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Glass of Wine, Beer Might Be Good for Heart

Having a drink each day may help protect a person’s heart against disease, a large-scale study suggests.But don’t bend that elbow too often: drinking to excess can increase your risk for a variety of heart problems, the study also showed.Researchers tracked more than 1.9 million healthy British adults and found that having the occasional drink […]

News About Wine Trends

For a long time I have been talking about trends in craft beer and wines. Blends and more premium wines have been discussed in Image of Wine for months and this is a great article that adds more depth to these stories about trends. Steve Lay Wine Market Council and Nielsen Explore Industry Trends-Wine Enthusiast […]

About Bulk Wine-Chances Are, You Already Drink a Bulk Wine

    I notice numerous ads appearing in wine industry newsletters that advertise bulk wines for sale and often wondered why there is bulk wine for sale and who buys bulk wine. I see ads for a lot of California bulk wines as well as some bulk wine sales from Oregon, Washington, and from East […]

Judgment of Paris No Clear-Cut Decision | Wine News & Features

Judgment of Paris No Clear-Cut Decision | Wine News & Features

  Judgment of Paris No Clear-Cut Decision © Wikimedia Commons | Was the Judgment of Paris really such a hands-down victory for California? With the 40th anniversary celebrations over, Claire Adamson runs a more critical eye over the actual scores. Posted Wednesday, 25-Jan-2017  It’s practically written into the annals of time at this point. A […]

Custom Crush May Be Just the Option You Are Looking for To Get into The Wine Business

Custom Crush May Be Just the Option You Are Looking for To Get into The Wine Business

A few years ago, a friend decided he wanted to put out a wine under his own label. His strategy was to test the markets reception and then decide whether to sell the wine in the future. His wine was a chardonnay named after his wife. He randomly contacted a custom crush facility in Napa […]

I recently organized a tour to Mendoza, Argentina for wine enthusiast from the U.S.  The program was structured to explore other “Wine Countries” through meetings with owners of some of the premier wineries in Mendoza. Over the past few years I have been trying some of the wines of Argentina and Chile and became impressed […]

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Sophisticated Monitoring System Can Detect Temperature Damage to Wine in Transit By Elizabeth Hans McCrone Editor’s Note: eProvenance is one of the Wine Industry Network’s 2016 WINnovation Awardwinners for excellence in wine industry innovation. No one knows exactly how much wine may become damaged due to temperature fluctuations during transport, but data collected by a […]

This Algorithm’s Taste in Wine Is Better Than Yours

This is an interesting article that really takes the consumer into a very technical realm of buying the right wine based upon personal preferences. Algorithm’s are part of almost all aspects of daily living–where do you think those ads on your computer come from? They are generated based upon algorithm’s generated from your online visits […]

Ohhh, The Politics of Wine!

I recently came across some wines that surprised me; the surprise came in their intense aromas and great mouth feel; these wines were the product of an exemplary blend of more than 5 varietals.  The sommelier who recommended the wines noted that these were “premium wines” and I should not be misled by the word […]

Wine Blending Is An Art Form: Making a New Wine

Wine Blending Is An Art Form: Making a New Wine

”Wines are like people; some of us need a lot of love – an advocate that brings out our best in us,” says Richard de los Reyes owner winemaker for Row Eleven Wines and the Riddler.  “That is what wine blending is all about—bringing out the best in individual wines.” For years I thought of […]