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Nelson Mandela Tribute

“I was not a messiah, but an ordinary man who had become a leader because of extraordinary circumstances,” Nelson Mandela said. Nelson Mandela was a man with a mission. Growing up, he listened to the elder’s stories of hi...
 
 
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Family Drama at its Finest

Grab your popcorn and Coke. Forget the Coke. Grab a glass of your favorite wine. You’ll want it for this movie release. You Will Be My Son, is a poignant french family drama set in a prestigious vineyard in Saint Emilion,...

 
 
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Starstruck

They act, sing, write and direct, but no celebrity career is really complete without their own wine somewhere on the résumé. Most stars simply team up with a winery to produce a vanity label, while others have dedicated thems...
 
 
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Virginia is For Wine Lovers

By: Katie Kelly Bell Ask any veteran winemaker in Virginia what tempted him (or her) to make wine in such a challenging climate and the answer is almost always something like this: I wanted to make wine in a place where good wi...

 
 
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No More Bootlegging

Moonshine has moved uptown to Main Street. Even with 200 dry counties still on the books across the United States, moonshine has jumped from the deep woods to the shelves of Walmart. And producers, once with a perpetual ear to ...
 
 
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Nothing Fishy About Jason Fisher

Jason Fisher became the winemaker for Hoopes in 2001 after stints at Napa Valley’s Grace Family Vineyards and Paradigm Winery from ’94-’99 as an assistant under the tutelage of Heidi Peterson Barrett, who is one of the wi...

 
 
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She Don’t Like Cocaine

By: James Hamblin When cocaine and alcohol meet inside a person, they create a third unique drug called cocaethylene. Cocaethylene works like cocaine, but with more euphoria. So in 1863, when Parisian chemist Angelo Mariani com...
 
 
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A New Taste for Oregon

Oregon wine pioneer, Sokol Blosser, is preparing for a record number of visitors to its Willamette Valley estate this fall when wine and contemporary architecture take center stage with The New Tasting Room up and running. Desi...

 
 
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Life is a Cabaret

1.     How did the idea for OzCabaret come about? The idea of the show actually began during our graduating year at Central Queensland Conservatorium of Music in Australia in 2009. My husband, who is also the Producer of Oz...
 
 
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Predicting a Wine Riot

Step right up guys and gals and experience wine like you’ve never experienced it before! Three hundred different wines from around the world, short seminars, photo booths, tattoos, you name it, it’s all here at Wine Riot. G...