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Engaging the senses

Gearing Up for the Holidays

Wine for the Holidays We are dashing full speed into the abyss known as “the year-end holidays,” and while the prospect of celebration ...

By | 2017-12-07T16:04:37+00:00 December 7, 2017|

A Sense of Place

Though not conveyed by an official looking seal, there are some serious regulations behind that seemingly simple designation that your bottle of wine is from ...

By | 2017-11-04T17:35:43+00:00 November 1, 2017|

A Bunch of Grape Events

This is one of those weeks during the year when I envy that hamster running on his exercise wheel to nowhere – even he seems ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:32+00:00 September 22, 2016|

Heads Up!

Betty Balfour in Alfred Hitchcock’s 1928 silent film Champagne [Photo: Hitchcock Champagne 1928] Champagne has always been marketed as a wine for celebration, and at ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:33+00:00 September 8, 2016|

My Two Scents Worth

Here are two scents I don’t want in my wine glass: window cleaner and vinegar. Why these two scents? Well, it’s a long story. Over ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:33+00:00 August 25, 2016|

New Flavors for VeritageMiami

The past two weeks have brought some exciting announcements from VeritageMiami, so exciting I think they are worth recapping here. Last week, we announced the ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:33+00:00 August 10, 2016|

There’s Gold In That Silver

In the aftermath of our Best in Glass (BIG) Wine Challenge, there has been a lot of attention paid to the gold medal-winning wines. That ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:33+00:00 August 1, 2016|

Pinot Goes Platinum

An Oregon pinot noir has scored a stunning victory at the world's most prestigious wine competition, winning one of only 16 Platinum Best in Show ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:33+00:00 June 15, 2016|

The Big Winners at BIG

There were many surprises at the Best in Glass Wine Challenge last month, among them the number of wines our sommelier-judges voted gold medals and ...

By | 2017-10-30T10:26:33+00:00 June 8, 2016|