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Wine Blog Posts in Chardonnay and Blind Tastings

HOW TO CONDUCT A BLIND WINE TASTING

HOW TO CONDUCT A BLIND WINE TASTING

March 18, 2017

Blind wine tasting is a term used to describe a wine tasting event in which the consumers are not aware of the identity of the wine they taste. This so-called blind technique is used by wine profes... (more)

LADIES NIGHT

LADIES NIGHT

September 06, 2016

Meeting Annie Favia at a recent tasting was invigorating and informative.  One expects the unexpected when it comes to talented Winemakers and their wide-ranging personalities, and Annie didn&... (more)

INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT CHARDONNAY WINE

INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT CHARDONNAY WINE

June 25, 2016

Chardonnay is the globe’s most popular white-wine grape, and it is also widely plan... (more)

BABYLONSTOREN: SOUTH AFRICA WINE TASTING AT BOSTON WINE SCHOOL

BABYLONSTOREN: SOUTH AFRICA WINE TASTING AT BOSTON WINE SCHOOL

September 22, 2015

I had the pleasure of meeting and tasting with Gene Azurmendi from Catamarca Imports and Ellisa Cooper, Brand Ambassador USA for Babyonstoren Winery and Farmland which is located in South Africa. T... (more)

ABC WHITES

ABC WHITES

August 18, 2015

Ah, the Counter-Culture.  The Outliers.  The Early Adapters.  The Gladwellians.  The Wine World has no shortage of on-the-fringe movements and against-the-grain gangs.  Whe... (more)

WORKING CHARD OR CHARDLY WORKING?

WORKING CHARD OR CHARDLY WORKING?

September 08, 2014

“In 1960, there were less than 200 acres planted to chardonnay in California.  Currently, over 100,000 acres exist.”   I gleaned this tidbit during a seminar m... (more)

WOMEN IN WINE, TASTING BLIND, DOING FINE

WOMEN IN WINE, TASTING BLIND, DOING FINE

December 02, 0002

If you read this blog with any regularity, you know I’m a big believer in blind tasting (and if you read it with irregularity, you should drink more wine).  On a recent jaunt to the ... (more)

BLIND LEADING THE BLIND TASTING

BLIND LEADING THE BLIND TASTING

December 02, 0002

Recently, I served as a judge at a wine tasting held by the Tasting Panel Magazine.  I am, as one of my fellow tasters (and former employees) so delicately put it, “a veteran taster&rdqu... (more)

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