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CATEGORY: Wine Education   |   DATE: December 5th, 2012
Wine Oh TV Hanukkah Holiday Wine Pairings On the eighth of December, Hanukkah begins an eight day celebration of the festival of lights. Hanukkah commemorates the victory over 2100 years ago when the Seleucids (Syrian-Greeks) ruled the Holy Land by force and demanded that the Jews worship their god, Zeus. In a brazen fight, a small band of Jews formed an army,
CATEGORY: Wine Education   |   DATE: November 23rd, 2012
Wine Oh TV Wine Apps The heart of Napa wine country is just a short drive from the headquarters of companies like Google, Facebook and Twitter, so it’s no surprise that savvy entrepreneurs are combining their technical expertise with their love of the nectar of the gods. The first generation of wine-related sites and services made is simple to search
CATEGORY: Wine Education   |   DATE: November 21st, 2012
Wine Oh TV Tri Valley Food and Wine Rain showers, downpours, breaks of sun, brooding clouds, a parking lot filled with the brilliance of autumn leaves and rainbows around the bend: such is a Saturday in November. Despite all, the Tri-Valley Wine & Food Festival at the Pleasanton fairgrounds brought in a good gathering of wineries, brew pubs and food purveyors to keep
CATEGORY: Travel & Lifestyle, Videos   |   DATE: November 20th, 2012
Wine Oh TV Monique Soltani Hong Kong Wine: Why Hong Kong? I recently returned from my first trip to Hong Kong where I had the honor of touring and exploring Asia’s world city. I attended the HKTDC Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair, Asia’s largest wine fair. Now in its fifth year, the three day event was held at the Hong
CATEGORY: Wine Education   |   DATE: November 19th, 2012
Wine Oh TV Native American Wine Long before Christopher Columbus came to The Americas, Native Americans were living off the land and surviving for centuries off of what Mother Nature gave them. They survived on animals and plants that were indigenous and learned to survive with the food that they were able forage, including grapes. Grapes are a indigenous plant found
CATEGORY: Wine Education   |   DATE: November 16th, 2012
Wine Oh TV Book and Wine Pairings I’m already savoring the books I plan to dive into this holiday season as much as the wines I’ll enjoy. Just for fun, I’ve paired some of this season’s bestsellers with this season’s best cellars. (Sorry, I couldn’t resist.) Let’s drink to the marriage of wine and words! Here are my Top 5 Wine &