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    Social media is a very effective marketing tool + Lodi + Oak Farm Vineyards

    How PR works social media has amplified the process [Photo: Ken Payton] Nothing new in the title, “Social media is a very effective marketing tool.” However… sitting on both sides of the fence of being a PR pro ...

    21 readers - By Wine Blog

    Wine scores and reviews: those who write them and those who need them

    Wine scores: This was one of my very first stories on my wine blog… It was written on February 5, 2006. And, it was a very daring move for the time, because I knew it could enrage a few peopl...

    20 readers - By Wine Blog

      Taste Our Terroir: Livermore Is Lip-Smacking Good

      Wine Oh TV - - 17 readers - Taste Our Terroir: Livermore is a food and wine pairing event held yearly on the last Thursday of July. The event brings the wineries and restaurants of Livermore together in a vibrant celebration of the marriage of food and w...

      A Tour of French Wine Regions via Perseus Winery

      MyWinePal - - 16 readers - Can you match the French wine region with the following grape varieties? Region:  Bordeaux, Alsace, Rhone Valley Variety:  Pinot Gris, Viognier, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah If you can’t figure it out, scroll to the bottom ...

      Summer Wines 2014: What We’ve Been Drinking

      Wine Folly - - 12 readers - Summer wines picks from the perspectives of the people who drink on the cutting edge of wine trends. What the heck are the Somms are drinking? We asked 4 sommeliers about what they’re currently drinking. They returned wit...

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      Livermore Valley Harvest Wine Celebration 2014

      … part of the event in the past, but it also was the source of many frustrations. For the 2014 festival, 37 wineries will host festivities at their tasting rooms across Livermore Valley, and seven more wineries will be pouring at either Concannon Vineyard or Wente Vineyards on Tesla Road. All locations will offer wine tasting, fresh food vendors…

      7 readers - By Wine Oh TV

      Cool off with white #wines from Argentina and Spain

      …Feliz Friday, chicas y chicos! For your summer heatwave pleasure, I’d like to introduce you to some cool white wines from Spain and Argentina. It’s all here in one of my most recent articles  for Latina magazine’s amazing food and wine website, TheLatinKitchen.com ¡Salud, and here’s to the weekend!…

      7 readers - By Señorita Vino

      Summer Wines 2014: What We’ve Been Drinking

      … Summer wines picks from the perspectives of the people who drink on the cutting edge of wine trends. What the heck are the Somms are drinking? We asked 4 sommeliers about what they’re currently drinking. They returned with wines from small producers made with esoteric grapes. No Sauvignon Blanc. No Pinot Grigio. Perhaps this summer…

      12 readers - By Wine Folly

      WSWM!

      … #WaWineMo Cheers! ⚜⚜⚜ Follow    binNotes | a wine blog: |   Facebook    |     Twitter    |    Pinterest Copyrighted 2012-2014. All rights reserved. |  Image courtesy: Washington State Wine Commission Filed under: Washington State Wineries, Washington Wines, Wine, Wine Tasting Tagged: Bastille Day, la fete du 14-juillet, la fete nationale, washington state wine, Washington State Wine Commission, Washington state wine month, wine …

      6 readers - By binNotes | a wine blog

      Social media is a very effective marketing tool + Lodi + Oak Farm Vineyards

      … How PR works social media has amplified the process [Photo: Ken Payton] Nothing new in the title, “Social media is a very effective marketing tool.” However… sitting on both sides of the fence of being a PR pro and a published writer, I’m impressed with other PR people and their efforts. Those who are using […] The post Social media is a very effective marketing tool + Lodi + Oak Farm Vineyards appeared first on Wine Blog. …

      21 readers - By Wine Blog

      Summer Wine Country Bucket List

      … Getting tired of the same summer routine? Switch it up with some out-of-the-box adventures and activities that will take the “average” right out of your summer vocabulary. You may be trying to cool off from the hot weather, but don’t look any further than Touring & Tasting’s summer wine country bucket list to add some [...] …

      7 readers - By Ken's Wine Guide Blog

      Rosé

      … be sweet like White Zinfandel, or dry with little to no residual sugars which is currently a popular wine-making choice for rosé. When I heard that Sawtooth Winery was having a blind rosé tasting I immediately made reservations and invited my BFF Brittany.  It doesn’t take much to tempt me out there as I love the views, the park, the friendly faces…

      4 readers - By WineDineDIY

      Why I Write About Wine

      … binNotes:  a wine blog:  |  Facebook    |   Twitter    |   Pinterest  | Instagram Copyrighted 2012-2014. All rights reserved. Image courtesy Leeanna W. Horse. Filed under: Terroir, Wine, Wine Maker, Wine Tasting Tagged: terroir, wine, wine writing, wine-tasting …

      3 readers - By binNotes | a wine blog

      Mr. Putin’s Stash

      … coming up later today – a Moldovan wine tasting in Washington DC. In preparations for this special wine tasting, I researched additional information about the Moldova wine industry. I was surprised to learn that at one of Moldova’s wine caves, statesmen (politicians) who visit are allowed to store their wine.  According to the article…

      2 readers - By Wine Trail Traveler LLC

      What We Have Been Drinking—7/28/2014

      …Over the course of a week, I taste a bunch of wine, usually with friends, and almost always with my wife. As I have been getting a few more samples in, I am dipping into my cellar a bit less, … Continue reading →…

      4 readers - By the drunken cyclist

      Westport Winery – A Coast Traveler’s Dream

      … to be a destination for more than just wine.  They have a very nice restaurant with very good food (try their clam chowder and pan-fried oysters), as well as gardens surrounding the Tasting Room / Restaurant, which you can walk through.  As you walk through the garden, the theme changes, e.g. a rock garden, maritime, etc. So it keeps your eyes visually…

      8 readers - By MyWinePal

      Taste Our Terroir: Livermore Is Lip-Smacking Good

      … to the creativity of the Chefs and Winemakers when they’re battling for top honors at Taste Our Terroir. BY: LAURA NESS, WINE JUDGE & WINE WRITER Laura Ness, aka “Her VineNess,” is an accomplished wine journalist and wine critic whose passion for wine was ignited by a visit to France, where she had the unmatched pleasure of tasting Sancerre…

      17 readers - By Wine Oh TV

      Wine Bloggers Conference 2014: Live Wine Blogging

      … I’m continuing my stories from the Wine Bloggers Conference 2014 (here are the links to the Day 1 and Day 2 posts). The subject of this post is tasting of the wines in the time-constrained scenario, or the Live Wine Blogging sessions (also some attendees called it “speedtasting”). When it comes to the wine tastings of the large scale, I pride…

      9 readers - By Talk-A-Vino

      A Progressive Food and Wine Pairing Journey at Jordan

      …, from mid-April to mid-November, with a maximum of 12 people. John Jordan is a firm believer in visiting Jordan, if not for the estate tour, for a tasting at the winery, to understand what Jordan is all about. “We try to give the wines a sense of place, not just geographically in Sonoma but in the context of food,” he says.  “It’s so much fun to share the property.” …

      3 readers - By WineFashionista

      Rosés of Summer – Tribute to Grace Grenache Rosé

      … Angela Osbourne is a special woman, with a long history obsession with Grenache.  A native of New Zealand, she now makes her home in the Santa Barbara Wine Country, where she sources unique vineyards for her variations on the beauty that is, Grenache. You can read more about her story here, and I highly recommend that you get on the mailing…

      4 readers - By Luscious Lushes