Archives for May 2011

Grape Radio Wins Second James Beard Prize for “The Scent Of Black”

Grape Radio has been a favorite listen for some time. This 2010 video on the French region of Cahors was just awarded the James Beard Prize. It details the areas as a center for truffle production with reference in passing to it as the home of Malbec wine.

The Scent of Black (Cahors) from GrapeVisions on Vimeo.

Enjoying The Texas Wine School

Over the past couple of years I’ve taken quite an interest in wine. It started out just to satisfy my curiosity, but then, as is my way, I’ve gone into more depth than was originally intended.

Last summer Stella and I took a week of vacation to visit the Napa Valley in California. We traveled with another couple, also newfound wine enthusiasts. Not only was this our first real vacation in a long time, but we found the choice of topic and location immensely enjoyable.

In truth, we found ourselves starting down what may well be the very long path that is the exploration wine.

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