A REALLY BLIND WINE TASTING!

A REALLY BLIND WINE TASTING!

Dec 16, 2012

Share A really blind wine tasting and Musings by Dr. Jack Fisher, MD   Jack Fisher is an amazing fellow.  A noted Professor Emeritus of UCSD, surgeon, and wine enthusiast, he has published two books and is a long time member of the Chevaliers a Burgundian Wine group.  And, he is a funny guy! DP The mystique of tasting wine has been famously and...

Exploring Organic and Biodynamic Wines

Exploring Organic and Biodynamic Wines

Dec 16, 2012

Share     EXPLORING ORGANIC and BIODYNAMIC WINES:  Living in the Organic Petri Dish . . . By:  Pamela Dennis, retired management consultant and Priscilla Pritchard, principal, Tango Strategy                              We are in Boulder, Colorado… known for clean air, 300+ days of...

COLLECTING WINE ANTIQUES

COLLECTING WINE ANTIQUES

Dec 16, 2012

Share By Dr. Fred Frye, MD    “As a collector of wines for the past 50 years I became interested in the various articles connected with the storing, tasting and display of wines.  I hope this brief article will stimulate others to join in a fascinating pastime that has been instructive and useful.  As in any collecting endeavor, the search...

BALSAMIC VINEGAR Fraud or not!

BALSAMIC VINEGAR  Fraud or not!

Dec 16, 2012

Share By Bruno Cumar, Wine Professional   Bruno is a division manager with Maddalena Brands wines and as a trained wine professional has deep knowledge about wines; he is a passionate cook and understands combining food wine and condiments. He hails from Northern Italy and shares the history and uses of Balsamic vinegars with our...

MAKING THE MOST OF WINE FESTIVALS

MAKING THE MOST OF WINE FESTIVALS

Dec 16, 2012

Share      by Vicky Farrow, Proprietor, Amista Vineyards, Healdsburg, CA I know I’m hopelessly partial, but my favorite wine festival happens right here in Sonoma County, California – where we live.  It’s called “Passport to Dry Creek” and even before we lived here and started our own winery, we loved Passport.  Now we...