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Video Shoot Magic For The Third Wine Musical Parody

As some of you are aware, I have won the Grand Prize for the last two years for the Wine Spectator Video Competition – CABERNET TONIGHT in 2022 & LOVE THE WINE YOU’RE WITH in 2023. And as I recently wrote, I am working on the third (and final) video …

Two Wine Pranks Uncover The Truth Behind Wine Critics

The topic I want to discuss in this article is wine critics and awards. In the wine industry, wine critics are some kind of venerated wine gods who happen to be well respected in their field, and rightfully so. Some of them have the nose of a bloodhound and truly …

Golf Ball Sized Hailstones Ravage Famous French Wine Region

A cataclysmic hailstorm wreaked havoc on many vineyards in Chablis, the northernmost AOC in the famous French wine region of Burgundy Wednesday evening. This is the second weather blow for the local Chardonnay winegrowers and winemakers, after being hit with frost just a few days ago. Being a farmer is …

Stinky Situation: The Rotten Egg Smell in Canned Wine Explained

Aluminum cans are quite versatile. They are cheap to manufacture, convenient, and recyclable. Various winemakers have adopted this century-old packaging technology and are now feverishly using it for their wine. However, it has recently cost them more than they bargained for. Some cans were returned due to an unpleasant rotten …

Love and Wine: Three Romantic Wineries For Two

Love and wine… Now that’s a great wine pairing! Naturally, I get very passionate when I talk about wine. I always find ways to pair wine with the best food, people I love, and the most enjoyable destinations. It’s the triangle of love, and it brings me to write about …

Wine Heist At Famous Paris Restaurant Worthy Of Arsène Lupin

This just in! Some grands crus have recently vanished from a famous restaurant located in the heart of Paris, France: La Tour d’Argent. A discrete, not to mention spectacular wine heist has left the authorities without a lead. Could this be a plot for the third season of the coveted …

Wine Wrapping Woes – Master The Art Of Wine Bottle Wrapping

Many times throughout the year, we get invited to a dinner party to celebrate a birthday. We’ve all been there… Fun with family and  friends, tasty food, a little bit of drinking, lots of fun with people we love! So naturally, you decide to buy a bottle of wine for …

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