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Wineamore - The digital wine list (for iPad)

Wineamore is the digital wine list for iPad. Value for the Final customers: easy and interactive choice of wines; awared choice of the wi…

Started by Sergio

0 Nov 16, 2012

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Esoteric beers are flooding the market. Where are the esoteric wines?

Just curious about comparing the rapid innovation occurring now in the micro brewery segment with the current boutique wine industry. Who i…

Started by FohBoh

1 Oct 5, 2012
Reply by Jennifer Ryan

Sauv Blanc Season

Howdy, I'm new to this group, so first I should say "HI". HI! I sell wine for a living in Augusta, GA. Here the season of Sauv Blanc drinki…

Started by Ion Bratianu

8 Apr 28, 2012
Reply by Dan Payne

Sonoma: Not a Day Trip But A Destination

Here is a recently updated travel article I wrote for an Atlanta lifestyle magazine called Jezebel that's still true in every sense: Inste…

Started by David Aferiat

1 Jan 20, 2011
Reply by Jocelyn Kabatoff

By the bottle vs. by the glass

Anyone out there opposed to the growing number of half bottle, carafe, and by-the-glass offerings? Is there ever a situation where full bot…

Started by Kara Newman

2 May 26, 2010
Reply by susan holaday

A Good Wine Can Be Found At Anytime

I enjoy the pursuit of new wines (new to me of course). As I write this, I am enjoying a 1999 reserve from Margret River, Australia. For th…

Started by Erick F. Crawford

3 Aug 7, 2009
Reply by David Aferiat

Your 5 Favorite Wines

Okay, this is a wine lover's discussion group and there isn't a lot of discussion going on? What's wrong with this picture? So here's an it…

Started by Matt Urdan

39 Apr 27, 2009
Reply by Don

Wine Century Club

Howdy, I am not sure if any of y'all are familiar with the Wine Centry Club but you need to be. This club was started by fello FohBoh'er St…

Started by Eric S. Crane

4 Feb 2, 2009
Reply by Frank Dietrich

Back to the Bordeaux Basics

I recently attended a 2006 Vintage Tasting of Bordeaux Wines at the Palmer House. Many stand-out producers were in attendance and, as alway…

Started by Don Sritong

0 Jan 30, 2009

How does cheese have "seasons"?

The information below is a combination of sources and some of my own word crafting. Its from my newsletter and I am always interested in le…

Started by Brady Lowe

2 Nov 22, 2008
Reply by Dana A. Romero

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