Wine stories, from Crushed Grape Chronicles

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  • Rethink Pink Rosés for the Thanksgiving Table
    Rosé for Turkey Day - Time to Rethink Pink with 3 delicious wines
  • The colors of Sweet Bordeaux
    Sweet Bordeaux Wines and Pairings from Opposite sides of the Globe #Winophiles
  • Travel in a bottle to visit Chile and Celebrate Carménère Day with 2 Chilean Carménères!
  • Youngberg Hill – Reminiscing and Making New Memories with 2 Youngberg Hill Pinot Noirs
  • Nashdale Lane 3
    Nashdale Lane – Great People, a Rainbow of Wines and the Perfect Glamping Experience in the Orange Wine Region
  • Groth 2019 Estate White Tasting and Pairing
    Groth 2019 Estate White - This Beautiful Inaugural Vintage Kicks it off in Style
  • Swift - Delicious Traditional Method Sparkling Wines from Printhie and the High Altitude Vineyards in Orange Australia
  • L'Ecole No 41 Columbia Valley 2017 Merlot with bleu cheese ice cream dessert
    L’Ecole No. 41 2017 Merlot with Dinner and a Unique Dessert
  • Map of the regions within the Champagne AOC
    Champagne Day 2020 - The wonderful Holiday we all really needed! #champagneDay
  • Bonterra 2018 Merlot upstairs
    Merlot from 2 big-name companies, that are worth finding for different reasons
  • Crushed Grape Chronicles, exploring grapes from Dirt to Glass
    Welcome to the Crushed Grape Chronicles Family!
  • Vineyards near Chateau Chalon Departement Jura Franche-Comte France photo by cornfield Adobe Stock
    Channeling Jura for a rooftop getaway with a bottle of Savagnin and friends #Winophiles
  • SusieSelby
    Celebrating Merlot month with a Selby Merlot from sonoma County
  • Angullong Vineyard in Cellar Door in Millthorpe, Orange NSW
    Angullong in Millthorpe - Wine, Welcome to Country, Indigenous Dances and bush Tucka in Orange NSW
  • #MerlotMe Selections to celebrate Merlot Month
    Merlot from elegant to badass. Time to #MerlotMe with #WinePW
  • The heritage slate roof at the Byng Street Boutique Hotel
    The Byng Street Boutique Hotel in Orange Australia - Treat yourself to Quiet Elegant Luxury
  • Vineyards spanning the landscape in Moldova courtesy Wine of Moldova
    Moldovan Wine - Moving forward while not losing track of the Authentic grapes of their past #WorldWineTravel
  • Kilauea crater circa 1978 scaled
    Mount Etna – The Awesome Power of active volcanos, and yes red wine with fish #ItalianFWT
  • Oregon Wine & Biodynamics with Troon and Winderlea
  • Vignobles de la Valée du Rhône Map of the Rhône Valley courtesy Inter Rhône
    A Côtes du Rhône from Franck Balthazar and a deconstructed pairing #Winophiles
  • Artist rendition of the Delevenzie region, it's cities and landscape. courtesy Consorzio DOC Delle Venezie
    Delle Venezie DOC – Italian Pinot Grigio raising the bar
  • Vineyards at Tablas Creek recently certified as Regenerative Organic
    Regenerative Agriculture at Tablas Creek - a meaningful way to farm #WinePW
  • 2 days in Orange? Too little time for this beautiful Australian wine region!
  • World map with dried cracking due to climate change
    Climate Change, Finding Sustainable Italian Wines and Why you should Care #ItalianFWT
  • Generations and stability at Red Willow Vineyard
  • The story of the iconic Red Willow Vineyard Chapel
  • the story of Red Willow Vineyard
  • The beginnings of Nebbiolo and Syrah at Red Willow
  • Ancient Soils at Red Willow Vineyard
  • Red Willow Vineyard – The Chapel Block
  • A visit to Red Willow Vineyards, an Overview
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    Mike Sauer and the stories of Washington's Legendary Red Willow Vineyard
  • Red Willow Vineyard, an iconic vineyard in Yakima Valley Washington
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    Red Willow Vineyard in Washington's Yakima Valley - an iconic vineyard and a trailblazer in Modern Washington Wine
  • Pallotte Cac e Ove & Orecchiette with 2 Brilliant Cherry Red Rosatos
  • What is Vinho Verde?
  • Sparkling wines from around the world Cap Classique from South Africa, Blanquette de Limoux from France and Moscato d'Asti from Italy
    3 Exciting sparkling wines to try – Exploring bubbles on the fringe
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    3 regions 3 Exciting sparkling wines to try - Exploring bubbles on the fringe
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    Montlouis-sur-Loire – 2 Rivers, 3 Zeros and some delicious sparkling wine #Winophiles
  • Vinho Verde bottle history information
    What is Vinho Verde? 5 things I didn’t know about this perfect summer wine #WinePW
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    Pallotte Cac e Ove & Orecchiette with 2 Brilliant Cherry Red Rosatos from Southeast Italy #ItalianFWT
  • Pour in the Allley 5
    Pour in the Alley Virtual Tasting with Garagiste and 2 Fascinating wines from Greg Brewer
  • Map of the Languedoc-Rousillon Wine Region in France
    Snow-capped Pyrénées to the Mediterranean Sea – Exploring the Stunning and Diverse Roussillon Wine Region #Winophiles
  • Pantry Pairings Trimbach Tertini plus 20 scaled
    Pantry Pairings - Travel in a Bottle - Affordable Virtual travel in a pandemic
  • Sparkling Wine Week 10
    Unexpected Sparkling Wines from around the world
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    Zweigelt – Pink and Natty and so satisfying
  • The picnic patio at Girardet
    Girardet Vineyard - Sustainability in Oregon’s Umpqua Valley
  • The team at Caiarossa. Photo Courtesy Caiarossa
    Are Super Tuscans still relevant and worth my time and money?
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    Wine Events during a Pandemic
  • Wine it's simply crushed and fermented grapes. . Crushed Grape Chronicles the grapes, the winemakers, the philosophies, the wine stories that make it so fascinating.
    Under Going Maintenance
  • Chartogne Taillet 121014 scaled
    Champagne & BBQ, Chartogne-Taillet meets Rollin' Smoke (#Winophiles)
  • Rod Windrim Vigneron, Krinklewood Biodynamic Vineyard NSW Australia
    Digging into Biodynamic farming with Rod Windrim of Krinklewood
  • Updated AVA Region map 2019
    Finger Lakes Riesling and Alsatian Salmon
  • botellas apiladas en la bodega riddling racks in a cellar
    Cava: Traditional Method Sparkling Wine from Spain
  • Sangiovese Grapes for Tuscan Wine
    Sangiovese by another name…like Morellino or Prugnolo Gentile. (#ItalianFWT)
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    Krinklewood - Disco Balls, Biodynamics and the History of the Vineyard
  • Beautiful panoramic view on Valpolicella from San Giorgio in the province of Verona-Italy
    Valpolicella: More than Amarone
  • Map Yakima Valley 2019 courtesy of
    Chardonnay: Nuances in expressing site - an example from the Yakima Valley
  • Map of Italy
    Prosecco: Bubbles from Northern Italy's lush green hills
  • Vignoble-Beaujollais Map from Adobe Stock
    Flowers for Julien – Beaujolais in May #Winophiles
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    Le Cigare Blanc 2015 - a pairing, a look back and a look forward
  • Spanish Provinces Catalunya in Green
    Priorat: Medieval Monks, Modern Rebirth and Outstanding Wine from Spain
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    A Stunning Sunset View at First Ridge Vineyard
  • Michael Renken, Crushed Grape Chronicles
    Work with Us, CGC Our Wine Media kit
  • Emilia RomagnaredhighlightedinmapofItaly
    Lambrusco: A Virtual Visit and an Odd Pairing
  • Chicken Adobo with vermicelli rice noodles, mint, cilantro and carrots
    Nostalgia in a Wine and Food Pairing with Chardonnay
  • Lowe Wine - Drought, Biodynamics and Soil
  • Illahe Panorama
    Spring, Pappardelle and an Illahe Viognier
  • Map of the most important wine-growing areas in Argentina
    World Malbec Day and a grocery store Malbec
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    Finding Connections in the Northern Rhône
  • Fresh baked banana bread
    Thai turkey salad and Red Electra Moscato
  • Packet of Chicken Rosemary and orange slices in the sous vide cooker
    Easter Feaster! A last minute pantry pairing day.
  • SUN BASKET Malaysian Shrimp # Pantrypairing with Crushedgrapechronicles
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    An Australian Semillon and Malaysian Noodles
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    Comfort through food and wine - #pantrypairings and #travelinabottle
  • Map of Mudgee to Nullo Mountain (map via Google Maps)
    Lowe Wine - 2015 Nullo Mountain Riesling
  • Lowe Wine - 2015 Nullo Mountain Riesling
  • Lowe Wines - a brief history with David Lowe
  • David Lowe of Lowe Winery in Mudgee Australia
    Lowe Wine - a brief history with David Lowe
  • a large boulder just off of Kitzke's Candy Ridge Vineyard in Jim's yard
    Seth Kitzke on Kitzke Cellars, Upsidedown Wine and so much more.
  • A Vineyard walk on Candy Ridge with Seth Kitzke
  • Washington AVA Map Courtesy of Washington State, with Candy Mountain AVA
    A Vineyard walk on Candy Ridge, Candy Mountain AVA with Seth Kitzke
  • Armstrong Family Vineyard, The Future
  • Armstrong Family Winery, the Estate
  • Armstrong Family Winery, Sourcing grapes across Washington
  • Armstrong Family Winery, Historic Barn & Vineyard Talk
  • The bare cliff wall below the Audrey block at Amstrong Family Winery's Valley Grove Vineyard
    The Valley Grove Vineyard and the future of Armstrong Family Winery
  • Vignoble de Bordeaux
    Bordeaux Bubbles? #Winophiles
  • Armstrong Family Winery The journey to Washington
  • Armstrong Family Winery in Walla Walla, Washington
  • JB Neufeld, Soil and Gilbert Cellars
  • JB Neufeld and Cabernet Sauvignon, part 2
  • Yakima Valley Cabernet Sauvignon with JB Neufeld, Part 1
  • The Scenic Route Hunter Valley, Australia NSW Wine Country
  • Mudgee Region Overview with Cara George
  • The Scenic Route, Mudgee Wine Region, Australia
  • Hedges Family Estate, Syrah
  • Hedges Family Estate, old world and biodynamics
  • Hedges Family Estate, Biodynamics
  • Hedges Family Estate, Sarah Goedhart Hedges on her journey to winemaking!

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