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Grape harvest begins in Ontario and New York

It’s official. The 2010 harvest has begun. Today, August 25, crews at Tawse Winery in the Niagara region have gone into the vineyards to pick grapes for sparkling wine. In Long Island, as reported by the New York Cork Report, harvest started even earlier, with pinot grapes picked for sparkling on Monday at Macari Vineyards. The news
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Live white wine blogging from Walla Walla, Washington

The American Wine Bloggers Conference has just begun on a strong note: good tacos from the Walla Walla taco trucks, good tastings, meeting with fellow bloggers (many who I only knew online), an interesting keynote speech from Steve Heimoff, the Wine Blog Awards, and good breakout sessions on blogging, in various fashions. Twitter is on [...]
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Poetry in a bottle, and all the hard work that goes into it

Opening a bottle, pouring yourself a glass, sensing the complex aromas and flavors, the velvety texture: that’s the pleasure of wine. But to get there, it’s good to remember just how much hard work has been put in by everyone that’s hard at work in the vineyards and cellars. As Wayne Young writes on the Bastianich [...]
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