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Hormones and Wine Tasting
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Amy Corron Power Jun 17, 2009.

Wine Blogger Conference Talent Pool
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Wangbickler, DWS, CWE Mar 5, 2009.

Pouring & Tasting Etiquette at Large Events (or small)
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Amy Corron Power Feb 28, 2009.

 

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If Passed, HR 5034 will Cheat Wine Consumers

While most consumers hurried to finish taxes by the April 15th deadline, something sinister was afoot in the United States House of Representatives. At the behest of the powerful National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA), and in response to a recent U.S. Court of Appeals ruling that the state's cap limit on wineries' direct…See More
Blog post by Amy Corron Power Apr 22, 2010

Walla Walla WOW! L'Ecole No. 41 2008 Estate Luminesce

When the organizers of the North American Wine Bloggers' Conference first proposed a change of venue for 2010, Joe was disappointed.We didn't know much about Washington State wines but heard great things from the “Wild Walla Walla Wine Woman” and blogger…See More
Blog post by Amy Corron Power Mar 15, 2010
Blog posts by Amy Corron Power Oct 22, 2009
Amy Corron Power replied to Thea The Wine Brat's discussion 'WBC 09 picture, posts, video Summary!' in the group Wine Bloggers' Conference
More WBC posts: One for You, Two for Me: Blending Can be Fun! by Amy Beware of Wine Bloggers! by Joe
Aug 9, 2009
Amy Corron Power replied to Thea The Wine Brat's discussion 'WBC 09 picture, posts, video Summary!' in the group Wine Bloggers' Conference
Some of our WBC posts include.... The Lost Art of Being Gracious by Amy Best Moment of an Overwhelmingly Good Trip by Joe Our Sunday Side Trips by Amy Answering my Own Question by Joe Wine Bloggers Conference 2009 -- FAIL? by Joe Dear Thea,…
Jul 31, 2009

Wineries & Wine Bloggers: The Lost Art of Being Gracious

So many of us in the wine blogging and writing business have come to expect a certain treatment when we visit a winery, because we hold the “power” to affect their reputation. That is unfortunate, because if not for the hard work of the winemaker, the vineyard director, the tasting room staff, the marketing and PR folks, and the risk of the winery owners to open themselves up to criticism, as well as the financial undertaking that goes with a winery, we couldn’t write about wine.That may sound…See More
Blog post by Amy Corron Power Jul 29, 2009

Wine Accessories: The Fine Art of the Corkscrew

While looking for images of sommelier tools, I came upon some interesting specimens; some that look particularly sinister (above) which reminded me of the first horror movie I ever saw, Edgar Allan Poe's The Pit and the Pendulum, starring Vincent Price. So I started thinking; who invented the corkscrew or waiter's tool, and when?Being the geek that I am, I searched…See More
Blog post by Amy Corron Power Jul 3, 2009
Amy Corron Power replied to Joe Roberts's discussion 'Who The- When The- What The- ????' in the group Wine Bloggers' Conference
Didn't you tell me that it's even MORE specific: I cannot bring Texas wine?
Jun 18, 2009

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Clear Lake City, Houston, Texas
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If Passed, HR 5034 will Cheat Wine Consumers

While most consumers hurried to finish taxes by the April 15th deadline, something sinister was afoot in the United States House of Representatives. At the behest of the powerful National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA), and in response to a recent U.S. Court of Appeals ruling that the… Continue

Posted on April 21, 2010 at 9:30pm

Walla Walla WOW! L'Ecole No. 41 2008 Estate Luminesce

When the organizers of the North American Wine Bloggers' Conference first proposed a change of venue for 2010, Joe was disappointed.



We didn't know much about Washington State wines but heard great things from the “Wild Walla Walla Wine Woman” and blogger… Continue

Posted on March 14, 2010 at 7:00pm

Another Wine Blog nominated for Two Food Buzz Awards! - Voting through October 29

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We posted about the Foodbuzz Blog Award Nominations on Another Wine Blog, and it seems a lot of you nice people decided to nominate us. The voting opened today and we are up for both the Best Wine Blog and Blogger you’d most want to: Be your personal Sommelier awards.



We are very honored to be nominated for… Continue

Posted on October 21, 2009 at 5:07pm

Sebastiani Vineyards & Winery added to Boycott

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On the last evening of the 2008 Wine Bloggers Conference, we climbed aboard buses to Sonoma and headed to Sebastiani Vineyards & Winery Visitors Center for dinner with keynote speaker Alice Feiring. Wine glasses on the table bore the etching of the familiar tree… Continue

Posted on October 21, 2009 at 3:21pm

Wineries & Wine Bloggers: The Lost Art of Being Gracious

So many of us in the wine blogging and writing business have come to expect a certain treatment when we visit a winery, because we hold the “power” to affect their reputation. That is unfortunate, because if not for the hard work of the winemaker, the vineyard director, the tasting room staff, the marketing and PR folks, and the risk of the winery owners to open themselves up to criticism, as well as the financial undertaking that goes with a winery, we… Continue

Posted on July 29, 2009 at 2:16pm — 1 Comment

Wine Accessories: The Fine Art of the Corkscrew

While looking for images of sommelier tools, I came upon some interesting specimens; some that look particularly sinister (above) which reminded me of the first horror movie I ever saw, Edgar Allan Poe's The Pit and the Pendulum, starring Vincent Price. So I started thinking; who invented the corkscrew or waiter's tool, and when?



Being the geek that I am, I searched… Continue

Posted on July 2, 2009 at 7:16pm

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At 5:41pm on December 9, 2008, Maria Eugenia De Alejandro said…
I am a bit late responding, but I have been super busy and I hadn't checked inn in several days. I am glad that you enjoyed the story, and I thank you for including it in your blog. I think now for sure I will have to get a bottle of white zin; nah, maybe I will order a glass, that way I won't get stuck with a whole bottle. that was a fun discussion. Thanks for starting it.

Regards,
Maria
At 3:17pm on December 4, 2008, Eve Siemisnki said…
Hey Amy,
Thanks for including my comments on the great white zin controversy! I enjoy your posts.
Eve
At 11:16am on December 3, 2008, Catie said…
Hi Amy,
Thank you for the great white zin discussion and many thanks for including me in your blog article. It was a great discussion, not only with different view points, but all of them worthy of food (or is that wine?) for thought. Thanks again.
Cheers,
Catie
At 9:51am on December 3, 2008, Alex Hill said…
Thanks Amy, fun discussion. Cheers!
At 5:08pm on November 21, 2008, Pamela @ Enobytes said…
Hi Amy! Thanks for finding me on OWC!
At 11:23am on November 11, 2008, Dennis Grimes Eagles Nest Winery said…
Hi Amy:
Great meeting you at WBC 2008. Thanks again for the great post on Another Wine blog re. Michel-Schlumberger vineyard walk - wow! what a
At 5:20pm on October 30, 2008, Denise Medrano said…
Hi Amy! glad to see you guys added me in. Your walk looked really cool! Next time, I'm definitely following you guys!
At 11:25pm on October 21, 2008, Justin Dry said…
Thank you for the info and link Amy. Much appreciated.
At 9:38pm on October 10, 2008, Mutineer Magazine said…

Here is a link to Issue 2 of Mutineer Magazine:
www.mutineermagazine.com/docs/MutineerIssue2.pdf
Let us know what you think!
At 4:06pm on August 4, 2008, Arthur Przebinda said…
Welcome to the OWC, Amy!

If you have questions feel free to ask me or any of the other admins (you can see us at the top of the Members page).

For an introduction and FAQ, check out the Help Desk.

There are a number of great groups to join here. Take a look at the Wine Consulting & Services group.

You can also have your say on a number of topics in the OWC forum.
 
 
 

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