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JANUARY 12, 2011 Who makes money in wine writing?
“I do it on the web for free.. A fellow blogger and I once joked about putting that on a tshirt. Blogging is not a path to riches. Especially for wine.
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JANUARY 13, 2011 Upcoming Events
Listing upcoming events for the public and trade is not something that I normally do, but it seems that this month, wine events are falling like flakes from the sky. And so, rather than keep the goodies to myself, I thought I’d set a little snowball rolling…for in a couple of weeks, NYC will be [.]. wine events
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JANUARY 14, 2011 Lunch with Inniskillin Bruce Nicholson
so I am in Canada to celebrate the Icewine festival. It is a picture perfect snowy day and my host is Inniskillin winery, who has one of the most quality wines in the region. Today the winery, located in Niagra-on-the-Lake, is covered in fresh snow.
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JANUARY 13, 2011 A Coteaux Champenois Tasting
Not all Champagne is sparkling wine. Peter Liem , many of whose comments and ideas are paraphrased within this post, told me that the modern history of sparkling Champagne is only 300 or so years old, and that Champagne used to be a still wine.
VIGNA UVA VINO Three Years of Wine Tasting
| THURSDAY, JANUARY 13, 2011
Well, tomorrow will make it three years since I started this wine blog. MORE >>
DR. VINO Sideways in Japan, $20 Champers, Bordeaux takes on the world! – sipped & spit
| TUESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2011
CHUGGED: Pinot? If you missed the Japanese remake of Sideways, check the trailer above. Glad the dump bucket scene was included! For more details, check out the Wine Economist’s post who says that they changed several key plot details, notably making it a paean to Cabernet, not Pinot. CONQUERED: world wine bars. The Bordeaux wine trade unveils a plan to boost sales of lower priced wines from the region. A part of that is opening wine bars selling only Bordeaux in London, NYC and Hong Kong. MORE >>
A WINE STORY de Lorimier Winery Malbec and Sangiovese 2006
| WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 12, 2011
ruchemain 042. so tonight I tried the 2006 Sangiovese and Malbec from de Lorimier. The varietals had nothing in common save that they are produced by the same California winery in the Alexander Valley, so other than this, there was no real "comparison." " I thought they were both excellent examples of the California take on Old World varietals. the Malbec was signature plush, volumptuous, and very smooth. The Sangiovese a more tart style, more red fruit, and a refreshing finish. MORE >>
BROOKLYN GUY LOVES WINE Burgundy Wine Club
| MONDAY, JANUARY 10, 2011
The first rule of Burgundy Wine Club is: you do not talk about Burgundy Wine Club. The second rule of Burgundy Wine Club is: you do not talk about Burgundy Wine Club. We've only just begun and I'm breaking rules already. But blogging about it isn't exactly the same as talking about it. What do you do if you want to experience some of the greatest wines of Burgundy, but you don't have the money to make it happen? I started Burgundy Wine Club. MORE >>
VIGNA UVA VINO Gimenez Riili Perpetuum Torrontes 2010 Argentina
| WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 12, 2011
Refreshing and upbeat. Light straw coloring, tropical and floral aromas with hints of pineapple and lemon zest, plus a spirited, almost carbonated sensation on the tongue, and finishing with a bit of vanilla and pastry cream. Retails for about $15 and contains 13% alcohol MORE >>
- Sometimes a moldy cork… DR. VINO | MONDAY, JANUARY 10, 2011
- de Lorimier Cabernet Sauvignon 06: Does Vineyard Matter? A WINE STORY | TUESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2011
- McManis Family Vineyards Pinot Noir 2009 California VIGNA UVA VINO | MONDAY, JANUARY 10, 2011
- Tasting Notes week of January 3 2010 A WINE STORY | SATURDAY, JANUARY 8, 2011
- Las Perdices Pinot Noir Reserva 2008 Argentina VIGNA UVA VINO | SATURDAY, JANUARY 8, 2011