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What do wine lovers really want?
When preparing yesterday’s rant about the current existential dread in the wine industry over the indifference of younger consumers to our favorite tipple, I came across this piece I wrote just more than 10 years ago. It still rings true … Continue reading
Posted in Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bargain Wines, Books, Bordeaux, Burgundy, California, Champagne, Chile, China, DrinkLocalWine.com, Eastern US, Local Wine, Maryland, Riesling, Sustainable, Weblogs, Wine Tagged California, Local Wine, Maryland, Virginia, Virginia Wine, Washington Post, Wine 2 Comments
Drinking Local with The Wine Curmudgeon
My wife and I had the pleasure last week of hosting Jeff Siegel, aka The Wine Curmudgeon, while he was in DC judging a preliminary round of the 2015 Virginia Governor’s Cup wine competition. (Jeff posted his impressions of the … Continue reading
Posted in Local Wine, Maryland, Virginia, Wine Tagged Maryland Wine, Virginia Wine, Wine, Wine Writers 6 Comments
Catch-Up News: Sugarloaf Mountain Vineyard Changes Hands
I’ve been so busy the past several weeks that I’ve neglected this blog. So here’s catching up on a few things, especially some news that I let slip: Sugarloaf Mountain Vineyards has been sold. Sugarloaf was established a decade ago on … Continue reading
Posted in Local Wine, Maryland, Wine Tagged Local Wine, Maryland Wine 2 Comments
Drink Local Wine Week: The Importance of Vintage. Or Not.
Virginia and Maryland vintners have become adept at turning challenges into advantages. Case in point: The region’s variable climate. We get hot vintages, humid vintages, even hurricane vintages that have us looking for arks rather than barrels. (Anyone remember 2011?) … Continue reading
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Some great photos of Regional Wine Week
If you haven’t checked out Drink Local Wine’s Facebook page, you should. That’s where we asked wine lovers to post their favorite photos relating to regional wine during Regional Wine Week. There were great shots of grapes, of course, like … Continue reading
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Regional Wine Week Begins
This is Regional Wine Week, October 6-12, the sixth annual celebration of wine made throughout the country, not just on the West Coast. As regular readers of this blog know, Regional Wine Week was started by Jeff Siegel, aka The … Continue reading
Posted in DrinkLocalWine.com, Eastern US, Jancis, Local Wine, Maryland, New York, Regional Wine Week, Texas, Travel, Uncategorized, Virginia, Wine Tagged Local Wine, Wine 1 Comment
Maryland’s Boordy Vineyards Takes Top ASWC Honors
The revamped Boordy Vineyards, Maryland’s oldest winery, took top honors at last weekend’s Atlantic Seaboard Wine Competition, earning Best of Show for its 2010 Cabernet Franc Reserve. It was the second major award for Boordy’s first vintage of red wines … Continue reading
Posted in Cabernet Franc, Competitions, DrinkLocalWine.com, Eastern US, Maryland, Virginia, Wine Tagged Eastern US, Local Wine, Wine 3 Comments
DLW13 wrapup – We trended over Tiger Woods!
DLW 13 is now history. This is a cliché, but I have to say it: This year’s conference was the best ever. Not only did we shine a light on Maryland wine at a conference with about 150 people, but … Continue reading
Posted in DrinkLocalWine.com, Local Wine, Maryland, Uncategorized, Weblogs, Wine, writers Tagged Drink Local Wine, Maryland Wine, Wine 3 Comments
DLW13 approaches – with some love from Jancis Robinson
In case you missed it, Jancis Robinson mentioned Drink Local Wine in her recent Financial Times column about the revolution in U.S. wine that she and Linda Murphy chronicled in their new book, American Wine: The Ultimate Companion to the … Continue reading
Posted in DrinkLocalWine.com, Eastern US, Jancis, Local Wine, Maryland, Wine Tagged Drink Local Wine, Maryland Wine, Wine 1 Comment
A nice lineup for DLW13 – in less than 2 weeks!
The annual Drink Local Wine conference will be in Baltimore on April 13 – now less than two weeks away. There’s still time to make plans to join us at the Tremont Hotel for the conference and lunch and the … Continue reading
Posted in DrinkLocalWine.com, Eastern US, Local Wine, Maryland, Uncategorized, Wine Tagged #mdwine, Baltimore, Bottlenotes, Dave Collins, Maryland Wine, Twitter Taste-Off, Virginia, Wine 1 Comment
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