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    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

    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.

    9 readers - By Kovas Palubinskas/ 50 States of Wine

      Why social media strategy matters at LA’s grooviest wine shop

      Do Bianchi - - 9 readers - Above: DomaineLA on the edge of West Hollywood. Owner Jill Bernheimer has raised the profile for her shop and brand through a brilliant social media campaign. There are a lot of cool wine shops in LA: Wine House and WineExpo on the westside, Silverlake Wine and Wine Hotel toward the east are among my favorites.

      Social CRM and Vertical Social Listening Together At Last

      VinTank - - 6 readers - For almost a year we have been enhancing our social listening software and taking all our wisdom from five years of harvesting every single wine conversation on social media to bring new and improved tools into the new VinTank. This weekend we launched Custom Searches into the new VinTank. Now, for all of our paying customers (Lite, Pro, Enterprise, and Elite) you can now see e ...

      Kim Crawford Wines at Harlow, NYC

      Somm In The City - - 6 readers - Kim Crawford Wines at Harlow, NYC Kim Crawford wines are well known, loved, and stunning when paired with many dishes. These New Zealand wines are available at great price points, and make for some great weeknight wines. Recently I was dining with Anthony Walkenhorst, Chief Winemaker of Kim Crawford wines, where we dined at Harlow.

      Celebrate Champagne Day Oct. 24th!

      Another Wine Blog - - 7 readers - Friday, October 24th marks the Fifth Annual Champagne Day, a celebration of the sparkling wine from the only place from which “Champagne” is produced: Champagne, France. Sponsored by the Champagne Bureau, Champagne Day seeks to remind consumers that while they can drink lovely sparkling wines from anywhere in the world, only wine produced in Champagne, France is truly Champagne.

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      …, but that’s only a rumor.” The wine is fruit forward and zippy. Monty also makes a Cabernet Sauvignon under the EGBG label. He’ll offer anyone who tags a bottle in a social media post a discount on this wine, another way he’s appealing to a younger crowd. He pours the Mio Vigneto Sauvignon Blanc, which is part of Monty’s “Guest Vintner” series…

      2 readers - WineFashionista
    • Pumpkin Cupcakes with Go Veggie!

      …! After, fill the bag with the cream cheese frosting and place in fridge until cupcakes are cool. 5. Once the cupcakes are done, place on a cooling rack and let cool. 6. Take your piping bag, cut the end off, and start icing those pumpkin cupcakes! HAPPY HALLOWEEN! Sommelier, Chef, and Pairing Personality, specializing in wine and spirits education, recipe development, and social media. "Make your brand stand out, one pairing at a time"! …

      2 readers - Sara Lehman/ Somm In The City
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      …, or by yourself…when you just need a great glass of wine. Sommelier, Chef, and Pairing Personality, specializing in wine and spirits education, recipe development, and social media. "Make your brand stand out, one pairing at a time"! …

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      …. Captain Morgan® Original Spiced Rum 2 oz. Owl’s Brew Coco-Lada .5 oz. Splash of ginger beer Directions: Swirl and serve over ice in collins glass Garnish: Fresh ginger Sommelier, Chef, and Pairing Personality, specializing in wine and spirits education, recipe development, and social media. "Make your brand stand out, one pairing at a time"! …

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    • Dispatch From the Beer Blogger’s Conference 2014

      … of bloggers and writers who will spread the word about their products on blogs, social media and other publications. Other sponsors like CraftBeer.com (the online content arm of the Brewers Association) and the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA – you’ll be hearing about them soon in more detail in the post about its conference) are involved to give…

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      … Beaujolais instead.” Some sage advice from Ray Isle in Food & Wine. In Los Angeles Magazine, Jonathan Cristaldi asks five of the city’s hippest somms “to let us in on what they are drinking right now.” “The real genius of the Naked Wines model is that it fully grasps and harnesses the possibilities of social media, a concept still foreign to most…

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    • Social CRM and Vertical Social Listening Together At Last

      … For almost a year we have been enhancing our social listening software and taking all our wisdom from five years of harvesting every single wine conversation on social media to bring new and improved tools into the new VinTank. This weekend we launched Custom Searches into the new VinTank. Now, for all of our paying customers (Lite, Pro…

      6 readers - VinTank
    • The Oral Traditions of Wine

      … with the attentiveness before technology (recordings) allowed us to hear things repeated back verbatim? But that’s an article for a whole other kind of blog… Technology and social media is bringing back a kind of oral tradition (called Secondary orality by Walter Ong) which perhaps explains some of the appeal of platforms like Twitter and Facebook…

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    • Farmer’s Market Fresh!

      … popular, and should be kept in your wine cabinet or cellar at all times. I find these wines are quality driven and very budget friendly, and make for the perfect wine when entertaining guests. Always remember, eat what you like and drink what you love! Sommelier, Chef, and Pairing Personality, specializing in wine and spirits education, recipe development, and social media. "Make your brand stand out, one pairing at a time"! …

      3 readers - Sara Lehman/ Somm In The City
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