Trend Spotting – Chocolate Shop Wines Moving Overseas

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United Kingdom writer, Suzanne Taylor of the Daily Express, took a look at some of the big trends heading over the pond. One trend followed the growth of chocolate and wine pairings, bringing specific attention to Chocolate Shop brand wines when saying, “wine and chocolate aren’t natural bedfellows. Until now, that is. Chocolate Shop wine …

Washington State Produces Excellent Wine – Ontario Press

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Chuck Byers, wine writer and consultant for Oshawa This Week claims that “Washington State produces excellent wine.” In a recent dinner for Washington wine-pairings held in Toronto, Canada, a Washington Hills Late Harvest Riesling was served to accompany the dessert course! Read the full article here.

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Washington Wine, Part 1: Key Players on a Hot Streak

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Copyright 7.13.15 M. Shanken Communications Washington state wines have made impressive progress in the U.S. market lately, with the category now accounting for more than 12.5 million cases overall. The state’s easy-drinking red blends are gaining traction, including brands like Composition ($14 a 750-ml. bottle) from E.&J. Gallo’s Columbia Winery and Pendulum ($18) from Precept …