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NOVEMBER 8, 2012 Amazon wine, now serving
Amazon Wine went live today, in time for the important fourth quarter of wine sales. The site appears very similar to what had been discovered previously (read how it works for wineries ) and offers exclusively domestic wines with orders fulfilled by wineries. Shipping is $9.99
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NOVEMBER 9, 2012 #EWBC Tasting of Turkish Wines with MW Joel Butler
so here I am in Izmir. ancient Smyrna. with a gorgeous room at the #swisshotel. Sun on the terrace for breakfast (welcome after brutal NYC climate) that included sour cherry juice and thick Turkish coffee ("How would you like it. medium?"
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NOVEMBER 7, 2012 Red Wines From The Seeker
The Seeker is a new line of carefully curated wines created for those who love to seek adventure. The wines are sourced from iconic regions around the globe, and crafted to be authentic, easy-drinking and affordable.
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NOVEMBER 6, 2012 Castello di Gabbiano Alleanza 2009 IGT
Sourced from the best Merlot and Cabernet vines on the Gabbiano estate, this blend is made from 60% Merlot and 40% Cabernet Sauvignon, fermented in stainless steel and aged for 18 months in new French oak.
DR. VINO Frank Prial dies at 82
| THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2012
Frank Prial, who wrote the Wine Talk column for the Times for the better part of three decades, has died. An obituary in the Times has details on his career and important place in the history of wine writing, particularly in the 1970s when specialty wine publications had yet to emerge. He had previously worked at the Wall Street Journal and brought a business reporter’s sensibilities to the task and often sought the business or political angles in his stories. He also had a human touch. MORE >>
WINE TASTING GUY Wine Wand – WOW!
| MONDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2012
Yet again, it has been a while since my last post…can’t say it has been writers block anymore. I have so much to say… My infatuation with tasting wine hasn’t waned and I was recently in touch with a new friend, Jeff over at Vini Wine Bar in Davis, CA. He is one of the [.]. Wine Bars Wine STUFF MORE >>
DR. VINO Kurniawan house photos
| WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2012
The Justice Department filed some photos in their wine counterfeiting case against Rudy Kurniawan. Don Cornwell, a collector and attorney who has been actively following the goings-on, posts the six pictures that the government filed in their latest brief to rebuff Kurniawan’s claim that they entered his house illegally. MORE >>
VIGNA UVA VINO Bodega Cyan Tinto del Toro, 12 Mesas
| SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2012
Sustainably farmed 50 year old vines from Toro, Zamora, Spain, aged for a year in French and American oak, exhibiting beautiful deep dark purple colors, aromas of menthol, underbrush, leather, and licorice with complex flavors of citrus, blackberry jam, ripe dark berries, and anise, smooth tannins and long finish. A great value at $15 per bottle at Ninth Avenue Vintner, in Manhattan MORE >>
DR. VINO Vinous sabermetrics?
| WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2012
The day after the election, there’s always much to discuss. With Obama’s victory yesterday, who will be the new Treasury Secretary and whether Daniel Shanks will survive in his post as usher in charge of wine at the White House will no doubt be at the top of the agenda. One of the big winners yesterday was Nate Silver and the empirical analysis he brought to forecasting the election. He ran daily aggregates of polls with pinpoint precision–and accuracy. MORE >>
- Red Hook Winery, Amazon, calories, Trotter – sipped & spit DR. VINO | TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2012