SauvBlanc Taste and Tweet Recap

Social Media is changing the way we interact. The idea, an online wine tasting. The subject, Sauvignon Blanc. The marketing medium, Twitter / Facebook / Blog. The result, nearly 600 people simultaneously tasting, tweeting, and talking about Sauvignon Blanc. That is just online. Add in the dozens of wineries who hosted local tweet-ups as a part of the event and the economic impact is staggering. A non-scientific guess puts Sauvignon Blanc consumption at over 3000 bottles in a two hour period. The cost of promotion: ZERO $$ The economic impact goes beyond the wine consumption and expands into brand awareness, […]

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Wineries On Twitter Folio Winemakers Studio

Wineries on Twitter www.foliowine.com/pages/winemakers_studio.html  On Facebook: www.facebook.com/foliowinemakerssudio On Twitter: http://twitter.com/foliowinemakers How long have you been using Twitter? We’ve been using Twitter for about a year or so now.  It hasn’t been until the last 6 months though that we really started getting more involved and engaging though. What prompted you to dive in? We first signed up shortly after signing the winery up on Facebook.  Just looking for different ways to interact and build relationships with existing and new customers. What type of strategy or approach do you use when posting content? I have to admit; at first we were […]

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Spokane Weekend Wine Time 3/5-3/7

After a long week – we all need to wind down. Wind down, with a wine down weekend. Watch for this weekly feature on DrinkNectar.com that highlights everything wine around the Spokane region! If you’re not already, become a fan of DrinkNectar on Facebook.   FRIDAY 3/5  Vino! A Wine Shop – Jump start the weekend with a tasting of Cadaretta and Buried Cane Wineries from 3-5pm. Vino is located at 222 S. Washington: Cost varies depending on event $5-$10  First Friday – A fantastic wine and art walk through Downtown Spokane. Enjoy fabulous wine at Barrister, Whitestone, Grande Ronde, Arbor […]

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In the Ring with Pinot Pinot Pinot

Three ladies jump in the ring and go toe to toe for supremacy. Sorry, no mud! These ladies are queen Pinot Noir’s from three different parts of the world and three different price points. This battle is a semi-blind tasting. I know which three bottles I taste; I just don’t know which wines are in each glass. Ahead of time, my wife pours the glasses and writes the name of the wine on a card placed upside down in front of the glass. For my friends new to the wine world, Pinot Noir is a noble, fickle lady. The grape […]

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Hey Wine Blogger You Want Free Wine?

Do you want a chance win a mixed ½ case of great Washington Wine? Merlot is making a comeback. After getting pushed around by Miles from Sideways, Merlot is taking a stand and regaining its rightful place of respect. Washington makes some damn fine Merlot and you should be drinking it! Since you’re probably on your way to Walla Walla for WBC10, consider this an opportunity to do some pre-awareness reconnaissance investigation. In the name of science and brotherhood of man, you’ll want to participate! Plus, did I mention the free wine? March is Washington Wine month. What better way […]

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