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Why is now a good time to be making wine in Europe?
Jul 10, 2014 2:30 pm

Discover how an "easy money" environment for European wineries (with no shortage of windmills) is allowing Austrian winemaker Hannes Reeh to expand his operations quickly. How do you get thousands of extra liters of capacity in just two days? 

When Wine Bloggers Make Wine, Things Get Interesting. Well, Dirty And Rowdy.

A California winery that sure ain't clean cut
Oct 10, 2012 3:01 pm

There was once a food blogger who went by the handle "Rowdy." One day, he met a wine blogger who went by the name "Dirty." The two became friends, then best friends and, eventually, business partners in a venture that has certain wine folk chattering. Dirty & Rowdy Family Winery makes unusual, exciting wines. How, you ask?

Top 10: Urban Wineries In America

Forget wine country. It’s all about wine city.
Jan 12, 2012 3:01 pm

Think you need a vineyard to make wine? Not exactly. Wineries, long associated with the pastoral tracts of lands on which grapes are grown, are now cropping up in metropolitan areas. Urban winemakers bring in their grapes from wine country, and press them smack in the middle of their beloved cities. Here are ten favorites.

Urban Winemaking: Cities > Rolling Hills?

San Francisco winemaker sells us on the city
Jan 5, 2012 4:01 pm

In the mid-19th century, it would not have been very unusual for city folk to get their wine from a local winery. Unfortunately, the end of Prohibition did not bring wineries back to urban areas while wine became associated with the pastoral settings in which grapes are grown. But, contrary to popular perception, you don’t need a vineyard to make wine – at least, not your own vineyard.

Winery Visit: Caparone Winery

Discovering Italian varietals in Paso Robles, CA
Nov 21, 2011 5:01 pm

This unpretentious, family-run winery a few miles northwest of Paso Robles is not well known. That’s because Dave Caparone and son, Marc, haven’t spent a dime on advertising—or on a giant, impressive Citizen Kane-style gate. 

City Winery's Summer BBQ Blowout

We stamp a full ticket's worth of NYC's best BBQ
Aug 8, 2011 3:01 pm
Photo: Metromix

Food Republic and associates entered Saturday's Summer BBQ Blowout, a summer-and-meat-themed block party at City Winery, with one goal: Get every stand's number stamped on each of our tickets.

One competitor claimed he would not be full after 10 courses and two drinks. That one was incorrect...


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