Winery Visits Category

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Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Discovering A New–actually, old–Northern California Wine Country




Northern California is of course one of the best destinations in the US for wine lovers who want to visit vineyards. But the more established vineyards of Napa can give an air of slick impersonality to a winery tour…while Sonoma vineyards are a bit far flung to see too many actual locations (as opposed to […]





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Thursday 02 October, 2014

E.C. Gladstone on Wine in the Tasting Panel




During my tenure as Editor-At-Large at The Tasting Panel magazine, I had a wide berth to write about all categories of beverage (as well as participate and lead in tastings). Here are some of my more interesting Wine articles: OR CLICK HERE FOR SOME OF MY SPIRITS STORIES IN TASTING PANEL China_Business





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Sunday 15 April, 2012

Dia De La Exprima!




… at least, that’s how I think you say it en Espanol. Cristina Callejo, of Bodegas Felix Callejo, just sent these pix of the crush starting yesterday at their winery in Ribera Del Duero, Spain (Burgos, to be more specific). “Extraordinary quality grapes!” says Cristina. No doubt. Ribera is one of my favorite wine regions […]





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Sunday 15 April, 2012

Blood Into Wine: 90+ Cine Du Vin




I sat and stared at this DVD for several months before finally watching it, and even though I have no excuse, I know exactly why. The film is a documentary about Tool/A Perfect Circle singer Maynard James Keenan’s foray into winemaking, and while I have no prejudices against career changes (Kurt Russell is making interesting […]