Archive for July, 2011

Wine Bloggers Conference 2011 - Charlottesville, VA

Wine Bloggers Conference 2011 – Charlottesville, VA

Charlottesville, VA: When it comes to wine, VA is usually not a good thing...Volatile Acidity is only tolerable in small amounts, and to experience any more is faulty.  Based on my short visit to VA, I can see that it is foolish not to take Virginia wine seriously, and look to see more develop

07.21.2011| Event, Media Reviews, Press Notes, Taster, Video, Wine Making |

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Lincoln Peak Release Party 2010 Vintage

Lincoln Peak Release Party 2010 Vintage

Made a quick run over the mountains on Sunday to check out the new wines from Lincoln Peak Vineyard, and to make a selection of samples to take to the 2011 North American Wine Bloggers Conference to be held next weekend. Year after year Chris Granstrom and his family have been turning out some re

07.17.2011| Event, Press Notes, Taster, Video |

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Burgundy et Bordeaux - 1989 still quite fine

Burgundy et Bordeaux – 1989 still quite fine

1989 Chateau Simard Saint Emilion & 1989 Prince Florent de Merode Corton-Maréchaudes One of the nice things about Vermont wine culture, is that is is very much alive in the homes and around the dinner tables of many people we know.  On this particular occasion we were invited by friends to

07.1.2011| Press Notes, Taster |

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