Archive for November, 2011

Hops 'N Barley Just Sprouted in Woodstock

Hops ‘N Barley Just Sprouted in Woodstock

After the recent snowfall, I can assure you that new green growth is not popping up around town, save the spruce trees and garland that now festoon the town.  This is to let you know that a new business, Hops 'N Barley has occupied the former Woodstock Beverage location, next to Mascoma Bank in the

11.28.2011| Press Notes |

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Charming evening planned with Les Charmes

Charming evening planned with Les Charmes

This evening we are participating in the weekly event known as #WineChat in the twittersphere.  Having been invited by the charming Haley Greenwald-Gonella (@cometgonegreen ) in her project manager capacity at Lush Life Productions, how could I refuse. I met Haley at the 2011 Wine Bloggers Conf in

11.16.2011| Press Notes |

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Wines of Chile Photo Contest - Finalists!

Wines of Chile Photo Contest – Finalists!

UPDATE: It was a good campaign, but we could not garner enough votes to come out on top .  Congratulations go out to the winner, and I do hope they enjoy their trip to Chile in the spring of 2012. We'll be filling out this post with greater detail, as soon as possible, but in the meantime, B

11.5.2011| Event, Media Reviews, Taster |

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Dangerous Grape Pomace Makes One Grimace

Dangerous Grape Pomace Makes One Grimace

Should I or should I have not have been shocked when I read the Yakima Herald story about serious injuries sustained during an encounter with a grape pomace pit.  Normally we think of the skin and seed residue from the wine making process, as a beneficial byproduct, that can build soil through comp

11.4.2011| Press Notes |

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