Month: June 2013

DON’T MISS “SOMM” AT THE GRAND DEL MAR

THE GRAND DEL MAR and SAMUEL GOLDWYN FILMS  INVITE YOU TO THE VERY SPECIAL SCREENING OF..    SOMM SUNDAY, JUNE 30th 3:30pm    The Grand Del Mar 5300 Grand Del Mar Court San Diego, CA 92130 3:30 – 5:00pm – RECEPTION with WINE TASTINGS and FOOD – Aria Lawn      5:00pm – SOMM VIP SCREENING (90 Mins) – […]

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THE UGLY TRUTH ABOUT WINE COMPETITIONS

Summer is the time for county fairs and local wine competitions.   Organizers solicit samples from wineries and then convene panels—often very large panels—who will “judge” the wines and then award medals.  San Francisco holds one of the biggest, but cities of all sizes across the country stage their own events. We think the whole concept […]

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STOP(PER) THAT WINE–Part II

A while ago we posted about wine preservation systems–those gadgets you use to keep wine that has been opened fresh.  While we just gave you our opinion on what works, blogger Christopher Null has taken it a step further and compared 5 currently available systems using taste tests after the bottles have been stoppered for […]

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