Tag Archives: Regional Wine Week

What You Should Know About Regional #Wine

Regional Wine Week is off to a roaring start. My co-conspirator in this effort, Jeff Siegel – aka “The Wine Curmudgeon” – has kicked off the effort with a thought-provoking essay called “7 Things You Need to Know About Regional … Continue reading

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Regional Wine Week Creates Some Buzz

Regional Week 2010 is this week, which you know since I’ve been telling you. But the world is noticing, too. We’ve managed to create some buzz, including this nice interview of Jeff Siegel on ColoradoWino.com. And vintners near Traverse City … Continue reading

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Oz Clarke Gives Two Thumbs Way Up for Virginia Wine!

Here’s a great way to start Regional Wine Week: I received my copy of Oz Clarke’s Pocket Wine Guide 2011 yesterday – it’s a fun, handy reference volume with short entries on wine grapes, regions and producers around the world, … Continue reading

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Not Your Father’s Virginia Wine

Does your impression of Virginia wine date back to an unfortunate taste 10 or 20 years ago, in a store or at a sweltering festival somewhere in hunt country? Mine did, but I kept tasting, as Virginia wines kept getting … Continue reading

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New York on My Mind

I’m a big fan of New York wines. Riesling from the Finger Lakes seems to get better every year, especially as winemakers continue to carve out a distinctive style that speaks of the region’s terroir. Are they particularly German? Well, … Continue reading

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Regional Wine Week Oct. 10-16

Calling all wine bloggers: Don’t forget the third annual Regional Wine Week, next week, Oct. 10-16. Not that you haven’t been writing about your local wines all year, but this is the time to draw extra attention to the exciting … Continue reading

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America’s Southernmost Winery

It was cold and rainy on the August day when I visited Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park, as the remnants of a tropical storm lashed the eastern side of the Big Island. I caught a glimpse of the Kilauea crater and … Continue reading

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