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  • Daily Wine News: City Guides

    Punch has launched City Guides, a “full-fledged digital guidebook — complete with “best of” lists, maps and narrative — to finding the best cocktails, wine, craft beer or dive bars in lands exotic and familiar, from San Francisco to New York, Paris to Berlin, Tokyo to Melbourne and everywhere in between.” Bookmark it.

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  • Daily Wine News: Moonrock

    … Moonrock. From Wikipedia. “Tasting the vintages I am struck first and most by the site. I can taste the hillside we walked earlier.” Lily-Elaine Hawk Wakawaka spends a day with Maynard James Keenan. Wine Spectator has released its annual Top 100 list. In the Los Angeles Times, S. Irene Virbila comments on this year’s selections. The Guild…

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  • Winebits 360: Birthday week edition

    … A few notes after the past year of blog posts about cheap wine, wine education, and the wine business: • Operating system wars: Microsoft controls about 90 percent of the world’s computer operating system market with its various Windows products, but not on the blog. Just 52 percent of visitors over the past year used a Windows operating system…

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  • Daily Wine News: Look to Champagne

    “As with the Champenois, the Burgundians have shown that embracing change doesn’t require casting aside one’s identity or traditions — that a spirit of progress and a willingness to innovate can be the best means of preserving a way of life.” In Wine-Searcher, Mike Steinberger explains why “the rest of France should take note” of Burgundy and Champagne.

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  • Good Texas wines honor Terroir

    … begin to purr just like the kitten. SRP $30 Bending Branch earned medals at the 2013 and 2014 Dallas Morning News TexSom competition, as well as the San Francisco International Competition. The Bending Branch Winery Estate Tannat, Texas Hill Country, 2011, was named Top Texas Wine at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo International Wine…

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  • Daily Wine News: Right Now

    … wines are carefully bottled unfined, unfiltered, and unexpectedly.” The HoseMaster tours a winery with a master sommelier. Jameson Fink details “Five Unavoidable Realities You Endure at Wine Tastings.” In the San Jose Mercury News, Jessica Yadegaran profiles Theodora Lee, who grows and produces Petit Sirah and Symphony in Mendocino. Grub Street names “5 New Wine Bars to Try Right Now.” Levi Dalton names seven places to “Drink Barolo in New York City Right Now.” …

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  • Winebits 359: Nutrition and ingredient labels edition

    … Because the controversy about soup-style wine nutrition labels is not going away. • What do consumers want? As much information as possible, reported the British wine magazine Decanter, citing a study that says two-thirds of UK adults “actively support” calorie labeling on alcoholic drinks. Not surprising: That four out of five people surveyed…

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