Category Archives: Wine news

Norwegian Wine Dinner

     I get plenty of e-mails about wine dinners but this one from Springfield Grille 1226 Perry Highway Mercer, Pa piqued my curiosity.  Take a look at the menu complete with wine pairings for each course.  I was fascinated with … Continue reading

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2014 TASTE Philadelphia Festival

     The 2014 TASTE Philadelphia Festival of Food, Wine and Spirits will be held at the Valley Forge Casino Resort King of Prussia, Pa October 15th – 17th, 2014.  This year’s festival will showcase the talents of local and celebrity … Continue reading

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Jimmy Buffett’s Wine List

If you aren’t a Jimmy Buffett fan (A.K.A. Parrothead) you probably don’t know that Jimmy is a wine lover.  During a recent trip to Pensacola, Florida my wife and I had the pleasure to stay at his Margaritaville Hotel on … Continue reading

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Goulart 2010 “The Marshall” Malbec

       The 2010 vintage of Goulart’s “The Marshall” Malbec keeps this winery’s tradition of giving us a good Argentine Malbec at an exceptional price alive and well.  This vintage will not disappoint the followers of “The Marshall” because it … Continue reading

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What I’m Drinking 1686 B.C.

I have often asked my friends if they thought the quality of wines produced now have improved with the advent of modern technology or if the wines of centuries ago made by monks and kings were superior.  Since the ancient wines … Continue reading

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Beausoleil at SummerSounds

       The legendary band Beausoleil came to Greensburg, Pennsylvania Friday night bringing with them the true spirit and sound of the Louisiana low country.  Their SummerSounds performance on the Robertshaw Amphitheater in St.Clair Park conjured up the feeling of … Continue reading

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Lavender Festival at C.W.Klay Winery

       The 3rd Annual Lavender Festival at the C.W.Klay Winery in Farmington, Pa was held on one of the most beautiful days of the year.  Blue skies and warm breezes greeted guests as they arrived to stunning views of … Continue reading

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Exploding Wine Bottle Alert!!!!

     The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board has issued a safety alert for indigenous selection Prosecco Brut 2013 because of insufficient packaging, A.K.A. weak bottles, that has lead to some bottles spontaneously exploding.  Anyone who purchased this “Chairman Selection” wine should … Continue reading

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It’s Wine Time at the Colony

     It’s Wine Time at the Colony wine festival returns to 365 Saxonburg Blvd Saxonburg, Pa on June 21st and September 6th, 2014.  The event has expanded and will feature 13 Pennsylvania wineries spanning three of the states most popular … Continue reading

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Standing Stone Vineyards Releases 2012 Saperavi

  Standing Stone Vineyards “Officially” releases 2012 Saperavi.  Standing Stone becomes the first winery in the U.S. to bottle and release the newly classified Saperavi grape under its newly recognized and rightful name.  In conjunction with the iconic Dr. Konstantin Frank … Continue reading

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