Archive for the ‘Wine’ Category

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New Irrigation Cleaning Treatment Saves Farmer’s Water, Time, and Skin ~ PhytoCat

I received the following information from David Prum, about PhytoCat Irrigation Cleaning. David got my attention. The following information has a lot of merit. Imagine successfully irrigation cleaning without caustic chemicals? This new irrigation system goes straight to being really clean, without anything corrosive in the process. The savings to longevity of your vineyard workers’ […]

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AFTER THE FIRE ~ Construction Lending and Rebuilding Seminar

This is a public service announcement, because I know too many of you… If you lost your home in the fires and are facing the challenge of rebuilding, you need information. Please join us at the Friedman Event Center for a FREE half day seminar covering construction and construction lending. We will address the role […]

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Viña Concha y Toro’s 2016 Terrunyo Sauvignon Blanc

Imagine a chilly winter night, the air has been brisk all day, it feels like it’s been down to the bone. The fire is going, your crockpot has been slow cooking all day,

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On Second Thought… Will the Legalization of Marijuana Have a Negative Impact on Wine

It wasn’t until alcohol’s Prohibition was reversed that Marijuana became illegal. (Got to have a way to get some people into jails, right, to keep that industry humming?) Now, because of marijuana, the prisons are on ridiculous overload.

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Rock n’ Roll Wine Updates

In May of 2016, The Who’s Roger Daltrey created his own Champagne, to launch 50 years of the band. That was one to pop a cork over, right? This wine was made in collaboration with Charles Orban, in celebration of “The Who Hits 50!” tour. ” Called Cuvée Roger Daltrey, it was produced by Champagne […]

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Winter WINEland 2018 ~ Wine Country is Alive And Well

Join us for two glorious days along Wine Road – Northern Sonoma County as we celebrate the 26th Annual Winter WINEland! 2018. It’s right in my backyard, on January 13 and 14, 2018, from 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., each day. We love seeing you all, wine glasses in hand, going from one participating winery […]

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Jerusalem and the High Holy Holidays with Wine ~ PSÂGOT Kosher Wines

Today is a day when – for this year – we segue from the end of Hanukkah season right into the Christmas season. Both born from significant historical and religious events, today, I’m left to wondering. Do you think there will ever again be such compelling circumstances in history, that create what’s recorded as miracles, […]

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Holiday Frenzy: What to get, What to get? Into Wine?

All of the following are from #samples. The holidaze are upon us: Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Happy Birthday (yes, some of us have that thrown in for good measure), Happy Kwanzaa, Happy New Year… They’re all relevant, as is wine, to many of December’s cultures celebrating these festive days. I’ve come to realize, December means […]

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The Art of PR ~ Telling someone to eat poop and they’re liking it

DISCLAIMER: Wine-Blog is a journal of my PR wine activities and learnings. 1) I occasionally write stories about wine clients, but don’t charge them hours for that time. 2) Wine reviews (and trips) originate from free samples sent by PR people representing the brands. 3) Images are either mostly mine, some are purchased; a few […]

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Christmas Fair and Wines to Pair ~ A Seamlessly Delicious Meal

Since November 1994, the Ultimate Thanksgiving issue from Bon Appétit holds the most delicious recipes ever for holiday meals that features turkey, chicken, goose, name the bird and here you’ll find deliciousness. And each year, I run right back to this well worn issue, to continue the journey. In fact, this magazine is the only […]