Chilean Wines: Sometimes We Need to Embrace Discomfort to Promote Diversity

Chilean Wines: Sometimes We Need to Embrace Discomfort to Promote Diversity
When I first started learning about, and seriously tasting, wine, my universe centered around European regions. This is actually very common for people living in New York City. Our proximity to Italy, France and Spain, as well as the exposure to the …

Energy Geologist Turned Italian Wine Guru Brings His Flair to Texas
individuals who love wine as much as I do, who live to taste. You’ll appreciate their insight, and I hope you’ll learn something from them as well. A few months ago I attended a tasting party at a home in Houston that could have just as easily been …
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Sannino Vineyard 2014 Merlot is our Wine of the Week
If you’re a long-time Long Island wine lover, you may remember Ternhaven Cellars, Harold Watts’ old winery with tasting room in Greenport. Back in the mid-2000s, Watts sold his five-acre Cutchogue vineyard to Lisa and Anthony Sannino of Sannino Vineyard.


57th Street Wines Opens Offering Wines For Adventurous Hyde Parkers

cusine57th Street Wines Opens Offering Wines For Adventurous Hyde Parkers
… she tasted 40 wines a day for a week straight to make sure every bottle 57th Street Wines sells is worth drinking. Behel said the rush to open was exhausting, tasting up to 40 wines a day for a week straight. But she said it guarantees there’s not a …

Cunard Launches First Wine & Spirit Education Trust Courses at Sea
… one of the finest wine lists at sea while The Cunard Wine Academy offers an all sensory experience of food and wine pairings, tastings and producer master classes for guests. The Cunard Wine Academy is an all sensory experience of food and wine …

Clemens: Why no wine scores in tasting notes?
Why no wine scores in Gus Clemens on Wine? Scores certainly serve a marketing purpose. How does anyone know what to buy in the avalanche of wines from the world over? An inferior bottle not only is inferior, it can cost big bucks. Horror. People rely on …
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6 Best Boxed Wines: Welcome to the Boxed Wine Revolution

cusine6 Best Boxed Wines: Welcome to the Boxed Wine Revolution
DFV owns 15 brands, most of which come in a bottle, using grapes from Napa, Lodi, Monterey and Sonoma. One complaint about boxed wines is that they don’t last but Bota Box uses FlexTap technology, which makes it possible to keep premium wine fresh …
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Rabobank Report: Global Wine Industry Q1 2015
In the report, Rabobank’s Food & Agribusiness Research team says that the U.S. wine market remains exciting, with continued growth in demand for premium wines – but that wine companies should be prepared for more intense competition in 2015. Stephen …
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‘War for shelf space’ affects wine outlook
Fredrikson was joined on the panel by Jeff Bitter, vice president for operations at Allied Grape Growers of Fresno, and Mike Veseth, editor of the Wine Economist blog. In contrast to the everyday wines, the premium wine business—wines priced $ 10 or …
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Latest Premium Wines News

cusineSpin Neapolitan Pizza on Main offering wines on tap, new items by chef Michael
Spin Neapolitan Pizza is now offering premium wines on tap at its restaurant at 4950 Main St., just south of the Country Club Plaza. It hopes to soon offer wines on tap at some of its other locations. “Once you open a bottle of any wine, it begins …
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Hershey bites into premium meat snacks market with acquisition of KRAVE jerky
One of the most successful recent entrants to the US food and beverage market, KRAVE is marketed more like artisan coffee, chocolate or fine wines, and comes in gourmet flavors from ‘basil citrus turkey’; and ‘black cherry barbecue pork’; to ‘pineapple …

Oregon’s wine industry packs a growing economic punch
The growing market for higher quality, and more premium-priced Oregon wines has made shifts possible at wineries such as Bethel Heights in West Salem. “Our growth has been more in terms of moving up the category and price points instead of making …
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Latest Premium Wines News

cusineNew favorites join New Year’s beverage list
But Hy-Vee Wine and Spirits Manager Pete Gibson said those preparing for a bit of revelry are making other choices as well — everything from premium small-batch bourbons to craft beers from all over the world and many parts of the United States.
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Prosecco: No longer the ‘poor man’s Champagne’?
The buyer of a premium bottle of Prosecco will get a sparkling wine that’s rich and elegant, with a taste that’s derived in part from the soil where the grapes are grown. Rock and clay make up the foundation for grapes grown in the Cartizze zone, for …
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What you need to ensure your Golden Years are fulfilling
“The Dreaming Tree is a fabulous premium wine and provides us with yet another way to enhance the guest experience,” Craig Ceccanti, co-founder and CEO of Pinot’s Palette said. “We are very excited to partner with Constellation given its global …
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