Category Archives: Recommendation

Anna de Codorníu Announces SHARE Partnership

Many casual wine drinkers are unaware of how much the wine world actually does for and gives to charities. I think it is in their nature on several levels. Winemakers are about producing a product that is supposed to enhance … Continue reading

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Finger Lakes Wine Tour – Day Three

Finger Lakes Wine Tour – Day Three This was my one solid day to power through the Keuka Lake Wine Trail. I didn’t want to mess around so we started out early. Our first stop was at the place Suzanne … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Wines

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Tis the season… Americans consume more wine on Thanksgiving day than any other day of the year. If you have any interest in wine at all you will start to notice, much the same way Christmas…

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Finger Lakes Wine Tour – Day Two

Before the start of day two I did forget to mention some of the other wines we tasted at Fox Run Vineyards. Arctic Fox – Cayuga grape, refreshing, leaning towards the sweet side. Not a complex wine. Enjoyable citrus and … Continue reading

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Finger Lakes Wine Tour – Day One

The Finger Lakes region in Upstate New York was officially declared an American Viticulture Area in 1982, though records of commercial winemaking go back to the early 19th century. Located 4.5 hours north of New York City and 6 hours … Continue reading

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Wine For a Good Cause – The Jimmy Fund

If you live in the New England area this is a great way to taste wine for a worthy cause:   Raise Your Glass for Jimmy presented by the Jimmy Fund Council of Greater Boston Wine tasting event is Wednesday, … Continue reading

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911 Memorial Visit

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  Some people “dance it out” when they have pent up emotion or frustration, like on Grey’s Anatomy with Meredith and Christina. While this is not normally a topic for this blog, this is my blog…

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Summer Wine Cocktails

WIYG? Twitterspeak for “what’s in your glass?” Summer is upon us and it’s time for lighter, more refreshing thirst-quenchers. So WIYG? I have already posted some background and great recipes for Sangria, and another post on summer white wine suggestions … Continue reading

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Ribera del Duero. Drink Ribera. Drink Spain.

Many wine drinkers are familiar with Tempranillo as Spain’s most prolifically grown noble grape. Often people confuse Rioja and Tempranillo as being the same thing but Tempranillo is the grape variety and Rioja is one of Spain’s largest wine producing … Continue reading

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Blending Gratitude in McMinnville

In a previous post (Lessons in wine blending in Oregon) I wrote about blending Pinot Noirs in Oregon. Gary Horne, the winemaker at Erath taught a lesson on what goes into blending a great Pinot Noir. It was an excellent … Continue reading

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