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    2014 Denver International Wine Festival Discount Tickets

    2014 Denver International Wine Festival Discount Tickets November 19 to 21, 2014 Named 1 of the Top 10 Can’t Miss Fall Wine Festivals in America by Fodor’s! The 10th Annual Denver International Wine Festival is the premier International wine and food festival in the Rocky Mountains! Join us November 19 to 21, 2014, for the most delicious ever, International celebration of wine & cuisine! Meet.

    7 readers - By Bacchus and Beery

    Win Two Tickets to Vintages “Taste Ontario” Event in Toronto, Oct 2

    Win Two Tickets to Vintages “Taste Ontario” Event in Toronto, Oct 2 Wine Country Ontario wants you and a guest to have the opportunity to taste over 100 premium wines from some of Ontario’s finest producers. They’ve given me a pair of tickets to give away and it’s an easy to enter. But first, the details of the event: Taste Ontario Walk-around Tasting Thursday, October ...

    6 readers - By Uncork Ontario

      Recipes from Wine Country: Warm Mushroom Salad with Reif Estate Cabernet Merlot

      Natalie MacLean - - 6 readers - Warm Wild and Domestic Mushroom Salad Sponsored Post Falling for Cabernet Merlot Autumn is the perfect time for you to start living the Reifstyle, an ideal time to enjoy the bounty of the fall harvest with Reif Estate’s VQA wines. Chef Robin Howe from Wine Country Catering makes it easy with his warm mushroom salad that will pair expertly with a medium bodied rich red wine like ...

      Ten years of Pinot Noir glory – Sideways

      Wine Country Getaways - - 5 readers - The movie “Sideways,” which I believe to be the best wine movie ever made, is ten years old this October. It is much more about wine, but the effect it had on two wine varieties cannot be denied. It has been ten years of Pinot Noir glory since the movie focused on the greatness of a well-made Pinot Noir, especially from the Santa Barbara wine country.

      Loire Valley Natural Sparkling Wine

      Wine Country Getaways - - 5 readers - When is a sparkling wine from the Loire not a Crémant? This is not a Crémant as one might expect of sparkling wines from the Loire Valley. This is a natural sparkling wine made by Domain de Veilloux winemaker Arnaud Quenioux in the AOC of Cheverny and near the town of Chiteney. This is a very different sparkling wine than a Crémant.

      Wine Spectator on Amador Valley – what they missed

      Wine Country Getaways - - 5 readers - Head to Deaver Vineyards when in Amador wine country Wine Spectator on Amador Valley – what they missed Having traveled to Amador County on many occasions since 2002, I consider myself a decent authority on the wine country of Amador. I have seen Amador grow steadily over these years and evolve from a destination mainly for Gold Country buffs to now a wine country paradise.

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      Village of Saint Aubin in Burgundy

      … in the shadow of the Grand Cru White Burgundies of the Montrachet villages. The Grand Cru wines of Montrachet are very expensive and the Saint Aubin wines are significantly less in price. Check out this article in Decanter Magazine on the wines of Saint Aubin. The post Village of Saint Aubin in Burgundy appeared first on Wine Country Getaways. …

      1 readers - By Joe Becerra/ Wine Country Getaways

      Biking in Burgundy

      … to stop on the side of the road. On a rental bike on D113 in Puligny Montrachet http://www.beaune-tourism.com/Wine-tourism-France/burgundy-tourism-wine/documents/Veloroute_2010.pdf The post Biking in Burgundy appeared first on Wine Country Getaways.…

      1 readers - By Joe Becerra/ Wine Country Getaways

      Autumn’s Claire-ity [sic]

      … though, along with the brisker mornings and cooler nights comes a clarity of thought. Just as the harvest comes in and the golden and red leaves tinge to brown and fall to the ground, your thoughts mature and the old baggage fades to black. RBuchanan photo: Grapes ready for harvest in Canada’s Okanagan Wine Country at La Frenz Winery http…

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      Fort Berens Winery opens NEW Winery!

      … at Fort Berens Estate Winery. It will be exciting to watch for their next milestones! Like this: Like Loading... Related This entry was posted in BC Wine Country by uncorkbc. Bookmark the permalink.…

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      Wine Spectator on Amador Valley – what they missed

      … article? Sorry to say just one, Terra Rouge. The idea of visiting the Amador wine country is to find something quiet and reserved with affordable wine that’s good. Among the places the Wine Spectator touted to taste wine were Turley and Andis Winery. Turley bought out the Karly Winery a few years ago, and I was sorry to see this quaint family winery…

      5 readers - By Joe Becerra/ Wine Country Getaways

      Harvest 2014 is complete

      … of the harvest 2014 in the hills of the Dry Creek Valley. Note the leaves are turning color on the vines. These are Syrah grapes and, along with Cabernet Sauvignon, usually the last variety of grapes to be ready for harvest. The post Harvest 2014 is complete appeared first on Wine Country Getaways.…

      4 readers - By Joe Becerra/ Wine Country Getaways

      Oct 16, Wine Country Hotels

      …Wine Country Hotels Save time comparing accommodation choices Vinodiversity has joined with a leading hotel booking service to bring you the best deals on wine country hotels. So now when planning your next wine trip you can spend less on accommodation, and more on the stuff that really matters...wine. Now the Wine Country Hotels service…

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      Celebration of Early Harvest

      …, before the grape leaves have fallen from the vines, she will be busy planning the next two events. Be sure to mark you calendars for the following: Key to Wine Country December 5 – 7, 2014 Vintners Festival Spring Weekend April 23 – 26, 2015 For more information on anyone in the above post see the following websites: Chocolats du CaliBressan Fiddlehead…

      2 readers - By Food and Wine Safari

      Loire Valley Wine Country and Wine Bargains

      … Vouvray. But you may not know the Loire Valley has vineyards of Pinot Noir, Gamay, Cabernet Franc and Cot. What is Cot? It is the local term used for Malbec. Malbec is one of the Bordeaux varieties mostly used in small amounts for blending purposes. In Argentina Malbec is king. In the Loire it is mostly used in blending, but we did try a 100% Cot…

      1 readers - By Wine Values and Bargains

      Loire Valley Natural Sparkling Wine

      …, a Rosé and a red are made at three quality levels. Domaine de Veilloux also makes a wonderful Crémant. The owner of the house we were renting had a bottle of this Crémant waiting for us upon our arrival. It is an equal blend of Menu Pineau and Chardonnay. This winery was nearby, perhaps 3 kilometers away. It was a great visit on our last day in the Loire before heading to Paris. How this natural sparkling wine is made . The post Loire Valley Natural Sparkling Wine appeared first on Wine Country Getaways.…

      5 readers - By Joe Becerra/ Wine Country Getaways

      2014 Denver International Wine Festival Discount Tickets

      … night! Wine Country International® magazine presents: The 10th Annual Denver International Wine Festival, the premier wine and food festival in the Rocky Mountains, showcasing more than 400 international wines from 18 countries! This incredible three-day festival also features selected premium spirits, sake and a Colorado Craft Beer Garden…

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      Better Still (Newsletter/Champagne

      … at best. Frothy, murky tasting wines that were rushed to export because some importer needed to have a bubbly in his, or her portfolio, not because of the merit of the actual wine. Our set here at The Wine Country remained pretty much the same for quite a few years, with a few new faces/bottles coming and going, but for the most part we stood…

      3 readers - By Samantha Dugan/ Samantha Sans Dosage

      Ancient, Rare And Californian

      … winemakers in California still produce Charbono varietals, and approximately 89 acres of Charbono vineyards remain, according to this 2013 Wine Country Getaways article. Duxoup makes some of the best. The winery sources its fruit from the Frediani Vineyard, comprising 10 acres of old Charbono vines along the Silverado Trail: “The most sought-after…

      5 readers - By Odd Bacchus

      Napa Valley Earthquake & Drought Help Deliver High Quality 2014 Wine Harvest

      … vineyards. NVG represents over 690 Napa County grape growers and associated businesses. Monique is the Founder and Host of Wine Oh TV and has a certification from the Court of Master Sommeliers. Monique is an experienced broadcast journalist and has worked at various television stations across the country and most recently at KPIX-TV/CBS 5 and KSEE-TV/NBC 24 More Posts - Twitter - LinkedIn - Google Plus …

      5 readers - By Monique Soltani/ Wine Oh TV