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    Daily Wine News: Suicide Pommard

    …-vineyard-designated, clonally-selected-from-a-tiny-parcel-of-La Tâche California Pinot Noir?” In Wine Spectator, Ben O’Donnell explores this hypothetical through Napa Valley Cabernet. This year, Columbia Crest is producing a “crowdsourced wine.” W. Blake Gray explains. In Wine-Searcher, “10 Things Every Wine Lover Should Know About Château La…

    3 readers - By Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog

    Daily Wine News: Passionate Connection

    … “We don’t watch sports or think about wine just to feel a sense of vitality; we do it because we are desperate for our passion to produce connection.” In Palate Press, Evan Dawson writes a wonderful essay ruminating on the guilt one feels when thinking so deeply about wine (or sports) in a world full of terrible news. At last night’s Africa…

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    Daily Wine News: Discreet Angel

    … stepped behind one of the giant oak trees on the property for privacy, and called her now-husband to tell him, ‘we’re moving to Oregon.’” Lily-Elaine Hawk Wakawaka visits Antic Terra. For the latest installment of wine school, Eric Asimov has selected Chablis. “Both were happy with the results: no more corked bottles or premox problems…

    12 readers - By Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog

    Winebits 345: Sipping wine, wine in China, cheap wine

    … been giving that advice away for free; I never was much of a businessman. • Bring on the cheap wine: This is not news here, of course, but is worth noting since it’s a health item, and how often does one see cheap wine and health linked? (And also why it gets an exemption from the blog’s ban on wine and health news). A British cardiologist says…

    8 readers - By The Wine Curmudgeon

    Wine Institute Joins Governor Brown’s Mexico Trade Mission

    …Wine Institute looks to spur sales of California wines in its sixth largest export market SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Wine Institute President and CEO Robert P. “Bobby” Koch joined Governor Brown’s trade mission to Mexico City this week to help spur sales of California wines in its sixth largest export market. U.S. wine exports…

    9 readers - By Uncorked Monthly

    Deerfield Ranch Winery in Sonoma Valley hosts the 9th Annual Checkerbloom Gala

    … performances by the San Francisco Opera In addition, the Gala will include a seated 4-course dinner in the Grand Room of the wine cave, specialty wines provided by Deerfield Ranch Winery, and a live auction featuring rare and spectacular items. Gala-goers are encouraged to wear a splash of pink in support of the Checkerbloom. Tickets are $125 per…

    12 readers - By Uncorked Monthly

    Daily Wine News: No Interest

    … “Currently there are a lot of certified sommeliers who have no interest in performing the fundamental role that is attached to the position.” In VinePair, Adam Teeter wonders if “wine enthusiasts are destroying the sommelier.” In MarketWatch,Catey Hill details “10 things winemakers won’t tell you.” “There are almost no jobs where the MW…

    1 readers - By Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog

    Naked Wines – A good possibility

    … Have you heard of Naked Wines?  It is a crowd-type funding venture where one contributes or invests money to support new winemakers. Naked Wines uses the term “Angel,’” as in “Angel Investors” who support startups in their beginning stage. As the winemaker produces labels, the wines are offered at a discount to the Angels in the Naked Wine club…

    11 readers - By Wine Values and Bargains

    The Wine Foundry Purchases Napa Winery!

    …The Wine Foundry has purchased The Juice Box, a state-of-the-art winery custom crush facility in Napa. For the past two years, our mission focused on building a world-class winemaking team and investing in equipment to execute handcrafted wines at the highest level. This move advances our mission to deliver extraordinary wine, winemaking…

    10 readers - By Uncorked Monthly

    Daily Wine News: Early Harvest

    … In California, harvest is underway! “If you can introduce someone to a wine and they really like it and then they go and try to find it and can’t, you feel cool about it.” In Punch, Christopher Ross explores the evolving tastes of those on Wall Street. “Yet the land, the climate, the language and the culture remain apart.” In the New York…

    8 readers - By Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog
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