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Shiraz Boys – our quest for the ultimate Red Wine and beyond ...

Shiraz Boys – our quest for the ultimate Red Wine and beyond ... | Southern California Wine  and  Craft Spirits | Scoop.it
And reading some good articles about white wine. Thinking perhaps I would read something about a nice rich Domaine de la Romanée Conti Montrachet 2008 … www.revleft.com/vb/white-wine-t168224/index.html?
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With his Code38 he last opened a magnum of Domaine Charvin Chateauneuf-du-Pape. But the wine he considers most exciting to open with the knife was a Domaine de la Romanee Conti, Grands Echezeaux 1991.
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China Now 5th Largest Wine Consumption Nation in the World : Winebuzz.hk: Hong Kong's Wine and Fine Dining Blog

China Now 5th Largest Wine Consumption Nation in the World : Winebuzz.hk: Hong Kong's Wine and Fine Dining Blog | Southern California Wine  and  Craft Spirits | Scoop.it
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Why the Prosperous Are Pawning Their Pinot Noir - The Fiscal Times

Why the Prosperous Are Pawning Their Pinot Noir - The Fiscal Times | Southern California Wine  and  Craft Spirits | Scoop.it
The Fiscal TimesWhy the Prosperous Are Pawning Their Pinot NoirThe Fiscal TimesBritain's Prime Asset Loans, based in Durham, has a specific list of wines it will loan against including the First Growth Bordeaux, Burgundy's Domaine de la Romanee-Conti...
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Vanquish tackles 'authenticity issue' - decanter.com

Vanquish tackles 'authenticity issue' - decanter.com | Southern California Wine  and  Craft Spirits | Scoop.it
Vanquish tackles 'authenticity issue'decanter.comQuestions were raised in advance of the auction over label and capsule discrepancies on wines including Burgundy Grand Cru, Domaine de la Romanee Conti, and were subsequently withdrawn from the sale.
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Wine Caves in America | Macmin

The caves started with Jacob Schram who was a German immigrant and barber, he founded the Schramsberg Vineyards near Calistoga, California in 1862 and struggled to find adequate storage for all his bottles.
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Food + Wine Festival Palm Desert March 23-25, 2012 Features ...

Food + Wine Festival Palm Desert March 23-25, 2012 Features ... | Southern California Wine  and  Craft Spirits | Scoop.it
The event is sponsored by City of Palm Desert, Viking Range Corporation, KCET, Stella Artois, Costco Wholesale, Wilson Daniels, Ltd., Trinchero Family Estates, Temecula Valley Wine Growers Association, Irish Dairy Board, Icelandic Glacial, ...
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Napa's Best Cabernet: Tasting at Premiere Napa Valley 2012 ...

Napa's Best Cabernet: Tasting at Premiere Napa Valley 2012 ... | Southern California Wine  and  Craft Spirits | Scoop.it
1996 Schramsberg Vineyards" J. Schram Late Disgorged" Sparkling Wine, Napa Valley Nutty, yeasty, juicy, explosive, lemon, gorgeous. 2010 Lail Vineyards "Henry III" Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley Bright, explosively ...
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Fermentation: The Daily Wine Blog: Wine Reviewing: Drawing Up A Plan

Fermentation: The Daily Wine Blog: Wine Reviewing: Drawing Up A Plan | Southern California Wine  and  Craft Spirits | Scoop.it
I think I'd be a pretty good wine reviewer. After 20 years of tasting wine regularly and with a certain cache of knowledge in the subject of wine, and given my propensity to be able to focus intensely on a...
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Clos Pegase Mitsuko's Vineyard Chardonnay 2009

The air up there in the clouds is very pure and fine, bracing and delicious. And why shouldn't it be? It is the same air the angels breathe.“ — Mark Twain “When once you have tasted flight, you will forever.
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A Visit to Willakenzie Estate | The Adventures of Kendall the Cavalier

A Visit to Willakenzie Estate | The Adventures of Kendall the Cavalier | Southern California Wine  and  Craft Spirits | Scoop.it
There are sweeping views from the floor-to-ceiling windows looking out over the vineyards. The tasting room at Willakenzie Estate. There are places to sit out on a multi-tiered patio and enjoy a bottle of wine and a picnic.
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De Villaine keeps DRC within collectors' reach - The Drinks Business

De Villaine keeps DRC within collectors' reach - The Drinks Business | Southern California Wine  and  Craft Spirits | Scoop.it
De Villaine keeps DRC within collectors' reachThe Drinks BusinessDomaine de la Romanée-Conti's owner has stressed the importance of controlling distribution to keep prices at sustainable levels.
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Domaine de la Romanée-Conti 2009: Magnificence in the Bottle | Bruce Sanderson Decanted | Blogs | Wine Spectator

Domaine de la Romanée-Conti 2009: Magnificence in the Bottle | Bruce Sanderson Decanted | Blogs | Wine Spectator | Southern California Wine  and  Craft Spirits | Scoop.it
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Killer Label Design Sells Out Wine In Record Time |

Killer Label Design Sells Out Wine In Record Time | | Southern California Wine  and  Craft Spirits | Scoop.it

Dearly Beloved: Buy my wine. Now.

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Wine, Rap, and the Power of Product Placement

Wine, Rap, and the Power of Product Placement | Southern California Wine  and  Craft Spirits | Scoop.it
Wine, Rap, and the Power of Product Placement. No one should ever underestimate the power of the American media and entertainment universe.
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Oregon's wines charm with flavor, character and spirit of winemakers - News Sentinel

Oregon's wines charm with flavor, character and spirit of winemakers - News Sentinel | Southern California Wine  and  Craft Spirits | Scoop.it
Oregon's wines charm with flavor, character and spirit of winemakersNews SentinelBut most of the others -- vintners like Dick and Nancy Ponzi, Bill and Susan Blosser, and David and Ginny Adelsheim -- had little experience farming and knew just the...
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Asian buyers move in on London

Asian buyers move in on London | Southern California Wine  and  Craft Spirits | Scoop.it
Mould added: “We were delighted with Wednesday's sale results, with strong bidding on mature vintages of Bordeaux and wines from Domaine de la Romanée Conti due to a resurgence of Asian buyers. “There was also ...
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The Perfect Day Trip to Napa Valley | | This Is My HappinessThis Is ...

The Perfect Day Trip to Napa Valley | | This Is My HappinessThis Is ... | Southern California Wine  and  Craft Spirits | Scoop.it
Add more wineries to your day, including Stags Leap (on the Silverado Trail), Sterling Vineyards (near Calistoga and known for its views), Beringer (for its great reds), Clos Pegase (for its art), or one of the lovely smaller ...
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the Vinous Aesthetics of Chardonnay: Meursault & Domaine ...

the Vinous Aesthetics of Chardonnay: Meursault & Domaine ... | Southern California Wine  and  Craft Spirits | Scoop.it
He is currently employed at WillaKenzie Estate in Yamhill, Oregon. His job in both the vineyard and the cellar keep him busy and involved in the day to day happenings of a winemaker. He is very passionate about wine and ...
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2 major events: Bottling, vineyard work - Santa Maria Times

2 major events: Bottling, vineyard work - Santa Maria Times | Southern California Wine  and  Craft Spirits | Scoop.it
2 major events: Bottling, vineyard workSanta Maria TimesIn 1982, he debuted Longoria Wines with 500 cases of chardonnay and pinot noir, but continued as winemaker for Gainey Vineyard from 1985 to 1997, and later, as consulting winemaker for Rusack...
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Tim Atkin MW | Articles | Biodynamic wine: more than moonshine? by Brian Miller

Tim Atkin MW | Articles | Biodynamic wine: more than moonshine? by Brian Miller | Southern California Wine  and  Craft Spirits | Scoop.it
Biodynamics: more than moonshine?Brian Miller on the cult of biodynamic wines...
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Doon to Earth (Redux) | Been Doon So Long

Doon to Earth (Redux) | Been Doon So Long | Southern California Wine  and  Craft Spirits | Scoop.it
My company, Bonny Doon Vineyard, is in some danger, perhaps some real danger if we are not careful, and by extension, so are my great and vivid dreams.
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Wine Making Process - Gainey Vineyard Wine Demo

Wine Making Process - Gainey Vineyard Wine Demo | Southern California Wine  and  Craft Spirits | Scoop.it
Wine expert at Gainey Vineyard in Santa Ynez presents an array of wines.The Gainey Vineyard is part of a large, sustainable farming operation owned and run by the Gainey family for the past 50 years. The Home Ranch, the ...
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A Romanee Conti breakfast - GQ.com

A Romanee Conti breakfast - GQ.com | Southern California Wine  and  Craft Spirits | Scoop.it
A Romanee Conti breakfastGQ.comThe invitation to sample the 2009 vintage from the rarefied Domaine de la Romanee Conti was too hard to resist, even if it meant Grand Cru burgundy at 8.30am instead of a grande Americano.
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