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Ronald Roselli, CWE
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A Certified Wine Educator & Your_Wine_Guy
A Certified Wine Educator & Your_Wine_Guy

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Raising a glass in cheer, celebrating our good fortune, our strong community, and the warm memories of holidays past. Best wishes for the happiest of Holidays to all!
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BRAMBLES: Taste This!
Austria's 'Heurigen' culture invites a celebration by the glass A discovery in a glass awaits! Hundreds of wine tasting rooms dot the bucolic landscape here in North Coast wine country, and thousands more nationally, all offering the opportunity to find som...
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Raising a glass to first responders, community leaders, local hospitals and media who contributed to keeping the fire ravaged communities protected and resilient.
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BRAMBLE: Resilient Drinking?
Like an aged farmer, old zinfandel vines have seen it before. In those early hours nothing else seemed to matter.  Survival was what bulldozed everything else. Lack of sleep gets replaced by adrenaline, fear of the unknown draws you closer to someone, anyon...
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HARVEST; the Cycle of Past Perfect
Dried leaves danced in a race across the dry pavement.  It was a reasonable escape considering the sweltering heat spikes that repeatedly visited wine country throughout the weeks of summer, but the effort used up entirely too much energy.  No fewer than 5 ...
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ANDERSON VALLEY; Logging Gewurztraminer
In the waning bright of summer you can leave the spine of Hwy.101 and meander the edge of the coastal range above Cloverdale to reach the Yorkville Highlands AVA on Hwy.128.  Isolated and bucolic farms dot the rolling emerald hills as you continue north-wes...
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CHARDONNAY: What are we drinking?
A 'winemakers grape' , where all the tools of the cellar and masters' expertise can be applied, Chardonnay remains the most popular white wine grape varietal worldwide, in-spite of   or perhaps because of its many disguises. It proves to be a vigorous, adap...
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METHOD: All that Sparkles...
Not the first wine to sparkle, but an important cellar method Special events deserve a sparkle.   Be it the summer solstice, a birthday or anniversary, or even making it to Wednesday is a reason to celebrate something.  It is reasonable to suggest that BIG ...
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PINOT NOIR: Nobility in America
Pipeage , a French punch-down of noble pinot noir ( Naked Winemaking , Palate Press) "Wine quality is defined like pornography. We don't know what it is, but we know it when we see it." Francis Percival,   The World of Fine Wine. It is a wine of kings and t...
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