Archive for May, 2010

Old World / New World - Wine Book Review

Old World / New World – Wine Book Review

I have a summer reading list, and several more books just arrived, but I thought that I ought not wait to go over these two.  The first read through was completed weeks ago, but I have been referring back to them, and re-paging since then.  The first book deals with some serious contemporary quest

05.27.2010| Media Reviews, Press Notes, Video |

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Stepping out to the Woodstock Inn

Stepping out to the Woodstock Inn

Got a last minute notice about a tasting happening at the Woodstock Inn, of a flight that was supposed to offer great QPR.  Wednesday is wine project night anyway and our Chilean Vendimia 2010 was safely percolating, so I grabbed wine making helper Don Fielder and we skipped over from the White Riv

05.20.2010| Press Notes |

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Reconaissanace Quebec

Reconaissanace Quebec

NOTE: Event! La Clé des Champs de Dunham The 13th annual tastes of terroir held in Dunham, QC June 12-13...wine, local foods, crafts, and activities, in a historic village. A quick overnight to the QC wine country, on the QT, in the off season. I had a birthday recently, and so we decided to

05.20.2010| Press Notes |

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Las Uvas Rojo Se Viene!  (The Red Grapes Are Coming!)

Las Uvas Rojo Se Viene! (The Red Grapes Are Coming!)

05.20.2010 Ferment is chugging along, and just about to do a late night punch down...son need to draw off a bit for the late summer rose party. Finally figured out based on the grape container labels that the uvas came from an area of the Curico called Sagrada Familia, the "sacred family". Specif

05.11.2010| Press Notes |

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