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NostraWINEus predicts 2010 …

What’s up for wine lovers in 2010? Here are a few prognostications … An increasing emphasis on value over stature as the recession maintains its downward pressure on wine prices. Consumers will continue to “drink down” and look for wines … Continue reading

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Two Spotlights on Virginia Wine at the White House

Last week’s White House state dinner featured Virginia wine in two ways €“ one positive, one € well, not so positive. As I blogged last week, the sparkling wine served with dessert and for the exchange of toasts between President … Continue reading

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DLW Conference Gets the Message Out

The DrinkLocalWine.com conference attracted about 70 people from around the country to discuss ways to promote regional wines against market preconceptions and the vagaries of the distribution system. The day culminated in the €œTexas Twitter Tasteoff,€ which you can follow … Continue reading

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