This month, Wine Studio is all in for zin! Zinfandel that is… after all, it is lent!
For the final four Tuesdays in March, Wine Studio, which hosts a weekly virtual tasting on Tuesday nights from 6-7pm, will focus on
The Translational Role of Winemaker through a Single Grape
“Zinfandel has been the archenstone for the California wine scene since the mid 1800s,” writes Wine Studio, but what has “remained constant throughout its turbulent history is its adaptability. The grape is planted all over California and represents the full gamut of wine descriptions depending on where it’s planted.”
Each week features a small production winery with a unique take on zinfandel. Continue reading
Today, Marsh 8, is International Women’s Day and the theme is “Make It Happen.” What better way to honor, celebrate, and toast women than by opening a bottle of wine made by one?
I chose to feature these two wine makers because today is International Women’s Day and these are truly international women! They have both been born in one country and now make wine in another. This month of March I will be focusing as much as possible on those 10% of wines made by women wine makers. Continue reading
I have said it before and I will say it again: Drinking and enjoying wine from around the world is a gateway drug for caring about climate change.
Because global warming and climate change is impacting wine regions around the world, including Australia which is being celebrated with #ShirazWeek in Vancouver , check out this AUS climate change booklet published last week, Feb. 15 2015, which seeks to improve public understanding on this global topic in order to curb carbon emissions Continue reading
If you are in the mood for beautiful weather (70s and 80s) and gorgeous sunsets at the beach this Valentine’s Day with a generous helping of great wine and good food, then you should head to Ventura County for the Valentine n Wine 5 day event starting tomorrow Th. Feb. 12, continuing Friday the 13th, Valentine’s Day, Sunday, and all the way to President’s Day, February 16th.
balmy Ventura beach sunset Tuesday February 10
In addition to tasting at 11 area wineries plus several more wineries at the Custom Crush facility in Camarillo, with your passport you’ll experience: Continue reading