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Podcasting

With the boom in Blogging, you like me might have missed out on a few new technologies associated with it. One of these is Podcasting: a new way to broadcast yourself online for free. Nowadays, with sites like [podcasting.com->http://podcasting.com/] helping out, anyone can get a “radio station” of there own. […]

Bierzo, a New Taste of Spain – New York Times

Within a span of an hour yesterday, we received notification from friends and family about an [article published in the in the New York Times->http://www.nytimes.com/2006/05/31/dining/31wine.html?pagewanted=2&ei=5070&en=bec36bad8a7271f8&ex=1149825600&emc=eta1], about the Spanish wine region of [Bierzo->http://www.crdobierzo.es/]. It’s great to know that people are looking out for us, as well as seeing the mainstream media […]

62 D.O.’s

According to more than one source, the total amount of Denominación de Origens (DO) number anywhere from 60 to 64 with more applying each year. That being said, I’m proud to announce that I now have links to at least 62 Denominación de Origen’s, including 2 Denominación de Origen Calificadas […]

Wine Blog’s

I found an interesting article on a [website->http://www.corktease.com/2005/07/20/wine-blogs-are-gathering-momentum/] about [another->http://fermentations.typepad.com/my_weblog/2005/07/whats_going_on_.html] site. It turns out that there are a lot of us doing this “wine blog” thing, and in my opinion, that’s a good thing. What I tend to see when surfing these wine blogs is that they (for the most […]

Tasty!

I know when I started getting into the world of wine, the question always came up as to how they got all those flavors into the wine. It took awhile for me to not only figure out how the flavors suddenly appeared in a wine, but also how one particular […]

Drought

Undoubtedly, some of you have heard about the drought hitting Spain and Portugal this year. Today, I found an article on the BBC that discusses the long lasting effects the dry weather will have on farms throughout Portugal. Although horrific for many crops, with the right conditions, the opposite can […]

Sherry Wine Almacenistas – DO Jerez

I just wanted to point out a great article over at [www.wineint.com->http://www.wineint.com] on the tradition of the Almacenistas in Spain. [John Radford->http://www.johnradford.com/], the author of “The New Spain“, takes and gives some background on what exactly an Almacenista is. Taken from the article: …”almacen’ is the Spanish word for “store’ […]

Spanish wine consumption up!

I found a good article on Spanish wine consumption over at: Avenue Vine Make sure to check out this site for short articles on wine and beer. Households Spending On Wine Up In Spain! Domestic spending on wine in Spain increased slightly in the first quarter of this year, according […]

erobertparker.com

I’m a big fan of the Bulletin Board over at erobertparker.com. There is a lot of good information and lively discussions that help keep people talking about wine. Today, I was doing my daily perusing on the site, I came across this THREAD. Any of you with an interest in […]

FENAVIN- Wine and the Media

I was lucky enough to make it to [FENAVIN->http://www.fenavin.org] this year and have a chance to taste through a wide range of styles both new and old. What I did not get a chance to do was to make to any of the conferences. Having an American perspective on wine […]