Archive for February, 2012

Local Potion. Now Open.

Local Potion. Now Open.

On a funky corner of VT RT. 2 in Plainfield, can be found a funky little shop that caters to the beer and wine making crowd of the Northeast Kingdom.  We happened to be driving by "Local Potion", on the way to visit with a friend in Walden, and out of the corner of my eye, I picked up a line of gla

02.23.2012| Press Notes, Wine Making |

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$4.99 and it's GOOD!

$4.99 and it’s GOOD!

My better half was grocery shopping, and came across this bottle with a nearly nondescript shelf talker label, which simply stated, " $4.99 and it's Good".  A number of motivating factors convinced her to bring some home.  The first was without a doubt, a desire to zing my bargain hunting trophies

02.21.2012| Press Notes, Taster |

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Wine from Vermont, in the News

Wine from Vermont, in the News

Vermont wine has been popping in the news outlets recently, and we like to think that this is a harbinger of spring, when vine buds will be popping shoots to attract the attention of the sun. While we hope that bud break is not fooled into early arrival by this unusually warm weather, wines of Verm

02.15.2012| Event, Media Reviews, Press Notes, Video |

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Reaching the Peak Organic

Reaching the Peak Organic

I was visiting with a friend, to bring them up to speed about the state of content management systems, and how much easier it has become, to publish words and imagery in a compelling format.  It was a casual meeting, and would only last about an hour, so he offered me a beer.  Now, I grew up on th

02.9.2012| Press Notes, Taster |

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Barbaresco Fantastico

Barbaresco Fantastico

2012.02.07 - A chilly Vermont evening, absent of the snow cover we normally associate with this segment of the calendar, was warmed by great wines, comfort foods, and the camaraderie of good company about the table.  Because we dine out judiciously, I relish these dinners at long tables, in 'Una at

02.7.2012| Event, Press Notes, Taster |

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