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    Catching the Crush in the Napa Valley

    …I have been very lucky the last couple of trips to the Napa Valley. I was able to watch the harvest at two different vineyards in the Valley. I have also had the chance to see the sorting and crushing of grapes and the tanks filled with the delightful smell of fermenting grapes. To me it is the most exciting time to be in wine country. The harvest…

    3 readers - By Wine Values and Bargains

    Daily Wine News: Since 1300

    …Sep 26 Posted by David White | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 09-26-2014 The view from the Leonardo da Vinci Museum in Vinci, Tuscany. (Wikimedia.) “The debate over what kind of vineyards are most compatible with the environment has been taking place here since 1300.” In Tuscany, a new rural preservation plan has ignited a war with grape growers…

    6 readers - By David White/ Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog
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    Daily Wine News: Dark Moments

    …Sep 25 Posted by David White | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 09-25-2014 “In some dark moments, I have fantasized about bombing the whole vineyard with chemicals or planting genetically modified supergrapes. So far I have resisted. But this year’s failure just about broke my heart.” In his latest letter from Europe, Robert Camuto shares some…

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

    Daily Wine News: Important Guide

    …Sep 23 Posted by David White | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 09-23-2014 “Regular consumption is the single most important characteristic of the confident wine lover.” Eric Asimov offers a guide to drinking wine at home. “In all his years in the wine business, [Alexander Stuempfig of European Cellars has] never had the response he got…

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

    Winebits 352: Red wine, wine brands, three-tier

    …• Bring on the red wine: Americans, apparently, drink more red wine than white. This is not news, though for some reason a writer at the Washington Post who doesn’t write about wine (and there seem to be so many of them) thinks it is. Red wine has traditionally outsold white, but a white, chardonnay, remains the best selling wine in the U.S…

    3 readers - By The Wine Curmudgeon

    Daily Wine News: Congrats, Chambers!

    … Spectator, Harvey Steiman explores Charles Smith’s decision to set up shop in Seattle. “I can’t start a dinner without a little bit of white. But I need red afterward. You need to balance your body. White wine brings you energy, red wine calms you down.” In Wine-Searcher, Katherine Cole chats with Dominique Lagon. “To protect themselves, clients…

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

    Tallying the Damage from the Napa Quake

    … the cost, especially considering you basically get free, searchable access to the Oxford Companion to Wine ($65) and the World Atlas of Wine ($50) as part of the subscription costs. Click here to sign up. Posted by: Alder on September 20, 2014 9:21 AM 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…

    4 readers - By Vinography: A Wine Blog

    Daily Wine News: Scandalous

    … shares some insights from a tour of New Zealand. In Northern Greece, Michelle Locke “learned to love big reds.” “There’s a lot of noise surrounding England’s burgeoning wine industry. But what tends to get overlooked is the fact that Britain already produces two world-class beverages: Scotch whisky and cask-conditioned beer, or ‘real ale.’” In the Wall Street Journal Europe, Will Lyons praises England’s “real ale.”…

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

    Daily Wine News: Fighting Fakes

    …Sep 18 Posted by David White | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 09-18-2014 “For collectors like Koch, who recently choked up while extolling the craft of the winemaker to Brian Ross of ABC News, the incentive to end counterfeiting isn’t strictly financial. The current onslaught of impostor bottles detracts from the pleasures of a six-figure magnum…

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

    Morgan Neufeld talks about WSET Level 3 from the Texas Wine School

    …Amy met Morgan Neufeld one Wednesday morning in June at Camerata at Paulie’s where she was attending Banfi’s Cru Artisan College. Friendly and bubbly, Morgan was in the middle of her Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Level 3 certification course and attending the “College” to learn more about the Luxury Selections of the Banfi portfolio…

    13 readers - By Another Wine Blog

    Introducing the Vintage Atlantic Wine Region

    … in southern New Jersey. This new project has been in the works since last year and endeavors to make the Mid-Atlantic more of a centralized wine destination. Vintage Atlantic is comprised of six well established wine trails in southeast Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland’s Eastern Shore and South Jersey. The varied terroirs of this region will provide…

    7 readers - By Doug Zimmerman/ Uncorked Remarks

    Daily Wine News: Bridge Champion

    …Sep 17 Posted by David White | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 09-17-2014 Flickr, Norman27. “How does someone amass a wine collection worth $15 million? That’s a little more than late-night binge shopping at an online wine store.” In Wine-Searcher, Tyler Colman profiles Roy Welland. “You probably haven’t heard of Pine Mountain-Cloverdale Peak…

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

    Daily Wine News: Calling Bullshit

    …Sep 16 Posted by David White | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 09-16-2014 From Wikimedia. “If you think a restaurant’s wine list is too weird for you, you are too old to eat there. Eat somewhere else and stop your bullshit.” W. Blake Gray speaks truth to power. “If people like me want to learn more about wine and gain deeper respect for those who…

    9 readers - By David White/ Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog
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    Winebits 351: Wine glasses, wine laws, and economic growth

    …• Do wine glasses matter? The answer is no, says the Vinepair website in a post that includes the sentence, “Any industry that marries the existence of experts, the spending of cash, and the words ‘acquired taste’ as exquisitely as the wine industry does is bound to intimidate the uninitiated.” Which was a guarantee the Wine Curmudgeon would write…

    1 readers - By The Wine Curmudgeon
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