Posts Tagged "wine newsletters"


      One Thing to Drink, Another to Taste… Hi – Tilt the glass and drink, it’s easy… However, you’ll find discerning the taste of your wine to be a bit more challenging. As you know, understanding and appreciating wine pays off with big dividends. Really savoring your vino adds that extra dimension of enjoyment. The big 3 areas to consider in appreciation are… Appearance, Aroma and...

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Animals on Wine Labels? Hi – An earlier eWine newsletter talked about the marketing power wine label design elements have… Many consider the quality of a wine to be relative to its ‘cool’ looking label. Part of the reason for such labeling… from birds, fish and kangaroos, to reproductions of fine art and comic relief, is a move by wine makers to make their bottles more of a novelty, instead of something...

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Wine Club Confirmed


Posted By on Mar 28, 2015 in Wine Club

Congratulations! Your eWine Club confirmation is on its way to your email box… Enjoy Your Wines! Brad Caskey Durango Liquor & Wine 970-259-4900 Next to WalMart 1145 S Camino Del Rio –...

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The Biodynamic Movement…


Posted By on Feb 12, 2015 in Wine Club

    Biodynamic winegrowers… Hi – The Biodynamic movement abstains from the use of chemicals and encourages holistic agricultural practices, such a planting according to the phases of the moon (an old farmers approach). And it has gathered momentum and respect from the wine world. Winemakers focus on the earthen soil for the quality of their vines. Biodynamic winegrowers, like organic vintners, avoid chemical...

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Phylloxera, a wine vine killer… Not to long ago the Phylloxera epidemic was a major problem, it basically wiped-out a substantial amount of vineyards on the west coast. Yet, it has become evident that the mistakes made over those several (past) decades have largely been corrected, ironically because of Phylloxera itself. Introduced by vineyards in France, Phylloxera was (is) a form of root rotting of the vines. And, did it ever...

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