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    • Good Texas wines honor Terroir

      Many Texas wineries exhibit the hubris Texas has become known for all over the world — with a swagger and a determination, they attempt to bend Mother Nature over and whip her into submission. If it works for oil, then why shouldn’t it work for wine? Those wineries making mediocre wines claim any ‘perceived’ flaws can be attributed to the terroir (a French word that refers t ...

      Amy Corron Power/ Another Wine Blogin Merlot- 6 readers -
  • Veuve Cliquot Mail Truck pops corks in Houston

    … It appears on nearly every wine list in every major city’s restaurants across the nation; it pops up at nearly every “middle-to-high class” social event; its large yellow label is overtly displayed in nearly every retail outlet for wine, from independent liquor stores to huge grocery chains across the nation; it is the go-to “bubbles” for those…

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  • A Writer’s Response to Intimidation

    … the subject in a positive light, showing she is a good sport. However, if there is truth to the story, post or article, as quite often with leaks of information, it is in the best interest of the subject to make the story go away as quickly as possible. The subject may attempt to destroy the credibility of the writer through bullying and intimidation…

    Amy Corron Power/ Another Wine Blog- 5 readers -
  • Just the Facts (and a Mea Culpa)

    … My earlier post has generated some negative comments, many of them well-deserved. As is typical with this kind of dust-up, there are people who agree but don’t want to roll around in the mud. Although not as many as usual. All of this points to one thing; I was wrong. When Amy compiled these numbers we felt that if we just published the charts…

    Joe Power/ Another Wine Blog- 1 readers -
  • WBC 2014 and the Wine Blog Awards – Part 2

    … paranoid/conspiracy theory of history that rests more on broken hopes and dreams than anything near reality.'” (See Tom’s comment on Amy’s post about the WBC print writer panelist in “Not Your Grandfather’s Wine Blog”) The judging is a black box sort of thing. Since he first came up with the idea of Blog awards, Tom and the secret arbiters have provided…

    Joe Power/ Another Wine Blog- 9 readers -