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    D.O. Cigales: #wine with savory quality

    It would be an understatement to say that the Lady and I love the country of Spain. We’ve been twice together and I’ve been one additional time, on top of those adventures. Indeed, two years time we hope to take the pilgrimage of Camino del Santiago, during my sabbatical from work. The people, the food, the landscapes, and of course the WINE…all of it continues to pull me bac ...

    6 readers - By Ward Kadel/ Vinopanion

    Fall Creek Vineyards: A Wonderful New Venture in Driftwood, Texas

    Fall Creek Vineyards: A Wonderful New Venture in Driftwood, Texas The biggest news that I’ve heard is some time started with an email out of the blue from Susan Auler that said, “Just wanted to let you know about our wonderful new venture.” The details that followed were about a new Fall Creek Vineyards location in Driftwood, Texas.

    6 readers - By Vintage Texas Blog

      Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo First Wine Country Tour Visits the Texas Hill Country

      Vintage Texas Blog - - 4 readers - Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo 2014 Wine Tour Group Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo First Wine Country Tour Visits the Texas Hill Country By now, most of you know October is Texas Wine Month. Well, it could have been no better time than this month for The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo’s (HLSR) Wine Sales and Events Committee (click here) to organize their first ever wine tour.

      2014 Pinot Noir Harvest at Diamond Hill Vineyards

      Red Wine Please! - - 4 readers - 2014 Pinot Noir Harvest at Diamond Hill Vineyards If at all possible I like to break away for at least a morning and go to pick grapes during the harvest at a local New England winery. Two years ago I made it to Saltwater Farms on a glorious fall day. This year the beginning of the Pinot Noir pick at Diamond Hill happened to be on a day I could actually get there, so off to Cumberland we go.

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    • San Luis Obispo County Sparkling Wine Guide

      … Although I don't feel you need a special occasion to drink Champagne or sparkling wine, tis' the season for bubbly. The holidays are imminent, and Cali Coast Wine Country comes to the rescue with the first-ever San Luis Obispo Sparkling Wine Guide. Finding festive wines made in San Luis Obispo County for end-of-year celebrations is now…

      2 readers - Elizabeth White/ Elizabeth in SLO
    • Huber’s Winery

      …, who led my recent tasting, suggested serving it warm — in a crockpot even. My favorite of the day was the 2012 Chambourcin, a medium-bodied red with cherry and raspberry flavors, aged for over a year in oak. The 2012 Generations, also a medium-bodied dry red, was a close second, followed by my guilty pleasure, the Blackberry, which Marty…

      1 readers - The Alcohol Professor
    • VintageTexas: It’s Good to Know We’ve Made a Difference

      … were 2012 Duchman Family Winery Vermentino, Pedernales Cellars Texas Tempranillo. Thanks Ray for the shout out for our local Texas wines from your national stage. Also, thanks so to Denise who came through for me when I needed critical information from our Texas wine marketing files. It feels good to know that we’ve made a difference in helping to get Texas wines the national respect they now deserve. …

      2 readers - Vintage Texas Blog
    • A New View for Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars

      … the site. The walls were built in situ by extraordinary stone masons. The massive, specially-treated colorless windows, which give air-clarity to the view, were installed with cranes. For unification, I wanted to use similar materials, such as the same plaster as the first phase. On the other hand, the Arcade appears to sustain the weight…

      1 readers - WineFashionista
    • D.O. Cigales: #wine with savory quality

      … It would be an understatement to say that the Lady and I love the country of Spain. We’ve been twice together and I’ve been one additional time, on top of those adventures. Indeed, two years time we hope to take the pilgrimage of Camino del Santiago, during my sabbatical from work. The people, the food, the landscapes, and of course the WINE…all…

      6 readers - Ward Kadel/ Vinopanion
    • Preview of Lost Draw Cellars

      … Ottmers. We knew we were going to be in Fredericksburg for the Texas Hill Country Wineries October Wine Trail event, so I contacted Andy Timmons about the winery. He told me, “Kim McPherson and his assistant winemaker Spencer Igo are making my wine here in Lubbock where I can help in the process and hopefully learn a lot in doing so. My nephew…

      2 readers - Texas Wine Lover
    • The Tireless Trio’s Triumphant Turnaround

      … Kaz, Randy and X are baaaack! In the first of the post-radio episodes, we *completely* ignore all sensible radio clock formats and just keep on going. Seriously, we need a clock. Thanks to all of our Patreon supporters! You make it possible!!patreon.com/winebizradio…

      5 readers - Wine Biz Radio
    • Fall Creek Vineyards: A Wonderful New Venture in Driftwood, Texas

      … to the Federal government that formed the Texas Hill Country AVA (American Viticultural Area). Well, they accomplished a lot back then, have not backed off in recent years. They showed this by hiring a world-class winemaker in Sergio Cuadra from South America to head their Texas winemaking operations. What better way to celebrate their 35th year…

      6 readers - Vintage Texas Blog
    • Kuhlman Cellars

      … on the half hour. The whole concept behind Kuhlman Cellars can be summed up with one word: experience. They want to provide the best possible experience to their customers and for anybody who has visited wineries, there is no doubt that a determination one makes of a winery is always based on the experience received. That is the reason for preferring…

      2 readers - Texas Wine Lover
    • 2014 Pinot Noir Harvest at Diamond Hill Vineyards

      … 2014 Pinot Noir Harvest at Diamond Hill Vineyards If at all possible I like to break away for at least a morning and go to pick grapes during the harvest at a local New England winery. Two years ago I made it to Saltwater Farms on a glorious fall day. This year the beginning of the Pinot Noir pick at Diamond Hill happened to be on a day I…

      4 readers - Red Wine Please!
    • Dragonette Cellars

      … Los Olivos, Ca On our trip to Los Olivos a couple weeks ago, we stopped in Dragonette Cellars for a tasting. We have always been huge fans of their Pinot Noir and were looking forward to visiting them again. On this particular day, we started our adventure with a delicious lunch at Sides Hardware & Shoes (on a side note…the seasonal…

      3 readers - Winery Explorers
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