Tag Archives: Local Wine

A Locavore Talks Locapour – Evan Faber of Salt Bistro in Boulder, CO

I’ve written about the reluctance of avowedly locavore restaurants to sell local wines, and each year at the DrinkLocalWine.com conferences I’ve moderated a panel discussion on the subject. This year’s panel was the liveliest yet, mainly because Colorado has really … Continue reading

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Worth Reading: The Local Wine Edition

Catching up on the reading, there’s lots out there about local wine:   Eric Asimov of the New York Times joins the locavore/locapour debate this week with a well-reasoned piece about the reluctance of consumers to consider local wines even … Continue reading

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Worth Reading: Provoking Adam Lee

Some fun and interesting keyboard musings this week: W. Blake Gray indulges in his favorite sport – provoking Adam Lee of Siduri with a post about low alcohol levels. It’s a great way to boost your comment totals on a … Continue reading

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Colorado wines impress

DrinkLocalWine.com, an organization I co-founded four years ago with Dallas-based wine writer Jeff Siegel, held its fourth annual conference last weekend in Denver, bringing together bloggers from as far away as New York and California to explore Colorado wine. It’s … Continue reading

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DrinkLocalWine.com 2012 – and the winners are …

DrinkLocalWine.com 2012 is over, it was a big success, and now it’s time for a recap. I can’t give you one today, because it’s past 1 am, I’m barely sentient, and the crowd in the Irish pub six floors below … Continue reading

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And DrinkLocalWine.com 2012 is underway

DrinkLocalWine.com‘s fourth annual conference got underway today. A few bloggers, including Joe Roberts of 1WineDude.com, David White of Terroirist, David Falchek, Dezel Quillen, and “Chief Wino” Andrew Stover hopped into a puddle jumper for a heart-in-mouth flight over the Rockies … Continue reading

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Heading to Denver for DrinkLocalWine.com 2012

I’m excited to be heading to Denver tomorrow to explore Colorado wine at DrinkLocalWine.com’s 2012 conference. But even if you can’t join us, you can be part of the excitement by entering our contest to win two Amtrak tickets from … Continue reading

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Worth Reading: And well, listening and viewing too

The Best of the Rest in wine this week: The countdown is on to DrinkLocalWine.com 2012 in Denver next Saturday, so The Wine Curmudgeon and I do a prospective look at the conference and a retrospective glance at how the … Continue reading

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On the Kojo Nnamdi Show

I’m thrilled to be taking the local wine message to the Kojo Nnamdi Show on WAMU 88.5 FM today, Wednesday April 18, at 12 noon ET.  The Kojo Show is local to the DC radio market, but of course anyone … Continue reading

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Worth Reading: The Atlantic discovers … the Atlantic

Some interesting reading in the tangled vines of cyberspace: The Atlantic, long a bastion of intellectual, thought-provoking essays and fiction for the Eastern egghead set, has discovered … wait for it … that wine is actually made along the Atlantic … Continue reading

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