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Nine Days in Heaven: Day One: Start-in SLO

Nine Days in Heaven: Day One: Start-in SLO

I’ve never taken a trip to Santa Barbara wine country for granted. I used to drive from San Diego for even one-day visits! Now that we’ve moved to the United Kingdom, our trips to my favorite place in the world are even more valuable. The trip previous to this one was really short. This last […]

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Are you looking for BerserkerDay??

Thousands of you are looking for BerserkerDay, and landed here on the blog/static pages instead of the forum – all you need to do is click the ‘WineBerserkers Discussion Forum (what makes WineBerserkers famous!)’ link above, or click HERE and you’ll head to the forum.  There, you’ll want to be sure you register, if you […]

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BerserkerDay VI is coming! More offers from wineries than EVER! (Jan 27, 2015)

BerserkerDay VI is coming up!! January 27, 2015, over 70 wineries and winemakers will be offering ridiculous deals on their wines and wine-related items. Last year, sales exceeded $300,000 FOR THE DAY, and this year promises to beat that number, handily! There is NO OTHER EVENT LIKE IT! The winery owners and winemakers make their […]

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Vintage 2014 Twitter Event on 12/10/14@5:30pm (Pacific)

Vintage 2014 Twitter Event on 12/10/14@5:30pm (Pacific)

The grapes of Santa Barbara are about to take a different kind of lead role. Thanks to the vision of Wil Fernandez, folks will be able to see a full documentation of the 2014 growing season and harvest through a series of short films. The project is titled, “Vintage 2014: The Stories Behind the Vines“. […]

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Deadline for Comments on Sta. Rita Hills Expansion Ends Soon (DEC. 5)!!

Deadline for Comments on Sta. Rita Hills Expansion Ends Soon (DEC. 5)!!

Photo I took while at the 2013 Sta. Rita Hills Winegrowers Alliance “Wine & Fire” event The due date to submit comments on the proposed expansion of the Sta. Rita Hills (SRH) American Viticultural Area (AVA) is December 5th! This rather controversial proposition could, if approved, radically change the composition of this esteemed AVA. Now […]

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Are you looking for BerserkerDay??

Thousands of you are looking for BerserkerDay, and landed here on the blog/static pages instead of the forum – all you need to do is click the ‘WineBerserkers Discussion Forum (what makes WineBerserkers famous!)’ link above, or click HERE and you’ll head to the forum.  There, you’ll want to be sure you register, if you […]

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BerserkerDay VI is coming! More offers from wineries than EVER! (Jan 27, 2015)

BerserkerDay VI is coming up!! January 27, 2015, over 70 wineries and winemakers will be offering ridiculous deals on their wines and wine-related items. Last year, sales exceeded $300,000 FOR THE DAY, and this year promises to beat that number, handily! There is NO OTHER EVENT LIKE IT! The winery owners and winemakers make their […]

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Wine in a hot car – is it ruined?

Wine in a hot car – is it ruined?

A recent thread on the Wine Berserkers forum - http://www.wineberserkers.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=21&t=85187 – prompted me to write this post, which is likely experienced by many wine lovers around the world. Many of us have dropped into a store or restaurant with wine in our car, perhaps forgetting how hot it can become, in a very short time, during […]

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WineBerserkers announces the launch of BerserkerBuys

April 24, 2014   Wine Berserkers, the world’s largest and most active online wine community, proudly announces an innovative new feature of our forum community – BerserkerBuys. Playing off the tremendous success of the annual BerserkerDay, where wineries and retailers from around the world post offers available only during BerserkerDay, only on the forum, we’ve […]

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BerserkerDay V (Jan 27, 2014) – the biggest yet, with over $300,000 in wine sales

BerserkerDay V, the fifth iteration of the annual celebration of membership on Wine Berserkers, was held on January 27th, 2014.  Each year, on January 27th (the founding of the WineBerserkers community on its current domain), dozens of wineries and retailers participate in providing incredible offers to Wine Berserkers guests and members, often featuring veritcals, sample […]

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Nine Days in Heaven: Day One: Start-in SLO

Nine Days in Heaven: Day One: Start-in SLO

| January 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

I’ve never taken a trip to Santa Barbara wine country for granted. I used to drive from San Diego for even one-day visits! Now that we’ve moved to the United Kingdom, our trips to my favorite place in the world are even more valuable. The trip previous to this one was really short. This last […]

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Quiche Lorraine

Quiche Lorraine

| January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Ingredients 150-200g ham or bacon 100g Emmentaler/Gruyere/Comte cheese 4 eggs 250ml heavy cream or 200g Creme Fraiche pinch nutmeg Dough: 200g flour, 100g butter, 1 egg yolk, pinch salt and 2-3 tbsp cold water Preparation 1. Combine flour, butter, 1 egg yolk and later a bit cold water. Make it with machine or hand until […]

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Lamb Shanks

Lamb Shanks

| January 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Ingredients 2 lamb shanks 2 carrots 1-2 onion 2 bay leaves 2 garlic cloves 1-2 red chillies 1 x 750ml bottle red wine 300-500ml water/veal or chicken stock optional: small handful of mint leaves at the end + additional carrots   Lamb Shank Marinade 2 tsp hot smoked paprika 2 tsp dried oregano 2 tsp […]

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