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Wine Glass Give-Away! Win a trip to Napa!

Master Sommelier Andrea Immer Robinson creates a new wine tasting experience, with the launch of The OneTM--wine glasses that take the guesswork out of wine tasting. Not only can you win a set of these glasses on Another Wine ...

Take Our Seats, Please! Red Mountain AVA Wine Tour

When we first planned our visit to Washington State wineries for the 2010 Wine Bloggers' Conference, we decided to arrive a day early and stay a day late, so that we could visit wineries along the way to Walla Walla.  ...

Wine Bloggers’ Conference 2010

Next Friday (6/25) the 2010 edition of the Wine Bloggers' Conference kicks off. This will be the first time that it will not be held in Sonoma and Napa. Walla Walla, Washington will be hosting the invading hoards of debauchery-minded ...

No Deposit. No Return.

I came late to the mother party.  I had always thought I would have children, but just didn't meet the right guy. Then, when I was 37,  I met Joe. He had two little boys; aged 8 and 4. It ...

Uncork Your Passion to Win a Winery Internship!

I was flipping through the latest Wine Spectator and found an advertisement that looked a bit out of place, well for Wine Spectator. It features Gary Vaynerchuk as one of three judges for a contest and also includes logos and ...

Have Notes, Will Travel

While many of the reviews on Another Wine Blog lately fall under my name, both Joe and I taste all the wines and take notes together. We have little notepads all over the house so we can capture our impressions ...

Examples of Great Design in Wine and Food Blogs

There are so many ways to blog these days that make it so easy for anyone to jump in with both feet and begin expressing themselves in ways that would have been impossible even a few years ago. Options that ...

Madeleine’s Wine Bistro: The Classiest Place Around

We've talked at length about what we lost when Hurricane Ike rolled in and waterboarded everything in its path. One of the hardest hit areas after Galveston was the resort area of Kemah, Texas. There was a wine and piano ...

Great Argentine Sparkler for Memorial Weekend BBQ

That's right! That's what I said, a sparkling wine with barbecue. From May 18 through 25th, Central Market hosted "Passport to Argentina," to celebrate Argentina's Revolution of May. To get us into the spirit, CM sent a heavy bottle of sparkling ...

Wine Blogger Awards: Still Corked After All These Years

The finalists for the 2010 Wine Blog awards were announced today and I had high hopes that I wouldn't have to write this annual column again this year. Unfortunately, here we go again. Until this year the awards have been handed ...