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    Social media is a very effective marketing tool + Lodi + Oak Farm Vineyards

    … How PR works social media has amplified the process [Photo: Ken Payton] Nothing new in the title, “Social media is a very effective marketing tool.” However… sitting on both sides of the fence of being a PR pro and a published writer, I’m impressed with other PR people and their efforts. Those who are using […] The post Social media is a very effective marketing tool + Lodi + Oak Farm Vineyards appeared first on Wine Blog. …

    9 readers - By Wine Blog

    “Que Syrah” and Ballard Canyon

    … On the second full day of the conference, I selected a session on the terroir of Santa Barbara County. Santa Barbara County boasts one of the most diverse climates and largest number of grape varietals grown anywhere in the world.  The region is home to a topographic feature not found anywhere else in the contiguous U.S., a pair of mountain ranges…

    3 readers - By Pursuing Pinot

    jean montanet la soeur cadette vézelay

    … Despite my enthusiasm for the Yonne town of Vézelay, I had, until a few weeks ago, still yet to pay a visit to La Soeur Cadette and Jean Montanet, the area's lone excellent winemaker. He just never seemed to be home when I was in town. After two stays in Saint-Père on separate bikes trip last summer, it had become a source of mild…

    5 readers - By not drinking poison in paris

    #SpainLove: Gloria Ferrer’s 22nd Annual Catalan Festival 07/19/14 & 07/20/2014

    … 22nd Annual Catalan Festival, happening this weekend in Sonoma, CA! Photo courtesy: Gloria Ferrer Vineyards & Caves  Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards (WL, FB, Tw, YT), owned by the Ferrer family of tremendous Freixenet (WL, FB, Tw, P) Cava fame, is the first sparkling wine house in Carneros-Sonoma, as well as the first Catalan Cava house…

    5 readers - By Vinopanion

    Talk Wine with Me: Rebecca Pittock-Shouldis of Ghost Hill Cellars

    … In this on-going interview series, I will introduce you to a different Oregon winemaker in the hopes that as you learn more about them, you'll also be interested in learning more about their wines. You might discover how and why they came to make wine, you may gain a better understanding of their palate and how it influences the wines they craft…

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    Talk Wine with Me: Jason Brumley of Xylem Wines

    … and reading stories and each bottle of wine that we make tells a story of vineyard, varietal, and vintage if you listen to it.  Q. What is your harvest kickoff soundtrack?  A. I'm a Grateful Dead fan and my best friend and business partner in the vineyard and winery, Forrest Schaad, and I began a little project a few years ago of listening to every…

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    Wine Tasting in the Santa Cruz Mountains Part 2

    …. Our wine taster was lovely, as was being surrounded by their many barrels of wine. It’s a welcoming spot and easily accessed, though you forgo the gorgeous views that the mountains offer, of course. I didn’t find any wines to my palate there, so we trudged on. Who am I kidding? We’d trudge on regardless. Stop #2 was Silvertip Vineyards…

    13 readers - By Rebecca Gomez Farrell