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Talkin wine – TV interview

Our Senior Editor, Heidi Butzine was asked to be interviewed for the local live television program, Our Town Pasadena with host Jan McCarthy.
Check out the appearance to learn some tips about why we swirl when we taste wine, how to choose a wine and what to do if you don’t like the wine you ordered. PLUS, hear about some of the clues that can still be found around Pasadena which tell us about its wine history.

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My first attempt as a garagiste winemaker:Bottling Day!

It’s finally here – bottling day. Time to get the wine into bottles and one step closer to my glass. With my repurposed clean wine bottles ready, I set up a small assembly line to fill the bottles and cork ‘em.

If you’ve ever thought about making your own wine at home or becoming a garagiste yourself, here are a few tips from my first experience.

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My first attempt as a garagiste winemaker:Part Five

As I sit here typing with purple fingers, I am pleased to report that I just bottled my very first batch of wine. 30 bottles of 2011 Pinot Noir from “chateau moi” are quietly resting in my garage wine cellar waiting to make a debut in a few months. This marks my first experiment as a garagiste winemaker.

If you’ve ever thought about making your own wine at home or becoming a garagiste yourself, here are a few tips from my first experience.

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My first attempt as a garagiste winemaker:Part Four

As I sit here typing with purple fingers, I am pleased to report that I just bottled my very first batch of wine. 30 bottles of 2011 Pinot Noir from “chateau moi” are quietly resting in my garage wine cellar waiting to make a debut in a few months. This marks my first experiment as a garagiste winemaker.

If you’ve ever thought about making your own wine at home or becoming a garagiste yourself, here are a few tips from my first experience.

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My first attempt as a garagiste winemaker:Part Three

As I sit here typing with purple fingers, I am pleased to report that I just bottled my very first batch of wine. 30 bottles of 2011 Pinot Noir from “chateau moi” are quietly resting in my garage wine cellar waiting to make a debut in a few months. This marks my first experiment as a garagiste winemaker.

If you’ve ever thought about making your own wine at home or becoming a garagiste yourself, here are a few tips from my first experience.

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My first attempt as a garagiste winemaker:Part Two

As I sit here typing with purple fingers, I am pleased to report that I just bottled my very first batch of wine. 30 bottles of 2011 Pinot Noir from “chateau moi” are quietly resting in my garage wine cellar waiting to make a debut in a few months. This marks my first experiment as a garagiste winemaker.

If you’ve ever thought about making your own wine at home or becoming a garagiste yourself, here are a few tips from my first experience.

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