Archive for April, 2010

Legendary WLTV Interview

Legendary WLTV Interview

If you have ever heard the name Kermit Lynch, or have had the pleasure of enjoying a wine that he brought to you,  you should seriously consider watching episodes #853 - #855 of Wine Library TV. Gary Vaynerchuk interviews the legendary importer and wine educator in this three part series.

04.30.2010| Media Reviews, Press Notes |

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Cold Hardy Grape Updates

Cold Hardy Grape Updates

Spring certainly seems to be in full swing, and it seems we are a couple of weeks ahead of "normal".  Buds are forming on the vitis labrusca in the yard, and cold hardy grape activities are popping up as well. Below are three posts that came across the trellis, regarding extension work being d

04.23.2010| Press Notes, Wine Making |

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Spring Book Review

Spring Book Review

Wine related books that I've read in the last few months, and would recommend, as a follow on to the holiday gift book episode last year. These reviews, will not themselves be masterpieces, but only attempt to point out some titles worth checking out. and because of the YouTube time limit...

04.16.2010| Media Reviews, Press Notes, Video |

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Elephants forgot they liked Vermont Wine.

Elephants forgot they liked Vermont Wine.

As reported in the Burlington Free Press: GOP used unusual method to account for $982 in Vermont wine Vermont's own Boyden Valley Winery is getting a little extra attention due to what we might hope is an accounting error.  The RNC purchased almost a grand worth of the tasty mulled wine call

04.9.2010| Press Notes |

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Pommeau D'Or...

Pommeau D’Or…

The attire in the video turns out to be coincidental...today is Hugh Hefner's birthday. The libation is unique, and from north of the border.  Le Fleurs Des Pommiers, Pommeau D'Or...liquid gold. There is a beautiful and fascinating wine country in Quebec, where there are a couple dozen producers

04.9.2010| Press Notes, Taster, Video |

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Vitamin Z - Berger Zweigelt

Vitamin Z – Berger Zweigelt

We just had the Bereger Zweigelt 2008 tonight, and were very excited to have tasted this wine from Austria again.  The unassuming 1 liter packaging, simple label, looking like a 40oz old style beer bottle, including a pop top, belies the quality of the juice inside. Vitamin Z - Berger Zwei

04.5.2010| Press Notes, Taster, Video |

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