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Wine Industry Career Series: New Year…New You – Resolutions to Get the Job You Want

By Karen Wetzel With the start of the new year, we are all looking for ways to improve the quality of our lives, so why not start 2022 off right with resolutions that will help you follow your passion and find a job in the wine industry. Here are some simple but impactful ideas. Resolution …

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The Afterlife of Wine Barrels is…Whiskey?

by Brian Freedman Winemakers spend immense time and energy considering what kind of barrels to rest their wine in: New, second use, neutral; American, French, Hungarian; which cooperage, what toast level, and more—all of these play crucial roles in the character of the wine that will rest and ultimately be bottled from them. But their …

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The Prison Wine Estate of Gorgona

Arrival at Gorgona is similar to any other cozy Mediterranean island apart from the armed patrol waiting at the dock. A pocket-sized beach invites children’s shovels and the painted facades of the surrounding port are dredged in marvelous eastern sunlight. Pines, heaths, and heathers bake in the heat. Gulls and cormorants draw the eye upward …

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Wine, Work & Passion Podcast

WINE WORK & PASSION EPISODE 5 – Michael Cerio – Distinguished Vineyards

In this Episode, Karen Wetzel speaks with Michael Cerio, VP of Operations for Distinguished Vineyards & Wine Partners.                                                                            …

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Wine & Literature

Drinking wine is like reading a good book. We sip and savor to discover a wine’s story, drown in the dialogue between terroir and grape, befriend the character of the winemaker. Here are 10 lines from famous texts that pertain to wine; and speak to the time and place in which the words were written.

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