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CATEGORY: Wine Reviews   |   DATE: March 6th, 2014
Barbera wine thumbnail 2012 Jeff Runquist Barbera Wine Takes Best of Show at 2014 Jerry Mead NWIWC The Jerry Mead New World International Wine Competition marks its Silver Anniversary in 2014, celebrating 25 years of rewarding excellence. This year was no exception, with the crowning of the first Barbera to take top honors as “Best of Show” in
CATEGORY: Travel & Lifestyle, Videos   |   DATE: February 26th, 2014
Bordeaux Harvest 2013 Bordeaux 2013: Seasons of Change By now you have heard the headlines as 2013 brought a year of wacky weather to Bordeaux: a cold front in the spring, hailstorms in the summer, and rain and rot that rocked the 2013 harvest. But you probably haven’t heard what was happening on the front lines of the
CATEGORY: Wine Reviews   |   DATE: February 11th, 2014
Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir Santa Lucia Highlands Artisans Paint Beautiful Pictures of Vintage 2011, 2012: Tasting through a luscious lineup of brilliant Chardonnays and well-schooled Pinot Noirs, all from the Santa Lucia Highlands, is enough to restore your faith in winemaking. With few exceptions, the wines from this region, made by wineries far and wide, are singularly impressive. Each
CATEGORY: Videos, Wine Country   |   DATE: November 7th, 2013
Kutch Wines Wine Oh TV From Wall Street to Winemaking His face has graced the cover of Entrepreneur Magazine (May 2012), his wines have made the list at some of the top restaurants in the country (The French Laundry, Gary Danko, Daniel, Per Se), and his story reads like a fairy tale complete with the happy ending. When Jamie Kutch left
CATEGORY: Videos, Wine Country   |   DATE: October 29th, 2013
Wine Julie Johnson Winemaking Winemaking 101 with Julie Johnson: Harvest & Punch Down Harvest is one of the most crucial steps in the winemaking process. Deciding when to pick is one of the most important decisions a winemaker can make. Harvesting is determined primarily by how ripe the grapes are. Punch Downs are another important part of the winemaking
CATEGORY: Videos, Wine Country   |   DATE: October 24th, 2013
531911_626313964057014_1351799038_n California’s Most Celebrated Sparkling Wine Fast, furious, and fantastic are just a few words that have been used to describe the 2013 harvest in Sonoma wine country. Harvesting grapes in any wine region is not for the faint of heart. Quality is key at this Sonoma County winery as Gloria Ferrer produces the most awarded California