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Tiare Technology Launches Wireless WineList System at Award-Winning Centro and Django Restaurants

Tiare Technology announced today that it has deployed its patented Wireless WineList solution at two leading, wine-oriented restaurants managed by Orchestrate Hospitality.  Centro and Django restaurants in Des Moines, Iowa, will now offer their guests the Tiare iPad menu ordering solution for wine and cocktails. The Wireless WineList application allows restaurant guests to easily view […]

Bedrock Wine Co. – where past heralds the future

Tweet Twenty-one years before Morgan Twain-Peterson started Bedrock Wine Co. in 2007, he was already ahead of the curve. As the son of Joel Peterson, the founder of Zin powerhouse Ravenswood, Twain-Peterson was practically reared in a cellar. He made his first wine, a Pinot Noir called Vino Bambino, at the age of 5, a […]

California winemakers bottle exclusivity

It’s the crush at Kosta Browne Winery, a Sonoma County maker of pinot noir that’s become one of the hottest wineries among investment bankers, venture capitalists and enthusiasts. Michael Browne, Kosta Browne’s co-founder and winemaker, grabs a cluster from a tub and eats some of the grapes.

Nebraska wineries show resiliency during recession

Tweet Despite the recession and the pinch put on people’s discretionary income, Nebraska enters 2011 with more wineries than ever before. “In 15 years, we’ve gone from one winery to 26,” said Paul Read, the University of Nebraska’s main resource on the wine and grape business. The growth continued right on through what was billed […]

Wine: Toning down the tannins

Tweet From making your mouth pucker in astringent agony to giving it a velvety caress, a wine’s tannins can be the source of pleasure or pain. While some of New Zealand’s earlier red wines had more grip than a Masonic handshake, there’s been a textural revolution in our vineyards that has transported more of our […]

Artisanal Wine: Five Talented Wine Professionals, Five Points of View

Tweet What is an artisanal wine, and what are the factors that are necessary to call a wine artisanal? I posed this question to five wine industry leaders. I think what is interesting is although there are factors that certainly can be agreed upon, most of that agreement would be in the care of the […]

Wine industry looks forward to a fruitful 2011

Tweet After a sobering few years of weathering the recession, the domestic wine industry can now toast to cautious optimism. That was the message for some 2,000 wine industry professionals who attended the Unified Wine & Grape Symposium’s State of the Industry presentation Wednesday morning at the Hyatt Regency Ballroom. The event, which ends today, […]

Coastal Uncorked Food, Wine and Spirits Festival Tickets on Sale

Tickets for the second annual Coastal Uncorked Food, Wine and Spirits Festival will go on sale January 27, 2011.

Patterson Cellars Opens Tasting Room on Western Avenue Below Pike Place Market

Based in Woodinville, Patterson Cellars is thrilled to open a second tasting room in the heart of Seattle, on Western Avenue below Pike Place Market adjacent to the Pike Street Hill Climb.

Sail With the Winemakers of Gloria Ferrer and Lasseter Family Winery on Windstar

Windstar Cruises offers guests the opportunity to learn about sparkling wines from Bob Iantosca of Gloria Ferrer Sonoma Carneros Vineyards and premium red wines from Julia Iantosca of Lasseter Family Winery on Wind Surf’s April 24, 2011, Barcelona to Rome voyage.

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