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Here we are – another post about stats, right??? Before you click away, can I ask for a minute to explain myself? 500 has nothing to do with views, followers or any other blog statistics, no, not at all. 1,028 more words


Top Highlights From Gambero Rosso Tre Bicchieri 2015

At this point, you most likely already read a number of reviews from Gambero Rosso 2015 (here are the links for the John and Stefano… 1,876 more words


Wineries of New England: Connecticut Winery Trail

I was back and forth on this post for a while. One one side, an experience is an experience, and it is worth sharing in the blog, as this is what it is for. 1,602 more words

Wine Tasting

Wineries of New England: Newport Vineyards

Have you heard the term “tourist winery” before? I didn’t, but now I have. Follow along, I will explain.

Recently, the subject of the wines of 50 states came back into my focus – after tasting wines from Vermont, Colorado, Texas and Connecticut, it was kind of easy to get carried away, right?  1,243 more words


Learning With #WineStudio - Coup de Foudre Pétillant Naturel from Vermont

Have you tasted wines from Vermont? Do you know what Pétillant Naturel is, or have you tasted any of them before? Yep, me neither – until I joined the… 714 more words

Sparkling Wine

Daily Glass: Few Wines, Beautiful and Interesting

Disclaimer: this blog post is not an attempt to create the new rating system. It is rather an account into the emotional escapades of the oenophile tasting wine. 865 more words


Month in Wines - February 2014

Here we go again – a summary of the best wine experiences of the February 2014. Reminder – I rate the wines on the 10 points scale, with pluses and minuses, so the wines typically included in this summary post are those starting with 8- ratings (yes, there can be exceptions). 621 more words

Wine Ratings