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    Riesling wins 2014 Great Northwest Invitational Wine Competition

    Wild Goose Vineyards’ 2012 God’s Mountain Vineyard Riesling from the Okanagan Valley in British Columbia won best of show at the 2014 Great Northwest Invitational Wine Competition. (Photo by Andy Perdue/Great Northwest Wine) HOOD RIVER, Ore. – A British Columbia Riesling – a wine that might never be made again – won best of show at the second annual Great Northwest Invitation ...

    7 readers - By Andy Perdue/ Great Northwest Wine

    Weekend Wine Notes: 12 Wines I Should Have Written about Weeks or Months Ago

    Take your choice. Either at our backs we always hear Time’s winged chariot hurrying near OR the world is too much with us, late and soon, getting and spending, we lay waste our powers. Choice, did I say?! Or, did I say?! Heck no, it’s both, incessant, ceaseless, seemingly infinite! So, anyway, it’s difficult to keep up with all the wines I need to review, so here, today, I offer ...

    6 readers - By Fredric Koeppel/ Bigger Than Your Head

      Two Twisted Posts winery has a building now

      Wine About Virginia - - 6 readers - Follow by Email Popular Posts Magnolia Vineyards and Winery Magnolia Vineyards is located in Amissville, Va, not far from Gray Ghost and Narmada . Owned by Glen and Tina Marchione, it is one of t... Judgement of Paris A friend of mine at work loaned me her copy of George Taber's book, Judgement of Paris: California vs. France and the Historic 1976 ... New Virginia wineries coming in 2014.

      New Zealand: More Than Hobbits and Sauvignon Blanc

      Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog - - 6 readers - Credit: Carrick Wines. As regular readers know, I write a free, twice monthly wine column that’s distributed to newspapers across the country. These columns are hosted by Grape Collective. If you don’t see my column in your local newspaper, please send an email to your paper’s editor and CC me (David – at – Terroirist.com).

      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.

      Keeping #Health and #Fitness in Focus this Fall with @BuluBox #SubscriptionBox

      Ascending Butterfly - - 5 readers - September 2014 Bulu Box My October Bulu Box is on it's way and I realized I forgot to share my September Box! I have been super over-committed lately and this pace will probably just increase through the holidays so it's great I have Bulu Box to keep me going with great health, weight management and fitness products to keep me fueled for my busy life.

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      Recap of the 2014 San Francisco #ChampagneTasting

      … I attended the Champagne region’s official annual United States tasting in San Francisco on Tuesday, October 21st. The tasting was held at the Westin St. Francis on Union Square. The event celebrates Champagne: the sparkling wine produced in the French region of the same name. Only after strict appellation regulations are followed – from…

      5 readers - By Martin Redmond/ ENOFYLZ Wine Blog

      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

      Huber’s Winery

      … recommended be consumed with some dark chocolate. photo courtesy Huber’s Winery After the tasting, you’re encouraged to sit and stay a while at the winery, where you can purchase your favorite bottle(s) and sip the afternoon away. There’s also a small cafe that offers cheese trays, pizzas, pretzels and beer cheese, sangria and more. The gift shop…

      1 readers - By The Alcohol Professor

      Are Genetically Modified grape vines ever going to be good for wine?

      …), a widely published author on topics ranging from Azlheimer’s Disease to autism and cardiovascular disease, raised plenty of eyebrows recently with a bold proclamation on autism at a special panel in Massachusetts about genetically modified organisms and other topics. “At today’s rate, by 2025, one in two children will be autistic,” Seneff said…

      5 readers - By Jo Diaz/ Wine Blog

      Understanding the Challenging Wine Market in the USA

      … is sometimes also the importer; and the third tier, finally, are the licensed retailers, who sell to the public. Each state complies with the three tiers, but each state also has its own regulations. Which means a producer must multiply those three tiers by 51 – for all 50 states plus a county in Maryland – in order to get a sense of the magnitude…

      1 readers - By Charles Scicolone/ Charles Scicolone on Wine

      TasteCamp - Hudson Valley

      …The view from Millbrook's tasting room This past weekend was the yearly event TasteCamp which is held in a wine region on the Eastern side of the United States every year. I was thrilled when it was announced that they had chosen the Hudson Valley and the date was Columbus Day Weekend, the busiest weekend of the year. The organizers The New York…

      1 readers - By Debbie Gioquindo/ Hudson Valley Wine Goddess

      Two Twisted Posts winery has a building now

      … Loudoun Cou... Search This Blog Loading... About Us Wine About Virginia Fairfax County, Virginia, United States This Virginia wine blog of ours will mainly cover our visits to Virginia wineries, Virginia wine festivals, Virginia vineyards, and observations about Virginia wine. As we live in Fairfax County, this Virginia wine blog will generally cover…

      6 readers - By Wine About Virginia

      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

      New Zealand: More Than Hobbits and Sauvignon Blanc

      … picture a playground for adventure, with endless options for hiking, bungee jumping, whale watching, and the like. When it comes to wine, though, Americans know very little about New Zealand. If anything, we simply think of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc. Because of brands like Oyster Bay and Kim Crawford, most wine enthusiasts are familiar…

      6 readers - By David White/ Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog

      What defines a wine region? Questions following TasteCamp in the Hudson Valley

      …. The rye and barley are grown on the farm, the malting takes place on premises as well as the smoking and, of course, distilling. It is unique in its approach and ambition, for sure. “Our fields write their name in clove and cinnamon, here”, said Pickerell, describing the baking spice notes that showed throughout the three whiskies, even though each had…

      3 readers - By The Wine Case

      Beer Review: Ommegang Valar Morghulis

      … When the hit HBO series Game of Thrones started gaining popularity, Ommegang partnered with the show’s creators to brew a series of beers with ties to the series. So far, the series has given us a great Belgian blonde ale in Iron Throne Blonde, a mediocre Belgian stout in Take the Black Stout, and an interesting red ale with some pepper spice…

      1 readers - By Eric Schiavo/ Virginia Pour House