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Rolling Vineyards in Barolo

This time of year winemakers in the northern hemisphere all over the world are picking ripe grape bunches from the vines and bringing them to the winery. The grapes are transformed into wine and in doing so tell the story of the land from whence they came. As it goes, […]

How To Choose A Wine for ye ol’ First Date

We’ve all been there…the first date. Throughout the glorious years of restaurant servitude, I’ve witnessed many first encounters over a meal, and I’ve seen everything from the utter failures to the meteoric successes. With all the other excitement and anxiety revolving around a first date, wine doesn’t have to be the proverbial prickly thorn in […]

Olive Oil and Wine Camp – Tuscany 2014

Think you have what it takes to be a master of extra virgin olive oil and fine premium wines? Well step up and prove it at the inaugural Grove & Vine In Italy experience. For one flat fee, enjoy unparalleled access to the luxurious world of olive oil and wine through extensive and unforgettable olive […]

How do Lakes, Rivers, and Oceans Play a Role in Winemaking?

Lake Effect provides the vital elements for vineyard growth by Seneca Lake

Most of the world’s premier winemaking zones are located in close proximity to bodies of water. This is due in part to two reasons of equal importance.

First, water helps moderate the temperatures in nearby areas, a phenomena called, Lake […]

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