#ArrogantFrog New Releases: Plenty on the Lily Pad for $10

Arrogant Frog $10 French Wine

Arrogant Frog $10 French Wine

I admit that I always have the best of intentions to do a blog post (or two or three) following each twitter tasting I do (and I do 1-4 a month or thirty or more a year), but more often than not, even though I usually have one person dedicated to taking notes, and we usually have some great images of the wines and the food we paired them with from posting them on twitter, too often that’s all it is–best intentions for a dedicated post although I often sneak in a reference or a review into another blog post. I figure I did my “job” of tweeting and I better move on to other writing projects (on this or another of my blogs or poetry or essays or?)

I know of at least one blogger and prolific tweeter, Marcy Gordon, who is cutting back to only six twitter tastings a year so she can focus more on other activities. I know for me sometimes I wonder if my time that I spend on a twitter tasting would be better spent on writing.

However, at this point, I will continue to say yes when I am invited to participate because I always learn something–maybe something new about the region or wine making, or, in the case of the #Arrogantfrog twitter tasting, about the farming and the sustainable practices of the Paul Mas brand which you can watch here on this ustream link: .

We tasted these four wines which all retail for a remarkable $10 a bottle:

  • 2013 Arrogant Frog Chardonnay
  • 2013 Arrogant Frog Pinot Noir
  • 2013 Arrogant Frog Sauvignon Blanc
  • 2013 Arrogant Frog Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot

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Tonight’s Twitter Tasting: #ArrogantFrog recent releases

#ArrogantFrog

#ArrogantFrog

Before I get to posting about the Wine Bloggers Conference in Santa Barbara where I tasted hundreds of Santa Barbara County wines as well as wines from Greece, Portugal and other wine regions of the world (and brought back over  a dozen open bottles of wine to taste and write about!), I’m going to France via a twitter wine tasting tonight with Arrogant From by Paul Mas! If you don’t have the wine, you can

 Join us for a UStream virtual wine tasting of four wines from Arrogant Frog, part of Jean-Claude Mas’s “Domaines Paul Mas” portfolio, on Tuesday, July 15th at 8:00pm Eastern (7:00pm Central, 5:00pm Pacific).

This live tasting features owner and winemaker Jean-Claude Mas and the discussion will be lead by Michelle McCue, McCue Communications who I met for the first time at the Wine Bloggers Conference!

Follow the conversation on twitter by checking out the  hashtag #ArrogantFrog.

You can ask questions too via  @paul_mas, hashtag #ArrogantFrog.  You can send them via me and I’ll forward them or ask them yourself. They will do their best to get all of them answered by Jean-Claude, depending on time.

Here’s the link to the UStream broadcast page at: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/domaines-paul-mas-brand-live-tasting.  (Use Chrome & Safari browsers for optimal experience)

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