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Go West, Wine Lover, Go West!

Some of our favorite wines come from the West Sonoma Coast. That's why we are excited to be visiting Occidental, California for the West of the West Wine Festival on August 5th - 7th. Hosted by the West Sonoma Coast ...

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The Urban Sonoma Experience

Editor's Note: Our friend Iris Neal Allen took a group of Urban Wineauxs to California last month for the Association of African American Vintners' 7th Annual Symposium. Here is her account of the event. By now most people know that I ...

Wine Writing is Broken? Viva Wine Blogging!

While I would love it to be my full-time job, Another Wine Blog is something that I do in my "free" time - between the laundry, feeding the dog, making the bed and the one-hour commute each way to slave ...

Taste Live! Tuesday: California Chardonnay

The Judgement of Paris put California Chardonnay on the map. In 1976, British wine merchant Steven Spurrier organized a wine competition that pitted top-quality Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay wines from France and California in a blind tasting. Wine geeks and ...

Star-Spangled Beaujolais!

With a few snaps of your camera over the holiday, you could win an entire case of wine! Discover Beaujolais is hosting a monthly Flickr contest that kicks off with the Fourth of July weekend! Here's how it works: take a ...

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Another Wine Blog Among Wine Blogger Award Finalists

Another Wine Blog is one of five finalists among nearly 50 nominees for Best Writing on a Wine Blog in the 2011 Wine Blogger Awards. UPDATE: Check out our Press Release. Bonny Doon's Randall Grahm at "Been Doon So Long," Alder Yarrow's Vinography; ...

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A Nightmare on Wino Street

"If I were King of the Forest, Not queen, not duke, not prince. My regal robes of the forest, would be satin, not cotton, not chintz. I'd command each thing, be it fish or fowl. With a woof and a woof and a ...

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Hanging in the Balance with The Lady Chablis

It's funny how the mind works. How it can go from point A to point B to point C in what appears to be perfectly logical succession -- at least to the mind in question. I was listening to an ...

June 10th is National Iced Tea Day!

It was one of those days. In a long line of them. Three days before tax filing day my laptop crashed. The morning after another raucous TasteLive! event, I run a Microsoft update. Being late for work, and forgetting that ...

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Robert Parker is NOT responsible for Kenny G!

In April of 1970 Miles Davis released one of the truly unique, original and influential albums of all time. Bitches Brew took listeners places no one even knew existed until Davis showed the way. Unlike the "cool" Miles Davis of ...