‘Tis the season for gift giving. The most wonderful gift you can give a wine lover is a bottle (or case) of wine. The second most wonderful gift you can give is wine accessories. 172 more words
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The winemaker is a maniac. He only sleeps like 1 hour a night, In addition to checking 20 vineyards a day across northern Israel, managing night harvests, tasting the in-progress fermentations, fielding phone calls from the ten different time zones where the wine sells, crushing the ever increasing waves of fruit that are landing on the winery’s crush pad, and trying to find a wife for his son, he has to train his Californian intern (that’s me!) and keep his car clean. 912 more words
The RAW Wine fair, the world’s largest assembly of natural and low-intervention wine makers, is first and foremost a gathering of friends. RAW is not one of the massive Grand Tastings like Wine Spectator’s annual fete – where wealthy point-system devoted collectors assemble to try all the industry’s big names – or like the typical industry showcases where the mood is generally one of competition and commercial transaction. 552 more words
Solar Viejo Riserva | Rioja, Spain | Tempranillo & Graciano | 2008.
Lovely aroma of sour cherries, blackfruits like plums, bluberries with a hint of vanilla, earthy, woody, spices aroma. 24 more words