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Utahn named Wine Instructor of the Year

Sheral Schowe, owner and founder of Wasatch Academy of Wine, has been named the Instructor of the Year by the international Wine Scholar Guild. The award recognizes creative and effective classroom instruction and outstanding presentation and organizational skills. Student evaluations are weighted heavily when selecting the award. Schowe teaches...
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Sulfites in Wine

I recently read an interesting report from WineFolly.com on the subject of Sulfites in Wine. it suggests that “About 5-10% of people with asthma have severe sulfite sensitivity and thus the US requires labeling for sulfites above 10 parts per million (PPM). Sulfur is on the rise as a...
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Wine Prices Dropping

Small wonder French wine producers are looking forward to this year’s biennial wine fair Vinexpo Asia-Pacific in Hong Kong. According to the French wine trade body FEVS (Féderation des Exportateurs de Vins & Spiritueux), in a story reported by the British Wine magazine Decanter, French wine exports in 2013...
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California Drought Hits Vineyards

Recent rains have helped ease the severe drought facing California grapegrowers, but only a little. The rain fell mainly in California’s North Coast counties of Sonoma, Napa and Mendocino as well as in the central Sierra Nevada, source of most of the water used by growers in the state’s...
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