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  • Winebits 358: Goverment regulation edition

    …. This isn’t unusual in other businesses, where the best customers get the best deals, but it’s not supposed to happen in three-tier, which governs alcohol sales in the U.S. Three-tier says everyone has the same opportunity to buy the same products, regardless of size. Many retailers and distributors are furious about the fines and new rules, which strikes me as ironic — three-tier is protecting them from even more intense competition. The post Winebits 358: Goverment regulation edition appeared first on Wine Curmudgeon. …

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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…

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  • 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…

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  • Daily Wine News: Grunt Work

    … reader; you really are … the last wine we tasted before lunch in middle earth was a bottle of Savagnin Vert from 2004 that had been kept ouillé for ten years. My notes read ‘awesome.’” Sophie Barrett visits Jean-François Ganevat. Lyle Fass thinks “unicorn wines are for suckers.” According to W. Blake Gray, “of California’s 130 AVAs, only 34 have any…

  • Italian Winemakers Discover Global Warming Secret Weapon (VIDEO)

    … for inviting me on this trip and making it possible for me to share what I learned with all of you! Monique is the Founder and Host of Wine Oh TV and has a certification from the Court of Master Sommeliers. Monique is an experienced broadcast journalist and has worked at various television stations across the country and most recently at KPIX-TV/CBS 5 and KSEE-TV/NBC 24 More Posts - Twitter - LinkedIn - Google Plus …

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  • Winebits 357: Special Halloween edition

    … thought of it in conjunction with Halloween. • Do it yourself: I am about the least handy person in the world; my greatest accomplishments in that regard are using a corkscrew and tightening door knobs. So anytime anyone can do something crafty, no matter how silly, I’m impressed. Karen Kravett, an Internet crafting type, shows how to turn wine bottles into Halloween decorations. Again, something else that never crossed my mind. The post Winebits 357: Special Halloween edition appeared first on Wine Curmudgeon. …

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  • Daily Wine News: Skinny Jeans

    … Feiring’s work is almost done. On the blog for Jenny & Francois Selections, Nick Gorevic explains why Emmanuel Lassaigne is his hero. “Although airline wine consultants don’t think passengers choose an airline for its superior Bordeaux or Champagne offerings, they do think their work is noticed.” In Wine-Searcher, Janice Fuhrman notes that inflight wine has reached new heights. …

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

    … bootlegger and influence peddler Enoch Lewis “Nucky” Johnson.) Viva la France! Last year we marked Champagne Day with delightful pairings and sabering demonstrations. Champagne can pair with practically anything: cheese, smoked salmon, caviar, chocolates, strawberries, fresh fruit, and even potato chips, says Canada’s Most Quoted Wine Writer Natalie…

    Amy Corron Power/ Another Wine Blogin Pinot Noir Chardonnay- 7 readers -
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