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Monthly Archives: June 2011

Two Wineries Celebrate Anniversaries this 4th of July Weekend!

Two wineries of the many we have visited are celebrating their anniversaries this weekend. Pearmund Cellars in Broad Run, Virginia is celebrating its 8th Anniversary. In Geneva, Ohio Laurello Vineyards is celebrating its 9th Anniversary. Congratulations to both wineries! Pearmund Cellars is celebrating their anniversary over the long weekend. Visitors are invited to bring their […]

Beaujolais Wine Pairings for July 4th

Yesterday was the special Beaujolais twitter tasting event, Red, White, and Beaujolais: Celebrate the 4th with Refreshing Wines. Visit the Discover Beaujolais website for a replay of Cover It Live. Four different Beaujolais wines were tasted over a 1½ hours. Here on the East Coast the event started at 7:00 pm. We wanted to share […]

2010 Chiroubles: Allure Trumps Sophistication

We had a barbecue last evening and paired the food with four wines from the Beaujolais wine region of France. The last wine was the 2010 Chiroubles. In a casual survey, our dinner guests preferred the Beaujolais Villages, Château Luc du Tracot, however it was interesting to note that the bottle of the Chiroubles was […]

Beaujolais Wine Tasting Tonight!

Tonight on Twitter, four Beaujolais wines will be tasted and tweets written. The Beaujolais event starts at 7:00 pm EDT. We’ve invited some friends over to enjoy the wines and are preparing several food items to pair with the wines. The wines are vintages 2009 and 2010. The first wine, 2010 Rosé d’ Folie, Terres […]

Beaujolais Is Missing

We were happy to receive four wines from the Beaujolais region of France to pair with traditional Independence Day foods. Considering the ninety-degree weather, tasty light white and red wines that are nicely chilled seem quite appealing. On June 28th Discover Beaujolais is organizing a live wine tasting event on Twitter at 7:00 pm EDT. […]

2nd Annual Golf Tournament & Wine Tour to Support Hospice and Palliative Care

On Thursday, July 21, 2011, a charity golf tournament takes place at Rothland Golf Course. The golf course is located in Akron, New York. More information and a registration form can be found at the Heath Trust website. Those who prefer may choose to enjoy a wine tour to wineries and a steak dinner with […]

Welcome to Summer at Laurello Vineyards!

Laurello Vineyards a boutique winery in Geneva, Ohio is helping visitors have a great start to summer. The outdoor patio is open. On Fridays and Saturdays the Laurello grill is open beginning at 5pm. The menu includes two varieties of cheeseburgers and chicken caprese sandwiches. These are served with a side salad. The summer menu […]

Summer Winery Events this Weekend/Protect Your Wine from Heat

Wineries are off to a great start for the summer with numerous wine events to satisfy almost anyone. Below are a number of wineries with their events for this weekend. Check them out when you have a moment. Remember that when tasting wines to drink as much water or more than wine. Consider keeping a […]

Wine Bloggers’ Conference July 2011

The 2011 North American Wine Bloggers’ Conference takes place July 22-24 in Charlottesville, Virginia. Those who might be interested in attending include wine bloggers both individuals and industry, new media innovators and wine industry people who want to learn about new media talk with loggers. In addition to the regular conference, the day before there […]

New Jersey Legislators Affect Wineries Ability to Survive

When we visited several New Jersey wineries last week, we were asked, “Do you know what is happening to the New Jersey wine industry?” While I was aware there was some issue, my attention has been focused on the Maryland legislation that has passed permitting direct shipping from across the country. Yes, the new Maryland […]

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