Category: Wine

The Hess Collection: Two Passions Under One Roof

Donald Hess has been collecting some of the world’s finest modern art since the 1960’s, but it wasn’t until his dreams of starting his own winery became fulfilled in 1989 that the art was made available to the public. »

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Destination New Mexico: Willmon Vineyards

The oldest wine growing region in the United States may not be the largest or most famous in the country, but we want to thank Willmon Vineyards co-founder Jessica Willmon for reminding us of “This little hidden jewel in the »

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Riverview Cellars: Harvesting Lake Ontario’s Microclimate

If wine begins with water, then Riverview Cellars starts with the Niagara River.  Just 15 minutes from Niagara Falls, the Canadian vineyard is run on the fresh waterway that carves through Niagara-on-the-Lake toward Lake Ontario.  And after ten years of »

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WHAAAAAAT????? YEEEEEAAAAAAAAAHHHHHH!!!!!: Little Jonathan Winery

In 2008, the man who sells energy drinks, drinks cough syrup for fun, and makes beats for every disco from Tucson to Timbuktu took his entrepreneurial touch to the one place on Earth it hadn’t yet reached: the vineyard.

We didn’t »

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Best ‘No Corkage Fee’ Destinations: Restaurants by The Hillstone Group

There is nothing better than going to your favorite restaurant, drinking exactly the bottle of wine you wanted, and paying only the market (and not restaurant) price for it. Bringing your own wine to restaurants is fantastic – especially »

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Colorado’s Finest: Garfield Estates Vineyard & Winery

High desert terrain, timeless mountainside terroir, snow-capped peaks lining the horizon… Why travel to Argentina or Germany to experience a winery set in such a picturesque location when Colorado’s Grand Valley has it all?

With such an ideal growing environment, it’s »

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Health Benefits: White vs. Red Wine

We’ve all heard that a glass of red wine a day helps keep the doctor away, but what about those delicious whites chilling in the refrigerator? Well, for those health-conscious wine drinkers that have been stocking their vitamin and »

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Obscure Wines Made Easy: Hacienda Monasterio’s Ribera del Duero

“I’ll take the… uh…um… that one?”
Remember that first time you had to order wine on a date?  Way back before you knew the difference between Pinot and Merlot, you were probably more nervous about choosing from that lengthy list than »

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Skittles, Snickers, or Cabernet?

Vending machines stocked with around 50 varieties of wine ranging from $5.99-$22.99 are now open in several Pennsylvania towns.
The machines require age-identification (face must match driver’s license via video link) as well as a Breathalyzer test before purchasing (must blow »

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EpicStyle’s Interview with Apothic Winemaker Boyd Morrison

Sonoma’s Apothic Winery is rapidly carving out a name for itself with its unique varietal blends and innovative flavor combinations.  EpicStyle caught up with Apothic Winemaker Boyd Morrison to find out exactly why the young winery is having so much »

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