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Monthly Archives: March 2011

Wineries Unlimited Day One

Yesterday, the Wineries Unlimited Conference and Trade Show, sponsored by Vineyard  & Winery Management magazine, began Main Conference Day One with a General Session presentation by Andy Beckstoffer. He is president of Beckstoffer Vineyards in California and has a long history of involvement in the wine industry. After this presentation conference attendees chose between Viticulture […]

Wineries Unlimited Pre-Conference Workshops

Tuesday, March 29 was the day for Wineries Unlimited 2011 Pre-Conference Workshops. The conference is at the Greater Richmond Convention Center. The conference rooms are large. For the morning session the room was filled. The afternoon sessions I attended did not have quite as many in attendance. During the day we met someone from Nova […]

Maryland Direct Wine Shipping – Getting Closer

As I noted late last week, the Maryland General Assembly initially passed legislation that will allow wineries to ship wine to consumers in Maryland. Now is not the time to sit back and think all the work is done for promoting direct wine shipping. The bills in both the Maryland Senate and House are a […]

April Charity Wine Event Supports Camp for Special Needs Children

On April 8, 2011, wineries and restaurants will be at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center for the RocCity UNCORKED: A Wine & Food Tasting Expo. This special charity event benefits the Camp Haccamo a residential overnight camp for disabled children in Monroe County. The Rotary Clubs of Monroe County are supporting this event that will […]

What is the motivation to buy wine from a winery?

Currently, Maryland residents cannot purchase wine from wineries within Maryland or outside the state and have it shipped directly to their homes. That may soon change, as the General Assembly is ready to pass a direct shipping law. In yesterday’s post I commented on some of the rants from the retailers and distributors regarding direct […]

Fisherman’s Wharf Soup Recipe with Wine

This weekend many of the US states will have cold temperatures. Where is spring? This hot soup recipe may be the perfect way to eat well and stay warm. It uses a little dry white wine. Cheers! Kathy Fisherman’s Wharf Soup With Rice Servings: 6 Ingredients 5 c chicken broth ¼ c dry white wine […]

Ranters attack approval of direct shipping of wine to Maryland residents

Wineries in Maryland and throughout the country may soon be able to ship wine to Maryland residents. Finally, it looks like Maryland will join the 37 other states and the District of Columbia and permit some form of shipping wine directly to Maryland homes. The legislation won initial approval from the full General Assembly. Within […]

Good News – Direct Wine Shipping May Actually Happen in Maryland!

According to the Baltimore Sun’s website, the Maryland General Assembly has initially approved a bill to allow wine shipping directly to consumers. Finally passage is expected to take place soon. Maryland wine enthusiasts have been looking for this friendly wine shipping legislation for a long time. At least 37 states are ahead of Maryland in […]

Wine & Wildflower Trail Event in Texas Hill Country

During April consider visiting the wineries in Texas Hill Country. On April 1-3 and April 8-10, there will be a Wine & Wildflower Trail event. Tickets are $35 per person or $60 per couple. Tickets can be purchased on the Texas Hill Country Wineries website. Tickets for the trail event include the following: 1-3 complimentary […]

Don’t Let the Weather Prevent You from Visiting a Winery this Weekend!

Take some time this weekend to visit a winery tasting room. There are many available winery events this weekend. The list below includes this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. At the end of the list, I’ve included some of the ongoing events at wineries. Check out the links for each winery event. Cheers! Kathy Friday, March […]

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