In anticipation of the upcoming 2012 Wine Bloggers' Conference later this week the editors at Palate Press: The online wine magazine have gathered several different perspectives on wine bloggers. This week we will be running those perspectives, and taking a look at how wine bloggers are viewed by the rest
The nose is very pleasant, white flowers, sweet lime, and a bit of apple. It opens pleasantly on the palate, offering up apples, lime, and florals. Sweet lime turns more bitter, adding pith on the mid-palate and dominating on the finish. Acids are good. Drink with fish and chips. Recommended
In 1998, Fred Strothman (who now operates JF Strothman Distillery in Grand Junction) was building St. Kathryn Cellars Winery in Palisade, CO. There were a few issues with construction and Strothman took the unconventional step of deciding an exorcism was required. He contacted Bishop Arthur Tafoya in Pueblo, CO, who
How many of us haven't, at some point, fantasized about leaving it all to go run a winery? This dream always seems to entail lunch shared with friends and family, a light dish accompanied by a bottle of one’s own red wine, eaten al fresco and overlooking breathtaking views of
Yesterday, January 15, 2012, Giuseppe Quintarelli succumbed to an extended illness. His loss is a loss for his family and his loved ones, and we mourn for them. It is also a loss for the whole wine world. In memory, we replay Lizzy Tossi's "The Secret of Giuseppe Quintarelli's Success,"
Elisabetta “Lizzy” Tosi visits legendary Amarone winery Quintarelli, founded by octogenarian Giuseppe Quintarelli. There, wine is made the same way it has been since Giuseppe’s father moved to this land in 1924. And the Amarone wines are still released only-read more-
“People think that crush is really poetic,” muses Luke Lindquist as he and his brother Ethan Lindquist take barrel samples in the cool quiet of their Santa Barbara County winemaking facility. “They picture beautiful women stomping grapes. But usually it’s-read more-
The faltering U.S. economy of 2009 has led some wine drinkers to consume with an eye toward value, though some economic experts seem to believe the worst is behind us. They say we should soon see a gradual improvement in-read more-