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Snake wine drinker suffers bite - Boing Boing

Snake wine drinker suffers bite - Boing Boing | The pick of the best wine stories from social media and across the 'net | Scoop.it
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Snake wine drinker suffers bite
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A Chinese woman reportedly suffered a snake bite when the reptile jumped from her wine bottle and struck her hand.
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De Bortoli praised for social media influence

De Bortoli praised for social media influence | The pick of the best wine stories from social media and across the 'net | Scoop.it
Popular wine label, De Bortoli, has been praised for its social media marketing powers, claiming the Best Presence in Social Media award at the Australian Drinks Awards.
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De Bortoli, pretty switched on...

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Korean Poo Wine | VICE United States

Korean Poo Wine | VICE United States | The pick of the best wine stories from social media and across the 'net | Scoop.it
"Ttongsul" is a Korean rice wine mixed with the fermented turd of a human child. It has an alcoholic content of around 9 percent.
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We've heard that Pinot Noir can smell of 'merde', but really???

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Andy Murray has the essence of a fine wine, says Michaël Llodra - The Guardian

Andy Murray has the essence of a fine wine, says Michaël Llodra - The Guardian | The pick of the best wine stories from social media and across the 'net | Scoop.it
The Guardian Andy Murray has the essence of a fine wine, says Michaël Llodra The Guardian "Probably a sweet wine," says Michaël Llodra, who owns a vineyard in Gevrey-Chambertin in Burgundy, to where he will retreat when he retires from tennis next...
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hmmm, think not!

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Tourist vents over Italy's 'Hitler' wine - WND.com

Tourist vents over Italy's 'Hitler' wine - WND.com | The pick of the best wine stories from social media and across the 'net | Scoop.it
Tourist vents over Italy's 'Hitler' wine
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(The Local) A Norwegian holidaying in Italy came in for a nasty surprise when he stumbled upon a rack of 'Hitler' wine openly for sale in a local grocery shop.
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Amazingly, this wine has been on the shelves in Italy for some time already...

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Wine Drinkers Prefer Twitter Over Facebook – winetimes.co

Wine Drinkers Prefer Twitter Over Facebook – winetimes.co | The pick of the best wine stories from social media and across the 'net | Scoop.it
Interestingly, fitness bloggers have also picked up on Pinterest while beer and wine bloggers (who wants to share a picture of a beer?) lag behind. wine social media usage Wine Drinkers Prefer Twitter Over Facebook.
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Wine Names Are Getting Wackier And Wackier And At No Extra Price! - Forbes

Wine Names Are Getting Wackier And Wackier And At No Extra Price! - Forbes | The pick of the best wine stories from social media and across the 'net | Scoop.it
Wine Names Are Getting Wackier And Wackier And At No Extra Price!
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A new one has emerged in wine-christening, no doubt because of the need to get attention in a crowded marketplace.
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Que Syrah, Syrah....

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Here We Go Again: Social Media and the Wine Business | Hoot n ...

Here We Go Again: Social Media and the Wine Business | Hoot n ... | The pick of the best wine stories from social media and across the 'net | Scoop.it
Is Social Media an important part of the wine business or any business for that matter? Social Media is not ... The Wine industry is suppose to be fun and the product itself is about building relationships.
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Jordan Winery receives TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award | The Jordan Journey

Jordan Winery receives TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award | The Jordan Journey | The pick of the best wine stories from social media and across the 'net | Scoop.it
Jordan Vineyard & Winery receives a TripAdvisor 2013 Certificate of Excellence award. Only the top 10 percent of businesses listed on TripAdvisor receive this travel award.

Via Catherine Monahan
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Well done Jordan!

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Wine and Cola? It Works

Wine and Cola? It Works | The pick of the best wine stories from social media and across the 'net | Scoop.it
The kalimotxo is wonderfully refreshing, and doesn’t require all that fruit-chopping and waiting. (If the NYTimes says it, it must be true...
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Anyone ever tried this?? Maybe when summer ever comes....On the other hand, could just drink rosé!

 

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Catherine Monahan's comment, June 13, 2013 5:17 PM
It's popular in Cape Town with the students at University
VINGLISH - language and social media services for the wine industry's comment, July 24, 2013 9:03 AM
Can't believe we'd never heard of it until now.
David Swaddle's comment, July 24, 2013 9:51 AM
It's been really popular with teens and early 20's in Spain for decades. Lots of my TEFL teaching mates have been initiated in Calimotxo drinking by their students.
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Women, drinking, and wine-as-reward culture - Boston Globe

Women, drinking, and wine-as-reward culture - Boston Globe | The pick of the best wine stories from social media and across the 'net | Scoop.it
Women, drinking, and wine-as-reward culture Boston Globe The whine-wine culture is celebrated in books like “Sippy Cups Are Not for Chardonnay” and websites like Moms Who Need Wine, a Boston-based group with more than a half-million members (“If...
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Souvenir Of The Week: Snake Wine In Vietnam - Gadling

Souvenir Of The Week: Snake Wine In Vietnam - Gadling | The pick of the best wine stories from social media and across the 'net | Scoop.it
Souvenir Of The Week: Snake Wine In Vietnam
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Reportedly, it tastes like envelope glue. And there might be a gecko or lizard floating around, like a hair in the soup du jour. But who cares?
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Any suggestions for food pairings?

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The Tom Hanks of Wine - Wall Street Journal

The Tom Hanks of Wine
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Factiva · Factiva · Risk · Risk. More.
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Guess what French wine is being thus described....!

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LG Wine cellar with lock: Label - I Believe in Advertising

LG Wine cellar with lock: Label - I Believe in Advertising | The pick of the best wine stories from social media and across the 'net | Scoop.it
Advertising Agency: Y&R, São Paulo, Brazil Chief Creative Officer: Rui Branquinho Executive Creative Director: Flavio Casarotti Creative Directors: Rui Branquinho, Flavio Casarotti, Alexandre Vilela Art Director: Felipe Pavani...
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Protect your wines from your son,dog and maid.  (check out the labels..!.)

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China's wine-drinking elite know surprisingly little about wine - Shanghaiist

China's wine-drinking elite know surprisingly little about wine - Shanghaiist | The pick of the best wine stories from social media and across the 'net | Scoop.it
China Daily China's wine-drinking elite know surprisingly little about wine Shanghaiist Despite ranking among the world's biggest wine consumers and claiming that red wine is their drink of choice, China's wealthy elite know remarkably little about...
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Surprising? Think not.

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Chocolate for Wine | Brix Chocolate – Chocolate for Wine

Chocolate for Wine | Brix Chocolate – Chocolate for Wine | The pick of the best wine stories from social media and across the 'net | Scoop.it
Stay-cation for #laborday? Wrap up your cookout with a Brix #chocolate and #wine tasting! Tips here: http://t.co/iVZFFW3KQx
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Great idea @brixchocolate!

 

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French wine snobs warn Apple not to release a 'champagne' iPhone - Washington Post

French wine snobs warn Apple not to release a 'champagne' iPhone - Washington Post | The pick of the best wine stories from social media and across the 'net | Scoop.it
Washington Post
French wine snobs warn Apple not to release a 'champagne' iPhone
Washington Post
You may have heard that Apple's considering unveiling a gold-colored iPhone early next month. Well, so have a bunch of irate Frenchmen, it turns out.
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Senior : un verre de vin par jour diminue le risque de dépression

Senior : un verre de vin par jour diminue le risque de dépression | The pick of the best wine stories from social media and across the 'net | Scoop.it
Un verre de vin par jour diminue le risque de dépression (..a glass of #wine per day keeps depression away! http://t.co/oKruVDVK7t)
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Knew it! knew it!

 

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Why are some wineries afraid to participate in social media? | Over a ...

Why are some wineries afraid to participate in social media? | Over a ... | The pick of the best wine stories from social media and across the 'net | Scoop.it
They just want to make wine and hope for the best. Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, Yelp. Enough already! The one thing that wineries may think about social media, is that it's free.
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If this is you, read on...

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Wear your wine glass -- on your ring finger - Dr. Vino

Wear your wine glass -- on your ring finger - Dr. Vino | The pick of the best wine stories from social media and across the 'net | Scoop.it
ring wine glass Savor the wine bling of the day: a tiny cognac snifter that attaches to ring. In fact, there are other size glasses–click the image for the full lineup that is putting the “wear” in glassware.
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Just don't gesticulate they say...

 

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Study Finds 'Very Bright' People Drink More

Study Finds 'Very Bright' People Drink More | The pick of the best wine stories from social media and across the 'net | Scoop.it
You knew that second beer was a good choice

 


Via Frank Haddad, Catherine Monahan
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Definitely. Knew it!

 

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Frank Haddad's curator insight, June 12, 2013 10:00 PM

add your insight...

 
Catherine Monahan's curator insight, June 13, 2013 4:06 PM

Not sure if I believe this!!

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Unfiltered: Sauvignon Blanc Lost at Sea | Unfiltered | News & Features | Wine Spectator

Unfiltered: Sauvignon Blanc Lost at Sea | Unfiltered | News & Features | Wine Spectator | The pick of the best wine stories from social media and across the 'net | Scoop.it
A 1,000-foot cargo ship was lost at sea last month, and more than a thousand cases of Saint Clair Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir along with it.
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Study: Another Reason for Daily Wine - The Atlantic

Study: Another Reason for Daily Wine - The Atlantic | The pick of the best wine stories from social media and across the 'net | Scoop.it
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Study: Another Reason for Daily Wine
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Sugary soda seems to make things worse, but coffee, tea, beer, wine, and orange juice correlate with good. If it were a sugar issue, why would orange juice be better than soda?
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I knew it, I knew it!

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Cheeky Vintner Exposes Himself to Sell His Wine - AdAge.com

Cheeky Vintner Exposes Himself to Sell His Wine - AdAge.com | The pick of the best wine stories from social media and across the 'net | Scoop.it
Cheeky Vintner Exposes Himself to Sell His Wine
AdAge.com
The wine's name pays homage to Eddie Murphy's band from "Coming to America." It also provides lots of fodder for the three ads, which all turn on risque themes.
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#goesgreatwith, very cheeky indeed.

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Social Media Tips for the Social Business of Wine | Great Wine News

Social Media Tips for the Social Business of Wine | Great Wine News | The pick of the best wine stories from social media and across the 'net | Scoop.it
Wine news and wine information with comprehensive up-to-date coverage, aggregated from wine sources all over the world and updated daily (Social Media Tips for the Social Business of Wine | Great Wine News http://t.co/rEYs6d1B7W)...
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Tell us about it!

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