Archive for January, 2012

Talking Terroir & Talking Tannat

Talking Terroir & Talking Tannat

Most of the time we are reticent, when going to see the doctor, and multiple visits in the same week could be a real downer.  However, when we first visit a Dr. of Geology, expert in 'terroir', then a Dr. of Chemistry, successful and devoted Enologo, whatever our condition, the prognosis looks good

01.30.2012| Event, Press Notes, Taster, Video |

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Artisanal Cellars on the Road - Wines of Character II

Artisanal Cellars on the Road – Wines of Character II

The Kedron Valley Inn, South Woodstock, VT provided an inviting and cozy atmosphere, for the most recent trade tasting of Artisanal Cellar's, "Wines of Character" series.  While we have enjoyed the previous tastings at the Artisanal warehouse space, with it's trendy industrial decor, and low ambien

01.25.2012| Event, Press Notes, Taster |

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Thermometer at Zero. Heading Down Under.

Thermometer at Zero. Heading Down Under.

The first really serious drop in temperature of the winter had finally arrived, and I needed to spend an afternoon in Burlington preparing for our upcoming Victor Jara event at Maglienaro Cafe.  Chilled to the bone from transit on foot, I was enlivened by the Aussie wine tasting I saw going down at

01.19.2012| Press Notes |

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Song and Wine for the People - Jan 20 - Burlington, VT

Song and Wine for the People – Jan 20 – Burlington, VT

Several weeks ago, I had the good fortune to connect with Burlington filmmaker John Summa, and over a glass of Chilean Malbec, became involved with his current project about the life and legacy of Chilean folk singer and social activist Victor Jara.  I was originally introduced to Jara's music, and

01.6.2012| Event, Press Notes, Taster |

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