Monthly Archives: February 2014

It’s a Mystery Why It Works, But When in Rome…

You know the old saying, “When in Rome, do as the Romans do”? Well, when it comes to food and wine pairing, there is great wisdom in that observation. For reasons we’ve never heard explained convincingly, the wines of a

Posted in Food and Wine Pairings/Recipes

Bring on Summer… and Corn on the Cob!

Are you as ready for winter to end as I am? I’m guessing you are. So to help “set the mood,” here’s a wine-related question that’s focused squarely on the summer… QUESTION: I know this may sound like a strange

Posted in Wine FAQ

What Could Be Better Than Spring in Santa Barbara?

We’ve been telling you about a number of wonderful wine festivals and other wine-focused events, and today we have information on another one. Here is the press release from the Santa Barbara Vintners trade organization…

Posted in Wine Buzz

Russian River Grape Growers Face a Year With Much Less Water

Grapevines don’t need as much water as many other plants in order to produce fruit. In fact, in the Tasting Notes we write for the selections featured by the wine clubs of Vinesse, we often talk about how “stressed vines”

Posted in The Wine Business
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