Oldest Missouri Wineries
There are more that 120 different missouri wineries, producing approximately 980,000 gallons of wine per year from over 400 vineyards. These numbers are from 2016 so probably it is low as it seems like I find new ones every year.
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Any American Winos dream – A California Wine Festival!
Three days in the sun in one of the most beautiful California coastal cities eating great food and drinking California wines. Every year hundreds of winos from around the world converge on Santa Barbara to mingle with like minded people at the California Wine Festival.
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Tariff And American Wine Drinkers.
We seem to be heading even deeper into a full scale trade war with many of our trading partners. Chances are it will get worse before it gets better I imagine. However this is not a politics or global economic blog ( that would be so boring right?) but rather a blog about the joys of drinking wine in America.
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I Need A Virtual Wine Cellar To Keep Track Of My Wine.
Ok, so I am on the lookout for cool new apps that can make an American wino’s life a little better. So being the technically savvy individual that I consider myself to be, I set out to find one to try.
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Oh No! A Cork Shortage?
I have heard the rumors and even read some remarks about why we are seeing so many bottles of wine ( primarily at the low price point end) using screw caps. Is there really a present or future shortage of cork caused by climate change? Say it is not true. Next there will be a shortage of coffee and chocolate!
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The Case For Real Champagne.
Typically my wife and I only drink what we have called Champagne for the celebration of new years. Just as the ball drops and the local clock strikes midnight ( unless we fall asleep and have to celebrate with the Californians) we crack the cork on the cold bubbly and toast to a great new year.
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Yes America Drinks Wine.
According to the Wine Institute’s records, back in the year 2000, American’s drank 568 million gallons of wine which back then worked out to about 2.01 gallons per person. Fast forward to 2016 and the consumption has jumped to 949 million gallons or 2.91 gallons per person.
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