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    Wines of South America by Evan Goldstein

    More than Wines of South America being an important body of work, it's about the author for me. Please don't misunderstand me. This latest book by Evan Goldstein is just brilliant, but that's what I've come to expect from him; and, that's why he's even more important to me than the books he's producing...

    20 readers - By Wine Blog

    A moving expereince… and I mean a *real* moving for Carica Wines

    And so it's always fun for me to keep an eye on who's doing what. I first became aware of Carica Wines, at the first Wine Blogger's Conference held in Sonoma County. Carica hosted a picnic in their vineyards, just a few miles from where I live, and I met a lot of great people at that event... The most important of whom were the people from both Carica Wines and Delfim Costa of Enoforum Wines.

    7 readers - By Wine Blog

      WBC14: Bridlewood Estate Excursion

      Rebecca Gomez Farrell - - 7 readers - View from Bridlewood’s mission bells. As I wrote in my thoughts on the 2014 Wine Bloggers Conference (WBC14), the overall value of the conference is one of the biggest reasons I’d consider going again in the future. And nothing can illustrate that better than the one additional excursion I attended the afternoon after WBC14 closed: the Bridlewood Estate Excursion.

      Wine Tasting Rating – Chateau Chantal – 2012 – Pinot Blanc

      Uncorked Monthly - - 6 readers - Review We first enjoyed this Pinot Blanc at Chateau Chantal when we were conducting our interview with their winemakers Mark Johnson and Brian Hosmer. Tonight, Uncorked Monthly put it to our New Bottle Experience wine tasting rating. Chateau Chantal’s Pinot Blanc is wonderful light, summery white wine with some subtle fruit flavors ...

      Fatherhood – The First Grapes Arrive

      Bacchus and Beery - - 3 readers - Read Part 3 of our Starting a Family Winery Series “I don’t know nothin’ ’bout birthin’ babies.” (Prissy from Gone With the Wind) And that’s how it felt when we arrived at 5:15 AM to bring in our first grapes. All that I had learned in preparation for that moment seemed to evaporate in the excitement.

      Review of McPherson Cellars Les Copains Rosé 2013

      Texas Wine Lover - - 1 readers - The post Review of McPherson Cellars Les Copains Rosé 2013 appeared first on Texas Wine Lover. McPherson Cellars has hit it out of the park again with their 2013 Les Copains Dry Rosé. That should be no surprise as it has been winning awards around the country. The 2013 Les Copains Dry Rosé was a Grand Star winner for a Texas Rosé at the Lone Star International Wine Competition in June, 2014.

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      Fatherhood – The First Grapes Arrive

      … mouth-feel. Conch keeping a watchful eye Once at the winery (Healdsburg Custom Crush) we met up with winery partner Brian Kobler who also serves as our consulting winemaker. By then Conch, who had the day off from his position at Kosta Browne Winery, joined Donna and me for our first crush. Conch made the decision to de-stem the grapes before…

      3 readers - By Bacchus and Beery

      Review of McPherson Cellars Les Copains Rosé 2013

      … International Wine Competition in June, 2014. They followed that up later that month with a silver medal at the 2014 San Francisco International Wine Competition. I was able to visit McPherson Cellars in May and after a tasting, I got the chance to talk to owner and winemaker Kim McPherson. He wanted to show me a new label he was starting to use…

      1 readers - By Texas Wine Lover

      Wine Tasting Rating – Chateau Chantal – 2012 – Pinot Blanc

      …Review We first enjoyed this Pinot Blanc at Chateau Chantal when we were conducting our interview with their winemakers Mark Johnson and Brian Hosmer. Tonight, Uncorked Monthly put it to our New Bottle Experience wine tasting rating. Chateau Chantal’s Pinot Blanc is wonderful light, summery white wine with some subtle fruit flavors. If you prefer…

      6 readers - By Uncorked Monthly

      WBC14: Bridlewood Estate Excursion

      …View from Bridlewood’s mission bells. As I wrote in my thoughts on the 2014 Wine Bloggers Conference (WBC14), the overall value of the conference is one of the biggest reasons I’d consider going again in the future. And nothing can illustrate that better than the one additional excursion I attended the afternoon after WBC14 closed: the Bridlewood…

      7 readers - By Rebecca Gomez Farrell

      Winemaker Greg La Follette

      …Winemaker Greg La Follette in his Barlow tasting room in Sebastopol About winemaker Greg La Follette Greg La Follette, an esteemed winemaker, is most known for his passion for making the finest Pinot Noir in the land. In addition to his own winery and label, Greg is a vastly sought-after consulting winemaker. At the recent Family Winemakers event…

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      The ‘Res Ipsa Loquitor’ mutual admiration society circumlocution

      … this special day with Kent and other winemakers. It is obvious in your hosting this 'Thank You' event how much you value your volunteers. I am sure the event was appreciated by all. Nancy and I will be looking forward to next year's annual PSILOVEYOU event in February. [Dark & Delicious] In the meantime, thanks again and may the FORCE be with all…

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      Wines of South America by Evan Goldstein

      … varieties, regions, touring, dining, brands, and their wine labels. It's the quintessential guide. Each winery listed, and there's a plethora of them, has its founding date, address (so you can find it), who owns the winery, who the winemaker is, who's the viticulturist, for what the winery is best known, its signature wine, and other labels…

      20 readers - By Wine Blog

      A moving expereince… and I mean a *real* moving for Carica Wines

      …, Syrah, and Mourvèdre. Winemaker Charlie Dollbaum has also added a Rosé to the Carica portfolio. The name 'Carica' means . . . The name Carica, and the fig leaf on the label, are inspired by the fig trees (botanical name Ficus carica) that still flourish on the hillsides of northern California vineyards. Together, the grapevine and fig tree have traditionally symbolized a life filled with peace and prosperity.…

      7 readers - By Wine Blog

      Perissos Vineyards and Winery: Harvest Visit

      … grape varieties, challenged in areas by a patch of high pH soil and cotton root rot, was getting treated with an innovative technique of microbes. Seth’s vision is for these microbes to set after the soil fungus that causes this vineyard scourge. Seth Martin at Perissos Vineyards (Courtesy James Skogsberg) Here was Seth, the winemaker…

      11 readers - By Vintage Texas Blog

      Exclusive Interview with Winemaker Beau Carufel

      … Beau CarufelA few years ago I joined this thing called Twitter, you may have heard of it. I wasn't really sure what to talk about so I started talking about what I know...wine. These conversation have lead to numerous friendships both on and offline. One great friendship formed with Winemaker Beau Carufel. We took a few minutes to catch up…

      5 readers - By The Wine Key's Blog

      Robert Nida of Compass Rose Cellars Winemaker Profile

      … The post Robert Nida of Compass Rose Cellars Winemaker Profile appeared first on Texas Wine Lover. Robert Nida is the winemaker at Compass Rose Cellars. Compass Rose is one of the more recent wineries in the Texas Hill Country Wineries and with a new tasting room located in Hye, Robert Nida is ready to show off his winemaking skills. Robert…

      1 readers - By Texas Wine Lover

      Cork … It’s what’s for dinner

      … of their companies. Each one is endorsing cork, some of whom have used other closures, but are returning to cork: Jim Bernau, fonder of Willamette Valley Vineyards, Willamette Valley OR Richard Arrowwood, Winemaster at Amapola Creek Wine, Glen Ellen CA Ed Sbragia, former head winemaker for Beringer Wines, founder of Sbragia wines, Sonoma CA Steve Rued…

      9 readers - By Wine Blog

      If You Watch One Video About Australian Wine Watch This One (VIDEO)

      … Hardy Chardonnay Paired with Fried Green Tomato Salad The William Hardy wines, which initially included two bottlings — an Australian Chardonnay and Shiraz — are an homage to Hardys’ Brand Ambassador William “Bill” Hardy, and his 40 years of service to the winery. Bill is the great grandson of founding Winemaker Thomas Hardy. Priced between $16…

      21 readers - By Wine Oh TV

      Randy Hester Winemaker – From Texas and Back Again

      … The post Randy Hester Winemaker – From Texas and Back Again appeared first on Texas Wine Lover. I met Randy and Brooke Hester last year at Newsom Grape Day. We talked briefly and I learned they were native Texans but currently living in California while making wines there with the name Lightning Wines. However, they would soon be moving back…

      18 readers - By Texas Wine Lover

      Talk Wine with Me: Rebecca Pittock-Shouldis of Ghost Hill Cellars

      … In this on-going interview series, I will introduce you to a different Oregon winemaker in the hopes that as you learn more about them, you'll also be interested in learning more about their wines. You might discover how and why they came to make wine, you may gain a better understanding of their palate and how it influences the wines they craft…

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