TasteLive Finger Lakes Pinot Noirs

I participated in my first TasteLive event this past week with a small group of friends in downtown Orlando. The event, a tasting of Finger Lakes Pinot Noirs was coordinated and hosted by Lenn Thompson, founder and chief editor of the popular New York Cork Report, in conjunction with the Finger Lakes Wine Country TourismRead more

DrinkLocalWine.com: Spotlight on Virginia

DrinkLocalWine.com this week announced it will hold its second annual conference April 24-26, 2010, in Loudoun County, Virginia.  The event, presented by the Virginia Wine Board, will focus on the diversity and quality of the 157 wineries in The Old Dominion. “The Virginia Wine Board is pleased to sponsor the second annual Drink Local WineRead more

Merry Christmas!

TheOther46.com would like to wish you and yours a very, Merry Christmas. Remember to leave a plate out for Santa with cheese and crackers and of course, local wine;-) Cheers!Read more

Local Sixfortyseven

A personal favorite of mine, Local Sixfortyseven, has been nominated for Good Morning America’s best food cart competition. I first experienced Local 647, a mobile farm-to-fork kitchen focusing on local sustainable food, while visiting Barrel Oak Winery (see my earlier post). Sourcing all of their ingredients locally, some from their own garden, owners Derek LuhowiakRead more

2009 Ohio vs. Michigan Wine Clash

(Columbus, Ohio – November 5, 2009) Ahead of the legendary gridiron clash, wine lovers in Michigan and Ohio assembled to determine whose wines would triumph in a head-to-head clash. Eleven of the top wines were chosen from each state and judged in both Columbus and Ann Arbor by panels of wine lovers, writers and professionals.Read more

2009 Epcot Food & Wine Festival Guide

If you live in Florida, especially close to the Mouse (for those not familiar, Walt Disney World), the Epcot Food and Wine Festival is a highlight every year. Great food and more importantly, lots of wine. This year 2 of the other 46 states make an appearance, North Carolina and Florida, represented by Biltmore EstateRead more

DrinkLocalWine.com Conference Day 1

Day 1 of the GOTEXAN DrinkLocalWine.com Conference is in the books, with today’s action including a series of seminars focused on the Texas wine industry, capped off with the Texas Twitter Taste-Off! I’m watching the action from afar leveraging such technologies as TweetDeck and Twitter Search (hash tag #DLW09). Russ Kane, who will be moderatingRead more