Global Wine Market Update and Opportunities

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Just wanted to let you know a little bit about the Ciatti company. So we’re a brokerage of bulk wine and grapes around the world. We have eight offices Canada, France, Germany, South Africa, Chile, Argentina and Australia. And and then here in San Rafael is where we are based overall. So the company was […]

Elderly Man Crashes Into Wine, Spirits Store; Injures 2 Children

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WITH MINOR INJURIES. AUTHORITIES ARE NOW INVESTIGATING HOW THIS HAPPENED. AND IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY, A CAR CRASHES INTO THE FRONT OF A LIQUOR STORE INJURING TWO CHILDREN. POLICE SAY A 94-YEAR-OLD MAN PLOWED RIGHT THROUGH THE FRONT WINDOWS OF THE WINE AND SPIRIT STORE ON THE 200 BLOCK OF HARLEYSVILLE PIKE YESTERDAY AFTERNOON. OFFICIALS SAY […]

Hawaii’s Kitchen: Il Lupino Trattoria & Wine Bar

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WELCOME BACK TO “LIVING808” AND HAWAI’I’S KITCHEN. JOINING US IS IL LUPINO TRATTORIA AND WINE BAR. WE HAVE GENERAL MANAGER HEELA MOTTUS AND EXECUTIVE CHEF DIEGO. THANK YOU FOR JOINING US HERE IN HAWAII’S KITCHEN. WE APPRECIATE IT. TELL US A LITTLE BIT ABOUT IL LUPINO. IL LUPINO IS AN ITALIAN CUISINE, AND WE’RE LOCATED […]

You Can Do Better – How To Order Drinks Like a Pro

By Brian Lemay 60 comments

Hey, I would like to order a drink. Mm-hmm? Oh, uh, uh, a martini. Can I, um, get a martini? Gin or vodka? Uh… vodka? On the rocks? Would you like a twist? Olives, a Gibson, dirty-dry, stirred-shaken? (stammering) Uh, you know what, actually, uh, let me get a martini later, I totally forgot. I […]

Green Flash Saison Diego – Fairgrounds Wine and Spirits Video

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{\rtf1\ansi\ansicpg1252\cocoartf1038\cocoasubrtf360 {\fonttbl\f0\fswiss\fcharset0 Helvetica;} {\colortbl;\red255\green255\blue255;} \margl1440\margr1440\vieww9000\viewh8400\viewkind0 \pard\tx720\tx1440\tx2160\tx2880\tx3600\tx4320\tx5040\tx5760\tx6480\tx7200\tx7920\tx8640\ql\qnatural\pardirnatural \f0\fs24 \cf0 Welcome back everyone to FairgroundsTV. I am your host Peter Moeller and today we have another new brew into the state of Connecticut. This is a brewery called Green Flash from San Diego, California. This is called their Saison Diego. Very clever. It’s obviously a saison-style farmhouse […]

Tailgate Hefeweizen – Fairgrounds Wine and Spirits Video

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Welcome backt to FairgroundsTV. I’m your host Peter Moeller. Today we have a new beer. It’s a hefeweizen. It says it’s bottled – it says it’s brewed and bottled by Tailgate Beer, Monroe, Wisconsin. How ’bout that? Wisconsin! Tailgate Beer, new cans. So I’ve been told the pricing is very close to Budweiser pricing, however, […]

The Chemistry of Wine

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You know that guy in your group of friends that always brings wine to the party JUST so he can talk about it? He’s always saying things like “Ooh! There are notes of bacon! Reaaaally swish it around you’ll get those hints of cream soda. Really taste the purple.” It may sound strange, and it […]

Can Professional Wine Connoisseurs Really Not Tell the Difference Between Expensive and Cheap Wines?

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Having a seasoned tongue that can detect the subtle differences between different kinds of adult grape juice is a sure sign of class. In fact, the go-to Hollywood trope for showing that a character is refined is to give them a penchant for expensive wines. Even Hannibal Lecter, one of the most terrifying and cultured […]

Wine Tasting: Sight – Sweet Wine Course #9

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Hello, we’re going to talk about tasting, and we’re going to start with the first stage of a tasting which is the visual stage. We’re going to look at this wine. So first of all to look at a wine, take a stemmed wine glass, and tilt it to 45° and look at it on […]

Pineapple Yule log with Sweet Bordeaux wine – Christmas Recipes

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Welcome to recipes with Sweet Bordeaux. Today, we are going work with pineapple. We are going to make a Yule log. Wen need: a pineapple, a lime, some brown sugar, some grated coconut, some silver decoration beads, flour, some mascarpone and four eggs. So, for the génoise, we separate the egg white from the yolks. […]