Tag Archives | Wine History

How Big is a “Nebuchadnezzar”?

In keeping with our policy of providing irrelevant information with which to begin a bar conversation, or open a trivia contest, we provide the following: For centuries wineries have produced a selection of large or oversized bottles. For reasons lost […]

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Wine and Your Health

The debate continues. Is wine good for you or not? While it is generally conceded that wine (in moderate amounts) doesn’t hurt you, ever since the 1990 60 Minutes episode (dubbed “the French Paradox”) aired the consumption of wine (particularly […]

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Riedel Introduces Vignoles Stemware

We reported in our January Issue of the Yellow Farmhouse Newsletter that Riedel Glassware, of Austria, was developing a varietal-specific glass for Missouri Vignoles. Your Yellow Farmhouse management was one of the panel that was asked to decide on the […]

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Riedel Norton Stemware is Back

After a two-year absence the Riedel Norton Glass Stemware is back in stock! These are the great crystal glasses designed by Riedel Glassware of Austria specifically for Missouri Norton. They have been scarce to non-existent in this market for a […]

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What Does “Reserve” Mean on Wine?

The word “Reserve” has begun to crop up on some of our Yellow Farmhouse Wines. We’ve already had a few questions about what it means so we thought we’d discuss it. Actually “Reserve” in the wine business does not have […]

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