A 4th of July Toast to Wine, infographic on US wine consumption

Jul 04, 13 A 4th of July Toast to Wine, infographic on US wine consumption

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I received this interesting infographic the other day about the increase in American wine consumption and seeing as it’s 4th of July, thought today would be a good day to post this.  Glad to see that wine consumption is on the up, there’s hope yet!   Produced by SpareFoot. Copyright...

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Thanks to the WBC scholarship fund, I’m off to Virginia for the 2011 WBC

Jul 08, 11 Thanks to the WBC scholarship fund, I’m off to Virginia for the 2011 WBC

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In 2008 I stumbled onto this obscure conference  about wineblogging while surfing the net and decided to check it out. Back then, I had been blogging for a few months and even though I wasn’t doing it professionally, the whole blogging thing intrigued me.  I thought, “What the hell, it’s in Rioja, costs 50 euros...

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Sonomo Cutrer 2006 Chardonnay – brief tasting note

California chardonnay. Not usually one of my go-to wines but I had a chardonnay from Sonoma-Cutrer the other day that was really quite enjoyable. Sonoma-Cutrer is located in the Russian River Valley and have been producing quality chardonnay since the early 1980′s. I was a bit sceptical as my memory of California chardonnays...

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