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Structured Refinement: 2012 La Pitchoune Pinot Noir
 

Structured Refinement: 2012 La Pitchoune Pinot Noir

Wine Review: 2012 La Pitchoune Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast, CA As of late, the wild and wooly Sonoma Coast weather is producing some of the best Pinot Noir grapes grown anywhere, especially during the 2012 growing season.  (more…)

University of Adelaide Develops New Techniques for Monitoring Grape and Vine Performance

20 April 2015

University of Adelaide Develops New Techniques for Monitoring Grape and Vine Performance South Australia’s vision of a “vineyard of the future” is already producing results for the vineyards of today. (more…)

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Castello di Monsanto Chianti Classico Fermented to Near Perfection

16 April 2015

Wine Review: 2011 Castello di Monsanto Chianti Classico Riserva Seldom are we fortunate enough to have the pleasure of tasting such a fine example of the Sangiovese grape fermented to near perfection. Monsanto has grabbed my attention and kept it focused with this 2011 Castello di Monsanto Chianti Classico Riserva.  (more…)

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Restaurant Spotlight: When in Switzerland, Run to Da Vittorio St. Moritz

14 April 2015

Restaurant Spotlight: Da Vittorio St. Moritz, Switzerland One of France’s most influential French restaurant guides,  Gault & Millau, recently named the Restaurant Da Vittorio at the Carlton Hotel St. Moritz the best Italian restaurant in Switzerland, awarding Enrico and Roberto Cerea in St. Moritz with 18 Gault & Millau points for their culinary performance.  (more…)

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Video: How to Make a Mojito

12 April 2015

Video: How to Make a Mojito I came across this awesome video as I was searching for a recipe on how to make a Mojito and thought I would share it.  (more…)

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A Plush Pinot You Can’t Resist! Patz and Hall

10 April 2015

Wine Review: 2012 Patz and Hall Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast Super dang daddy! The Patz and Hall Pinot Noir is some of the finest Pinot juice I’ve had the pleasure of consuming.  Right after opening the bottle, there are smells of red berry fruit exploding out of the glass with dark, savory aromas of redwood, […]

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Women in Wine: Interview with Holly Turner

08 April 2015

Women in Wine: Interview with Holly Turner For more than a decade, Holly Turner, winemaker for Three Rivers winery has forged relationships with growers throughout Eastern Washington State to find the best sites and fruit in the state.  (more…)

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