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INSIDER DEAL! Perfect 10 Red Blend 45% Off - Meeker Vineyard ZSM

Now this is a deal you don't want to miss. A Perfect 10 Bulk Buy rated Zinfandel, Syrah and Merlot blend that we can't get enough of, the Meeker Vineyard ZSM. Just released last December (and only to wine club members) and with just 180 cases produced, we're absolutely delighted to bring this gem to you today.
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Haycock Promoted to Winemaker

Mollie Haycock Promoted to Winemaker for Scott Harvey Wines. After Seventeen Years, Amador Pioneer Scott Harvey Gives Up the Reins. Women are transforming the wine industry and Scott Harvey Wines is on the cutting edge of that trend, promoting Mollie Haycock to Winemaker as she takes over the day to day operations from the winery’s namesake. As the company grows, Scott Harvey moves to Executive Winemaker and hands over the reins to Mollie, his protege for the past six years.
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Pairing Cheese With Oregon Drinks

While very few people may know about it, Southern Oregon has long been a hotbed of cheese production. Local producers—like ByGeorge—are rolling out delicious wedges of Tomme-style hard cheeses and the Oregon Cheese Cave cheese store, in the hamlet of Phoenix, has an impressive selection of both local and imported cheese.

Discover the industry’s first ODD compliance monitoring and measurement solution

Discover the industry’s first ODD compliance monitoring and measurement solution. T-Systems, a technological services subsidiary of the Deutsche Telekom group, presented Syrah Sustainability (Syrah), the first solution for monitoring and measuring compliance with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), for public and private organizations, on the market . Syrah makes it...

The Paring, New rising wine star

There is a new star rising in California’s southern wine skies. It is The Paring wine brand and its pedigree is about as blue-blooded as one can find in the American wine world. The grandparents are from Napa Valley – a little operation called Screaming Eagle — and mom and dad are central-coast winery stars JONATA and The Hilt.

Plaisance Ranch 2018 G.S.M. Grenache-Syrah-Mourvèdre, Applegate Valley, $35

A working farm since before the Civil War, dairyman-turned-winegrower Joe Ginet continues to show the diversity of Southern Oregon’s Applegate Valley with this Rhône-inspired blend of estate Grenache (50%), Syrah (25%) and Mourvèdre. Layered with aromas of boysenberry, watermelon, fresh thyme and caramel corn, juicy purple fruit takes the lead on the palate nice vibrancy and a lingering trail of brambleberries.
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Auction of Washington Wines hosting second annual virtual wine tastings

Auction of Washington Wines announced its second annual virtual wine tasting series with Karen MacNeil, renowned wine expert and AWW 2020–21 honorary chair, according to a news release. With notable Washington state winemakers and vintners joining her, MacNeil will host four virtual wine tastings, each exploring different segments of the Washington wine industry.
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Food & Wine magazine highlights three Paso Robles syrahs

Wines named ‘The 19 Best Syrah Wines to Buy Right Now’. –”Syrah has the potential to be grown and crafted in as wide a range of styles as any grape variety in the world,” writes Brian Freedman for Food & Wine, “From fruit-forward and exuberant to practically dripping with bacon fat and tapenade, to bottlings that are lifted to the vinous stratosphere with the spicy, occasionally floral perfume of fresh-cracked peppercorns, Syrah (or Shiraz) is a grape that rewards exploration,” he continues.

Two Vintners 2018 Syrah (Columbia Valley (WA))

With fruit coming from StoneTree, Dineen, Discovery, Olsen, Pepper Bridge, Boushey, and Konnowac vineyards, this is a true pan-Washington Syrah. Consistently one of the best values in the state, the aromas bring notes of cherry Luden's cough drops, Stargazer lily, orange rind, plum and smoke. Fleshy, full-feeling plum and cherry flavors follow, with plenty of orange peel and floral accents throughout. The tannins give a light grip. It's tight still but has great stuffing. Give it a short decant. Sean P. Sullivan.

Mark Ryan 2018 Wild Eyed Syrah (Red Mountain)

The aromas pull you into the glass, with notes of raspberry candy, plum and dried herbs. Plump fruit flavors follow, showing depth, verticality and a pleasingly chewy texture. There's a lot of richness to be had. Sean P. Sullivan. rating. 92. Price. Designation. Wild Eyed. Variety. Syrah. Winery. Mark Ryan.

Antetokounmpo, viral when being caught doing the purchase in a supermarket in Murcia

In the midst of the NBA Finals dispute between the Lakers and the Miami Heat, some of the top players in the championship have begun to enjoy their days off after their teams reached no further in the competition. One of them is the one who has been the most outstanding player of the regular season, and that is also this year that award corresponds to Giannis Antetokounmpo.