Best Wine-Caymus Vineyards Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2011 Review

By Brian Lemay 1 comment

Hello and welcome to another addition of TheGrape.com’s video wine library! Today we’re featuring a Cabernet Sauvignon wine from Caymus Vineyards in Napa Valley, California. Priced around $69 dollars, this wine can be found at Total Wine, Whole Foods, Pavilions and select wine stores. Our suggestion level for this Cabernet Sauvignon is Grape Certified Gold […]

Sip and shop: Macy’s in Sacramento to offer wine to shoppers

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NOW EVEN MACY’S IS LOOKING TO JOIN THE MIX. THERE IS NO SHORTAGE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE AVAILABLE ON THE K STREET CORRIDOR. WHERE IT IS N SERVED ALREADY, THERE ARE NOTICES IT COULD BE COMING, AND IT HAS SPREAD TO MACY’S. THE RETAILER HAS FIL TO SELL WINE AND DEAL — BEER ON THE PREMISES.>>THEY […]

Truck crashes into front of Columbiana wine shop

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More local coverage at six. Two businesses are closed in Columbiana today.. after a truck slammed into a building. The rig was buried in a concrete block wall.. and the driver was trapped inside for more than half an hour. This all happened along State Route 14 in Columbiana just after seven this morning. 27 […]

In The Kitchen: Treat your Dads and Grads to a lovely dinner at La Foresta Restaurant and Wine Bar!

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SARAH: WITH FATHER’S DAY COME EVERYONE IS LOOKING FOR THE PERFECT GIFT FOR DAD. RYAN: HOW ABOUT A NICE NIGHT OUT. WE ARE JOINED BY THE OWNER OF A RESTAURANT. WELCOME. THANK YOU. SARAH: THIS LOOKS FABULOUS, WHAT ARE WE MAKING? RACK OF LAMB D JEANETTE HAYES — RACK OF LAMB DIJONAISE. SARAH: IT’S WONDERFUL, […]

How to Make a French 75, the Classiest Summertime Cocktail

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– I’m Patrick Cappiello from Rebelle Restaurant in New York City, and today I’m gonna show you how to make a cocktail with wine. (upbeat rock music) So today we’re going to make a classic cocktail that uses champagne or sparkling wine in it. It’s called the French 75. French 75 is the perfect summertime […]

Butte County winery expands and releases locally crafted spirits

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ESDAY. COOLER ON WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY. KRISTEN: THANKS. THEY HAVE DONE WINE FOR MORE THAN A DECADE, AND NOW, A SUCCESSFUL BUTTE COUNTY WINERY IS CELEBRATING THE GRAND OPENING OF THEIR DISTILLED SPIRIT TASTING ROOM. JOINING US FROM ALMENDRA WINER AND DISTILLERY IN DURHAM IS JOEL BELTRAM AND ERICA SMITH. GOOD MORNING. NOW, YOU ARE […]

Insights: WSET in Asia and the spirits education boom – Jude Mullins – Part 2

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You’ve been based in Asia for a while now, in Hong Kong to be specific. A hugely challenging yet very interesting area of development for wine. So could you give me a little perspective about wine education, in say China and places where its already taken off. I think it’s very difficult to have the […]

How wine keeps you slim ,healthy and humble | Jeannie Cho Lee | TEDxHKUST

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Translator: Laurelle Walsh Reviewer: Denise RQ Good afternoon everyone. The first time that I had great wine was when I was at Oxford University. I was invited to a formal wine dinner at Christ Church College. There was a lot of wine conversation around me, and some of it sounded like this. (Recording) This Talbot […]

The Wines of Sherry

By Brian Lemay 10 comments

(peaceful Spanish music)>>(narrator) The wines grown and produced near the town of Jerez in southern Spain are among the most iconic, stylistically diverse, and misunderstood of the world’s gastronomic treasures. (lively Spanish music) Centuries of experimentation have forged a wine that is a perfect harmony of nature and man-made process. (lively Spanish music)>>(with Spanish accent) […]

Primitive Technology: Pit and chimney furnace

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demolishing old furnace digging pit grate bars chimney tunnel Door brick Building chimney 2 m tall chimney Making charcoal Un burnt wood can be used in next batch Useable charcoal (burns hotter than ordinary wood) iron bacteria making wood ash (lowers melting point of ore) ore charcoal powder and wood ash mixed inot a cylinder […]