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More Americans are drinking Champagne than ever before

Shipments of Champagne from the Champagne region of France continue to show significant growth in the United States. Just last year, more than 17.8 million bottles of Champagne were shipped to the United States, an increase of more than 160,000 bottles compared to 2012.

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The “Miracle Machine” turns water into wine in three days

Philip James, founder of Snooth.com and Lot18 has started a new project called “The Miracle Machine” – a counter top appliance that will turn water into wine in three days. Of course it requires the addition of some other ingredients but nonetheless, its’ very intriguing. Any bets that these guys have already started getting death […]

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Key Ingredient Launches SignatureSnap – Transcribe Your Printed Recipes

One of the biggest challenges for recipe collectors is sorting, organizing and preserving paper recipes. In our digital world, there is no need to fear losing precious recipes to damage, spills, fire, or carelessness. SignatureSnap™ from Key Ingredient has made the process of preserving those cherished, timeless recipes as easy as dropping them in a box. Today, […]

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Key Ingredient Sweepstakes

Key Ingredient (www.keyingredient.com), is sponsoring a new sweepstakes where you have the chance to win some nice prizes just by signing up for a free account! Go here to sign up, for the rules and all the details! http://www.keyingredient.com/blog/the-start-collecting-at-key-ingredient-sweepstakes Here’s what the first and second place winners will receive: For the 1st place winners:  An […]

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Study: Liberals drink more alcohol

Seattle WA — A new study from the Journal of Wine Economics find that states who have a more liberal view on politics tend to consume more alcohol. For example, the state of Nevada consume up to three times the amount per head than more conservative, neighboring states like Utah and Arizona. Understandably, Utah is […]

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Prosecco Superiore International Festival – Italy, May 18th 2014

With its hilly land and the perfect mild weather, Conegliano Valdobbiadene is the most vocated territory for an Italian sparkling wine well known all over the world: Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore DOCG. Fresh, fine, elegant with distinctive fruity and floral notes, it is produced in the north-east of Italy, in a breathtaking viticultural landscape created […]

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Villa San-Juliette Vineyard & Winery Gets Cozy

Villa San-Juliette Vineyard & Winery Gets Cozy

January 6, 2014 (Paso Robles, Calif.) –Just in time for chilly weather, Villa San-Juliette Vineyard & Winery has released a triple threat of red wines ideal for sipping alongside hearty dishes, as well as the perfect white wine to sip at the stove. Winemaker, Matt Ortman, put the finishing touches on VSJ’s 2012 Sauvignon Blanc, […]

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Duckhorn Wine Company Buys 20 Acres on Red Mountain

NAPA VALLEY, Calif. – December 19, 2013 – Duckhorn Wine Company has acquired a 20-acre vineyard site in Washington State’s acclaimed Red Mountain AVA. The unplanted site is located just above Col Solare, the vineyard partnership between Tuscany’s Marchesi Antinori and Washington’s Ste. Michelle Wine Estates. Once developed, the new vineyard will serve as a […]

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Wine Australia invites wine and restaurant businesses to get involved in Aussie Wine Month 2014

Wine Australia is inviting wine regions, wineries, restaurants, bars and retailers to get involved in Aussie Wine Month 2014 – the biggest annual celebration of Australian wine – which will run from 1 to 31 May 2014. Applications are now open for interested wineries, wine regions and other food and wine focused businesses to get […]

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Taste of Tulalip – the best Wine/Food event in the NW – almost here

WHAT’S UP: The 5th annual “Taste of Tulalip.  Over 2,000 attendees will sip, savor and indulge during this two day 5th anniversary celebration of wine, food and tradition. The weekend begins with the Friday evening Celebration Dinner – a 6-course meal of exceptional food and wine parings. Saturday’s Grand Taste features wine from over 120 Washington, California, Oregon, French and Spanish wineries, […]

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Breathometer – The World’s Smallest Smartphone Breathalyzer

Burlingame, CA, September 25, 2013 – Breathometer, Inc. today announced that the World’s Smallest Smartphone Breathalyzer, Breathometer™, will begin shipping to consumers in October 2013.  First units will be utilized to fulfill orders for supporters of Breathometer’s Indiegogo campaign from earlier this year, with additional production units being shipped to new customers and channel partners. […]

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San Luis Obispo Wine Country’s Rockin’ Harvest Celebration

SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA— It’s time for wine lovers from near and far to get ready to rock as San Luis Obispo (SLO) Wine Country hosts its 23rd annual Rockin’ Harvest Celebration—a series of wine and food events happening amid storybook beachfront and back roads settings on November 1 – 3, 2013. The main event […]

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#Merlotme

#MerlotMe for the entire month of October

WHEN IS IT?  • The entire month of October • There will be a consumer event in San Francisco on October 10th WHAT IS IT? A global social media event bringing together wine lovers in the month of October to celebrate the noble Merlot varietal utilizing the hashtag #MerlotMe. WHY? Building on the success of #CabernetDay, it is time […]

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Ford honors National Bacon Day with Fiesta

If you’ve ever wondered when a car company might cater to bacon lovers, your time has come. With its 2014 Fiesta, customers can now order them with “bacon wraps”, “bacon racing stripes” and a “side of bacon”. “In the 40 years I’ve been in this business, I’ve never seen so much interest in bacon,” said […]

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Taste Of Tulalip 2013 now gearing up

Taste Of Tulalip 2013 now gearing up

Tulalip, Washington – Tulalip Resort Casino is gearing up for a weekend of revelry to celebrate the 5th anniversary of Taste of Tulalip, its coveted award-winning food and wine aficionado event.  Scheduled for November 8 and 9, 2013, this year’s line-up of top talent, to be announced within the next month, will include many familiar […]

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New gadget allows you to enjoy wine without popping the cork

By Duane Pemberton There’s a new gadget on the market from  Coravin that allows wine lovers to enjoy their wines without pulling the cork. The idea behind it is that you don’t have to worry about over-oxidized wine if you’re the type who nurse a bottle for a few days. Its ideal market segment should be […]

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Chef Gordon Ramsay awards Hell’s Kitchen Season 11 Winner

WHAT:                 Exclusive First Photos: Chef Gordon Ramsay awards season 11 winner of Hell’s Kitchen the Head Chef of Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill working under the direction of Executive Chef Jeremy Berlin. Gary Selesner, President of Caesars Palace, Hell’s Kitchen Season 11 winner Ja’Nel Witt and Chef Gordon Ramsay celebrate as Witt receives her […]

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Burgundy wine producer launches Instagram contest

Burgundy wine producer launches Instagram contest

Perhaps one of the easiest contests to enter – follow @MaisonJosephDrouhin and start posting up “summer-themed” pictures – the picture with the most likes at the end of it will earn you $5000.00. Here’s the rub from Maison Joseph Drouhin’s importer: Instagram Contest: the #SummerOfLaforet Instagram contest will take place from 7/1 until 9/30. The contest […]

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Celebrate Walla Walla event – a huge success

WALLA WALLA, WA-   Originally created to highlight several of the leading wine varieties produced in the Walla Walla Valley wine region and provide an opportunity to learn more about these varieties and how they compare across some of the world’s leading wine producing regions, the 2013 Celebrate wine event drew 472 attendees from throughout the […]

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Pepper Bridge Winery, Georg Riedel Team Up for Tasting

WALLA WALLA, Wash. (June 12, 2013) –– Iconic, 10th-generation glassmaker Georg Riedel takes center stage at Pepper Bridge Winery on June 22 at 11:00 a.m. to demonstrate the profound impact of glass design on a wine’s aromas and flavors.   The presentation will include the Pepper Bridge Winery 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon, Amavi Cellars 2010 Les Collines […]

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