Post Tagged with: "Wine"

Malbec and More: Exploring Argentina's Fabled Wine Making Heritage

September 12, 2017 12:52 am0 comments
Malbec and More: Exploring Argentina's Fabled Wine Making Heritage

Photo Credit: Wines of Argentina Argentina’s rich wine making heritage dates back to the early 16th century, putting it in an entirely different league than neighboring new-world producers Chile and Brazil. Spanish settlers planted the first specimens of Vitis vinifera in monastic vineyards throughout Argentina’s central, western and northeastern regions. […]

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FOOD & WINE Classic In Aspen Kicks Off Summer In Style

July 3, 2017 12:13 pm0 comments
FOOD & WINE Classic In Aspen Kicks Off Summer In Style

Photo Credit: Carin von Berg The 35th annual FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen kicked off summer in style over Father’s Day weekend in scenic Aspen, Colorado. Celebrity chefs, celebrity guests, locals and international foodies gathered in beautiful downtown Aspen to experience culinary delights in the form of seminars, private […]

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Bring Napa Home with this Private In-Home Wine Tasting Experience

May 23, 2017 8:51 am0 comments
Bring Napa Home with this Private In-Home Wine Tasting Experience

Photos Credit: IfOnly Want to experience Napa Valley wine country without leaving the comfort of your own home? Let Napa come to you with the Bougetz Cellars At-Home Private Wine Tasting Experience. Invite up to 40 of your closest friends to experience a comprehensive, professional wine tasting of each and […]

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'Half a glass of wine every day' increases breast cancer risk

May 22, 2017 10:30 pm0 comments
'Half a glass of wine every day' increases breast cancer risk

Further evidence has emerged of the link between alcohol consumption in women and an increased risk of breast cancer. According to a report from the World Cancer Research Fund, half a glass of wine or a small beer a day increases the risk of breast cancer. It also backs up […]

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Bourgogne Wine Heritage: A Journey in Flavor

January 16, 2017 11:07 pm0 comments
Bourgogne Wine Heritage: A Journey in Flavor

Photo Credit: Bourgogne Wines Hilly terrain running roughly 37 miles from Dijon to Santenay in the Bourgogne region of France defines a patchwork of more than 1,000 climats (microclimates) producing a wide variety of mostly Pinot Noirs and Chardonnays. The sheer diversity of terroir and wines often make understanding the […]

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Has LVMH Unleashed China's First Great Red Wine?

October 20, 2016 9:25 pm0 comments
Has LVMH Unleashed China's First Great Red Wine?

Photo Credit: Roy Cheung While we’re all familiar with the LVMH luxury goods conglomerate (what’s up Marc Jacobs), it’s the latter half of the acronym – the MH (Moët Hennessy) who are making some bold moves into the land of the red dragon hoping to capitalize on the Chinese penchant for French […]

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A Passion For Wine, Redefined

September 1, 2016 8:48 pm0 comments
A Passion For Wine, Redefined

Photo Credit: Achaval-Ferrer As a grad student at Stanford in 1989, Argentinean Santiago Achaval discovered a passion that many college scholars are just experiencing: the love of wine. And not just any brand, fine wines. Weekend road trips to Napa and Sonoma bested his academic studies. Returning to his career […]

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The Rise of Natural Wine

July 18, 2016 7:42 am0 comments
The Rise of Natural Wine

Photo Credit: Sandhi Wines There are big changes afoot in the wine industry. Generally, what trends in food extends to wine and spirits—take the craft cocktail movement, for example. Spurred on by farm-to-table eating and using local, small producers, sourcing premium, responsibly-made and hard-to-find ingredients and liquors for cocktails has […]

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Industry Insiders Explain the Value of the Food & Wine Classic

June 17, 2016 11:03 am0 comments
Industry Insiders Explain the Value of the Food & Wine Classic

Photo Credit: Food & Wine Classic There is no shortage of industry conferences if you work in food and wine. The one festival everyone wants to be at—and invited to participate in—is undoubtedly the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen. Every year, chefs, winemakers, distillers, restaurateurs and everyone who works […]

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Napa’s Definitive Wine Country Festival

March 23, 2016 6:59 am0 comments
Napa’s Definitive Wine Country Festival

Photos Credit: Michael Reiss Napa Valley may be small in size, but it is giant in impact. With over 400 wineries and counting, this valley first put California wine on the map by winning the Judgement of Paris blind competition 40 years ago, an event recounted in the 2008 film, Bottle Shock. […]

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