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Videos posted by Matt Ortman Jun 11, 2009
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Wine Bloggers Conference 2009 at Flamingo Resort Hotel in Napa/Sonoma

July 24, 2009 to July 26, 2009
In this North American edition, join wine bloggers, new media innovators, and wine industry leaders on July 24-26 as they converge on Sonoma and Napa Counties for the premier conference for new media and the wine industry.This three day symposium builds on our 2008 success and brings you a unique opportunity to learn about and discuss the intersection of wine with the world of new media including blogging, social media, and more. We hope to see you there. As one participant from last year said:…See More
Joel Vincent is attending Bill Eyer's event Jun 11, 2009

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Ortman Family Vineyards
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Wine is a snapshot in time. That’s the one truly unique thing about wine that perhaps draws so many into the wine business. Every vintage is unique, framed in large part by the weather patterns…

Wine is a snapshot in time. That’s the one truly unique thing about wine that perhaps draws so many into the wine business. Every vintage is unique, framed in large part by the weather patterns throughout the growing season. In a difficult vintage like 2008 this becomes glaringly obvious. Difficult because it was a vintage framed by early season and late season frost, with mostly cool weather interrupted by significant heat spikes, and even a dash of rain. As you can see, Mother Nature threw… Continue

Posted on January 28, 2009 at 5:24pm

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At 2:07pm on March 2, 2010, Jill Sloane said…
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At 1:22pm on December 11, 2008, Arthur Przebinda said…
Thanks Matt

I will drop a line and I get constant notifications about the Ortman Wine Lounge.

We are "recovering" from a move and remodeling the new place but we plan to come up soon!
At 8:28pm on December 10, 2008, Arthur Przebinda said…
Hi Matt!

Welcome to the OWC.

I cover the Central Coast for my website ( so I hope we'll get to meet in person soon.


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