October 2010 Blog Posts (11)

Discover Virginia Wine (The Monticello Wine Trail)

Monday October 25th, we were privileged to participate in the inaugural Virginia wide Taste Live twitter event, Discover Virginia Wine (The Monticello Wine Trail) tasting. Our good friend Dezel from… Continue

Added by Todd Godbout on October 26, 2010 at 4:00am — No Comments

The Feast in the Field 2010

The Third Annual Feast in the Field

September 2010

By Carolyn Horan


Greenvale Vineyards in Portsmouth, Rhode Island hosted the third annual Feast in the Field. While the feast in the field is actually held in the field under a tent, the feast really comes from the fields and further the sea. Whether it is vegetables, seafood or meat, the mantra is fresh, local, and seasonal.

This year New England FarmWays has been celebrating The… Continue

Added by Carolhoranwine on October 25, 2010 at 11:15am — No Comments

Please Help us with our Capstone on Nepotism

First of all, thank you for taking the time to stop check this out! We are two seniors at Paul Smith's College in the Hotel Resort Tourism Management program.We are currently doing our capstone (for those of you who do not know what this is, it is basically a senior thesis) on Nepotism. Nepotism is defined as the favoring of one person over another,…


Added by Caitlin Bartone on October 24, 2010 at 11:04am — No Comments

Taste Live: Discover Beaujolais

This past Wednesday we were invited to participate in a twitter <a href="http://www.tastelive.com/">Taste Live</a> event "Discover Beaujolais". The event is sponsored by <a href="http://www.beaujolais.com/">Inter Beaujolais</a>, the official wine-trade organization of the region, working to promote Beaujolais wines and raise awareness of the region. Beaujolais is a French Appellation d'Origine Contrôlée (AOC) and the wine is mostly Gamay grape, a low tannic, thin skinned… Continue

Added by Todd Godbout on October 23, 2010 at 4:00am — No Comments

Loudoun Farm Tour: 8 Chains North & Corcoran Vineyards

On the second day of the Loudoun Farm Tour, we were able to escape to the country in attempt to visit Corcoran Vineyards. We had heard rumors that Jim and Lori had… Continue

Added by Todd Godbout on October 20, 2010 at 4:00am — No Comments

Back From The Tuscan Wine Tour

Just back from our Tuscan wine tour and what a tour. Not only was the

weather fantastic, but we had the chance to look at the whole wine

making process and participate actively. We stayed in Montepulciano, a

lovely town famous for its Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, and we

harvested with the Godiolo family. When we arrived, we had a tour of the

vineyards where we could see the perfectly ripe grapes waiting to be

picked. The grapes where healthy and perfectly ripe. We… Continue

Added by Andrea D'Ercole on October 18, 2010 at 3:03am — No Comments

A Weekend in Nelson County (Day 2)

We followed Day 1 in Nelson County by started Day 2 by hitting three wineries located on the north end of Route 101. We had a scheduled appointment to film an episode of MyJoogTV at… Continue

Added by Todd Godbout on October 15, 2010 at 4:00am — No Comments

A Weekend in Nelson County (Day 1)

The weekend of October 9th-10th was a very entertaining weekend. We had planned to attend the inaugural music festival, The Festy, held at the fairgrounds at Devil's Backbone Brewing Company. At this event… Continue

Added by Todd Godbout on October 14, 2010 at 4:00am — No Comments

A New Location

All of my past and future articles will be posted on my new website. www.carolynhoran.com. There will no longer be any new content added on this site. Feel free to check it out. The new site has its own commenting system so that I can better address your interests or needs. Thank you very much!

Added by Carolhoranwine on October 11, 2010 at 12:37pm — No Comments

MyJoogTV Episode 4: soihadto & Brewer's Art

Next door at MyJoogTV, we just released Episode 4 which features the band soihadto in a discussion of beer and music while sipping beer from Brewer's Art. Never heard… Continue

Added by Todd Godbout on October 7, 2010 at 4:00am — No Comments

Wine at the Eastern Shore: Nassau Valley Vineyards

While attending the Dewey Beach Music Conference we visited one of the local tourist attractions, Nassau Valley Vineyards. Peg Raley and her father, Bob Raley planted vines near the seashore over two decades ago and since Delaware… Continue

Added by Todd Godbout on October 5, 2010 at 4:30am — No Comments

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