Vintage Wines

Week of 09/01/22: Vinography

Hello and welcome to my weekly dig into the pile of wine samples begging to be tasted. I’m happy to bring you the latest episode of Vinography Unboxed, where I highlight some of the best bottles that have come through my door recently. Last week an interesting set of wines …

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The DO Terra Alta makes orange wine official

At the final board meeting of 2021 for the regulatory board of DO Terra Alta, in Catalonia, Spain, a long list of changes was approved. The most striking was the implementation of a very strict certification system for 100% Garnetxa Blanca since it is their flagship grape variety. But perhaps …

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This LA sommelier recommends bottles and delivers wine to your doorstep

The Angelenos’ level of access to natural wine has increased dramatically over the past two years. Natural wine bars and shops continue to proliferate in Los Angeles, with recent openings such as Only the Wild Ones, Voodoo Vin, and Vinovore Eagle Rock joining the city’s ever-growing list, while places like …

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Augmented reality meets gastronomy at AISA dinners Episode 2

Conductor Ace Tan is teaming up with multidisciplinary artist Andy Yang, known for his abstract visual and sound experiments with Singapore as a canvas, for the second installment of AISA (Art Invokes Senses and Appetites). This is a global initiative of the Dom Perignon Society that pairs chefs with creatives …

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Good deals Burgundy | Financial Time

The second week of January is traditionally Burgundy Week in London. In the many tastings of the 2020s that would usually be scheduled for next week, the vast majority of wines would come from the Côte d’Or, the “golden slope” of limestone and marl facing east that produces the most …

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Ohio’s Donniella Winchell named to ‘Most Inspirational People’ List in Wine Industry

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Donniella Winchell, executive director of the Ohio Wine Producers Association, is one of 10 people across the country honored for their commitment to the wine industry. Wine Industry Advisor – an online publication covering the wine industry – has included Winchell on its list of “most inspiring …

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11 nostalgic general stores scattered across upstate New York

In the small communities where we grew up the general store, or the five-and-dime store, was the center of all the action. Everyone did their shopping there. They stocked everything mom and dad needed. And the kids loved them for the penny candy! Here are 11 stores we think you …

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Vintage Cookbook Features a Dish from Mountain View’s Gemello Winery | News

The great culinary specialties often bear the name of places of origin. How many do you recognize? Niçoise salad, risotto alla Milanese, chicken Kiev, Tunisian tagine, Florentine eggs, lacquered duck, Lyonnaise potatoes, Pad Thai, Riga eggs, ragù bolognese, Turkish delight, Mountain View veal with eggplant. (Note: not all are equally …

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Best of 2021: 12 Professional Plano Features

One of the founding clients of the Maverick Awards is SMU. (Community impact newspaper staff) Here is an overview of the business features that appeared in the Plano edition of Community impact journal in 2021. January Plano Closet Revival resale store offers designer trends at affordable prices The resale store …

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6 cities under the radar to visit in the Hudson Valley

The easy-going highways and scenic back roads of the Hudson Valley have practically become destinations in themselves. Whether it’s covered in wildflowers in the summer or blazing gold and auburn in the fall, it’s hard to find a town in the region that isn’t worth stopping by. But most travelers, …

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