Hope you enjoy it with the ones you love, celebrating over a pour you love. See you back here in 2016! Copyrighted 2015. All Rights Reserved. Continue reading Happy New Year!
Joyeux Noël | ¡Feliz Navidad! | Buon Natale Happy Holidays Happy Holidays to you and yours this holiday season – hope you’re spending it with friends, family, fine wine, and good cheer! ❧ Best Wishes in 2016 ❧ Santé! Copyrighted 2015. All Rights Reserved. Continue reading Happy Holidays| Joyeux Noël | ¡Feliz Navidad! | Buon Natale
Foodable WebTV Network: Pacific Northwest Island Chefs Creative Solutions to Winter Sourcing Issues Contributor: L.M. Archer, FWS | Bourgogne ML Ever visit a Pacific NW island inn? In winter? This one’s anyone curious about how those islander chefs work their magic throughout winter’s scarcity… Pacific NW Island Chefs Creative Solutions to Winter Sourcing Issues No man is an island. But when cursed with winter culinary sourcing challenges, … Continue reading Pacific NW Island Chefs Creative Solutions for Winter Sourcing Issues
GuildSomm nails this brief video introduction on Burgundy, one of the world’s mostcomplex wine region. Had to share it with you – enjoy! Care to share? Leave your comments below. Copyrighted 2015 binNotes. All Rights Reserved. Continue reading Burgundy 101 | GuildSomm
Dear Readers: Wishing you a day of abundance with those you love. Hope you’re sharing it over a favorite wine, the Red Thread™ that binds us all… Cheers! Continue reading WITIB? | Happy Thanksgiving!
155th Hospices de Beaune | Vente des Vins by L.M. Archer, FWS | Bourgogne ML The mood was somber. Slated as the most eagerly anticipated auction in memory, the 2015 Hospices de Beaune Vente des Vins instead proved bittersweet. Sweet as Hospices de Beaune’s first woman wine maker since 1443, Ludivine Griveau, offered her inaugural vintage for auction. Sweet also as Burgundy, and Aubert de Villaine of Domaine Romanée-Conti, … Continue reading 2015 Hospices de Beaune Vente des Vins | Bourgogne
Today binNotes gets personal. If you’re reading this, it’s because either you weren’t in Paris on 13 nov 2015 – or you were, and survived. I’m among the latter. You’ve heard about the carnage that night, but you may not know about the evacuation of Gare Lyon earlier that afternoon. En route to Beaune that Friday the 13th for Hospices de Beaune’s Vente des Vins 2015, our train never left the station that Friday. … Continue reading Nous sommes tous Paris
This week marks a bittersweet turn of events as binNotes heads back to Seattle for the holidays…as a parting post, thought I’d share some of my favorite memories of this sweet spot called Sonoma…cheers! Care to share? Leave your comments below. Copyrighted binNotes 2015. All Rights Reserved. Continue reading Sonoma | Toujours
My latest contribution to Foodable TV on Marketing to Millennials… Millennials. Food and wine industry darlings — or demons? Perhaps a bit of both. Defined as those between ages 18-34, many food and wine venues invest heavily in marketing to this niche market. Is the return on investment worth it? Read more. Copyrighted binNotes 2015. All Rights Reserved. Continue reading Marketing to Millennials | Industry Professionals Share Tricks of the Trade
Welcome to the Red Thread™…stories about wine makers, and the red thread that binds us all….wine. By: L.M. Archer, FWS | Bourgogne ML Seven of Hearts | Luminous Hills | Willamette Valley, OR. I first discovered artisan winemaker Byron Dooley of 7 of Hearts | ™Luminous Hills in 2012, and immediately recognized a true alchemist of the vine. Byron represents a host of ‘quiet hero’ winemakers throughout the Willamette … Continue reading Red Thread™| Seven of Hearts / Luminous Hills