Archive for December, 2010

Holiday Book Review 2010

Holiday Book Review 2010

Once again we are down to that red and green wire, and while other folks are running around like mad to shop for the holiday, I'm planning on giving home made wine again, and am mostly off the hook.  If you are looking for some last minute ideas, here are three books that are likely to entertain a

12.22.2010| Media Reviews, Press Notes, Video |

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Vineyard and Winery Economics Workshop

Vineyard and Winery Economics Workshop

The  Intervale Center's "Success on Farms Manager" Mark Cannella, organized an end-of-year, introductory workshop addressing topics related to the financial planning and impacts of taking the road that leads through the vineyard and into the winery.  The day-long session was held at the Fletch

12.21.2010| Press Notes, Taster |

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In the Area of Ariel's

In the Area of Ariel’s

Absolutely lovely dinner this evening.  Well worth the drive through the dark and cold night.  A little slick on the back roads to a destination that lies nearly equidistant between two I-89 exits.  Some things are worth a little movement outside the usual zone of activity...after this dinner, we

12.19.2010| Press Notes, Taster |

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EAT! The Woodstock Farmers Market

EAT! The Woodstock Farmers Market

Last weekend the popped the opening day of EAT! with a great selection of bubblies, which were very well received based on my correspondent reports.  Sunday the weather was a bit of a damper but for those intrepid souls that made their way through a snotty snow, there was a a warm and tasty recepti

12.16.2010| Press Notes |

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Oregon Pinot Night in Norwich

Oregon Pinot Night in Norwich

Carpenter and Main was the place to be on the evening of Thursday December 9th...at least in Norwich it was.  We've known Dawn Rowlee for quite a while now, and when we heard that she,  in her role as wine maven of g.housen, was organizing a benefit for the Upper Valley Haven, with some excellen

12.14.2010| Press Notes, Taster |

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Fine Wein and Not Enough Time

Fine Wein and Not Enough Time

Grand Holiday Tasting - VT Wine Merchants Company The weather has finally made that undeniable turn to cold, and while the greens at the Quechee Club are top dressed and put to bed for the winter, fresh delicacies appeared inside the clubhouse, as the Vermont Wine Merchants presented their portf

12.7.2010| Media Reviews, Press Notes, Taster |

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