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  • Breaking News!

    … BREAKING NEW: VIRGINIA WINES HIT 90 POINTS IN WINE SPECTATOR! Yes, the headline is correct. The current issue of the well-respected wine magazine reviewed nine Virginia wines in its current issue. Of the nine, one scored 91 points, three others scored 90 points, and the rest earned between 87-89 points. These results are excellent and prove what…

    Virginia Wine Time- 1 readers -
  • A Great Story About a Great Wine Man

    … I used to joke with a former colleague at a wine PR firm that the first one of us to get their visage depicted in a line drawing in the Wall Street Journal wins—triggering an automatic dinner at the restaurant of our choice. However, after reading this absolutely wonderful and inspiring story about Peter Mondavi, Sr. celebrating 100 years of age…

    Tom Wark/ Fermentation- 5 readers -
  • Daily Wine News: Grunt Work

    … of previous eras.” Eric Asimov examines the portrayal of wine in popular culture. In Playboy, Patrick Cappiello selects Guy Breton’s Morgon “Vieilles Vignes” as his wine of the week. In Wine-Searcher, Adam Lechmere chats with South African winemaker Bruce Jack. In Oregon, more winemakers are finding special sites for Pinot Noir. Harvey Steiman…

  • Italian Winemakers Discover Global Warming Secret Weapon (VIDEO)

    … Ferrari Finds Mountain Winemaking Makes the Difference You might have heard claims earlier this year blaming global warming for changing the wine world as we know it. The report published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences forecasts a drastic decline of wine production by 2050. The study says climate change would impact…

    Monique Soltani/ Wine Oh TV- 1 readers -
  • Winebits 357: Special Halloween edition

    … Because the Wine Curmudgeon always gets a giggle when others try to turn Halloween into a wine holiday. • 31 Halloween wines: Seriously? Indeed, says GreatWineNews. All of the usual wines are there, like Phantom and Ghost Pines, plus some I’ve never heard of and some that seem like a stretch, including a rose. And the writing, much of which…

    The Wine Curmudgeon- 1 readers -
  • Daily Wine News: Skinny Jeans

    … that.” I agree. “It’s an ideological thing, alcohol level. It’s polemical. Good wine just tastes good. It’s not a political decision.” W. Blake Gray chats with David Ramey. “Pennsylvania plans to destroy 2,447 bottles seized from Arthur Goldman, a Philadelphia-area lawyer who was charged this year with illegally reselling wine.” An illegal operation…

    David White/ Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog- 4 readers -
  • Celebrate Champagne Day Oct. 24th!

    … of Versailles after World War I. But the U.S., under the leadership of Woodrow Wilson at the time, did not sign the Treaty because we were approaching Prohibition. The 18th Amendment was approved by a 36th state on January 16, 1919, and then ratified as a part of the Constitution. By its terms, the United States went dry one year later, on Jan. 17, 1920…

    Amy Corron Power/ Another Wine Blogin Pinot Noir Chardonnay- 7 readers -
  • Frantic Parent Syndrome Highlighted in Wine TV Ads

    … It’s not often that voters here the words “wine” in those wonderful campaign ads that control the airwaves during election season. However, voters in Tennessee are getting a glass full in the run up to the November election. Having recently passed a law that (finally) allows Tennessee grocery stores to sell wine, the new wine-in-grocery-stores…

    Tom Wark/ Fermentationin Merlot- 3 readers -
  • Daily Wine News: Mission California

    … From Wikimedia Commons. “If you blinked while driving past California’s vineyards this year, you might have missed it.” In the San Francisco Chronicle, Jon Bonné looks at this year’s compact and early harvest. In London, a California wine bar has opened! It’s called Mission. “Such is the power of the prestigious Priorat name and relative…

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