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17

Jul

2016

What to Drink with What You Do This Summer

With this guide, you’ll be sure to make the right wine choice for your summer day

Most of you are already familiar with wine and food pairings. But, what about wine and activity pairings? Does your favorite full bodied red go with your day at the beach or would a chilled white be more appropriate? Should you bring that expensive bottle of Chardonnay to your neighbor Bob’s BBQ or to Aunt Jane’s garden party? With our summer wine and activity guide, you’ll be sure to always make the right wine choice, no matter what you have planned for the day.
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15

Jun

2016

Does Your Wine Glass Really Matter?

Is the overwhelming variety of glass shapes just marketing hype or is there science to it?

If you have been wine tasting recently, or shopping for new glassware, you may have noticed an overwhelming variety of glass shapes and styles. Some people think it’s only the wine that matters, and that the abundance of glassware is just marketing hype to increase sales. They believe that the wine will taste the same out of any vessel; whether it’s a mason jar, coffee mug, straight from the bottle, or the “appropriate” glass for that particular style of wine. However, according to Claus Riedel, the specific shape of the glass helps a wine drinker to pick up every aroma of the wine and also direct the wine to the exact part of the mouth that would allow him/her to taste that wine best.
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12

Jan

2016

Days with Zahrah

Gary Farrell Winery featured in an ABC 7 Bay Area lifestyle and travel show

In September 2015, we hosted a film crew from “Days with Zahrah,” an ABC 7 Bay Area lifestyle and travel show. The Gary Farrell segment, which debuted on December 20, features interviews with winemaker Theresa Heredia and general manager Nancy Bailey, as well as a visual tour of the winery and a tasting experience with wine educator and Certified Sommelier, Lydia Stafford.
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21

Jun

2015

Summer Wine Recommendations

Make the most of the long, warm evenings

Hallelujah! Summer has finally arrived. We know some of you out there endured a seemingly never-ending winter– so we thought we would share some of our favorite summer wines...
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