Author - Don Billings

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Mixing it Up With Millennials

The millennials are coming. What are they drinking and why? After listening to a lecture on how to talk wine to millennials by Paul Wagner of Balzac Communications, I thought this might be...

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Wine’s Perfect Pour

As the wine bars evolved, the technology of the wine-dispensing machines has also been changing and evolving. An interview with Nick Moezidis, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Napa...

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Wines With Good Karma

Here are a few emerging wine brands and their wine labels, who’s names you know and some you don’t, that represent new opportunities for old and new world wines focused on national accounts.

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Aveniu, My Way

It’s easy to see why Artesa is called the Jewel of Carneros, as it is set high into a hilltop with panoramic views of Napa Valley, San Francisco Bay, and its own estate vineyards. Perhaps...

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Wente Vineyards Makes Waves

While on-board the QM2, we had the opportunity to imbibe in wines with the Cunard label, which made me curious about where they came from. I was pleasantly surprised to see that Wente...

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The Art of Molecular Photography

Along with mixed drinks, Michael Davidson picked out a few favorite brews and wines too, took some shots of the beverages under his microscope, and the Molecular ExpressionsTM Cocktail...

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Consummate Collaborations 4

One of our main missions this year is to bring more food & beverage related articles into the magazine. Over the past five years we have seen increased use of food & beverage pairings on...

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Consummate Collaborations 3

One of our main missions this year is to bring more food & beverage related articles into the magazine. Over the past five years we have seen increased use of food & beverage pairings on...

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Consummate Collaborations 2

One of our main missions this year is to bring more food & beverage related articles into the magazine. Over the past five years we have seen increased use of food & beverage pairings on...