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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.

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    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

      Riesling, New York style #FLXWine

      Señorita Vino - - 11 readers - If you’re verklempt about Derek Jeter’s last day as a Yankee, I’ve got something to help cheer you up. Besides being home to one of baseball’s most legendary teams, New York is also where you’ll find the Finger Lakes AVA (American Viticultural Area), billed as “North America’s premier cool-climate wine growing region” by the Finger Lakes Wine Alliance.

      Drink Local Wine Week: Wollersheim Winery

      50 States of Wine - - 7 readers - It's the national Drink Local Wine Week! Sitting as we are at the junction of three states (Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, with Michigan not far), we feel like the local wine scene has quite a bit of variety, though we're not so sure of the quality every time. However, it's still important to support the locals, and this week was a nice reminder to do just that.

      Vinography Images: Vineyard Reflections

      Vinography: A Wine Blog - - 7 readers - Buy My Book! A wine book like no other. Photographs, essays, and wine recommendations. Learn more. Follow Me On: Twitter Facebook Pinterest Instagram Delectable Flipboard Most Recent Entries Vinography Images: Vineyard Reflections The Fake Tongue Illusion and Wine Tasting 2014 Wine & Spirits Top 100 Tasting: October 21, San Francisco Cool Beauty: Tasting the Wines of the Wes ...

      Pinot with Passion: Wooing Tree Vineyard | Central Otaga, NZ

      binNotes | a wine blog - - 7 readers - Wooing Tree Vineyard’s trademark Wooing Tree towers above the pinot noir vines beneath a summer sky. Wooing Tree Vineyard’s partners in crime: Steve Farquarson (L), wife Thea, sister Jane, and brother-in-law Geoff Bews. Welcome to binNotes: Meet the Winemaker Like wine? You’ve landed on the right page! Today’s Exclusive: Wooing Tree Vineyard | Central Otago, NZ by L.M.

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      Champagne Day, October 24, 2014

      …. Frédérique and Cédric are now the owners of Champagne Jean-Claude MOUZON and produce excellent champagnes. Check out Twitter tomorrow and follow the hashtag #ChampagneDay. Cheers, Terry …

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      Scarily Good Wines: Casillero del Diablo

      … fail. Casillero del Diablo: Wine Legend video This fall, they are running a Legendary Costume Contest: easy to enter, with a DSLR camera and more as the prizes. Watch the video above, take a costumed photo that best represents the Casillero del Diablo theme, like their Facebook page, and enter. Entries accepted through November 9th, winner announced on December 1st. Enter now! Like 50 States Of Wine on Facebook Follow 50 States Of Wine on Twitter Subscribe to the 50 States Of Wine YouTube channel …

      2 readers - By Kovas Palubinskas/ 50 States of Wine

      San Francisco Stage: Party People, Testament, Die Mommie Die, Memphis on My Mind

      …, at the Hypnodrome in San Francisco (Through Nov. 22) Truce: A Christmas Wish from the Great War, City Lights Theatre Company, San Jose (Opens Nov. 22) Dare to live a little. Follow Stark Insider on Twitter and Facebook. Join our 8,300 subscribers who read SI on tablets and smartphones on the Google Newsstand. Prefer video? Subscribe to Stark Insider TV on YouTube, the largest arts & entertainment and food/wine channel in San Francisco. …

      3 readers - By Monica Turner/ Stark Insider

      Wine Writing: Generalism vs Specialism

      … Years ago when I started writing Winedoctor I had a very generalist approach; I would write about whatever took my fancy (as long as it was wine!). A Chilean Chardonnay here, an Australian Cabernet Sauvignon there. After a few years of this superficial go-where-I-am-led writing I decided it would be better to focus on one or two areas, and I…

      4 readers - By WineDR

      In the Cellar: 1985 Volnay

      … decision to drink one of my "special" wines, usually reserved for an anniversary or New Year's or the like. How do you decide when to drink a special wine? Like 50 States Of Wine on Facebook Follow 50 States Of Wine on Twitter Subscribe to the 50 States Of Wine YouTube channel …

      5 readers - By Kovas Palubinskas/ 50 States of Wine

      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 …

      11 readers - By Natalie Maclean/ Natalie MacLean

      SonomaChat 25th Twitter Chat Anniversary Oct22

      … by searching the #sonomachat hashtag on twitter, and can view past conversations Use hashtag all week to chat, ask questions or give out tips, advice and PLEASE post photos. SonomaChat Ambassadors: Past Guest Host List: Future Guest Hosts 2014: Nov. 5th – Russian River Growers Association Nov. 12th – Stryker Sonoma Nov. 19th – Thralls Wines Nov. 26th – Holiday Edition – Thanksgiving Dec. 3rd – Halleck Vineyards Dec. 10th – J Vineyards & Winery Dec. 17th – Winery Geek App at Wine Country This Week…

      2 readers - By Sip on this Juice

      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

      Quick Sip: WALT Wines Anderson Valley Blue Jay 2012 Pinot Noir

      …-production, single-vineyard Chardonnay and Pinot Noir wines, with a laser focus on the latter. The winery produces upwards of twelve different Pinot Noirs from select sites along the Pacific Coast, covering terrain from Willamette Valley, Oregon to Sta. Rita Hills, California. I can tell you from experience that you generally get what you pay for when…

      7 readers - By Dezel Quillen/ My Vine Spot

      Uncorked Ventures Wine Club

      … wine country to bring you the very best wines that few people have ever heard of. Mark (@WineClubGuy) and I connected on Twitter, and after bantering back and forth for a long time, he sent me a few bottles to try out. Tasting Notes: Cinque Insieme ("Five Together") 2011 Dry Creek Valley Grenache: transparent garnet with ruby highlights; shy…

      3 readers - By Kovas Palubinskas/ 50 States of Wine

      Something different on ‘The 39 Steps’

      … with new offices and bathrooms, the construction of which is a work-in-progress. Hillbarn, which knows its audience and serves them well, provides some of the best community theatre on the peninsula. One wishes them as they go into this season. Dare to live a little. Follow Stark Insider on Twitter and Facebook. Join our 8,300 subscribers who read…

      2 readers - By Cy Ashley Webb/ Stark Insider

      A Summer Central Coast Wine Pictorial

      …. The gnarly head-trained vines there serve as my Facebook and Twitter cover photo(s). Here's what they look like in growing season: Down in Santa Barbara County, I finally made it out to Cambria Estate Winery. They make excellent estate grown Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. I picked up a few to enjoy at home. Cambria is definitely off the beaten path…

      3 readers - By Randy Smith/ The Wine Write

      Vinography Images: Big Shadow

      … Buy My Book! A wine book like no other. Photographs, essays, and wine recommendations. Learn more. Follow Me On: Twitter Facebook Pinterest Instagram Delectable Flipboard Most Recent Entries Vinography Images: Big Shadow Come Explore The Essence of Wine with Me in Healdsburg: October 30th, 2014 Vinography Unboxed: Week of October 5, 2014…

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