David Skinner is owner of Clear Creek Winery, formerly D?Vine Wine, in Kemah, which is poised to become the state?s fifth largest winery after its grand reopening in July.
White Wine In India Published June 21, 2011 KEMAH ? David Skinner passed through the cramped kitchen where he used to make wine in small batches.
Wine Testing Tour Amid construction racket, Skinner ascended a newly cemented stairwell to a room with towering metal distillers and a bottling line.
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This photo may appear to be a lunar landing in a vineyard of another galaxy, but in reality this shot was taken at Newsom Vineyards in Yoakum Co., Texas. That’s in the high plains as in 3,600 feet above sea level. It may not look like the luscious Napa Valley, but this region of Texas produces most of the bed red wines in Texas. I’m sure some Hill Country grape growers will take issue with that statement, but many of them use Texas High Plains AVA (American Viticultural Area) fruit in their wine. Recently, I was a guest on a press tour led by the Texas Department of Agriculture’s GO TEXAN program. We got a behind-the-scene look at of some of the best vineyards in the High Plains.
White Wine India Let’s look at the reasons why grapes do well in this region and some of the major risks involved.
White Wine In India Texas Agrilife Extension is conducting research on how to delay bud break as the effect on the state’s wine industry (and ultimately the prices that consumers pay) would be considerable. Another other climatic risk is hail which, due to higher winds, sweeps through these vineyards almost sideways. The Agrilife Extension is developing physical barriers to mitigate the effects of this. The tough part is protecting the vines and not interfering with the rest of the farming process (e.g. harvesting).
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(From right) Gary Saperstein, Seth Schoenfeld, Sheana Davis, and Paul Curreri chat during the Big Gay Brunch & Wine Auction Sunday. The event raised money for Face to Face-Sonoma County AIDS Network and was part of the Gay Wine Weekend 2011, organized by Out in the Vineyard.
Indian Late Harvest Chenin Blanc (dessert Wine) The nation's lingering economic recession was a distant memory Sunday for bidders raising their hands to offer $50 and $100 more than the last at an intimate brunch auction for Sonoma County's Face to Face AIDS network.
White Wine India The event raised thousands for the cause, all the more important with funding cuts and continued efforts to educate people about the disease, said Mark Vogler, an event organizer and Healdsburg native.
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John Jordan of Jordan Vineyard & Winery carries his iPad almost everywhere, using it as a communication device. Jordan wanted to implement the use of a digital platform to help with wine production and present information to consumers.
Indian Chenin Blanc The digital revolution is spreading across the wine world — whether the industry is ready or not.
Indian Late Harvest Chenin Blanc (dessert Wine) More than 450 wine-related applications are now available on the iPhone and other mobile devices — more than six times the number that existed only 18 months ago, according to a recent survey.
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The Oregonian - OregonLive.com Terry Richard, The Oregonian With 11 stops on the Clark County wine tour, even the most sophisticated palate is bound to find something that pleases. Vancouver, Ridgefield and Battle Ground have joined the wine bandwagon.
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Indian Chenin Blanc Washington's Clark County has a much smaller wine scene than Yamhill and Washington counties west of Portland, the Willamette Valley to the south or the Columbia River Gorge to the east.
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