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    Pinot with Passion: Wooing Tree Vineyard | Central Otaga, NZ

    Wooing Tree Vineyard’s trademark Wooing Tree towers above the pinot noir vines beneath a summer sky. Wooing Tree Vineyard’s partners in crime: Steve Farquarson (L), wife Thea, sister Jane, and brother-in-law Geoff Bews. Welcome to binNotes: Meet the Winemaker Like wine? You’ve landed on the right page! Today’s Exclusive: Wooing Tree Vineyard | Central Otago, NZ by L.M.

    7 readers - By binNotes | a wine blog

    Age is a beautiful thing ~ Most especially in wine

    The concept that age is a beautiful thing doesn’t always play out well in our Western Culture. In one of my psyche classes, we learned that there are two cultures that make up the world; although, I would argue that I fit into a third one. It would be an evolving Melting Pot culture, which takes a bit from each: Collectivism Focus: Emphasizes interdependence of every human b ...

    5 readers - By Jo Diaz/ Wine Blog

      Viña Koyle: Cristóbal, Carmenere & Auma

      The Passionate Foodie - - 4 readers - The art of blending. The death of 700,000 beetles. Cow horns filled with dung. An indigenous Chilean flower. The soul. These were all fascinating topics that arose during a recent dinner I attended at Alden & Harlow with Matt Demers of Quintessential Wines and Cristóbal Undurraga Marimón, co-owner and winemaker at Viña Koyle, a Chilean winery.

      Robert H. Fritz of Solaro Estate Winemaker Profile

      Texas Wine Lover - - 4 readers - The post Robert H. Fritz of Solaro Estate Winemaker Profile appeared first on Texas Wine Lover. Robert H. Fritz is the winemaker and co-owner at Solaro Estate now with two locations. The primary winery is located in Dripping Springs and a new Urban Winery is in Houston. Solaro Estate has been winning many awards with their Texas wines including wines from their large estate vineyard.

      Have you ever thought about Making Your Own Wine at Home?

      Wine Blog - - 4 readers - Making your own wine is done by a lot of home winemakers. And, if you’ve ever thought about making your own wine, right in the comfort of your home, there’s a great new book on the market. Written by Lori Stahl, and published by Fox Chapel Publishing, Making Your Own Wine at Home is a no nonsense book that’s a practical, how-to beginners’ guide.

      If you want a Moniker Wine, name it that… Moniker Wines

      Wine Blog - - 4 readers - MONIKER WINE: it’s not brain surgery, people, but look how long it took someone to come up with the actual moniker as a wine brand. Now that it’s out there, the rest of us are all slapping our foreheads. Leave it to the folks at Mendocino Wine Company, to branch out into the Moniker realm. I remember when I wrote about Petite Sirah being the John Wayne of wine varieties.

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      Autumn’s Claire-ity [sic]

      … RBuchanan photo: View south over Okanagan Lake toward Summerland, Naramata and Peachland as autumn arrives. Lately when it comes to my personal blog, I’ve been following the first half of Ernest Hemingway’s advice well. However, I’ve not been delivering so much on the second part of his advice to “Live it up so you can write it down.” In autumn…

      2 readers - By Roz's small fry Blog

      If you want a Moniker Wine, name it that… Moniker Wines

      … to Chase, “Moniker wines represent the best of our family, our desire to do right by our land and by our community.” The Thornhills have really put their best foot forward with Moniker wine. Moniker Estates winemaker is Mark Beaman. Mark has always had deep connections to land through his passion for agriculture. He grew up in Walla Walla…

      4 readers - By Jo Diaz/ Wine Blog

      Have you ever thought about Making Your Own Wine at Home?

      … to understand program. If you’ve been toying with making your own wine, just do it with the help of this book. I don’t think it could be more simple, inspiring, and all-encompassing for anything else I haven’t mentioned, with this new companion guide. Lori lists how to make the following Vitis vinifera, with the Concord grape being only exception…

      4 readers - By Jo Diaz/ Wine Blog

      Viña Koyle: Cristóbal, Carmenere & Auma

      … of that has been to increase the overall quality of Chilean wine. Though Cristóbal had been interested in organic viticulture since 2001, while he worked in Australia, he learned about Biodynamic agriculture and was intrigued. The more he learned about it, the more he desired to create a Biodynamic vineyard. Since then, he immersed himself…

      4 readers - By Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie

      Pinot with Passion: Wooing Tree Vineyard | Central Otaga, NZ

      … | Central Otago, NZ by L.M. Archer, FWS Follow binNotes: | Twitter | Pinterest | Facebook | Pinterest It all started with the tree. The Wooing Tree. A rendevous spot for most of Central Otaga’s ‘wooing’ couples. Fertile ground indeed, and the eventual site for award-winning Wooing Tree Vineyard, known for their ‘Pinot with Passion.’ binNotes first…

      7 readers - By binNotes | a wine blog

      Dark & Delicious Petite Sirah® returns on February 20, 2015

      …Dark & Delicious Petite Sirah®,Dark & Delicious™,Event,Food & Wine,Petite Sirah,PS I Love You,Wine,Wine Business,Wine tasting,Winemaker,Winery,Zinfandel About the ® in Dark & Delicious Petite Sirah®… ← This image to the left, is NOT a PS I LOVE YOU event. ← This one is a case of trademark infringement. ← If other entities didn’t…

      3 readers - By Jo Diaz/ Wine Blog

      Meet the Winemaker: Adam Campbell of Elk Cove Vineyards

      …, Adam’s parents, were inspired to name their vineyard “Elk Cove” after a herd of 50 elk wintered in their valley just beside their trailer/make shift home. Elk Cove Vineyards, like most Oregon wineries, is very passionate about Pinot Noir and it makes up the majority of their wine. I sat down with Campbell and enjoyed meeting a talented yet…

      1 readers - By Christine Campbell/ The Alcohol Professor

      Robert H. Fritz of Solaro Estate Winemaker Profile

      … by the vineyards to hang out and enjoy what all of our lives, in the winemaking world, are about. What’s the greatest part about being a winemaker? Personally, my other world starts and finishes with a legal case. Winemaking encompasses history, patience, and the future of every vintage. What is your winemaking philosophy, that is, what are you trying…

      4 readers - By Texas Wine Lover

      Review of Kuhlman Cellars Texas Red 2012

      … in the connected winery and to frolic though the estate vineyards with a glass of wine on a nice day. Dirt, vines, grapes, strict and loving winemaking, fine stemware, and a passionate family at Kuhlman; that is what this is all about! Now on to the wine. The Texas Red is a carefully crafted blend of five varietals, led by the beloved and powerful…

      2 readers - By Jeremy Wilson/ Texas Wine Lover

      Age is a beautiful thing ~ Most especially in wine

      … interdependence of every human being Example: In a bed of nails, if one sticks up above the others, it must be hammered to be the exact same height as all of the others Classes: A social outlook, political, philosophical, religious, economic Cultures: France, Japan, India, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Palestine Communications: High context, equivocal…

      5 readers - By Jo Diaz/ Wine Blog

      Argentina – A Reach For Higher Ground

      …Interestingly, Argentina’s wine history and culture began about the same time as our’s here in the U.S. Arguably more interesting is the fact that it began with the same impetus – Italian immigration. Today, Argentina has become known as the world’s largest purveyor of Malbec. Another thing that singles out Argentina – some of the highest altitude…

      7 readers - By GrapeRadio

      The many charms of a winemaker ~ Mark Beaman ~ During harvest, no less

      … [Image borrowed from the Wines That Rock Website. Mark Beaman is in the middle of this image.] One of the many charms of Mark Beaman is that I got a winemaker profile during harvest. One would think that it’s pretty hard to do right now. Certainly I did. So I used a different technique than the meet n’greet interview process. I sent questions…

      1 readers - By Jo Diaz/ Wine Blog

      #NapaQuake: A harvest of recovery

      … – Founded by the Napa Valley Vintners organization with a *huge* $10 million pledge, they also have put together a fantastic hub for quake relief information. Napa Earthquake Volunteers – #NapaStrong – GoFundMe.com – A hugely succesful effort, immediately started by winemaker Jason Moore of Modus Operandi Cellars (WL) who lost quite a bit of wine…

      4 readers - By Ward Kadel/ Vinopanion
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