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Mother Of Three Leaves Career In Medicine To Become California Winemaker

“I need to go to the bathroom!” one of the small kids shouted at Mom and Dad as the family drove from Sonoma to Santa Lucia Highlands in California. But this was not a typical family trip as the mother, … Continue reading

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An Italian ‘Gamay’ Wine Calls Out To The ‘Daring’ Wine Drinkers

Crumbling brick tenement apartment buildings housing poor artists showed bursts of creativity illustrated on their dilapidated structures with provocative graffiti art. During the 1980s, the East Village in New York City was filled with burgeoning writers, musicians, filmmakers and painters … Continue reading

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$100,000 Wine Gamble Turned Into 100-Point Scores From Top Wine Critics

Sitting on the back porch drinking a beautiful glass of Cabernet Sauvignon, the sunset painted the sky with colors of saffron and gold; there, a veteran wine producer in Napa Valley took in the recent catastrophe that destroyed so much … Continue reading

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White Wines From Native Grapes Emerge In Top Spanish Red Wine Region

When the Spanish Civil War ended in 1939, many areas in Spain were plunged into an economic depression where even highly skilled professionals such as doctors would barely make ends meet, such as the Comenge family. Despite the family struggling … Continue reading

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New Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Could Be The Next Iconic Wine Of Rutherford

Those wine drinkers who have enjoyed a wide range of fine wines worldwide may have only used the word “ethereal” when it has come to some of the most outstanding red Grand Cru of Burgundy such as Bonnes Mares or … Continue reading

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Wine Grape Growers’ Old Vines In Chile Boosted After Devastating Earthquake

Waking from sleep with an increased heartbeat and overall sense of panic, the woman would often relive her typical nightmare of finding herself falling in various situations, although this time, the nightmare involved her riding a bus that fell off … Continue reading

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Napa Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Made From A Multi-Vintage Blend

A wine grape grower comes up with an innovative way to make an affordable Napa Cab while also showing another way that avoids destroying forests just to plant new vineyards. Continue reading

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French Wine Producer And Explorer Of Antarctica Studying Terroir Of The Ocean

Twisted and squeezed by the force of the rapids in the river, the hand crafted canoe took on a banana shape as food and a rifle fell out into the swiftly moving river as the two 18-year-old young men paddling … Continue reading

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Top Wine Region In Spain Using Old Technique Of ‘Layering’ Century-Old Vines

José Antolín grew up in a small village in Spain, home of only a few hundred people during the 1930s to 1950s; even today, only around 250 people still reside there. Like many of their neighbors, his family was dirt … Continue reading

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Native Italian Wine Grapes Succeeding Under Women’s Guidance In Sicily

Strapped in tightly into the cramped cockpit, Barbara felt a jolt of exhilaration as the jet started to climb over 6,000 feet per minute and since this Aermacchi MB-339 jet was only going up to around 3,000 feet it took … Continue reading

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