The Poetry of the Wine Review

#winebiz: What’s wrong with a little poetry with your wine review; a little metaphor in your wine rating? Hopefully, nothing. Is there any form of product review or critique of art that comes closer to poetry than the traditional wine review. I don’t think so. And I was struck by…

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Hostess Sells Twinkies Brand to Investment Firms

Hostess said on Tuesday that it had picked a partnership of two investment firms, Apollo Global Management and Metropoulos & Company, as the new owner of its snack cake business, officially concluding the sale of the bankrupt baker’s most prized assets.Source:http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2013/03/12/hostess-picks-apollo-led-group-as-new-owner-of-twinkies/DealBook» Food & Beverage

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Live Music Saturdays

All summer thru August 31st we will be having live music on Saturdays outside our tasting room. Wine for sale by the glass or bottle. Appearing today is a local favorite, Julie & The Bad Dogs (country/rock). Check them out at juliebeavermusic.com Fed By: Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance Upcoming…

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Live Music Saturdays

All summer thru August 31st we will be having live music on Saturdays outside our tasting room. Wine for sale by the glass or bottle. Appearing today: Soul Sauce (rock, soul, reggae & blues). Check them out at thesoulsauceband.com Fed By: Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance Upcoming Events

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Live Music Saturdays

All summer thru August 31st we will be having live music on Saturdays outside our tasting room. Wine for sale by the glass or bottle. Appearing today: Ruckus (Classic rock). Check them out on You Tube at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kvTGB_pcd8g Fed By: Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance Upcoming Events

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Live Music Saturdays

All summer thru August 31st we will be having live music on Saturdays outside our tasting room. Wine for sale by the glass or bottle. Appearing today: Jan & Ted (acoustic country/pop). Check them out on their Facebook page. Fed By: Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance Upcoming Events

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Live Music Saturdays

All summer thru August 31st we will be having live music on Saturdays outside our tasting room. Wine for sale by the glass or bottle. Appearing today is Grammy award winning Louie Ortega. Anyone who has seen Mr. Ortega knows this is an event that can’t be missed. Fed By:…

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Live Music Saturdays

All summer thru August 31st we will be having live music on Saturdays outside our tasting room. Wine for sale by the glass or bottle. Appearing today: The Crisptones (pop/country/folk). Check them out at crisptones.com Fed By: Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance Upcoming Events

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How Much Do Tasting Rooms Make?

#winebiz: I had a good meeting with one of my longest tenured clients this past month. We were talking over strategy and the discussion evolved to discussing their tasting room. Specifically, they don’t have one – so should they? My client is in a region where there is an agglomeration…

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Montana Eyes Legal Direct Shipments of Wine

#winebiz: House Bill 402 has been moving through the Montana Legislature with relatively little opposition, giving us hope that this half-measure direct shipping bill will see the light of day on the floor and pass into law in 2013. The opposition to the bill has been from the usual suspects:…

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