In traditional broadcast and telemarketing, it was once considered acceptable to alienate non-buyers in a huge market at scale as long as the campaigns paid off with the conversion rates that were obtained. Campaign buyers simply ignored the collateral damage to their brands. That day has passed, though traditional media limps forward ignorantly, the impact of which reputation metrics have proven beyond any shred of doubt. Now we can narrow the scale and get excellent returns without contacting those who are not the target of the offer.
In the F2F context, #CabernetDay 2013 gently bumped up against International #Bacon Day (August 29th and 31st) their lines of separation blurred, particularly at Saint Supéry where all of the event pairings contained bacon. A 6-Liter Cabernet Sauvignon blend called Élu graces the bar, with her companions in large format / phenomenal art.
Swooning, as I am given to, over the perfect storm in sparkling wine, specifically the explosion of fine red wines made as cava rosada or cremant rose, leaves me nearly too excited to write an actual sentence.
Steven Mirassou profiled the Cabernet terroir of his Home estate vineyard (located in the Livermore Valley adjacent to The Wente Family) during a discussion with Didier Loustau on May 2, 2013, with the livestream on The Toutsuite Social Club.
Top California Wineries will intrigue International Culinary Professionals in Networking and Awards at the IACP 2013 conference in San Francisco, April 6 through 9th. A handful of northern California wineries will pour some of their best efforts into helping the conferees to further transform our eating experiences.
Since 1976, Jancis Robinson has been watching the American wine craft evolve. She told me that she was still confounded by how little of it is available in the United Kingdom, especially as she works with Linda Murphy (who researches the left side of the pond intensively). Mses.
There may come a day when it will be beneficial to you or those around you to consider how to pair wine with orchids. Now you can prepare yourselves.
From today, February 21st through Sunday, February 24, 2013, The San Francisco Orchid Society will be conducting the Pacific Orchid Exposition at the Fort Mason Center as a fundraiser for the Conservatory of Flowers (Golden Gate Park) and the Helen Crocker Russell Library of Horticulture.
As the blind judging panels slaved their way through countless flights of many wines and price tiers early in January 2013, the report came in from judge Jim Caudill (Director of PR and Hospitality at The Hess Collection) that somehow the whole competition had taken on new en