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Fun Ways to Taste Wine: South Coast Winery’s Group Therapy

Part of our “Fun Ways to Taste Wine” series…
I’ve always seen wine tasting as a form of therapy, so when I heard about a Group Therapy event hosted by South Coast Winery in Temecula, I had to see what it was all about. For those looking to get in touch with their inner wine geek, this online live-streaming event takes viewers through a guided wine tasting hosted by the winemakers. And the best part is you can taste along at home…

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Can art make you a better entrepreneur?…an evening of white wine, risk taking and nude drawing

If you have ever started a business, launched a new venture or taken a new direction in life, it probably didn’t feel exactly comfortable at first. Now imagine if you could actually bring out your inner risk-taker by kicking it up a notch and drawing a nude model? If you’re feeling a little uneasy with […]

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One-year milestone for a wine-loving entrepreneur business chick

Heidi Butzine, author and senior editor at Wineopolis Press, is going to do a little celebrating and it will certainly involve wine as this month marks the one-year anniversary of the Wineopolis® Wine-travel Guidebook series. Since releasing the first book on Amazon twelve months ago, Wineopolis has over 8,000 Facebook fans, a few hundred readers […]

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BBQ and Rosé

The wonderful pink salmon colors of this wine from the Rhone Valley add to its aesthetic appeal as a true French rosé. The first sniff reveals terroir notes of rocky mineral soils balanced with floral rose petal-like qualities. If you could smell a warm spring day in a wine this may be it.

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Are you doing enough to be green?

For some, Earth Day means that they may clean their local beaches, get involved with a local tree planting, a habitat preservation society or drive to a fair of some kind to learn more about being green. Beyond these activities, you may want to take a look at some of the things you may already be doing to make an impact every day.
You might be more eco-conscious than you think!

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Wines to watch from Texas

Mother Nature is shining on Texas vineyards this year. Thanks to a great Spring with no frost, just the right balance of moisture and low temperatures, Texas wine makers are enjoying a fantastic year.

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Getting lost in wine country

It was last month during a road trip to Napa when I learned to never again question the motives of my sometimes confused, often snippy navigation system (I call her ‘Nav’).  Sure it provides directions, but it just might lead you to a fantastic experience!      As we trekked through wine country on assignment […]

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