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Wine Loves “Transparency” Until it doesn’t:  An Ethical Debate

July 12, 2011 by [email protected]  
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The domestic wine world loves authenticity and transparency – especially consumers.  This is a common refrain albeit more ideal than reality. 

This point has been underscored for me recently with David Darlington’s new book, An …

Wine Word of the Week: Mesoclimate

July 12, 2011 by Kori  
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This week’s Wine Word of the Week is mesoclimate. Official definition from Jancis Robinson’s The Oxford Companion to Wine: Mesoclimate, a term of climatic scale, is intermediate between regional climate or macroclimate, and the very small scale microclimate. It encompasses the more specific terms topoclimate and site climate, and has largely been replaced both in [...]

Wine Word of the Week: Mesoclimate was originally posted on Wine Peeps. Wine Peeps – Your link to great QPR wines from Washington State and beyond.

Oaked and/or unoaked Chardonnay: a symposium

July 12, 2011 by steve  
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I’ll be heading down to Santa Barbara on Friday July 22 to host a panel on unoaked and oaked Chardonnay at the second annual Chardonnay Symposium, which will be on July 23, at Bien Nacido Vineyard, with lunch to follow at Au Bon Climat/Qupe’s little facility, tucked away in a corner of the vineyard. I [...]