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Beautiful Bordeaux

by Jean Larsen

Jul 26 2014

A visit to Bordeaux is a delightful way to spend your time and your travel dollars. Bordeaux is beautiful. If "Wine Tourism" is on your agenda, this is one of the worlds top destinationsBordeaux has history, culture, art, and quality-of-life. Known as the culinary center of France, Bordeaux offers amazing…

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Sommeliers: Stories from The Front Line


Jul 25 2014

If you work in the hospitality industry you serve humanity. You are bound to come across all types of people and accumulate some funny anecdotes over the years. I surveyed Dallas sommeliers about the soft underbelly of wine service.Anthony Martinez at The Gaylord Texan handles thousands of wine orders a…

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Kentucky Beverage & Food Industry

by Ron Kapon

Jun 27 2014

Kentucky has a hearty appetite for the food and beverage industry. More than 270 food and beverage operations employ nearly 43,000 people in Kentucky, and the past five years have seen almost 150 food and beverage operations move into the state or expand. 14% of Kentucky’s manufacturing is related to…

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Famous Castello di Cacchiano & Giovanni Ricasoli-Firidolfi

by Jennifer Martin

Jun 24 2014

I had the privilege to meet the owner of Castello di Cacchiano, Baron Giovanni Ricasoli-Firidolfi. The winery is located in Gaiole in the province of Siena within the region of Tuscany. This is the heart of the Chianti Classico territory. Castello di Cacchiano is one of the most historic estates…

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Culinaria San Antonio

by Ron Kapon

May 30 2014

I was invited to participate in the 4-day festival known as Culinaria on behalf of the San Antonio CVB. This may have been the best-organized press trip I have ever attended. Great hotel, meals, on-time departures and arrivals and enough free time to allow me to swim, use the Jacuzzi,…

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Numerical Wine Rating Scales

by Bernard Kenner

May 30 2014

Can an 85 point wine be more enjoyable than a 95 pointer? If you’ve been around the wine block a few times, you’re probably thinking, “It depends….” Lots of things besides the raw number come into play. Who did the assessments, how old was the wine, am I drinking it…

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4 Reasons Why You Should Switch to a Craft Brew

by Jess DelBalzo

May 27 2014

Have you seen the recent Banoosh article highlighting 8 Beers You Should Stop Drinking Immediately (http://banoosh.com/blog/2014/04/03/8-beers-stop-drinking-immediately/)? For some beer drinkers, that post was an unhappy surprise. Pointing out GMOs and unhealthy additives in popular beers, the author suggested that we avoid the worst offenders if we want to enjoy a…

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Glasses Make a Difference

by Elena Cawley

May 23 2014

Have you ever wondered how wine glasses make a difference when you taste wine? There are three characteristics of wine glasses that can affect the taste of wine: the material of the glass, the size of the bowl and the shape of the glass.First, the material makes a difference, not…

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