A Top Aussie Red!

Last week in the Good Living section of the Sydney Morning Herald Huon Hooke had these comments on D’Arenberg The Cadenzia GSM:”A grenache, shiraz and mouvedre from McLaren Vale. Lovely overripe grenache dominates, with subtle spice, a lick of chocolate...

Grape Vines In Action …

Carolyn Tillie’s Ultimate Grape Vine Blog: “I’ll briefly show vine shots, but far more exciting happenings are afoot! Vine 2 is a long, thin shot this week to demonstrate our irrigation system. It is a drip system that slowly releases a trickle of...

Round-the-clock wine cellar monitoring

Onset Computer Corp. Announces Data Logger for Wine Cellar Monitoring; HOBO(R) U10 records temperature and humidity around the clock, helps protect wine investments – Forbes.com: “To retain optimum flavor, quality and value, wine should be stored at around...

Wine growing in Florida ???

Palatka Daily News: “Although there are only a handful of grape growers in Putnam County, they have all found markets for their fruit. And a $26,000 research grant will finance testing the viability of growing muscadine grapes on flatwood soils at the Hastings...

Aussies take Shiraz to Stellenbosch!

South African WineNews: “The traditional rivalry between ‘Down Under’ and South Africa will be set aside at this year’s Stellenbosch Wine Festival. ‘We’re going to get together and toast the skills that make us two of the...

Wine beats beer in popularity poll

Wine surpasses beer in popularity poll: “Move over, beer — wine has caught up in popularity. For the first time since Gallup began measuring Americans’ drinking preferences in 1992, wine has passed beer as the alcoholic beverage adult drinkers...