Archive for the Tag 'Grenache'

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Do You Craft a High End Grenache or a Grenache Blend, or in the Wine Business and Passionate about Grenache?

THE SOMM JOURNAL As a public service to The Tasting Panel, if you are a producer that crafts a high end Grenache or a Grenache Blend, you have an opportunity to pour at a walk-around tasting in the LA area. There’s no fee, just pour your wine and have someone to represent the brand.  Space […]

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A moving expereince… and I mean a *real* moving for Carica Wines

Moves can be so disruptive, but in the end, they’re always for a better life experience… And so it’s always fun for me to keep an eye on who’s doing what. I first became aware of Carica Wines, at the first Wine Blogger’s Conference held in Sonoma County. Carica hosted a picnic in their vineyards, […]

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Organizing a Wine Dinner

I’m in the middle of organizing a food and wine dinner for about 1,000 people. It’s called Dark & Delicious and it’s my sixth year in a row doing it. this year it’s 60 wineries and 30 restaurant options. So, you can imagine that I can handle six to eight people, right? Yeah, I think […]

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King Andrews Vineyards ~ What Brought & Keeps Roger King in Suisun Valley

Pre-Viticulture Originally from Oakland, Roger King moved to the Lake Tahoe area in 1972, where he experienced a formidable marketing career in the ski industry. All of this happened before becoming a grape grower in Suisun Valley. He moved to Suisun because one of the companies that he worked for had a home office in […]