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Tag Archive: Wine

Aug 09

10 Point Check: Sample Bottles for Events, Clients & Customers

How do you ensure that a sample bottle of wine successfully arrives at an event or in a customer’s or client’s hand? It is very frustrating to take the time to pull barrel samples and make a bench top blend to send to an event, only to have the sample not impress upon arrival. I …

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Aug 08

Treating a Barrel of Corked Wine

The Initial Problem I came across a barrel of wine contaminated with TCA recently. Not a terrible case, but it was present in the wine. Oddly enough, it was one barrel in a five barrel lot, all of which were new barrels. I have heard of barrel contamination before, but never seen it myself. I …

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