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CATEGORY: Food & Wine Pairings   |   DATE: April 17th, 2012
Ask the Chef Pairing food and wine has always been tricky task and if you have ever taken EVOO on a few spins around a pan, you know that preparing the food is half the battle. The other half is getting the wine right! Executive Chef Tracy Flores sits down with Wine Oh TV contributor, Lindsey Roffey and
CATEGORY: News & Events   |   DATE: April 13th, 2012
Wine Oh TV Barrel Tasting Spring is in the air, and for some that means flowers, a little more daylight, and windows opening up to the sounds of springtime. But for wineries all over the world, it is time to dip into barrels, taste the wine and predict its outcome. If the wine is good, some sell futures; wine that
CATEGORY: Wine Education   |   DATE: April 12th, 2012
Wine Oh TV Pinot Paradise Sun shining, waves crashing, and strolling the boardwalk are all things synonymous with Santa Cruz. But there is much more to this wine country than meets the eye. Santa Cruz is a place where the ocean meets the mountains, where The Summit to Sea Wine Trail begins and ends, and where tourists can spend one
CATEGORY: News & Events   |   DATE: March 29th, 2012
Repeal 18th Amendment It might be well into spring but a few months ago, an important date in history slowly slipped by without any announcements, ceremonies, or festivities. January 16th came and went without even a mention.  Ninety-two years ago, the 18th Amendment, named the Volstead Act, was repealed before the US Congress on January 16th, 1920.  Prior
CATEGORY: Wine Education   |   DATE: March 22nd, 2012
Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Sauvignon (Cab-er-nay Saw-veen-yawn) Rumor has it that if you were stuck on a small raft, marooned in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, your mind would probably wander and you would dream about your last bottle of wine that you would sip. Hopefully while drifting, you would come upon a little island and find
CATEGORY: Wine Education   |   DATE: March 19th, 2012
Petite Sirah Petite Sirah (puh-TEET see-RAH) If a grape could speak, Petite Sirah would have plenty to say. It would tell an intriguing story that began in the Rhone Valley in Southern France in the 1870s. Created by a little know botanist, Dr. Francois Durif propagated a unique vine that was virtually fool-proof against grey rot, a