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The Hedonistic Taster | № 6 | Pedroncelli Winery

The Hedonistic Taster |  № 6 Pedroncelli Winery by L.M. Archer, FWS | Bourgogne ML “Wine should not be regarded simply as a beverage, but as an art of living, a pleasure.” – Henri Jayer Welcome to The Hedonistic Taster, a binNotes | redThread™ trade sampling of artisan wines. The title derives from the term ‘hedonistic tasting,’ coined by legendary Burgundian vigneron Henri Jayer. The Hedonistic Taster allows me the opportunity to introduce you … Continue reading The Hedonistic Taster | № 6 | Pedroncelli Winery

Pedroncelli Mother Clone Zinfandel vines from the home vineyard in Geyserville, CA. | Image: Pedroncelli Winery.

redThread™ Exclusive | Pedroncelli Winery & Vineyards

Welcome to binNotes | redThread™ Inspired stories about artisan wine and taste makers. by L.M. Archer FWS, Bourgogne ML Today’s Exclusive Interview: Pedroncelli Winery | Sonoma I’ll never forget my first trip to Dry Creek Valley. Splayed out silently in the early morning mist like gnarled soldiers on a battlefield stretched acres of old vines, mostly Zinfandel. Like other powerful moments in life, this one … Continue reading redThread™ Exclusive | Pedroncelli Winery & Vineyards

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The Hedonistic Taster | № 5| ellipses wine company

The Hedonistic Taster |  № 5 ellipsis wine company by L.M. Archer, FWS | Bourgogne ML “Wine should not be regarded simply as a beverage, but as an art of living, a pleasure.” – Henri Jayer Welcome to The Hedonistic Taster, a binNotes | redThread™ trade sampling of artisan wines. The title derives from the term ‘hedonistic tasting,’ coined by legendary Burgundian vigneron Henri Jayer. The Hedonistic Taster allows me the opportunity to introduce … Continue reading The Hedonistic Taster | № 5| ellipses wine company

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Thirsty for Pinot? Pinot Days SF 2016

Welcome to binNotes | redThread™ Inspired stories about artisan wine and taste makers. by L.M. Archer FWS, Bourgogne ML Pinot Days San Francisco | June 18th 2016 Thirsty for Pinot? Join me on Twitter & Instagram @binNotes Saturday, June 18th from 11:3 a – 1:3 p PST for  Pinot Days San Francisco at Bespoke at Westfield. Currently the largest gathering of boutique pinot producers internationally, the event … Continue reading Thirsty for Pinot? Pinot Days SF 2016

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First Sip of Summer w/ #First SipNZ | @Villa Maria_Wine

Welcome to binNotes | redThread™ Inspired stories about artisan wine and taste makers. by L.M. Archer FWS, Bourgogne ML Ready for The First Sip of Summer? Well, are you?! That’s right! Searching for some affordable summer quaffers suitable for any deck, beach, boat, and pool party? Then get ready for tonight’s First Sip of Summer Tweet-Up featuring New Zealand’s most awarded winery, Villa Maria Winery. It all happens … Continue reading First Sip of Summer w/ #First SipNZ | @Villa Maria_Wine

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redThread™ Exclusive | ellipsis wine company

Welcome to binNotes | redThread™ Inspired stories about artisan wine and taste makers. by L.M. Archer FWS, Bourgogne ML Today’s Exclusive Interview: ellipsis wine company | Sonoma On June 14th from 6-7 PM PST,  Protocol Wine Studio hosts their second Sonoma Rosé Revolution, featuring ellipsis wine company‘s stunning Rosé of Pinot Meunier. Recently, I had the good fortune to sit down with ellipsis wine company‘s founders, Jonathan Neisingh and Devika Maskey, to … Continue reading redThread™ Exclusive | ellipsis wine company

ellipsis wine company's stunning Rosé of Pinot Meunier. | Image: www.ellipsiswinecompany.com

National Rosé Day | ellipsis wine company

Welcome to binNotes | redThread™ Inspired stories about artisan wine and taste makers. By L.M. Archer, FWS | Bourgogne ML Happy National Rosé Day! I’ve been playing in the sand at Pebble Beach today, but took time for a little ellipsis wine company Rosé of Pinot Meunier – a varietal typically used for blending in Champagne. Pair this gorgeous salmon-robed, strawberry nosed, red fruited delight beachside … Continue reading National Rosé Day | ellipsis wine company

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Women Wine Makers of Burgundy | Out from the Shadows

Welcome to binNotes | redThread™    Inspired stories about artisan wine and taste makers. By L.M. Archer, FWS | Bourgogne ML Women Wine Makers of Burgundy | Out from the Shadows by L.M. Archer, Palate Press Contributor   They used to call them “the hidden generation.” The women of Burgundy’s domaines: once banned, never heard, and rarely seen. Women in the shadows. The women of the … Continue reading Women Wine Makers of Burgundy | Out from the Shadows

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#winestudio: Rosé Revolution

Welcome to binNotes | redThread™  Inspired stories about artisan wine and taste makers. By L.M. Archer, FWS | Bourgogne ML   Let’s Get Ready to Rumble! It’s time for The Rosé Revolution Hosted by #winestudio. ❦❦❦ That’s right! Starting tonight,  June 7th,  from 6:00 – 7:00 PM PST and every subsequent Tuesday this June, join Protocol Wine Studio and thirsty wine enthusiasts and social media mavens to … Continue reading #winestudio: Rosé Revolution

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First Friday | Wines of Liguria, IT | № 4

Welcome to binNotes | redThread™ Inspired stories about wine and taste makers. By L.M. Archer, FWS | Bourgogne ML Each first Friday of every month through 2016, I’ve invited some of my fellow wine writers the opportunity to join me here on binNotes | red Thread™ and share a feature on some rare, obscure, or under-appreciated wine region for which they feel a special passion. Selfishly, this allows me to experience … Continue reading First Friday | Wines of Liguria, IT | № 4