Delia Viader, who started her winery in 1986, had fire insurance but feared the payout would take months, if not years, and probably wouldn’t cover her losses.
There is a reason you can identify an artist’s work just by looking at it. Winemaker and vineyard owner Delia Viader of Viader Winery road to international recognition was not always an easy one, but her arrival has been met with great appreciation by both industry insiders as well as thirsty consumers...read a Wine Geographic bio of Delia Viader
The New York City store is now a full-fledged tourist attraction, and the rest of the world is in the company's sights.
Now this sounds appealing..I am booking a flight right now..
The 50,000-square-foot New York store transports the dizzying sensory delights of an old-world Italian marketplace to the largest central business district in the U.S., with a multitude of gourmet meats, cheeses, pastas, breads, produce and desserts, all artfully arranged and presented for maximum mouthwatering appeal.
Well since we are stuck in Northern California Wine Country, I guess we will settle for a trip the Oxbow in Napa.
Robert Parker himself has dubbed her the first lady of wine...Time Magazine once called her “the wine diva of Napa,” and with a pedigree and resume as storied as Heidi Peterson Barrett’s, there’s little reason to wonder why.
Her success can be easily attributed to her attitude: Barrett herself said it best, “It is important to have diverse knowledge in all aspects of winemaking. You can’t just step in and be the winemaker unless you have adequate experience in the cellar and the vineyards. I wanted to make sure that when I finally had the title of winemaker, I had earned it.”
The Finger Lakes Region offers a variety of fall events, Fingerlakes Luxury Rentals has several Skaneateles luxury rentals located around the finger lakes region to offer our guests a convenient finger lakes luxury vacation...
If you are looking to travel to Finger Lakes anytime soon, this piece has you covered on both the events in October and where to stay...at their place. If anyone has stayed with Skaneateles, let us know. Also, look for winegeographic's upcoming piece on Finger Lakes.
It was to be our first vacation in over a year, and I wanted to do some big-mountain skiing. My wife wanted to go vineyard hopping. (We think that El Dorado County Vineyards blend even better! Have you been wine tasting lately?
Being 3, or so, hours from the snow and an hour to the beach is heaven..yes we are spoiled
Austin Food & Wine Festival returns this weekend with new chefs, new venue Austin American-Statesman During the day Saturday and Sunday, chefs from around the country including Brian Malarkey, the San Diego chef who is opening his first Austin...
Dinner Is Served! Nimble Chef Introduces First Intelligent Cooking App for iPad Wall Street Journal CORONA DEL MAR, Calif., April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nimble Chef(R) announces the launch of its new cooking app for iPad, giving home cooks the...
The Drinks Business Jukes predicts Australia's future - The Drinks Business Prior to launching the 10th edition of his “100 Best Australian Wines”, wine writer Matthew Jukes looked back on a decade of radical change in the...
When you’re depressed after a bad breakup, you have two cures: ice cream, with all of its comforting fat and sugar, and tons of alcohol, which may make you more sad in the long run but does allow for brief moments of “who gives a fuck that bastard...
Wine and Ice Cream - Finally Married..Imagine Cherry Merlot, Chocolate Cabernet, Peach White Zinfandel, Port, Red Raspberry Chardonnay..WineGeographic says Yes!
Tucker Taylor has a secret garden of sorts — 30 bonsai trees
As Taylor moves through his day, he takes photographs when he sees something inspiring and posts them on Instagram (find him @farmert). The social network is an online feed of photo and video sharing, and it has made Taylor something of a celebrity in some culinary circles.
He began posting his photographs in 2012 and now has more than 41,000 followers.
Caviar and Champagne An undeniable classic, this pairing might not be entirely original, but it's so off-the-charts fantastic it would be a crime not to include it. Champagne is the perfect complem...
The only way to find the pairings you love best is through continual trial and error, but these downright delectable duos play so well together they’ve achieved Starsky-and-Hutch-like levels of coupled-up fame.
Decoding Spanish Wine Classifications Don't be turned away by foreign labeling practices. In Spain, simplicity is key. Crianza, Reserva, and Gran Reserva w
Wine classifications and labeling practices definitely are a deterrent when purchasing wine. Check out this article on Decoding Spanish Wines..Check back with us at winegeographic.com and let us know what you think.
Early signs at Bordeaux estates including Chateau d'Yquem and Cos d'Estournel point to a good quality 2013 harvest for Bordeaux's dry white wines and Sauternes, but producers need the sun to stick around.
Passport to Dry Creek Valley was introduced in 1990, by the Winegrowers of Dry Creek Valley, as a time every year when the winegrowing community could come together to celebrate the generations of farmers, vintners and families that are the roots of the Dry Creek Valley wine region. Over the 24 years since, the event has become a beloved tradition among wine lovers who enjoy a world-class tasting experience with a festive twist, all within the idyllic Dry Creek Valley.