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New winery in Elkton operational

ELKTON, Va. (WHSV) – Last March, Elkton City Council gave the go-ahead for the opening of the town’s first winery. Now, after some minor delays, Chateau Virginia is open for business in the center of downtown Elkton. “The first few weeks were good. We opened a bit abruptly for ourselves as we get used to […]

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The best restaurants and drinks in Miami from June 27 to June 30, 2022

Food and drink events across Miami this week include Allegra Angelo’s “Ugly Label, Great Wine Tasting,” the ultimate gaming experience at Wharf Miami, and chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s new happy hour menu at the Miami Beach edition. Do you know of an event that should be shared on our list? E-mail [email protected]. Click to enlarge The […]

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California wine region with oldest vines produces concentrated reds but also unique white wines

Old Zinfandel vine in California Getty After a particularly harrowing work trip of traveling ten countries in ten days, Rodney Tipton confided to his wife that during the few minutes of downtime, he had the chance to listen to singer KD Lang’s song “Acquiesce” and that it had inspired him to one day own a […]

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Wine Review: JB Neufeld — taming the savagery | Explore Yakima

Imagine a wild horse – majestic, beautiful, powerful. If this horse were to be tamed, or “broken”, it would no longer show its full capacity for beauty and power, because these are intrinsically linked to its savagery. But if one could join the horse, ride it bareback in nature with a common goal, guide it […]

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A cheese and wine evening at Swanage Lifeboat Station brings in £450!

Lifeboat press release Swanage volunteer, Ted Knight, a member of the station tours team, hosted an exclusive party at Swanage Lifeboat Station in June. RNLI/Becky MackSwanage volunteer fundraisers Jane Flood, Sue Haw, Ted Knight at the Swanage Cheese and Wine Party held at Swanage Lifeboat Station Ted regularly visits France […]

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Casa Freschi opens new cellar door in the Adelaide Hills • Glam Adelaide

To share Tweeter To share To share E-mail The Adelaide Hills have recently been electrified with activity, with boutique cellar doors popping up here and everywhere. Alongside the Wotton Family Wines Cellar Door, which opened in Uraidla this month, another intimate cellar door opened since Friday 10th June. Casa Freschi is a popular South African-based […]

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A poor pig makes way for a cafe and a marketplace

The Poor Porker, a vintage outdoor venue known for its donuts and live music, announced it was closing after a farewell party on July 3 to make way for Unfiltered Lakeland, a “café, market, space event” which is scheduled to open later this year. According to a Facebook post by Poor Porker, the farewell party […]

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Au Bon Climat: life after Jim

Jim Clendenen was the force behind the much-loved California winery, so how has it been since his death? © Au Bon Climat | Jim Clendenen was integral to the making of Au Bon Climat wines, but the winery goes on without him. Jim Clendenen, founder of Au Bon Climat, passed away in 2021. What has […]

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Professor Rutgers looking for wine workers

When Dr. Beverly Tepper isn’t teaching Rutgers University students how to assess taste and smell, the food science professor tends to eight acres of carefully planted vines on his 78-acre farm in Allentown. Lately, she’s used her teaching and farming skills to create a certificate program to produce a skilled workforce for the state’s growing […]

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10 Potential Improvements to Farming Simulator 22

Released in November 2021, Farming Simulator 22 is a game where, as the title suggests, you have to build a prosperous farm with crops and livestock from the group. If you like the style of games such as Story of Seasons or even Animal Crossing, this will be something enjoyable for you. Related: The Best […]

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A guide to New Zealand’s lesser-known wine region

This was originally posted on Neatplaces.co.nz and has been republished with permission. The North Canterbury wine region offers diverse and intriguing varieties and unexpected delights. From delicate Pinot Noirs to surprising Albariños, the region sits in the scenic hills around Christchurch, making it the perfect location for long days sipping wines at these North Canterbury […]

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Sean “Diddy” Combs unveils CÎROC Passion, his new signature flavor that brings his spirit to the age of love

Directly inspired by Combs’ personal philosophy: to do something with passion or not to do it at all, this innovation is his most ambitious passion project to date. The release of CÎROC Passion is the result of more than two years of diligent experimentation and development between Combs and Diageo to perfect the liquid, refine […]

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Napa Winemaker JL WOOD targets current and past chardonnay drinkers

Emphasizes distinctive flavor profiles, quality and durability OAKVILLE, CA., June 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — JL WOOD, a small, family-owned winery, has entered the US wine market as a Chardonnay specialist, with a focus on making distinctive ready-to-drink luxury wines. Ed Filice, winemaker JL WOOD JL BOIS Departure June 12, 2022, JL WOOD will ship three […]

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I had a date with a great guy. I didn’t drink, but his wine added $36 to our bill. We split the check equally. Should I have spoken?

Dear Moneylist, I went on a date with a great guy last week. We both ordered salads and entrees from a famous LA restaurant. It was an exciting place to meet someone for the first time, and I kept my eyes peeled for names in bold. Believe me when I say that restaurant dates have […]

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Jonathan Waters, wine director of Chez Panisse, dies after a bicycle accident

A beacon of the Bay Area’s wine and restaurant industry, Jonathan Waters died Saturday, May 28, at the age of 60, following a bicycle accident. He was the wine director of the famous Chez Panisse in Berkeley for more than 30 years, influencing the rise in popularity of Californian and natural wine. A van hit […]

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Putnam CCE Announces Scholarship Recipients

Cornel Cooperative Extension Putnam County (CCEPC) is proud to announce the 2022 Master Gardener Volunteers Scholarship recipients: Jesse Osterfeld from Haldane High School and Spencer Schmidt from Carmel High School. Cornell Cooperative Extension of Putnam County Master Gardener Volunteers awards two $500 scholarships annually be eligible Residents of Putnam County who are graduates of any […]

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New Provi Pulse Report Shows Overall Alcoholic Beverage Industry Evolving, Driven by Growth in RTDs, Hard Seltzers and Non-Alcoholic Categories

Advertising As one of the industry’s only B2B sales trend reports, Provi Pulse offers onsite and offsite wholesale buyers a unique perspective to guide buying decisions. CHICAGO, May 26, 2022 – Provi, the leading B2B e-commerce marketplace in the alcoholic beverage industry, has released its latest Provi Pulse report examining first quarter sales data in […]

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Napa Valley Wine Train Launches Wanted Santa Train Tickets

As we head into Memorial Day weekend — the unofficial start of summer — the Napa Valley Wine Train wants people to get excited for the holidays. The Christmas holidays, that is. After a two-year pandemic hiatus, Wine Country’s one-stop tourist attraction recently announced that the beloved Santa Train is making a comeback. Santa Claus […]

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Palisade: the wine region down the road

The heart of Colorado’s wine industry beats in the spring sunshine just west of here in the Grand Valley AVA where the Colorado River flows into the fertile orchards surrounding the town of Palisade and Grand Junction.Courtesy picture Palisade is a booming destination in Colorado.Courtesy picture Jonesing for an inspiring wine getaway? I recently returned […]

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The image of Clarence and Ginni Thomas enjoying a bottle of wine predates the opinion leak in Roe v. wade

The image looks innocent enough. It shows US Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas with his wife, lawyer and conservative activist Ginni Thomas, holding a bottle of wine. But some social media users claim the couple posted it following a leaked Supreme Court draft opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade, suggesting they were celebrating the […]

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Non-alcoholic beverages are on the rise. Here’s why.

In April 2020, at the very start of the pandemic, Ina Garten seized the moment. She posted a video on Instagram to show how she’s coping at home during quarantine: making the perfect big batch of Cosmos, served all of a sudden in a gigantic martini glass. Garten wasn’t drinking alone. According to a study […]

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Raeburn Winery announces the release of 2021 Vintage Rosé

Advertisement A fourth vintage ready to delight the palate for a spring tasting Petaluma, California May 17, 2022–Raeburn Winery, a Impact Magazine The Hot Brands winner, embraces the warmer weather with the fourth vintage released in the United States. The 2021 vintage Raeburn Rosé ($19.99 SRP) is rolling out on shelves nationwide. Raeburn is inspired […]

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No reservations necessary when visiting these Oregon wine spots

There was a time in the not-so-distant past when you could hit the road for a last-minute jaunt through Oregon’s wine country, partaking in impromptu wine tastings at your leisure. Then came the pandemic. To keep crowds at bay and manage with reduced staff at the height of Covid, wineries adopted a […]

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Why Your Pot Size Matters When Making Pasta

If you add raw pasta to a pot that’s too small, the uncooked pasta will lower the water temperature too much, too quickly, Food & Wine says, and the suddenly cooled water temperature will increase the cooking time needed to achieve these noodles perfectly al dente. The lower pasta-to-water ratio also makes for a starchier, […]

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Mother’s Day gift guide: great red wines

This dark, charming wine is as bold and beautiful as your mother. Vineyards of the Baldacci family Your mom is bold and beautiful, and you are indebted to her so this Mother’s Day, give her a wine as wonderful as she is. Here is an overview of the great red wines to celebrate it. Baldacci […]

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World of Wine: Twelve Countries – Pattaya Mail

Massive wine tanks at Viña Ventisquero. Now can you name the twelve independent countries of South America? Some are easier than others of course and you can probably manage four or five of them without too much mental effort. But if you manage to recall all twelve of them without cheating, that’s quite an achievement. […]

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East Bay Suburb El Cerrito Gets Natural Wine Bar From Industry Experienced Vet

El Cerrito isn’t exactly a well-known wine destination, but an upcoming bar looks to change that. Claire Sullivan is the head of Banter Wine, a wine bar that will open in July. Along with her fiancé Devin Hohler, the two are working to transform a building at 10368 San Pablo Avenue into a casual space […]

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What to expect at the Top Drop Vancouver wine event in 2022

Want to really impress your friends the next time you get together and uncork some wine? Want to really impress your friends the next time you get together and uncork some wine? You can sample some of the most exciting craft wines on the market at Vancouver’s coolest wine event, Top Drop, returning for two […]

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Escape from London to Madeira for a holiday in the sun in Europe

A paradise for food and wine lovers and for those who love the great outdoors, Madeira is an easy holiday that offers great rewards… Photo: Simon Zino/Visit Madeira As we pass through another new landscape of Madeira – this one above cloud level somewhere on top of a mountain – I comment that the landscape […]

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Nordic terroir threatens to let Britain’s wine dreams wither on the vine

Estimates suggest that there are now around 100 vineyards in Denmark on 90 hectares, putting it ahead of Sweden where the number is believed to be around 40. Both industries may seem tiny compared to countries like Spain, where there are 550,000 vineyards. growing businesses. Newberry says there is ambition for growth: “The demand for […]

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Genetic engineering could be the key to making the perfect wine

Many ancient civilizations viewed alcohol as a heavenly gift bestowed by the deities they worshipped. Centuries later, scientists would discover that these intoxicants were instead the byproduct of a tiny being much closer to home: yeast. This single-celled microorganism feeds on sugar and converts it into alcohol, turning malted grain into beer and crushed grapes […]

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Non-Alcoholic Wines Market Size, Share Assessment, Key Players Strategies Developments, SWOT Analysis and Growth Statistics Industry Demand

Keeping the requirements of the client in mind, the best Non-Alcoholic Wine market research report is constructed with the professional and in-depth study of the Non-Alcoholic Wine market industry. Market segmentation studies conducted in this report with respect to product type, applications, and geography are valuable in taking a verdict on the products. This market […]

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“We make wine in Norway”

Norwegian winemaker Bjørn Bergum talks to his vines. “You have to have a connection with them. When I woke up this morning, there was 3 cm of snow. I was telling them: ‘Don’t be afraid, it will be nice in the afternoon.’” Maybe Bjørn’s plants need a little extra encouragement; they grow 61 degrees north […]

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4 reasons why I never miss the Saint-Vincent Tournante Wine Festival

My first visit to the Fête des Vins de Saint-Vincent Tournante in Burgundy dates back to 2001. It was cold, as usual, the third weekend of January. As we entered town, there were dark clouds of snow covering much of the sun, but between them were tall columns of golden light. It sounded like a […]

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New Richmond Hill “Habits” are a heavenly delight

As a lapsed Catholic and current wine lover, I was all set to be addicted to “Drinking Habits,” the latest feel-good prank at Richmond Hill Players in Geneseo. I was unprepared to be drunk with pleasure, I could barely drive home after the perfect Sunday morning at the Barn Theater in Richmond Hill Park. In […]

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The Scotch Plains family holds firmly to the flavorful tradition

There’s a family at Scotch Plains that holds firmly to a tradition. The tradition of winemaking has been passed down from father to son, nephews and other relatives. And, the wine made by this family has gained recognition. Michele “Mike” Nizzardo grew up in Agnone, Italy where he made house wine. But when Nizzardo immigrated […]

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The best of Aldi’s wine | Wine

Veuve Monsigny Champagne Brut, Champagne, France NV (£13.99, Aldi) Most of us have a few supermarket own brands that we like to think show our acumen as shoppers. These are products loaded with an extra thrill of smug self-satisfaction when we bring them home and say to ourselves, “ha, and to think that these rubies […]

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5 Black-Owned Wines and Spirits From Dallas Entrepreneurs

Moonshine, an illegal liquor with a high water content, was once the drink of choice for many, especially during Prohibition. Even before that, in the Deep South, it is well known that once-enslaved men and women often worked in distilleries and created many production techniques. Jack Daniels, for example – the world’s best-selling American whiskey […]

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Smith River Spirits: New Craft Distillery in Ridgeway from old friends Nelson, Black and Mills | Local News

A story between winemaking friends turned into a craft distillery in Ridgeway. Smith River Spirits comes after 20 years of Martinsville businessman Kevin Nelson and Patrick County attorney Alan Black making wine on the Blue Ridge Parkway just for fun. Some years, when it was good, they bottled it; some years they didn’t bother. Winemaking […]

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Where to Taste Rhone Varietal Wines in Sonoma County

Originating in the Rhone Valley in southern France, Rhone grapes were introduced to California in the mid-19th century and likely arrived in Sonoma County around the 1880s. Today, these grapes are known as the name of Rhône grape varieties and the wines made from them are called Rhône varietal wines. There are 22 Rhône grape […]

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Organic Wine Market Size 2022 by Top Key Players, Types, Applications, Regional Demand and Forecast to 2030 – Instant Interview

The Organic Wine Market report is a perfect basis for people who are looking for a comprehensive study and analysis of the Organic Wine Market. This report contains a diverse study and information that will help you understand your niche and focus key market channels in the regional and global Organic Wine market. To understand […]

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🌱 Local Wine Winners Celebrated + Colfax Burn + Best Wildflower Spots

Thank you for your patience while I was away. The Roseville Daily these last weeks. And FAT thanks to Nicole Fallon Peek for keeping you all informed while I dealt with an unexpected family emergency. All is well now and I’m excited to be back to make sure you all have the inside scoop on […]

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9 Surprising Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Portugal

Portugal is a small European nation of around 10.5 million people. Alongside Spain, with which it was combined, Portugal gained independence in 1143. It expanded its empire to include countries in India, Africa, East Asia and South America and created the most enduring European empire, lasting over 500 years. Deciding to end the dominance of […]

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Best bets for craft beer lovers at Disney’s Food & Wine Festival – Orange County Register

If you’re a craft beer lover like me, then you already know that the Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival taking over the Anaheim theme park for the next six weeks leaves the most important part of the annual event out. of the name: Beer. Luckily for beer nuts, the food festival that runs […]

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Albany Dems omit takeout plan, mayor’s budget check

Apparently the drinks are do not on this “house”. Governor Kathy Hochul’s alcohol-to-go proposal could be in jeopardy after Democratic leaders in the state legislature intentionally failed to make the program permanent in their recently released state budget plans. The Senate and State Assembly removed the measure from their “single budget” proposals — separate plans […]

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A Local Guide to Arrecife, Lanzarote: Volcanoes, Sunsets and Seafood | Holidays in the Canary Islands

Food The most beautiful dining area of ​​Arrecife, the capital of the island, is located around the lagoon of Charco de San Ginés. On its south side, La Puntilla serves an elegant menu on a terrace overlooking colorful fishing boats; dishes include stews pil pil cod, island goat cheeses and dads arrugadas (traditional Canarian wrinkly […]

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Introducing Knapp Winemaker: Vanessa Hoffman

Advertising March 11 – From the age of eight, Vanessa was fascinated by the romantic idea of ​​being a winemaker. Eager to learn as much as possible, Vanessa spent time working in the vineyard, cellar, laboratory and tasting room. Although his hands-on experience may have humbled his childhood romantic notions associated with winemaking, his passion […]

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Athens Wine Situation — Greek City Times

Wine has been blamed for almost every bad decision-making process throughout history. Really, think about it. Helen leaving for Troy, Caesar crossing the Rubicon… Wine most certainly played a role in decision-making before or after these life-altering events. Enjoying a good glass of wine can release the right chemistry to think about the unthinkable and […]

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Why hybrid grapes could be the future of wine

The National Weather Service began recording temperature across the United States in 1901. 2016 was the hottest year, followed by 2020. This past decade was the hottest 10-year period on record. The vintage chronicles were filled with notes of extremes in addition to record heat: drought, humidity, fires. Winegrowers and grape growers in all regions […]

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What is Takamine whiskey and why is it so unique

Besides its production process, Takamine whiskey has caught the attention of critics due to its unique history, which dates back 130 years. The liqueur takes its nickname from Jokichi Takamine, a Japanese scientist who nearly redefined the modern American whiskey scene. Born in 1854, Takamine was from a samurai family on his father’s side and […]

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Truffle Hunts and Forest Festivals in the Willamette Valley Wine Country

Stefan Czarnecki of Black Tie Tours rewards his truffle dog, Ella, with a treat. elizabeth brownfield When we imagine the elusive and alluring truffle hunt prized by chefs the world over, chances are we imagine following the grunts and sniffles of a truffle pig through a forest in Italy or France. And while these may […]

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8 fabulous wine experiences in the UK

For many of us, the term “English wine” is a bit of an oxymoron, but surprisingly, just like many of its European neighbours, the UK has a thriving viticulture. In fact, there are said to be over 500 commercial vineyards and some 165 wineries in the UK. Did you know that they even produce a […]

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Ohio’s Wine Industry: How It Survived and Thrived

You look through a bottle of wine produced at Slate Run Vineyard in 2008. (Photographed and animated by Tony Mirones) COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) – The rise, fall and growth of vineyards in Ohio is a story that flows along rivers and time. More recently, in 2014, the “Polar Vortex” destroyed many vineyards across the state. […]

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Old Pueblo Cellars Embraces Classic Winemaking | News

NOTewly Pueblo Cellars Winery opened at the Off The Vine festival, offering organic wines made with traditional techniques. Although Old Pueblo Cellars recently opened on Oasis Road, owner Roger Pelton has had an interest in winemaking since the 1970s. “We became accidental winemakers,” Pelton said. Pelton purchased a large ranch in the fertile Mariposa, California […]

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50-year viticultural relationship between a wine importer and a major Italian producer

Two men shaking hands with a field of sunflowers behind them Getty Waves of panic tempered by excitement continue to hit a married couple as they drive their elegantly built Italian car from Milan, Italy to the town of Montalcino in Tuscany. “What could be the urgency?” the woman wondered as they were called to […]

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Making owning a second home easier – Buzzy Pacaso lets you truly buy part of a dream mansion in Vacation Wonderlands

IIt’s one thing to own a gorgeous mansion as your primary residence, but adding a second or third home takes things to another level. Pacaso, an innovative platform for luxury second home ownership, tries to make it easier for you. Pasaco is built around group ownership – but in a new way. Pacaso offers shares […]

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These wine glasses are unlike any other, and 3 other house novelties

For more on the latest and greatest product releases, check out our full collection of the best new gear. Set of 4 Lenox Signature Series Warm & Cool Region Wine Glasses Lenox Tableware brand Lenox has launched a new line of wine glasses designed by Victoria James, the world’s youngest sommelier and current Michelin-starred beverage […]

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If your city had its own candle, what scent would it be?

Ah, nothing quite like coming home to the welcoming smell of freshly baked chocolate chip cookies or warm cinnamon rolls. Until you realize it’s the simple trick of a candle. Candles have the power to transport us to different times in our lives through the power of smell. Is that the smell of a taxi […]

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Insider tips on visiting French wineries beyond Bordeaux and Burgundy

More and more vineyards in France are opening up to visitors, says a French wine tourism expert. Of France’s 87,000 vineyards, only 13% were open to the public five years ago, said Martin Lhuillier, head of wine tourism at Atout France, the country’s tourism development agency. Now many more have opened their cellar doors for […]

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A solid educational program takes shape for Vinexpo America and Drinks America, March 9 and 10

Advertising PORTLAND, Maine – February 15, 2022 – With less than a month to go until Vinexpo America and Drinks America bring together the global wine and spirits trade at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City on March 9-10, organizers of the joint trade shows are putting the finishing touches to […]

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Saunders convicted of 2018 murder of Wallens Ridge cellmate | News

WISE — A former Wallens Ridge inmate convicted in December of killing his cellmate will have another 20 years added to his life sentence on previous convictions. William A. Saunders, 52, an inmate at Red Onion State Prison, was sentenced Friday in Wise County Circuit Court about two months after his jury trial for second-degree […]

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Napa entrepreneur launches travel tours in Field Blends wine country

Maryam Ahmed, owner of Maryam + Company, a Napa-based food and wine consulting firm, has launched a new tourism venture that will take attendees away from Wine Country. Field Blends takes tourists on a three-day trip to visit winemakers, chefs, makers and farmers in different wine regions across the country, starting in June in Walla […]

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Senate Bill 199 would set aside money to support local wine industry

NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – New Mexico wine has been around for nearly 400 years and now a lawmaker is proposing legislation that will financially help wineries grow more grapes to produce more wine. Sponsored by Republican Senator Crystal Diamond, Senate Bill 199 will help provide direct financial assistance to enable wineries to produce more grapes […]

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Discover the power of purple vegetables

Purple veggies are an Instagrammer’s dream — from black tomatoes and peppers to dark purple pole beans, and purple cauliflower to plum-colored carrots. These eye-catching vegetables look unusual. Yet purple was actually the natural color of carrots, points out Robert Tennuci, director of Premier Seeds Direct (premierseedsdirect.com). “The orange is a hybrid of their natural […]

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A ‘rare’ bottle of wine auctioned could be the most expensive bottle of wine sold under the hammer in New Zealand

Provided Co-founder of The Wine Auction Room Reece Warren, with the magnum bottle of 1996 Domaine de la Romanée Conti Romanée-Conti Grand Cru, Côte de Nuit, estimated to be worth between $65,000 and $85,000. What could be the most expensive bottle to auction in New Zealand, one of only three available worldwide with an estimated […]

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February 3: Ghost guns, the Super Bowl and wine

LEXINGTON, Ky. (FOX 56) – Here are five things to know before you go to bed on February 3, 2022. ghost gun An increase in crimes committed with firearms is partly attributed to a manufacturing process. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms has said “ghost guns” made by 3D printers are contributing to the […]

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Despite challenges, Alaskan brewers are creating a greener future

Although Alaska has the eighth most breweries per capita nationally, beer here is a precarious business. Brewers must fork out significant capital to overcome manufacturing and shipping hurdles. On the other hand, Alaska Brewers boast the cleanest lava flows in the country with abundant access to glacial water. What some might consider setbacks have only […]

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13 Large Bottles of Napa Cabernet Franc – Robb Report

When it comes to famous Bordeaux varietals, whether grown in their native Bordeaux or in other parts of the wine world, Cabernet Sauvignon tends to suck all the oxygen out of the room. It’s hard for others to wave their arms hard enough to distract themselves from a wine called “the king of reds.” What […]

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Return of live auctions at the Ritz-Carlton

By Andrea Stetson | Special for Daily News Scenes from the Naples Winter Wine Festival 2022 Live Auction Scenes before and during the live auction at the 2022 Naples Winter Wine Festival Wochit Bids were high on Saturday during the 22nd annual Naples Winter Wine Festival, where nearly $23 million was raised for local charities […]

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Correction: Monopoly Vranken-Pommery – Consolidated

FINANCIAL PRESS RELEASE 2021 consolidated revenue: €300.4m (+23.1%) Growth well above forecasts CONSOLIDATED TURNOVER* CHAMPAGNE PROVENCE & CAMARGUES OTHERS (PORTS, SPARKLING WINES, VARIOUS) €300.4 million €256.3 million €25.3 million €18.8 million +23.1% +32.6% 17.3% -6.0% compared to 2020 turnover *under review Reims, January 27, 2022 The 2021 consolidated turnover of Vranken-Pommery Monopole rebounded strongly to […]

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INSIDE FLX: NY Wine and Grape Foundation’s Sustainable Vineyard Program (podcast)

In this episode, I talk with Whitney Beaman of the NY Wine and Grape Foundation (NYWGF) about the next step in their VineBalance sustainability program. In 2022, approximately 25 New York grape varieties will participate in a pilot sustainable viticulture program. VineBalance is a joint effort of the wine and juice grape industry, Cornell Cooperative […]

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Endicott Cinema plans to sell wine and beer after State Liquor Authority decision

ENDICOTT (WBNG) — Last week, the State Liquor Authority board voted to allow movie theaters to sell wine and beer in their concessions. “We didn’t expect this to pass because it’s been happening every year for who knows how many years and it’s still closed,” Cinema Saver owner and president Amber Gregory said. “I think […]

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Edinburgh property: Luxury apartment with private courtyard and wine cellar hits the market

A big millionaire’s West End flat has hit the market – complete with his own studio and two cellars. The three-story Victorian home on Rothesay Terrace is part of a traditional townhouse and spans 4,500 square feet. The B-listed building has an elevator, private courtyard, living room and spacious kitchen. READ MORE – The Chase’s […]

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Hall, Walt & Baca Wines launch the 2022 season of its Celebrity Happy Hour series

Advertising Jimmy Kimmel, Christina Haack, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Jason Silva added to lineup (ST. HELENA, CALIFORNIA – January 20, 2022) – ROOM, WALT and BACA Wines, a collection of three family-owned wineries located in Napa and Sonoma counties, announced the launch of another season of their celebrity Happy Hour series. The series is airing on three […]

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UK pupils learned about alcohol with ‘misleading’ industry-funded resources | Alcohol

Schools use “misleading and biased” information materials funded by the alcohol industry to educate students as young as nine about alcohol use, study finds. Teachers in thousands of UK schools use lesson plans, fact sheets and films produced by bodies closely linked to the drinks trade, even as they ‘present alcohol as a normal consumer […]

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Airbnb is offering a free one-year stay in Italy for you and your family

Imagine living out your days in a beautiful heritage home in a peaceful Sicilian village, without having to spend a penny. Sounds idyllic, right? It could be you. In an effort to promote tourism in Sicily, Airbnb is looking for someone to welcome travelers from all over the world to this house in the village […]

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The city is racing: Eridanus Brewing opens gently | News

RUSSEL A highly anticipated microbrewery opened in downtown Russell on Saturday. Eridanus Brewing & Tea Taphouse, in Russell’s former depot, has started serving customers in a “soft” opening to showcase all it has to offer ahead of its grand opening on Saturday January 22. For those who were unable to visit the new brewery on […]

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With Partygate, Boris Johnson lands in a crisis of his own initiative

The problem with the latest scandal raging Boris Johnson is that it revolves around parties. If it was centered on something grayer – more complex, more esoterically political – it might not have unleashed such a furor. But as James Forsyth written in The viewer, Partygate “is a problem that everyone can relate to”. Britain’s […]

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Wine lovers invited to join a new collective

Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) invites wine lovers around the world to join Collective Napa Valley – the organization’s newest initiative that brings people together to enjoy Napa Valley wines while raising funds for the good of its community . “This is a great moment for our region. As a leader in the wine world and […]