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Friday, February 02, 2007

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Cornerstone Estate Winery — 2004 Tufford White
Grape Juice: Feb. 2, 2007
Tasting Note: Cornerstone Estate Winery — 2004 Tufford White Country: Canada Producer: Cornerstone Estate Blend: 100% Vidal Alcohol: 10.5% (w/v) Residual Sugar: Price: $8.95(CDN) Visit the vine...

Thank You Donald
Red Is Life: Feb. 2, 2007
Celebritory dinner at The Modern's Bar Room - creative menu set up - extremely parsed wine list - until you read the fine print and request the full list - they call it award winning - and it is - W...

French Chamarré Wine Line Arriving This Spring
Avenue Vine: Feb. 2, 2007
Chamarré, the first wine offering from the French-owned Other Wines and Spirits Co., (OWS) Opéra Vins et Spiritueux (OVS), one of France’s largest wine cooperatives, encompassing 15,000 growers a...

Open Letter From Ramona Nicholson, EVENTS:
Avenue Vine: Feb. 2, 2007
Dear Friends, The lack of rain this January has let my vineyard crew get a head start on pruning our 30 acres of grapes here at Nicholson Ranch. Usually they need several weeks to get the task finis...

Winning Super Bowl Wine Parings
Avenue Vine: Feb. 2, 2007
For the majority of sports fans planning to hunker down with greasy, spicy, cheesy snacks in front of a flat-screen television this Sunday, beer is King. But are die-hard wine lovers supposed to forfe...

France vs. The Rest of the World - HAPPENS TOMORROW!
Avenue Vine: Feb. 2, 2007
This event makes a great gift for Christmas... When: Saturday February 3rd - 2:00pm to 4:30pm Where: Embassy of France, 4101 Reservoir Rd NW, Washington DC 2007 Price: $55 FWS members, $65 non-member...

Midwest Wine & Grape Conference TOMORROW Throught the 5th!
Avenue Vine: Feb. 2, 2007
Wine professionals, wine grape growers and wine lovers will gather at Tan-Tar-A resort at the Lake of the Ozarks for the 2007 Midwest Grape & Wine Conference February 3 - 5, 2007. The Missouri Vintner...

Turn your iPod on
Quaffability: Feb. 1, 2007
Readers of Fermentation may know that Tom Wark and I recently appeared on “Mouthful“, Michele Anna Jordan’s show on our local Public Radio Station, KRCB. Well, I just listed to the...

And Here He Is...
LENNDEVOURS: Feb. 1, 2007
More pics to come! ?...

Bordeaux Gets Heart Ripped Out
Celebrate Wine: Feb. 1, 2007
Bordeaux is still feeling more than just a sting when it comes to competing with wine from all over the world. Families who have been in the business for generations are literally having to rip out th...

The Evolution of Wine Blogging
Fermentation: The Daily Wine Blog: Feb. 1, 2007
I think it's significant that some of the wine world's most important movers and shakers sat through a presentation that argued Blogs are a phenomena that need to be heeded. That was exactly the messa...

Video: Brewer-Clifton Ashley's Santa Rita Hills 2005 Pinot Noir
Tastes Of Life: Feb. 1, 2007
A small production winery in Santa Ynez Valley, hand crafting a great wine you do not want to miss! Episode 5: Brewer-Clifton Ashely's Santa Rita Hills 2005 Pinot Noir...

Metaxa Rocks My World
The Wine Offensive: Jan. 31, 2007
My favorite spirit in the bartending arsenal… Ode To A Grecian Booze in this week’s Seattle Weekly tags: seattle weekly, metaxa...

Red, Magenta, Have I Been Drinking?
Basic Juice - the wine blog for my generation: Jan. 31, 2007
RedHewitson Ned & Henry’s Barossa Valley Shiraz 2005 ($19, Australia) – All sun-loving Aussie Shiraz isn’t simply big and brawny.? Ned & Henry’s Shiraz is an excellent example of winemaking t...

It's a Boy!
LENNDEVOURS: Jan. 31, 2007
This afternoon at 5:17 p.m. the Thompson (and LENNDEVOURS) family welcome Jackson William Thompson into the world. He's 7 pounds, 10 ounces and is 20" inches long. Nena and Jack are resting comforta...

Metaxa Rocks My World
The Wine Offensive: Jan. 31, 2007
My favorite spirit in the bartending arsenal… Ode To A Grecian Booze in this week’s Seattle Weekly tags: seattle weekly, metaxa...

Amedei
Tastes Of Life: Jan. 31, 2007
The Amedei plant in ItalyBrother and sister, Alessio and Cecilia Tessieri, founded Amedei chocolate brand in 1990, naming it in honor of their grandmother. With no prior experince making chocolate, t...

New Wine Glass at IPNC
Celebrate Wine: Jan. 31, 2007
IPNC stands for International Pinot Noir Celebration, which is scheduled for this July. But, that's not really what this is about - it's about the glass, man. Yup, the ol' wine glass is ge...

American Wine Blog Awards Update: Almost Ready to Announce Finalists
Fermentation: The Daily Wine Blog: Jan. 31, 2007
We are only a few days away from announcing the finalists in each of the seven American Wine Blog Awards categories. I'm thinking early next week at the latest. The judges have all informed me that th...

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