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Todd Godbout (theCompass)
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Technology, Beer, Wine, & Spirits - #theCompassApp
Technology, Beer, Wine, & Spirits - #theCompassApp

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Silver Spring Maryland is a Craft Beverage Destination
Probably because it is not incorporated, Silver Spring encompasses a large area bordered by the DC and PG County lines and extended to Burtonsville, Colesville, and Wheaton.  However the business district's heart is the intersection of Georgia Avenue and Co...
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Silver Spring
  Great Shoals Winery   Denizens Brewing Co. Astro Lab Brewing   Silver Branch Brewing Company
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The Chardonnay that Leverages the Chalk Hill AVA and Estate
The Chalk Hill Estate Winery benefits from tremendous name recognition based on the winery's outstanding reputation but also from the surrounding Chalk Hill AVA. This appellation, one of thirteen in Sonoma County, is located between the cooler Russian River...
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Founding Spirits Distillery: Farm to Table "Never Bitter" Amaro
When is an Amaro not bitter? That was the question that Jon Arroyo and Bob VanLancker wanted to answer as part of the Washington D.C. farm to table kitchen and distillery: Founding Spirits Distillery . This Italian liqueur literally translates to "bitter" ...
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Springfield Manor Winery Distillery Brewery - A Free State First
On our many trips home from Catoctin Breeze Vineyards , we've always noticed Springfield Manor Winery Distillery Brewery as we traveled south on Route 15 passed Thurmont and Cunningham Falls State Park. Perched on a small hill overlooking the highway and fa...
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Q&A with Brut Force Author Peter Stafford-Bow
Peter Stafford-Bow knows satire. And he knows the various machinations of the wine trade. Both truths are self evident in the author's initial release Corkscrew: The highly improbable, but occasionally true, tale of a professional wine buyer and its sequel ...
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A Trio From Spain's Gonzalez Byass
In 1835 at only 23 years old Manuel María González Ángel founded the precursor to  Gonzalez Byass  creating the Tío Pepe (Uncle Joe) sherry brand inspired by his uncle uncle, José Ángel. In fact the winery’s foundational solera is still inscribed with “Sole...
A Trio From Spain's Gonzalez Byass
A Trio From Spain's Gonzalez Byass
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Dr. Laszlo Szabo Presents Hungarian Wines From Tokaj, Eger, & Villány
"These botrytis grapes are picked by hand as they raisin so that it may take six trips to pick the entire cluster", Hungarian Ambassador Dr. Laszlo Szabo On Monday November 19, 2008 the Embassy of Hungary hosted a Hungarian wine tasting featuring various wi...
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Ted Trots Out Cass Winery at Bazin's
Bazin's on Church recently hosted Cass Winery and its charismatic co-owner Ted Plemons. He and Steve Cass officially opened the winery in 2005 on land Cass owned and motivated after a trip to South Africa where the two hired their future winemaker before ev...
Ted Trots Out Cass Winery at Bazin's
Ted Trots Out Cass Winery at Bazin's
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Right Bank and Truffle Hill from Left Coast Estate
"Each vineyard at Left Coast contains a wide variety of clonal and rootstock combinations, elevations, row orientations and soil compositions. A microcosm of flavors, sugars, and acidity can be found in each block of vines.", This Oregon winery is very prou...
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