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  • Taste History at TEW

    Taste History at TEW

    French Offerings This past Tuesday we uncorked some amazing bottles for our Taste History event, because as every buyer knows, it’s OND. October-November-December, when spirits are high and hearts and wallets are open. We splurge on our loved ones and ourselves. We dine and wine and welcome oppor...

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  • Summer Reading

    Summer Reading

    While we're gearing up for fall and soaking in the last rays of summer sun, we're taking this week to look back at a few highlights from the summer and spring. Happy Labor Day! We'll see you in full gear next week. The Youth of All of Us, with Sean Sant Amour at Blue Ribbon Sean Sa...

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  • The TEW Tour of California, Part III

    The TEW Tour of California, Part III

    David Jeffrey of Calluna Vineyards Calluna, by Bonney Rowley On the last day of our T. Edward West Coast Tour, the bus wound its way up to Calluna Vineyards to meet with winemaker David Jeffrey. In 2001, David left behind his career on the East Coast and began to pursue his passion for win...

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  • The TEW Tour of California, Part 1

    The TEW Tour of California, Part 1

    Matthew Rorick of Forlorn Hope The T. Edward team is recently back from a whirlwind tour of our winegrowers in California. Here's a few excerpts from our team, beginning with Forlorn Hope by Danielle Hilty. It would suffice to say that the team was extremely excited to get off our 80s-era ...

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  • Wine Growing with Lee Hudson

    Wine Growing with Lee Hudson

    Cristina & Lee Hudson Thirty years into the vineyard, the roots of Hudson Vineyards are still growing through experimentation and respect for the past. Hudson’s vineyard designated Chardonnay was planted in 1982 to old-vine Wente clone Chardonnay, said Lee Hudson, “In 1930, two Chardonnay clo...

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  • Passport Terroir, Celebrating 20 Years!

    Passport Terroir, Celebrating 20 Years!

    Thank you to everyone who came to celebrate an amazing 20 Years with us at The Public Theater.  Stay tuned for images from the event tomorrow, and in the mean time, check out our instagram uploads at tedwardwines, along with those of hawk_wakawaka.  Cheers!...

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  • Rosemary Cakebread of Gallica

    Rosemary Cakebread of Gallica

    "It's atypical of what's being done in California," said Rosemary Cakebread of her latest release from Gallica, 2011 'Suzuri Shake Ridge Ranch Red'.  "I prefer low alcohol wines from Côtes du Rhône and Côte Rôtie.  We struggle with an abundance of good weather.  There's a tendency in California ...

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  • Through the Years with Steve Matthiasson & Robert Sinskey

    Through the Years with Steve Matthiasson & Robert Sinskey

    "We started out getting drunk together," said Robert Sinskey and laughed, "but I've always appreciated Steve's out-of-the-box thinking. He's not thinking about fixing things, but about the personality of the site."  Last week, Robert Sinskey and Steve Matthiasson, two of Napa's most illustrious ...

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  • Steve Matthiasson & The New Wave of California Wines, Part II

    Steve Matthiasson & The New Wave of California Wines, Part II

    Steve & Jill Klein Matthiasson (photo credit) At the end of a dead end street in Napa, there's an illusory driveway with a road in place of a home. Continuing behind a row of track housing, the gravel leads to the Matthiasson estate – an early 20th century farmhouse on stilts, an avocado ...

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  • Steve Matthiasson & the New Wave of California Wines, Part I

    Steve Matthiasson & the New Wave of California Wines, Part I

    "It is like the indie rock of the early 80's," said Steve Matthiasson, in reference to the collective sigh away from the big wines that had come to define California.  After 15 years of Parker dominance, there emerged a "new wave" of young winemakers–Dan Petroski, Gram Tatomer, Matthew Rorick, A...

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