Year: 2017

7 Remarkable Facts About Moldovan Wine


New article about Moldovan wine published on the Huffington Post: “7 Remarkable Facts About Moldovan Wine That Will Surprise (And Entice) Wine Lovers

“Moldova actually houses the world’s largest underground wine cellar, according to the Guinness Book of World Records. The cellar contains more than 1.5 million bottles of wine, which lined up would measure the equivalent of 5000 football fields.”

[Read the full story]

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Southern Living Magazine Calls on CostcoWineBlog For Tips on Selecting Holiday Wines

Great Cheap Wines at Costco to Stock Up for the Holidays (and How to Find Them). { READ MORE...}

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An Interview With Nelson Mandela’s Family, Founders of House of Mandela Wines

Dr. Makaziwe Mandela, Chief Executive Officer & Founder, House of Mandela

I had the privilege of interviewing Dr. Makaziwe Mandela and Tukwini Mandela, from House of Mandela Wines from South Africa, who were attending The Women of Vine & Spirits Global Symposium held March 13-15 at the Meritage Resort in Napa, CA. [Read the interview]

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Advice on Writing From Several of the Greats

Ernest Hemmingway[I’m not sure where all these quotes originated or if someone has assembled this list before, but I had notes containing all these quotes and after rereading them, thought it would be worth sharing.]

“What I try to do is write… And it might be just the most boring and awful stuff. But I try. When I’m writing, I write. And then it’s as if the muse is convinced that I’m serious and says, ‘Okay. Okay. I’ll come.’ ”—Maya Angelou

“If it sounds like writing, I rewrite it.”—Elmore Leonard { READ MORE...}

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From and The Daily Meal – 8 Secrets to Scoring Wine Deals at Costco

8-costco-shutterstock_2029079538 Secrets to Scoring Wine Deals at Costco

When buying wine at Costco, you’ll want to get the most bang for your buck.

by Andrew Cullen

There’s nothing quite like the “Costco Hunt” — the search for products that are abundantly in stock one day and completely gone the next. Once these products disappear, they become almost legendary, discussed among shoppers with a mystique about having once existed. [Read more at]

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