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Cowhorns and Cover Crops: Tasting Biodynamic Terroir

by Quini Team

Feb 27 2015

Man has been making wine in sync with nature for centuries. Many a prehistoric party started with grapes planted and harvested by the moon. Animals roamed the vineyards, mixing up the soil with their hooves and claws, adding a variety of elements to the process. It is only in more…

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Taste Wine Like A Pro and Remember Them All

by Quini Team

Feb 27 2015

Every day is a good day for vino. But the turn of the year sure gets wine and food festivals going. From Dine Out Vancouver and the California Wine Fair, to the world renowned Vancouver International Wine Festival and EAT!, another major event held in Vancouver, wine tasting enthusiasts everywhere…

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The Winegrowers of Dry Creek Valley Show That They are Producing Better Zinfandel Than Ever, as Well as Other Varieties

by ANDREW JOHN CHALK

Feb 27 2015

Many readers will have visited Sonoma County in northern California wine country and sampled the Zinfandels made in the sub-region named Dry Creek Valley. The 70+ wineries there are so small (median production is only about 4750 cases) that most sell all that they make at the “cellar door” (either…

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The Winegrowers of Dry Creek Valley Show That They are Producing Better Zinfandel Than Ever, as Well as Other Varieties

by ANDREW JOHN CHALK

Feb 27 2015

Many readers will have visited Sonoma County in northern California wine country and sampled the Zinfandels made in the sub-region named Dry Creek Valley. The 70+ wineries there are so small (median production is only about 4750 cases) that most sell all that they make at the “cellar door” (either…

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What our Tasting Panel has been Drinking

by John Neimann

Feb 20 2015

Trying new types of wine is half the fun of finding that special bottle. Getting recommendations from friends and associates is always easier in taking that first step to try something new. With hundreds of different varietals and even more wine regions across the world, it can all seem overwhelming.…

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Wine Tips: Everything You Need To Know About Wine Bottle Openers

by John Neimann

Feb 17 2015

What could be complicated about buying a wine bottle opener? If your only experience has been with those handy, disposable two piece plastic corkscrews hanging on the rack at the checkout counter, then your wine bottle opening life has been simple, perhaps a bit frustrating, but nonetheless simple. We'll provide…

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Temecula- The Underappreciated California Wine Region

by Ron Kapon

Feb 09 2015

When I told my friends that I was spending a January week in Southern California they asked me where I was going. I was flying in and out of Los Angeles to visit friends and then spending 4 days in Palm Desert staying with another friend. In between I would…

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Wild Food Foraging

by Chef David Darugh

Feb 04 2015

Ever feast on the tender asparagus flavored stalks of Solomon’s seal; the exalted and elusive morel mushroom, or the succulent coiled fronds of the woodland fern? It’s time to remind your senses why the traditional wild ingredients of Appalachian cuisine are now the hallmark of culinary innovation in restaurants across…

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