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  • Team TEW Rides the South of France

    Team TEW Rides the South of France

    On Sunday, a few of us rode La Provençale Sainte-Victoire, a 95KM ride in Provence. A stunning course that included three pretty serious climbs (totaling 4,130 feet), and some harrowing descents, it was the most beautiful 95K that I have ever ridden, scented with lilacs, lavender and shrub Prove...

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  • All in the Family, Succession at Tenuta Fiorano with Prince Alessandrojacopo

    All in the Family, Succession at Tenuta Fiorano with Prince Alessandrojacopo

    Prince Alessandrojacopo of Tenuta Fiorano “In 1998, he told me everything about the Tenuta Fiorano estate. He told me everything about the vineyard, the wine, the vines. The method of producing wines,” said Alessandrojacopo Boncompagni Ludovisi, of his cousin Prince Alberico. “So, in this moment,...

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  • 2014 Harvest Report from Rocca di Montegrossi

    2014 Harvest Report from Rocca di Montegrossi

    Thanks Marco! (pictured above) Now that the harvest has come to an end and the alcoholic fermentation is almost complete I can finally announce, together with our entire team, that 2014 has been a great harvest! It was an almost impossible mission to accomplish. I had previously said that 201...

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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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  • 2014 Harvest Report from Marco Cecchini

    2014 Harvest Report from Marco Cecchini

    Thanks Marco (pictured above)! . The 2013 – 2014 season was particularly challenging in the North East of Italy where Friuli Venezia Giulia is located between Venice and Slovenia. In particular we faced a very warm winter and an early spring. On the one side, war...

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  • Langhe Camp at Cascina Ca 'Rossa

    Langhe Camp at Cascina Ca 'Rossa

    Stefano & Angelo Ferrio, winemakers at Cascina Ca 'Rossa Georgia Sugerman recently attended our Barolo/Langhe Camp, where she spent the day at Cascina Ca 'Rossa in Piemonte. What follows is her script on the visit, along with some stunning images of the area. Thanks Georgia! Pulling up...

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  • Domaine Tortochot, Harvest Report 2014

    Domaine Tortochot, Harvest Report 2014

    Chantal Tortochot sent us the following report for her 2014 harvest at Domaine Tortochot, along with these stunning photographs. Thanks Chantal! ______________________ There was no winter in Burgundy with a lot of rain in autumn. The months of February, March and April were mild, sunny, a...

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  • The South of France with Goatboy Selections

    The South of France with Goatboy Selections

    In the Vineyard with Julien Peyras Byron Bates of Goatboy Selections is back from the field with a few notes from his trip. Thanks Byron! The south of France is magic in August.  It's easy to see why hordes of semi-hard working Parisians flock here every summer.  The sun, sea, food...

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  • A Labor of Love, the Hautzig-Sash Farms

    A Labor of Love, the Hautzig-Sash Farms

    In honor of Labor Day, David Hautzig, our upstate Sales Rep, writes about feeding his family year-round with bounty from the family's home garden. Thanks David! ... “Dad. Why am I lying on the floor next to a zucchini?” my son Sam asked, quite predictably under the circumstances. I mean, I asked him...

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  • Passport Terroir, The Photo Booth!

    Passport Terroir, The Photo Booth!

    In case you missed it, we had a photo booth at last week's 20th Anniversary Tasting at The Public Theater, tucked away between the lobby and Joe's Pub. Big thanks to all who came out to play.  Check the collection of photo strips below. Cheers! ...

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