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KIllington Wine Festival  - taste with a view

KIllington Wine Festival - taste with a view

Got an invitation to attend the trade session of the Killington Wine Festival Grand Tasting at 4,241' and so I ran up to the mountain with the mission to try some bubblies, and look for white wines that are not normally on radar.  The event is organized by the Killington Chamber of Commerce, and th

07.18.2010| Media Reviews, Press Notes, Taster, Video | todd

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Old World / New World - Wine Book Review

Old World / New World - Wine Book Review

I have a summer reading list, and several more books just arrived, but I thought that I ought not wait to go over these two.  The first read through was completed weeks ago, but I have been referring back to them, and re-paging since then.  The first book deals with some serious contemporary quest

05.27.2010| Media Reviews, Press Notes, Video | todd

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Legendary WLTV Interview

Legendary WLTV Interview

If you have ever heard the name Kermit Lynch, or have had the pleasure of enjoying a wine that he brought to you,  you should seriously consider watching episodes #853 - #855 of Wine Library TV. Gary Vaynerchuk interviews the legendary importer and wine educator in this three part series.

04.30.2010| Media Reviews, Press Notes | todd

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Spring Book Review

Spring Book Review

Wine related books that I've read in the last few months, and would recommend, as a follow on to the holiday gift book episode last year. These reviews, will not themselves be masterpieces, but only attempt to point out some titles worth checking out. and because of the YouTube time limit...

04.16.2010| Media Reviews, Press Notes, Video | todd

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Vinosophy: Burn it Doon. Jazz it up.

Vinosophy: Burn it Doon. Jazz it up.

I'll try to refrain from rambling and keep this on track, since I am still digesting the content of two back-to-back, meet-the-wine maker dinners, with Randall Grahm and Bruno De Conciliis. The fruits of the conversations, are still fermenting... After debating about whether to enter the next ite

03.3.2010| Media Reviews, Press Notes, Taster, Video, Wine Making | todd

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Successful Beer and Wine Making Supplier duplicates VTWM personality?

Successful Beer and Wine Making Supplier duplicates VTWM personality?

Imagine our amazement when our wine making buddy Tony Velturo asked if I had been to the E.C. Kraus wine making supply web site lately...and if we knew my doppleganger was on the front page?  What?  Sure enough.  Now we know that some people are excited about this project we've started, and th

02.12.2010| Media Reviews, Press Notes, Wine Making | todd

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Making Merlove

Making Merlove

My much beloved spouse and I finally got an evening to relax,  kick back and watch movie that she got for me over the holidays (it was on Santa's list). Merlove ~ a Documentary About Merlot Wine (2008) is a home spun retort to the epic effect which another movie ( Sideways ), had on American perce

01.25.2010| Media Reviews, Press Notes, Taster, Wine Making | todd

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Gift Ideas - Book Reviews

Gift Ideas - Book Reviews

OK so it's last minute, or getting close to it...books are always a good option, and if you have a wine lover on your list, here are some titles that might interest them. Bacchus and me Wine and War The Widow Cliquot The Billionaire's Vinegar The World Atlas of Wine there is even

12.17.2009| Media Reviews, Press Notes, Video | todd

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