Monthly Archives: April 2011

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This Week in Wine…4/23/11

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Industry attacks psychologist for flawed taste test The wine industry has attacked Richard Wiseman, a psychologist at Hertfordshire University, for claiming that most people can’t distinguish between cheap and fine wine, but “fool themselves into thinking expensive wines taste better.” … Continue reading

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Origin of the Honeymoon?

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In ancient Babylon, the bride’s father would supply his son-in-law with all the mead (fermented honey beverage) he could drink for a month after the wedding. Because their calendar was lunar -based, this period of free mead was called the … Continue reading

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Gorgeous Helen – Wine Glass Lampshades

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I stumbled across these cool lampshades for your wine glass! The Gorgeous Helen lampshade pack comes with three parchment shades that each fit neatly over the top of a wine glass. Drop a tea light into the glass, spark it … Continue reading

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Top 10 Tips for Wineries (and Other Businesses) Using Twitter – Part 1

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This is another Social Media article that I have been meaning to write for at least 6 months now. The reason that I haven’t gotten around to it sooner is that it takes take so bloody long to put my … Continue reading

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Radius Workshops 2011 Lyon Food & Wine Tour

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Radius Workshops is pleased to present their second Lyon Food and Wine Tour. The tour will take place June 13-20, 2011. The group will spend five days in and around Lyon and two days on excursions to the vineyards of … Continue reading

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Verget Bourgogne “Terriors de Cote d’Or”

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  Grape 100% Chardonnay   Facts Taken from the Verget website: “Verget’s philosophy can be summed up in one simple sentence: the best wine comes from the best grapes.”  Very original, I must say! Please note that this sentence is … Continue reading

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