Japanese Koshu Wines: A History of Grace (video)
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Grace Winery, (company name Chuo Budoshu in Japanese) was established in 1923 in Katsunuma, the birthplace of Japan’s wine industry. Katsunuma remains today the wine hub of Japan. The brand name “Grace Wine” is a reference to the Three Graces. Grace Winery believes good wines come from grapes which bear the characters of the place they…

A Lesson from Chateau Cabezac
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The Importance of Pruning At Chateau Cabezac, the pruning of the vines has been completed. This is an important step that ensures quality grapes and a good harvest. An unpruned vine may produce a high quantity of grapes, but will almost asuredly result in fruits that are high in acid and not suitable for good wine. Pruning is…

Robert Burr Reviews Dzama Nosy-Be Amber Aged Rum (video)
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Renowned author and rum expert Robert Burr reviews Dzama’s Nosy-Be Amber Aged Rum from Madagascar. Watch this video from his YouTube series Rum Minute.     Go here for more information about Robert Burr and the Miami Rum Renaissance Festival.   Please contact us at the following address for any information and referral to Park…

New Stats on Women and Wine
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Some interesting stats were unveiled at the recent Wine Market Council 2016 Consumer Research Conference in New York. Jennifer Pagano, Director of Research for Wine Market Council, and Danelle Kosmal, Vice President of Nielsen’s Beverage Alcohol Practice Area, together presented the latest Wine Market Council and Nielsen data on women who drink wine – how different…