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    Daily Wine News: NYC BYOB

    … joined in on Churchill’s notorious benders. Staying up all night drinking brandy and smoking cigars, FDR happily took part in what White House staffers dubbed ‘Winston Hours.’” In Grape Collective, Rachael Doob looks at the drinking habbits of Winston Churchill and FDR. “Harmed more than any other entity was the wine retailer, who was all but left out…

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

    Daily Wine News: Tipping Point

    …-end vintners in Napa, which has been working to protect the Napa Valley wine label from counterfeit and other misuse in China and elsewhere, says the U.S. effort to protect American use of European wine names is wrong.” In the Los Angeles Times, Evan Halper and Don Lee explain how the “stew over European food names complicates trade talks…

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

    Why Everyone Hates Us

    … Because… well… THIS: Wine geeks and wine pros are taking it on the chin right now (for a hilarious and totally NSFW example, have a listen to this podcast by Internet comedy icon Maddox). We are accused of just about everything uncool, from being fond of snobbery to displaying nepotism to having bullsh*t jobs to engaging in major douchebaggery…

    2 readers - By 1 Wine Dude

    Winebits 354: Costco wine, wine demographics, wine and drugs

    …Winebits 354: Costco wine, wine demographics, wine and drugs October 07, 2014 Wine Curmudgeon Annette Alvarez-Peters • Costco’s Peters speaks: Annette Alvarez-Peters, who buys alcohol for the Costco warehouse chain, is one of the most important people in the wine business; as such, she rarely gives interviews. Hence my surprise at an interview…

    3 readers - By The Wine Curmudgeon

    Finding Wine Values in Burgundy wines

    … and the Grand Cru wines are very expensive wines ranging from 30 Euros upwards. Considered to be the very best Burgundy producer is Romanee Conti. The Romanee Conti wines command prices over $2000 a bottle. In the Bourgogne and Village categories, the White Burgundys are great values. According to Burgundy wine educator Pascal Wagner, the best White…

    3 readers - By Wine Values and Bargains

    The Fake Tongue Illusion and Wine Tasting

    … yourself some slack. Even when we think we're getting it right, we're at the mercy of our own mysterious wiring. Read the full story. Tongue anatomy courtesy of Bigstock. Posted by: Alder on October 6, 2014 9:57 PM Tweet Share this post elsewhere: Digg it! - Add to del.icio.us - Add to Stumbleupon - Add to Reddit Filed under: Ramblings and Rants , Wine News Comments (0) Comment on this entry…

    6 readers - By Vinography: A Wine Blog

    Daily Wine News: Sheer Disaffection

    …fruit is, he says, the best he’s ever seen.” In the Portland Business Journal, Suzanne Stevens chats with Dobbes. Panos Kakaviatos chats with a number of producers in Alsace about this year’s harvest. In Grape Collective, Rachael Dobb assembles a list of wine cocktails. …

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

    …, well-made wine is and to offer your guests sound, well-made wines that are good values.” Tim Gaiser thinks that too many natural wines taste like “chemistry projects.” In Grape Collective, Jameson Fink chats with James Melendez, the vlogger known as James the Wine Guy. Once again, Isaac James Baker is impressed with the wines of Two Shepherds. Tom Wark conducts a proper blind tasting. In Wine-Searcher, “10 Things Every Wine Lover Should Know About Gaja.” …

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

    Daily Wine News: Wine & Sex

    ….” Ron Washam offers a “guide to drinking wine at home.” Lily-Elaine Hawk Wakawaka tastes through 53 Cabernet library wines from the Santa Cruz Mountains. “Soaring consumer demand for certain grands cru Burgundy wines has left merchants with allocation headaches in recent years, but Becky Wasserman remembers when the region was not such hot property…

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

    Taste wine like a Burgundian

    … Burgundy. In the caves of the Domaine Patriarche, we are presented with ten wines from Burgundy to taste and explore. The wines are mostly Premier Cru and Grand Cru wines. Before we begin, we learn from the master on how to taste wine. Important Note: If you receive this article because you are on our email feed you will not be able to view…

    7 readers - By Wine Values and Bargains

    Daily Wine News: A Minor Player

    … that using “a taller, thinner glass [will help you] fool yourself into drinking less.” Me neither. The Essence of Wine, the new coffee table book from Alder Yarrow, is now available for purchase. In Punch, Leslie Pariseau goes drinking in Portland. …

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

    The Fake Tongue Illusion and Wine Tasting

    … yourself some slack. Even when we think we're getting it right, we're at the mercy of our own mysterious wiring. Read the full story. Tongue anatomy courtesy of Bigstock. Posted by: Alder on September 30, 2014 9:57 PM Tweet Share this post elsewhere: Digg it! - Add to del.icio.us - Add to Stumbleupon - Add to Reddit Filed under: Ramblings and Rants , Wine News Comments (0) Comment on this entry…

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    October Is Virginia Wine Month!

    … October is Virginia Wine Month! Wineries and restaurants that serve Virginia wine will be having activities all month to help celebrate Virginia Wine Month. To help you plan your month, here are a few resources to look into. There are lots of activities for you to participate! Nancy and Rick from Virginia Wine In My Pocket has put together…

    6 readers - By Virginia Wine Time

    Daily Wine News: Soulful & Expressive

    … [will] find yourself shouting at kids to get off your lawn.” “The result are soulful, expressive wines with a wild, almost feral component, as if you can taste blood, granite, iron ore and, yes, sweat in the wines. I mean this in the best possible way.” Eric Asimov praises the wines of Cornas. “Changing your subjective filter will deliver new results…

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

    Winebits 353: Special rose edition

    … Because rose is no longer the province of cranks like the Wine Curmudgeon, but has become real wine celebrated by the wine establishment. • Making money with rose: South Africa’s Mulderbosch, whose rose is regularly featured here, has discovered that rose is profitable. Or, as a leading Winestream Media outlet put it, part of the “high-flying…

    4 readers - By The Wine Curmudgeon
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