Archive for the ‘New Zealand’ Category

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Upside down boot + Rightside up New Zealand’s wines

Tweet Did you ever thing  about New Zealand being an upside down boot? Okay, so maybe it’s a small boot with a leg warmer, but it’s got it going on. Thanks to Jasper Hammink of Vinopedia, the new free price comparison engine for wine. He read this post, he wrote: I saw your blog… hilarious […]

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“Wines of the Southern Hemisphere” makes me want to go “Down Under”

Tweet The Complete Guide: Wines of the Southern Hemisphere is an amazing gift. To have this book for my wine library is a tremendous resource; and, making the time to read it delivered even more gifts. Written by Mike Desimone & Jeff Jenssen, two very savvy World Wine Guys who are wine, spirits, food, and […]

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Seeking out “The Seeker” ~ It’s worth the search

Tweet I’m a sucker for good marketing… Because I’m in marketing. Occasionally I see someone writing about and knocking a brand that arrives, because there are accoutrements that accompany the wine. It’s like the plague just arrived at their doorstep. It always makes me giggle. (I wonder if they’re hooked on Mad Men, like I […]

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Have you ever notice that New Zealand is an upside down boot?

Tweet FIRST PUBLISHED 2010/06/15… I wonder why nobody ever talks about New Zealand being an upside down boot? Okay, so maybe it’s a small boot with a leg warmer, but it’s got it going on. Thanks to Jasper Hammink of Vinopedia, the new free price comparison engine for wine. He read this post, then wrote: […]

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Perfect Pinots & Beaujolais Get the Bird ~ And the Post Poultry Party Will Rock with Porto

Tweet ABOUT THE BIG BIRD Years ago I realized that Pinot Noir and Beaujolais are the perfect Thanksgiving wines for really enjoying the big bird. It’s probably my French DNA that loves great these two so much… The earthy notes, the round, voluptuous flavors that fill my mouth, and send essences of rich, rip plums […]

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Wines To Fall In Love With This Valentine’s Day

Tweet You just know that I’m going to say Petite Sirah, don’t you? And, you’d be right. Why else would I have a food and wine event always right near February 14th? We never have PS I Love You’s annual food and wine event, called Dark & Delicious, right on that day, because being with […]

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Did you ever notice that New Zealand is an upside down boot?

Tweet How come nobody ever talks about New Zealand being an upside down boot? Okay, so maybe it’s a small boot with a leg warmer, but it’s got it going on. Thanks to Jasper Hammink of Vinopedia, the new free price comparison engine for wine. He read this post, then wrote: I saw your blog […]