Monthly Archives: February 2011

Hosting Your Own Wine Tasting

King Edward VII of England once said, “One not only drinks the wine, one smells it, observes it, tastes it, sips it and—one talks about it.” It’s quite possible the king has perfectly described the art of holding a wine … Continue reading

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Remembering Patty Bogle

It is with a heavy heart that we mourn the passing of a true pioneer of the wine industry in California. This week, we had to say goodbye to Patty Bogle, who with her husband built Bogle Vineyards from 18 … Continue reading

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Concannon Vineyard and 4th Generation Vintner John Concannon

Written by John Concannon I would like to give you a proud son’s personal insight into the man who many refer to as the “Godfather of Petite Sirah.”—James Concannon. Throughout 2011, Concannon will be celebrating 50 years as “America’s First … Continue reading

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Tips for Serving Fine Wines

Are you looking to impress your guests with a serious wine experience, but aren’t sure where to begin? You’ve come to the right place! At Glen Ellen, we understand the importance of good wine presentation and want to be sure … Continue reading

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Celebrating 50 Years as America’s First Petite Sirah

In the year 1883, Chester A. Arthur was president, LIFE published its first issue, and James Concannon established Concannon Vineyard in the rocky soil of the Livermore Valley, just outside San Francisco, California. There, Mr. Concannon started one of the … Continue reading

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