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    Daily Wine News: What We Taste

    “Having spent a big part of his career as a critic in blind tastings, he now fully embraces context as one of the major parts of his enjoyment of and appreciation for wine.” In the New Yorker, Maria Konnikova explores “what we really taste when we drink wine.” “For those of...

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    Daily Wine News: Unfashionable

    “But for a significant segment of the wine-drinking population in the United States, the raves heard around the world were not enough to elicit a response beyond, perhaps, a yawn.” Eric Asimov explains why, “for young Americans in particular, Bordeaux has become downright unf...

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      Daily Wine News: Riesling Hero

      Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog - - 15 readers - Riesling! CellarTracker has launched a mobile app! “Most of the wine trade loves… but many wine drinkers dislike it.” Elsewhere, Jancis Robinson explains why her “hero” is Riesling. “The name of the new Newton winemake...

      Daily Wine News: Respect

      Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog - - 11 readers - Flickr, rudynorff. “While it may be sad for Soave producers and their fans that the wines have not achieved an appropriate level of respect, some do benefit from the situation. Seven of our 10 favorites were $20 or less, a...

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      Daily Wine News: Unfashionable

      … Molesworth visits Château Miraval. “His lair was a hole in the ground, no larger than a shallow grave. Across the top a tarpaulin was pulled taught and camouflaged. The hole smelled like cheese.” In the New York Post, Michael Kane reviews Shadows in the Vineyard: The True Story of the Plot to Poison the World’s Greatest Wine by Maximillian Potter. In the San Jose Mercury News, Laurie Daniel visits Washington’s Red Mountain AVA. …

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      Winebits 343: Dave McIntyre, wine scores, and wine in the movies

      … That’s Dave in the middle, and he should be smiling. • More than well deserved: Who knew the Wine Curmudgeon would know someone who had won the same award as a Mondavi? Or the legendary Konstantin Frank, without whom U.S. regional wine would not have been possible? But that’s my pal Dave McIntyre, who was given the Monteith Trophy over…

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      Daily Wine News: Riesling Hero

      … Riesling! CellarTracker has launched a mobile app! “Most of the wine trade loves… but many wine drinkers dislike it.” Elsewhere, Jancis Robinson explains why her “hero” is Riesling. “The name of the new Newton winemaker may not mean much to the California wine scene, but it means a great deal to Australians.” Jancis Robinson profiles…

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      Auction of Washington Wines: Picnic & Barrel Auction

      … One of my favorite wine events of the year is coming up; Auction of Washington Wines Picnic. There is plenty of wine and food and winemkers for the Picnic.  The money raised at the Picnic and the other Auction of Washington Wines events go towards uncompensated care at Seattle Children’s Hospital and Viticulture and Enology Research at Washington…

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      EFESTE: Barrel Taste With The Winemaker

      … The EFESTE tasting room is now open daily from noon to 5:00 p.m. (with the exception of major holidays), and adding unique tasting options to enhance the experience of today’s wine country visitor. One of the new events being offered is a barrel tasting with EFESTE Winemaker, Peter Devison. This rare tasting experience in EFESTE’s cellar…

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      Summer of Riesling VII in Full Swing

      …Paul Grieco is at it again, and swears this one will be his last season. Wines of Germany and Grieco are again partnering to celebrate one of our favorite grapes of many expressions in the 31 Days of German Riesling. … Continue reading →…

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      Landry’s “Summer Chef Series” runs through August in Houston

      …Each Wednesday this Summer Houston area food and wine lovers can treat themselves to a distinctive dining experience as part of Landry’s “Summer Chef Series.” Dining rooms on tap this year include Landry’s Inc Signature Group restaurants; Vic & Anthony’s, … Continue reading →…

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