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  • Devenish Wines, Independent Distribution in Maine

    Devenish Wines, Independent Distribution in Maine

    [caption id="attachment_8577" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Phoebe & Phil Devenish It was some 15 years ago that Phil and Phoebe Devenish first visited our office here at T. Edward Wines. “At that point,” said Phil, “TEW was a pretty small operation; it was basically just Tom and Nick, an...

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  • The TEW Tour of California, Part II

    The TEW Tour of California, Part II

    Heron Lake Vineyard, Enfield Wines This week's post features a continuance of reportage from our sales team who took part in our TEW Tour of California! Enfield Wines, by Ryan Looper Heading up to the Heron Lake vineyard in the Wild Horse AVA of Napa our bus got stuck and couldn’t c...

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  • Maine & Loire with Peter and Orenda Hale

    Maine & Loire with Peter and Orenda Hale

    Peter, Orenda & Luca Hale at Maine & Loire When Peter and Orenda Hale of Maine & Loire decided to move to Portland, Maine, neither one of them had been to the city. But then again, they also met while working at Reynard and “married on a whim in the downtown Brooklyn courthouse, on th...

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  • In His Own Words, Brendan Tracey

    In His Own Words, Brendan Tracey

    Brendan Tracey We sat with Brendan Tracey to discuss his red wine vinifications and the designing of his labels. Here's Brendan in his own words: "Entre deux chaises. It's like sitting on two chairs at the same time. It's like the best of both worlds or the worst of two worlds. It’s a blen...

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  • Beauty, a Multitude of Imperfections with Andrea Calek

    Beauty, a Multitude of Imperfections with Andrea Calek

    “When I was a child, I wanted to be God,” said Andrea Calek, and laughed. “Not president or a winemaker. President is nothing. It’s so small. I wanted to be God.” And while he doesn’t consider his work in the cellar or vineyards to be god-like in any way, he has found a slice of paradise in Ardèche,...

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  • #ExPat on the Ground and Running in France

    #ExPat on the Ground and Running in France

     Patrick Burke with Chantal Tortochot As the vines near budbreak, we stole a moment to catch up with Patrick Burke (#ExPat), our French Portfolio Manager, who’s been living with his ear and palate close to the terroir for the past eight months. “I’ve spent a lot of time with our existing producer...

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  • Freestylin' in the Kitchen at Semilla

    Freestylin' in the Kitchen at Semilla

    Pam Yung & José Ramírez-Ruiz of Semilla  While dining at Semilla, Williamsburg's recent 18 seat restaurant, we were served 10 stunning plates of vegetable based dishes that might have evolved from one seating to the next. Chef José Ramírez-Ruiz and his partner Pam Yung describe the format as ...

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  • Looking Back on 2014...

    Looking Back on 2014...

    2014 was an amazing year for all of us here at TEW. And for this, we offer great thanks to our families and friends, to our winegrowers and buyers, and to everyone who supports us and them. Looking back on the year, our 20th as a company, we've a lot to reflect on. Cheers to a beautiful year! We...

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  • From Barolo to Cinqueterre, Elio Altare & the Revolution

    From Barolo to Cinqueterre, Elio Altare & the Revolution

    Elio Altare at Campogrande in Cinqueterre When the godfather of Barolo, Elio Altare, purchased Campogrande in 2000, the vineyard had already been abandoned for 50-60 years. “Fifty or forty years ago,” he said, “there were 1,300ha of vineyards. Now, there are 80ha.” Trees were growing through the ...

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  • Expressing Terroir with Marilena Barbera

    Expressing Terroir with Marilena Barbera

    Marilena Barbera “I wanted to practice spontaneous winemaking,” said Marilena Barbera. “When I told my mother she said I was crazy. She was afraid to waste a vintage. But the wines were better. Not because of me, but they were more loyal to the terroir.” It was 2006, and Marilena’s father had rec...

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