Archive for the Tag 'Sonoma'

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An indispensible resource for wine media

AmericanWineryGuide.com’s Website is an indispensable resource for wine media, as well as wine lovers. As a wine travel writer, in order to begin your story, what if you had only one website resource that delivers all of the following: A comprehensive list of wineries from all across the U.S. In-depth information about each winery Visitor […]

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AmericanWineryGuide.com ~ The best resource for wine travel writers

As a wine travel writer, in order to begin your story, what if you had only one website resource that delivers all of the following: A comprehensive list of wineries from all across the U.S. In-depth information about each winery Visitor reviews and ratings about personal experiences at the wineries An indicator of how good […]

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Another Website Devoted to the Wine Industry… Who Cares?

Anyone who values his or her time should care, that’s who. Imagine if you will, living in say – Virginia – for the sake of understanding. You’re a wine lover and all of your friends not only know it, but they also value you as their #1 wine resource. Someone gets the bright idea that […]

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Pairing Cheese With Wine ~ A Lesson From a Pro at Charles Creek Winery ~ Part 2

Continued from yesterday… After an entertaining and informative class at Charles Creek Vineyard with Bill and Gerry Brinton, and Laura Matrinez of The Artisan Palate, those of us who attended have a much better understanding and appreciation of cheese. In an earlier blog, I discussed what we had all learned about cheese that perhaps we […]

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Steve Ledson Built a Winery, on the Way to Building His Dream Home

My personal history leading into this story I remember driving along Route 12 to the town of Sonoma from Santa Rosa years ago, and seeing what looked like a Gothic castle being constructed in the distance. Once it’s 16,000 square foot massive outer shell was set into place, drivers (including yours truly) would just have […]

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Things to do in wine country, non wine (sorta) related ~ Friday Fotos ~ Gardens Abound

Gardens abound in Wine Country. These images will give you hope for spring, as we all experience these dreary days of winter… A breath of fresh air for you, as you keep this year’s vacations in mind… These pictures were shot all over California, while on wine tours. Why I know it works for someone […]

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A Little Sibling Rivalry between Napa and Sonoma PS on October 8, 2010

I was asked to help with a tasting called, “Sibling Rivalry.” Here’s the info I initially got… Hey Jo, I was referred to you by Alana Gentry [Girl with a Glass]! She said you might be able to help me out. My friend Becky and I run  an underground cult blind tasting called Sibling Rivalry! […]

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Into the Earth ~ A Wine Cave Renaissance, Daniel D’Agostini with Molly Chappellet

Into the Earth ~ A Wine Cave Renaissance, Daniel D’Agostini with Molly Chappellet is a magnificent coffee table book, as well as pointing out all of the best wine cave resources of its time in subterranean California. Into the Earth ~ A Wine Cave Renaissance, by Daniel D’Agostini with Molly Chappellet is this holiday season’s […]