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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
CATEGORY: Travel & Lifestyle, Videos   |   DATE: October 23rd, 2013
Monique Soltani Franciacorta Franciacorta The glitz and glamor that go along with Northern Italy’s passion for fashion has gotten them all of the international glory, until now. The same region that makes some of the most sought after Italian brands in the world (Prada, Gucci, Ferrari) has been hiding away Italy’s best kept secret. With one sip of
CATEGORY: Wine Reviews   |   DATE: October 7th, 2013
Livermore Wine Learn about Livermore Wine: There is nothing like blind tasting wines with a group of “experts.” Recently, I had the great pleasure to blind taste a series of 2009 Cabernet blends from the Northern Hemisphere with colleagues Virginie Boone (Wine Enthusiast), Randy Caparoso (Sommelier Journal), Mike Dunne (Sacramento Bee) and W. Blake Gray (The Gray
CATEGORY: Videos, Wine Country   |   DATE: September 27th, 2013
Merlot Merlot Me Ever since the movie Sideways, Merlot has been viewed by many as the ugly redheaded stepchild of the wine world. Well we are giving you permission to fall in love with Merlot all over again. When you watch this video you will find AT LEAST 10 Things You Don’t Know About Merlot. Wine
CATEGORY: Videos, Wine Country   |   DATE: September 13th, 2013
How to taste wine like a master somm Wine Tasting Tips with MS Tim Gaiser: Establishing a Routine There are a little over 200 Master Sommeliers in the world and Tim Gaiser is one of them. Want to learn how to taste wine like a Master Sommelier or simply learn a little more about the art of tasting wine? Well watch and learn.