Monthly Archives: October 2011

The Ancient Connection Between Women and Wine

Originally published in Wayward Tendrils Quarterly (Vol 18, No. 2, April 2008), Liz Thach, Ph.D.  Posted here by request.  Most historians now agree that wine was most likely discovered by a woman. However what is often left out of the … Continue reading

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The Mystery of the Missing Pinot Noir Grapes

Professor Musings:  I have a small hobby vineyard in Sonoma County with 90 pinot noir vines and 30 sauvignon blanc.  The vineyard is located  in the Petaluma Gap region of the Sonoma Coast AVA which is a cooler climate  ideal for … Continue reading

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White Burgundy and Non-ML Chardonnay Top Scoring Wines at Millennial Tasting

Distinctive chardonnays came out on top at the first SSU Wine Sense Club tasting of the semester.  Imagery Winery’s “2009 White Burgundy ($29)” received the most votes as the favorite wine.  A full-bodied chardonnay with a small amount of Pinot … Continue reading

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