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Winemaker Greg La Follette Launches New Eponymous Wine Label

Oct 25, 2010  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Food & Spirits: Greg La Follette, formerly the winemaker at such wineries as Flowers and BV, has launched his own label, cool-climate Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.... Read More

Australian Wines Win at International Wine & Spirits Competition

Oct 19, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Food & Spirits: Australia's mastery of winemaking was recognized worldwide with the announcing of the Southern Hemisphere medal winners of the International Wine & Spirits Competition. Five-hundred-and-sixty-eight medals in total were presented to Australia, including 27 Gold-Best in Class and six additional Gold-level awards. The nation has more gold medals than any other. Australian varietals Shiraz and Semillon received the majority of the awards.... Read More

Foggy Ridge Hard Cider: Move Over Wine...Cider Rules

Oct 14, 2010  |   Contributor: Gwen Mayes

Food & Spirits: When Diane Flynt talks about varietals of apples and the delicacies of hard cider it would be easy to mistake her for a winemaker from the heartland of Virginia.... Read More

Donsuemor Madeleines: Gourmet Desserts on the Go

Oct 9, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Fine Dining: These French cakes may be the tastiest gift idea for this of this holiday season. The Donsuemor line of premium-baked goods is putting smiles on faces nationwide. People are raving about the flavorful gourmet mini-desserts nationwide. This is a company that began in a residential kitchen in Berkeley, Cal., that has grown to an operation that today produces 15,000 madeleines per hour from its bakery in Alameda, Cal. While the organization has grown substantially from its humble beginnings, its recipe for success has remained intact from day one... Read More

Agwa de Bolivia Coca Leaf Liquor: Fall Cocktails

Oct 8, 2010  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Food & Spirits: Tired of the same old vodka and rum? Then you're going to want to pay attention to Agwa de Bolivia, the newest liquor from an old source.... Read More

Rare and Unique Whiskies Discovered on the Road

Oct 5, 2010  |   Contributor: Ray Pearson

Rare Spirits: Whiskey research trips, contrary to the first images conjured up in one’s mind, are serious undertakings. I wanted to talk with a variety of professionals in the retail end of the whisky business to learn what unusual whiskies they elevated to the top of their personal lists. The criteria for the quest included taste, rarity, uniqueness, and a personal affinity, but not necessarily age or cost. As it turned out, the whiskies listed in this article range from “NAS” – no age statement, but usually assumed to be around 10 years, to 48 years, with prices from under $100 to thousands.... Read More

Ravenswood Wine: Pickberry Bordeaux Blend 2006

Oct 5, 2010  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Food & Spirits: The 2006 Pickberry is a collector's wine, made of a classic Bordeaux blend of Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon grapes.... Read More

Lobel's of New York: Generations of the Best Beef

Oct 4, 2010  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Food & Spirits: For five generations Lobel's of New York has been providing customers with the highest-quality beef. Now, thanks to the Internet, Lobel's ships their amazing meat selection around the country, giving everyone from celebrities and prominent executives to people who value the finest quality... Read More

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