and culture began about the same time as our’s here in the U.S. Arguably more interesting is the fact that it began with the same impetus – Italian immigration. Today, Argentina has become known as the world’s largest purveyor of Malbec. Another thing that singles out Argentina – some of the highest altitude…

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      Randy Dunn brings maverick style from Napa to Walla Walla

      … Long Shadows Vintners staged a library tasting of the Sequel and Feather brands Sept. 12, 2014 at their facility in Walla Walla, Wash. The panel featured, left to right, Sequel winemaker John Duval, CEO Allen Shoup, Feather winemaker Randy Dunn, general manager Dane Narbaitz and director of winemaking Gilles Nicault. (Photo by Sara Narbaitz/Long…

      4 readers - By Great Northwest Wine