Guest Wine Writer: Caroline Henry on Bioenergetic Wines in Champagne

Guest Wine Writer Series: Caroline Henry Bioenergetic Wines in Champagne Note: As I prepare for coverage of Oregon Bubbles Fest 2019, I wanted to share this  reprint of an article by esteemed Champagne expert Caroline Henry for a guest author series I previously hosted on another site. Here, Caroline addresses perhaps one of the most […]

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Wine Industry Interviews: Tina Morey – #WineStudio

Today’s Wine Industry Interview: Tina Morey | #WineStudio By L.M. Archer Note: This is a reprint of a previous interview I conducted with sommelier, educator and thought leader Tina Morey, founder of virtual wine community #WineStudio. Blame cake shop owner-turned-sommelier Tina Morey for the viral success of virtual tasting ‘venue’ #WineStudio. As Tina describes it, […]

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Happy Holidays!

Joyeux Noël | Buon Natale | Feliz Navidad  | God Jul ! As this year ends, I thought it appropriate to share with you a recap of the professional work I’ve been privileged to produce  in 2018: The Gorge Magazine: Sparkling Wine  winebusiness.com: The Family Coppola Acquires Vista Hills Vineyard in Oregon’s Dundee Hills SevenFiftyDaily: […]

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My Latest in Wines & Vines Magazine: Domestic Sparkling Wine Finds Its Identity

Domestic Sparkling Wine Finds Its Identity Winemakers on both coasts of the U.S. describe their processes in producing méthode champenoise wine By L. M. Archer While many in the wine trade consider Champagne the “king of wines and wine of kings,” more consumers increasingly regard sparkling wine as its equally regal offspring. Astute Champagne houses […]

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My Latest in Wines & Vines: Washington Wineries Move to Former Brewery

Washington Wineries Move to Former Brewery by L.M. Archer     Woodinville, Wash.—Sparkman Cellars and DeLille Cellars made what one described as a “game changing” move to set up shop in a vacant brewery once operated by Redhook. “There is not another Redhook,” says Chris Sparkman, director of winemaking and founder of Sparkman Cellars. “There’s […]

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