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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.

      Young Spanish winemaker dies in wine vat accident

      Decanter - - 9 readers - The winemaker niece of respected Spanish producer Raul Perez has died after falling into a vat of wine. Emergency services at the scene of the accident. Image Credit: InfoBierzoNerea Perez is believed to have fallen into the vat after being affected by fumes while working in a cellar in the village of Salas de los Barrios in the El Bierzo region of north west Spain, according to ...

      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.

      Rodney Strong – Ever the Digital Leader in the Wine Industry

      VinTank - - 6 readers - On Saturday night I attended what can only be described as a winery pushing the boundaries of digital. A bit of context, we have long admired Rodney Strong’s leadership in the digital space. One of the few wineries to adopt technology all the way back to 2002. They led the way with the first ever wine releases exclusively to bloggers, years of active blogger engagement, the ...

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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 - By Sara Lehman/ Somm In The City

      A nation that twitters together fritters together

      … This scares me: “Calvin Lee, a graphic designer, is a massive tweeter. ‘I really can’t stop,’ he joked. In Twitterland, Lee has become a rock star. ‘I’ve gone through life wondering what my ‘thing’ would be. I believe I’ve found it.’ Lee describes himself as a ‘social media ho. I tweet at least 200 times a day.’ He has been quite successful…

      3 readers - By STEVE HEIMOFF

      Celebrate Champagne Day Oct. 24th!

      … MacLean. This year Consumers across the U.S. will have many special opportunities to enjoy Champagne with a host of Champagne Day deals at retailers, bars and menu pairings at restaurants and other spontaneous celebrations. The Champagne Bureau, USA is also supporting the large Champagne social media conversation. Wine lovers around the globe…

      7 readers - By Amy Corron Power/ Another Wine Blog

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      … on draft! 10/25- Cider brunch with Aspall Cyder! 10/28- Trivia Night with Original Sin! 10/30- Cider Cocktail Night! 11/1- Cider Tap takeover!! 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 - By Sara Lehman/ Somm In The City

      The Texas Wine Lover – Peru Connection

      … The post The Texas Wine Lover – Peru Connection appeared first on Texas Wine Lover. I can connect Texas Wine Lover to Peru in 5 easy steps, moving from the closest link to the most remote: Our team member Gloria is Peruvian. One of my dearest friends just spent 15 days traveling in Peru, uploading amazing photographs to social media along…

      5 readers - By Texas Wine Lover

      Twitter Loves Wine: New Analytics Reveal the Power of Social Media Sharing

      … view your Twitter analytics here. Engagement is what makes social media so powerful for wine, as followers re-tweets, like and share your posts. The Twitter dashboard gives you insight into that as well. Personally, I find that Twitter, more than Facebook, is a place where the community is sharing wine recommendations as well as recipes and food pairings … … perhaps because of the news stream nature of Twitter lends itself to that whereas Facebook seems to be more about vacation pictures ;) Comments comments …

      12 readers - By Natalie Maclean/ Natalie MacLean

      Is Social Media Just Another Promotional Channel?

      … image courtesy of tcsmedia.com Content marketing and social media promotion — it’s hard to imagine one without the other. Once a company embraces a publisher mentality, it’s natural to use social media channels to engage your audience, build relationships with vertical influencers and provide a valuable feedback loop. Companies also use social…

      1 readers - By Chris Parente/ chrisparente.com

      Ceviche In The City!

      … urchin and Rocoto pepper cream. Runa:Crispy Oysters and Spicy Tuna Ceviche, with avocado and tobiko. Raymi: Shrimp and Artichoke Ceviche Be sure to check out these restaurants and get yourself some Ceviche! 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"! …

      1 readers - By Sara Lehman/ Somm In The City

      International influencers set to explore Australia’s culinary delights

      … I am looking forward to attending this experience and will report back on ‘the most extraordinary dining room on earth’! Press Embargoed until 21st October 2014 International influencers set to explore Australia’s culinary delights More than 80 of the world’s most influential and respected food and wine VIPs will arrive in Australia early…

      3 readers - By Matthew Jukes

      NYC Champagne Week!

      … pairing, followed by a glass of Nicolas Feuillatte’s Demi-Sec Rose with dessert. $50.00/pp. The Bubble Bash at Hotel Americano Date: Friday, November 7th 2014 Time: 9 p.m. – 12 a.m. Location: The Hotel Americano’s El Privado Lounge Unlimited Champagne Bar featuring Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte alongside aperitif sparkling cocktails made with Lillet…

      1 readers - By Sara Lehman/ Somm In The City

      National Chili Month!

      … into crockpot (make sure not to get too much oil and meat drippings into crockpot) and then place all other ingredients, into pot as well. Pour the sauce over the chili, stir, and let cook in the crockpot for 6-7 hours. Longer if desired, but leave it on low. Pair with your favorite sparkling, sweet red, or white and enjoy! 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 - By Sara Lehman/ Somm In The City

      Crazy For Chianti Contest!

      …Crazy For Chianti Contest! Were Crazy for Chianti! Yes, this very well known Italian wine is something this Somm is crazy about, then again its just because I love Italian wines and Sangiovese grapes. Banfi is putting on another campaign for us to enjoy some Chianti where you can pair a Bolla Chianti, Banfi Chianti Classico, and Banfi Chianti…

      5 readers - By Sara Lehman/ Somm In The City

      Portuguese Wine & Pairings

      … grape varietals, Domingos explains, “I think it’s important to work on those grape varietals, as opposed to planting others”. Tiñto Cao and Tannat are his “Salt and Pepper” grape varietals, which are used in blends to give you a nice “punch” on the palate (in wine lingo… this is a good thing). The Fourth in Union Square, NYC paired the wines with some…

      3 readers - By Sara Lehman/ Somm In The City

      Wonders of Wine and Food

      … to be noticed in the world of quality wines. Sainte-Famille made some modest changes such as joining social media but the winery remained under the radar. Especially for myself as they do not answer my inquires. The spacious pavilion is licensed to accommodate up to 170 guests for any special occasion They have won over 20 medals in recent years in international and nation competitions. Among their spciality wines they produce Blueberry Ice, Framboise,and Maple Wine. Try the Seyval a grape best grown in Nova Scotia…

      3 readers - By Wonders of Wine and Food

      Pumpkin Pizza & Pairings!

      … weather with some fall flavors and Italian comfort food. ps. Pair the Pumpkin Pizza with one of their nice Craft Italian Beers! 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"! …

      1 readers - By Sara Lehman/ Somm In The City
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