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    * DRINK BOOK OF THE MONTH! * -- Wines of South America

    WINES OF SOUTH AMERICA; the essential guide (University of California Press, 2014, 302 pages, ISBN 978-0-520-27393-1, $39.95 US hard covers) is by Evan Goldstein, a Master Sommelier with his own consulting firm. Previously, he had authored two books for UC Press on wine and food matching. Here, he conducts a country-by-country tour of South America, which includes Argentina, Bra ...

    6 readers - By Dean Tudor/ Gothic Epicures VinCuisine

    Leahy to Present “Exciting Grapes and Wines for the East” Sat. 11/1 at Annual AWS Conference

    October 14, 2014 On Saturday Nov. 1st, Richard Leahy, regional wine writer will present a seminar titled “Exciting Grapes and Wines for the East” at the annual American Wine Society conference taking place in Concord, NC near Charlotte. “In the course of running the Eastern Winery Exposition conference program each March, and touring wine regions across the East, I like to watch ...

    5 readers - By Drink Local Wine

      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.

      Daily Wine News: Dark Moments

      Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog - - 5 readers - harvest in Champagne slowly draws to an end, many growers and houses are happy with this year’s crop, as a warm, dry September helps boost the grape quality.” In Wine-Searcher, Caroline Henry shares this wonderful news. In Grape Collective, Jameson Fink chats with Frank Morgan of Drink What You Like.

      Wines of San Juan, Argentina

      Another Wine Blog - - 4 readers - Wines of where? Puerto Rico? Nope, these wines are from the up-and-coming province of San Juan, Argentina, and they offer a pleasant reminder of the value that lesser-known wine-producing regions around the world can deliver. They also remind us that purity can equal quality in wines. Bonarda, Tannat, Syrah, Malbec and Torrontes are some of the main varietals coming out of th ...

      A Tannat and Cabernet Franc blend from Domaine Brana of Irouléguy

      Hogshead - A Wine Blog - - 4 readers - A Tannat and Cabernet Franc blend from Domaine Brana of Irouléguy Vignoble de l’Iroul�guy – Pays Basque. Image from CRTA – Alain Béguerie. Flickr. Thanks to the efforts of Phil I have seen an expansion in offerings of wine from South-West France beyond Cahors and Madiran. Today’s post features a wine from Irouléguy, a historically Basque region that was ceded to the French ...

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      Traveling Winers Weekend Wine Picks – 20 Oct 2014

      … Explore a new wine this weekend! Whether you’re into dry, sweet, red, white, Italian, French or even “Hops”, consider trying our suggestions below! Traveling Winers Weekend Wine Picks Tom Joe “Hops ‘r Better” Winer Wine: Merlot Type: Red Vineyard: Whitewater Hill Vineyards Buy local This big, rich Merlot starts with a spicy nose…

      1 readers - By Khristine Claud/ The Vineyard Trail

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      4 readers - By Jason Solanki/ Vintages Wine Picks & Reviews

      Wine Reviews: Rosé Grab Bag

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      3 readers - By Isaac Baker/ Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog

      Portuguese Wine & Pairings

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      3 readers - By Sara Lehman/ Somm In The City

      Wine of the Week; 2012 Tablas Creek Petit Manseng

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      4 readers - By Martin Redmond/ ENOFYLZ Wine Blog

      VintageTexas: It’s Good to Know We’ve Made a Difference

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      2 readers - By Vintage Texas Blog

      Orin Swift Locations AR2 Red NV

      … for the labels. Priced to be budget friendly, there are currently bottles from Spain [E], Italy [I], France [F], California [CA] and Argentina [AR]. Philosophy: To create a wine that combines the best grape varietals from great “locations” throughout Europe. Winemaking: Sourced from vineyards with “drip system blocks on estate land” at the foot…

      1 readers - By the buddha in your glass

      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

      23rd annual Fall Hopland Passport is coming, Oct 18 & 19, 2014

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      2 readers - By John Cesano/ John on Wine - a wine blog

      Wines of San Juan, Argentina

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      Return visit to Maggie Malick Wine Caves

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