I chuckled when I read that Kanye West and his wife are now making wine. Not because of what the quality of the wine might be. All I could see was a Wine Enthusiast’s Awards of the Year party, and Kanye running up onto the stage and ripping the award out of Helen Turley’s hands, to […]Reblogged 1 year ago from www.wine-blog.org
Iranians can vote for whoever the Ayatollahs say they can vote for.Reblogged 1 year ago from www.wsj.com
The Club for Growth says what worked in Iowa can work elsewhere: ads that link his business record to a lack of character.Reblogged 1 year ago from www.wsj.com
Dr. Charles H. Read Jr., a flight surgeon aboard the HMS Nabob in World War II, went on to make invaluable medical contributions during peacetime.Reblogged 1 year ago from www.wsj.com
THE SWAN HILL COUNCIL is holding farm visits for investors on the Federal Government’s Significant Investor Visa (SIV) program. The council’s Muriel Scholz said she understood the concerns some people had around foreign investment in Australian agriculture.
But she said the council’s visits were an attempt to expand markets for local produce.
“We encourage people to come in and buy our products,” she said.
“If they are interested in looking at property that’s something we can facilitate as well.”
Paul Evans announced his resignation from the Winemaker’s Federation of Australia (WFA) last week, stepping down from the position of chief executive officer which he held for almost three years. Tony D’Aloisio, WFA president, said under Evans’ control the organisation has undertaken a significant body of work to develop and implemented a recovery plan to lift profitability for wine businesses.Reblogged 1 year ago from www.winebiz.com.au
PICKING is underway at vineyards across the peninsula with winemakers tipping “something extra special” for the 2016 vintage. David Lloyd, the Mornington Peninsula Vignerons Association president, said the harvest began seven to 10 days early across southeast Australia. He said optimum conditions across the summer had produced a good crop with potential to make exceptional wine.Reblogged 1 year ago from www.winebiz.com.au
Democrats stew over the Supreme Court vacancy.Reblogged 1 year ago from www.wsj.com
No one is completely sure who first came up with the idea for cork wine stoppers, though legend holds that it was the 17th-century monk Dom Pérignon. Perhaps he does deserve the credit; perhaps some other cellar master was the first to abandon convention and seal his glass wine bottles with cork stoppers over wooden plugs. Regardless of who created the wine cork, the invention would go on to become wildly successful: For the past 400 years, cork has been the preferred material for wine closures.Reblogged 1 year ago from www.winebiz.com.au
Today’s Wine of the Week is the 2013 Artezin Verdelho, Amador County Sisney Ranch. Bright fruit, a bit of alcohol (14.5%), and still very much in balance and pairing well with food. Trust me, it takes longer to say it than it does to sip and really enjoy it. This is one really flavorful wine, […]Reblogged 1 year ago from www.wine-blog.org