Blind Tasting: Can You Know the Winemaker’s Intent?

August 9, 2018 | Wine | Wes Hagen Blind Tasting: Can You Know the Winemaker’s Intent? In late July, 2018 I received this email from a long time friend and wine lover.  We’ll call him Wayne. Wayne’s email Subject:  Evaluating wines based on winemaker’s intent? Dear Wes: I have noticed it is common for a […]

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AUTHENTICITY IN WINE AND WHY IT MATTERS

February 22, 2019 | Wes Hagen 14 MAY 5.14.2018 AUTHENTICITY IN WINE AND WHY IT MATTERS Authenticity in Wine:  People, Dirt, Love. Welcome back all you wine lovers and those that search for deeper wisdom in the glass. I just returned from a long 2 week+ wine sales trip throughout the Southeast and the East […]

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CHARDONNAY: THE EDITORIAL MODEL OF THE WINE CATWALK

February 15, 2019 | Wes Hagen 13 FEB CHARDONNAY: THE EDITORIAL MODEL OF THE WINE CATWALK Let’s agree to discuss three types of viticulture and the wine styles they produced: Ancient World, Old World and New World. Ancient World will refer to wines grown and created from the Paleolithic Era through the life of Louis […]

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NEW WORLD WINES WITH WES HAGEN

February 15, 2019 | Wes Hagen 13 FEB NEW WORLD WINES WITH WES HAGEN Let’s agree to discuss three types of viticulture and the wine styles they produced: Ancient World, Old World and New World. Ancient World will refer to wines grown and created from the Paleolithic Era through the life of Louis Pasteur (19th […]

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THE CLONE WARS–WHY GRAPEVINE ‘CLONES’ DO AND DON’T MATTER

  February 22, 2019 | Wes Hagen 20 NOV 11.20.2017 THE CLONE WARS–WHY GRAPEVINE ‘CLONES’ DO AND DON’T MATTER The Romanee-Conti Vineyard Has Been Replanted Using Massal Selection for Centuries.No Clones About It! I want to believe that the day will come when Americans will have their own wine culture without relying on a French […]

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LOS OLIVOS WINE MERCHANT & CAFE HOSTS WES HAGEN

  February 21, 2019 | Wes Hagen 07 JUL LOS OLIVOS WINE MERCHANT & CAFE HOSTS WES HAGEN   Click on the photo to start your adventure with Wes and Shawnda (one of the owners of Los Olivos Wine Merchant & Cafe). Tweet Comments Commenting has been turned off.

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