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France, Gamay, Cru Beaujolais, Georges Duboeuf, Wine Tasting Event

Georges Duboeuf Wine Tasting Event Cru Beaujolais Grape: Gamay, which of note, is a cross of Pinot Noir and Gouais Blanc, the latter a white varietal. Prices: An astoundingly affordable $14 – $18.  Incredible QP2R here. Hosts: Yann Bourigault, Export Director for Georges Duboeuf Wines and Gwendolyn Osborn of Wine.com.  Twitter handle: @Wine_com The Wines: 2010 […]

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France, Loire Valley, Vouvray, Wine Dinner, San Diego Wine & Food Festival

The San Diego Wine & Food Festival (http://www.worldofwineevents.com/) is a annual event that is a do-not-miss.  While the grand tasting event is mammoth, fun, and filled with great wine selections and food, this post will focus on one of the “side offerings”of the festival which include delightful small group dinners, etc. @WineHarlots and I were […]

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France, Tasting Event, Planet Bordeaux, Affordable Red Bordeaux Blends, 2006, 2007, 2008, & 2009 Vintages

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This was a TasteLive event, organized by Planet Bordeaux (http://usa.planet-bordeaux.com/) and Balzac Communications (http://balzac.com/) All wines, below,  were media samples kindly provided by the winery. Note: our tasting group (#SDWM on Twitter) was fortunate enough to have 2 sets of the wines – so we opened one when the event began and one 3 hours […]

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A Photo Montage = A How-To “Guide” to “Professional” Wine Tasting

Photos organized in this general order… Steps 1) Make a silly flyer for the event 2) Contact fellow winos (in my case the esteemed members of the San Diego Wine Mafia – #SDWM on Twitter) 3) Obtain wine 4) Blind bag em’ up 5) Lay out wine-friendly foods 6) Get great folks around the tasting […]

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BrainWines interview with the CEO of SanTasti – the palate cleanser for winos

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BrainWines First off, I love the idea of the product, and after some pretty thorough testing, I’m sold that it has a cleansing effect. Many people experience significant tasting fatigue at wine or beer tastings event, and it is a pity to have to stop rating after you reach that certain point when you know that […]

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Winery & Vineyard Visits, “How To Visit a Tasting Room & Love it !”

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Tasting Room Tips & Suggestions First, look at a winery map of the region you are going to.  Figure out, at the very least, a trajectory that passes by, in order, the wineries you’d like to visit.  This will be especially important when it is crowded.  I’d suggest no more than 4 wineries in one […]

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