Posts by Keith Miller

Soil’s Effect on Grapes

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Friend attended a tasting event recently and was asking about a particular wine. Mentioning that the grapes were grown in volcanic soil, he asked me if that meant the wine would have the taste of magma/lava? While the question definitely made me laugh, it did get me thinking about how grapes are affected by the…

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VoyageLA.com

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Thanks so much to Mike Bhand and staff over at VoyageLA.com for this great interview with yours truly; very much appreciated. http://bit.ly/2ke26vF

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Passover is April 10

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Passover is just four short weeks away, beginning on Monday evening, April 10 and lasting 8 days (7 in Israel.) Sitting down to the traditional Passover evening meal, the Seder, is in fact the most widely observed Jewish ritual, surpassing lighting Hanukkah candles and attending services during the High Holy Days. For traditional Jews, Passover…

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Rosé for Summer? You betcha.

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Now that June has arrived, and Memorial Day is in the rear-view mirror, thoughts turn to summer activities. Baseball, apple pie, lake and beachside outings, and rosé wine, of course. But why rosé in summer? Cannot these gorgeous wines, representing all hues from pale, soft pinks to deep and concentrated just barely not reds, be…

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Syrah from Israel

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The French have been at it for centuries, if not more. So have the Italians and the Germans. Americans: not quite so long, but close to two centuries. The Israelis? Well, certainly they’ve been at it since the 19th century, but in terms of quality winemaking? 25 years. You could say that quality wine making…

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Prague

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Had the good fortune of traveling in Eastern Europe this past April. The food scene in Prague, Czech Republic is certainly good, with ample choices of all types of cuisine. If one can avoid the touristy places you’ll be rewarded with lots of fresh ingredients and locally sourced products. It is not, however, a place…

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