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The Great Pacific Northwest and Tempranillo

by Linda Perrins Ress Foxworth

Aug 27 2014

“Nueve Messes de Invierno, Tres Messes de Inferno,” is how Javier Alfonso describes the climate of both his home of origin, Ribera del Duero, Spain and his adopted home, Woodinville, Washington. Javier is the owner of Pomum Winery in Woodinville. He serves on TAPAS, which stands for Tempranillo Advocates, Producers…

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It Even Goes with Popcorn

by John Kerr with Gina Trippi

Aug 15 2014

By John Kerr with Gina TrippiSparkle and Pop! It’s a shame that we save champagne for special occasions. Many of us keep the sparkling locked up, only to let it out of the basement for weddings and New Year’s Eve. Not so in the rest of the wine producing countries…

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After the 100-year Freeze Texas Grape Growers Fight Back


Aug 02 2014

Last year, late frosts in the Texas High Plains devastated the wine grape crop by around 90%. The event was so unusual that the U.S. Weather Service estimated that it was likely to happen less than once in every 100 years. How has the disaster affected grape growers views of…

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by Roman Payne

Jul 26 2014

On the Creation of Wine Labels for Modern AppreciationPART ONE – THE SOUL OF THE GRAPHIC DESIGNER IN THE 21st CENTURYA word to professional graphic artists in this second decade of our 21st Century… (and likewise to you who are novices in apprenticeage to become graphic artists come the day…

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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 world's top destinationsBordeaux has history, culture, art, and offers quality-of-life. Known as the culinary center of France, Bordeaux offers…

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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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