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Cast Iron Burger and a Juicy Red | Colony Wine Market

Cast Iron Burger and a Juicy Red | Colony Wine Market | 'Winebanter' | Scoop.it
I don't know, maybe I'm late to the party.  But, I just discovered my favorite way to do a hamburger - in a cast iron skillet.  Cooking this way allows you to...
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Fermentation: The Daily Wine Blog: Pajamas and the Status of Wine Bloggers

Fermentation: The Daily Wine Blog: Pajamas and the Status of Wine Bloggers | 'Winebanter' | Scoop.it
I can make a pretty convincing case against the relevancy of the "Wine Blog" or "Wine Bloggers", particularly if I examine them from the context of an advertiser: 1. All but a few wine bloggers have the tiniest of readerships....
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Veuve Clicquot found in Baltic wreck tasting - The Drinks Business

Veuve Clicquot found in Baltic wreck tasting - The Drinks Business | 'Winebanter' | Scoop.it
The Drinks BusinessVeuve Clicquot found in Baltic wreck tastingThe Drinks BusinessThe remaining 145, the oldest intact Champagne bottles ever found under the sea still with their corks in place, were identified and dated thanks to the marks on...
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How much does personal taste matter in judging?

How much does personal taste matter in judging? | 'Winebanter' | Scoop.it

When judging a wine, how much weight should you give your personal tastes? // Really interesting point .....


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Fermentation: The Daily Wine Blog: What Wine Is For: An Epicurean Response

Fermentation: The Daily Wine Blog: What Wine Is For: An Epicurean Response | 'Winebanter' | Scoop.it
What is wine for? As I continue to grow older, I find that the questions that occupy my intellect tend to grow more basic. The questions that occur to me and capture my interest tend to be substantially broader than...
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The Round Table at Presqu’ile: Balancing Alcohol in California Wines

The Round Table at Presqu’ile: Balancing Alcohol in California Wines | 'Winebanter' | Scoop.it
Santa Barbara County is one of the youngest wine growing regions in California, measured by both vine age and the age and experience of its winemakers.

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Discover Africa's extreme wine territory | Perceptive Travel Blog

Discover Africa's extreme wine territory | Perceptive Travel Blog | 'Winebanter' | Scoop.it

Traveling through Africa's Extreme Wine Territory | Travel stories, world music, travel books, and a close peek at unique destinations. /// sounds like a great read !

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10 Uses for Wine Corks

10 Uses for Wine Corks | 'Winebanter' | Scoop.it
After you pop the cork, save it—for a few handy projects (Green tip of the day: Save wine corks and use them for a very eclectic baseboard http://t.co/4s8exN5M #greentip...)...
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SlurpVision - YouTube

SlurpVision - YouTube | 'Winebanter' | Scoop.it
SlurpVision brings wine to life by delivering informative and fresh content covering reviews, insider tips, winemaker interviews, wine terms and regional trends.
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Fermentation: The Daily Wine Blog: Uncomfortable Truths: The Wine Edition

Fermentation: The Daily Wine Blog: Uncomfortable Truths: The Wine Edition | 'Winebanter' | Scoop.it
Some truths are uncomfortable. The Experts Are the Best Sources of Wine Info and Recommendations The tendancy to disparage "wine experts" or "wine elite" grows as the role of social media and peer reviews grow.
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Loire 2006

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A review of the 2006 vintage for the Loire, in three parts, looking at climate data for the growing season, harvest details from the vignerons and technical analyses of the fruit.

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The fallout from the rainmaker in Spain

The fallout from the rainmaker in Spain | 'Winebanter' | Scoop.it
Last week, Pancho Campo resigned from the Institute of Masters of Wine. An email from the Institute’s executive director said that “in light of his move into more sports and music events and away from wine, he has decided to resign his membership of the Institute of Masters of Wine, effective immediately.” The Institute had commissioned an independent investigation–the findings of that report were about to be released.

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Lagrein: I think it rhymes with wine | The Life of Vines

Lagrein: I think it rhymes with wine | The Life of Vines | 'Winebanter' | Scoop.it
Lagrein, one of the thousands of grapes found in Italy, was introduced to me recently by TerraVino’s owner Chris when I was looking for something new and different to check out.
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B.C. 'Free My Grapes' bill off to senate after MPs vote to revise outdated wine law

B.C. 'Free My Grapes' bill off to senate after MPs vote to revise outdated wine law | 'Winebanter' | Scoop.it
OTTAWA - A unanimous vote by MPs has moved the country closer to wiping out a prohibition-era law that makes it illegal to carry a bottle of Canadian wine across a provincial boundary.

 


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The Myth of French Wine

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The exalted rep that French wine has built over the centuries is largely connected to certain legendary wines that have been judged the best ever made. The 1811 Chateau D’Yquem, 1990 Beaucastel Hommage a Jacques Perrin, 1947 Cheval Blanc, 1986 Domaine de la Romanee Conti Montrachet, 1982 La Mission Haut Brion...


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Best Of Wine Tourism Winners by Year | Great Wine Capitals

Best Of Wine Tourism Winners by Year | Great Wine Capitals | 'Winebanter' | Scoop.it
RT @ViniSMargherita: Assegnati i "Best Of Wine Tourism Winners" http://t.co/ShTBy1m8...

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Fermentation: The Daily Wine Blog: Social vs Traditional Media in Wine Marketing

Fermentation: The Daily Wine Blog: Social vs Traditional Media in Wine Marketing | 'Winebanter' | Scoop.it
I was told something the other day that shocked me. Listening to a prospective client, they VP in the room said: "We want to start to tell our story and deliver our messaging primarily through the media, through wine writers,...
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Top 75 French Wines to Try Before You Quit Drinking (a non-dump bucket list if you will!) | Into Wine

Top 75 French Wines to Try Before You Quit Drinking (a non-dump bucket list if you will!) | Into Wine | 'Winebanter' | Scoop.it
How many of these have you had? Did I leave out any? Which ones wouldn’t you put on your list?
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China's Exploding Wine Consumption | China Briefing News

China's Exploding Wine Consumption | China Briefing News | 'Winebanter' | Scoop.it
U.S., Chile, Australia as well as old world wines all generating increasing market shares as China develops new tastes Op-Ed Commentary: Chris.
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Château Vignelaure – Cabernet sauvignon meets Provence ...

Château Vignelaure – Cabernet sauvignon meets Provence ... | 'Winebanter' | Scoop.it
A vineyard in Provence that also traces its roots to Bordeaux recently organised a tasting with wines back to 1970: Chateau Vignelaure in Coteaux d'Aix en Provence. The wines and the new owners.
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Big shift in grape market impacts North Coast wineries, growers

Big shift in grape market impacts North Coast wineries, growers | 'Winebanter' | Scoop.it
NAPA — The wine grape market has shifted so quickly and dramatically that wine industry veterans are calling it a game change.
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How northern vineyards are rivalling their continental counterparts

How northern vineyards are rivalling their continental counterparts | 'Winebanter' | Scoop.it
Vineyards across the north of England are toasting extraordinary success - as climate change makes the region ideal for wine-making.
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Rules for enjoying rosés

Rules for enjoying rosés | 'Winebanter' | Scoop.it
Just in time for summer, fresh rosés are beginning to reach the market. Grab some for now and stash a few bottles to enjoy next year.

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Les vins S.A.I.N.S.

Les vins S.A.I.N.S. | 'Winebanter' | Scoop.it
What is a natural wine? Don't ask. We'll be here for years. But I used to call these just "Alice Wines," before we all had to call them something. I still think of them as Wines Alice Likes.

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