Tag Archives: Twitter

Forget March Madness, join Marc Madness

In some ways, it’s one of the silliest things I’ve seen in the world of wine writing, and at the same time (and largely for the same reason), it’s also one of the most brilliant and exciting things I’ve seen. Vaguely inspired by the NCAA’s March Madness, two really cool Canadian wine guys, Jonathan Wilson and [...]
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Conversations with winemakers on Twitter

Yeah, I’ll admit it, Twitter sometimes keeps me from blogging more. When fatigue sets in, it’s easier to keep to the under-140-character format, and just stay with the conversations and the flow of information, rather than piping down and getting that blog post finished. Mind you, as I look back on 2009, I must also point [...]
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Twitter Taste Live: from sake to sherry, with Hahn in the middle

If you think that people who write about wine are all stuck up wine bores, you need to come on board and watch (or take part in) Twitter Taste Live, a live wine tasting event imagined by the folks at Massachussetts wine merchant Bin Ends Wine. A clever use of social media for marketing purposes, [...]
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Would you like a little science with your wine?

After I posted about the incidence of cork taint in wines, and started a discussion on Open Wine Consortium about the subject, I did a fair bit of searching for serious sources about the subject – and also about other defects in wines and various types of closures. (A fair bit of that research, by [...]
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