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Adventures In The World Of Wine And Adjacent Amusements

Welcome to October edition of Wine Adventure Journal's Monthly Harvest Newsletter - a recap of our most recent articles and adventures plus a splash of news and coming events.

News and Comment

Twelve Wine Wednesdays Of Christmas We launched the First Wine Wednesday Of Christmas and Second Wine Wednesday Of Christmas in September, featuring great gift ideas to help you get a start with holiday shopping. Check the home page every Wednesday in October and November for more ideas with our own product demonstrations on WAJ's new YouTube channel.

Northern California Wildfires Napa and Sonoma Counties are sustaining significant damage to homes and businesses of all types, including wineries, vineyards, hotels, restaurants and more. Please check with local agencies for the latest support needs and help with the recovery if you can.

October Events

October 1 International Coffee Day

October 17 National Pasta Day

October 31 Haloween

Latest Articles and Adventures
Book Of The Month - The Essential Scratch & Sniff Guide to Becoming a Wine Expert
Our Book Of The Month selection for October 2020 is The Essential Scratch & Sniff Guide to Becoming a Wine Expert by Richard Betts. They say a true expert can…

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Happy International Coffee Day!
Happy International Coffee Day! This is a relatively young holiday, originating in 2014 to celebrate the efforts and achievements of coffee producers worldwide. It’s not as widely celebrated in the…

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Second Wine Wednesday Of Christmas 2020
Welcome to the Second Wine Wednesday of Christmas! Our Twelve Wine Wednesdays Of Christmas are weekly presentations of gift ideas to keep your holiday shopping ahead of schedule. Both of…

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Happy National Coffee Day
As if we needed National Coffee Day to brew a pot and pair it with a flaky-crusted breakfast treat. Many restaurants, bakeries and coffee shops offer special deals on coffee…

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Twelve Wine Wednesdays Of Christmas Kick Off
We’re kicking off the Holiday Season with Twelve Wine Wednesdays Of Christmas – twelve weekly presentations of gift ideas to keep you keep ahead of schedule on holiday shopping. To…

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Six Useful Wine Apps For 2020
Useful wine apps for smartphones, tablets or online can be handy tools for wine enthusiasts, whether we’re at home or out on a Wine Adventure. I’ve used many good apps…

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Wine Of The Week - 2016 Wooden Valley North Coast Zinfandel
Our Wine Of The Week is another great summer sip – 2016 Wooden Valley North Coast Zinfandel. I was looking for a game-time wine (Go SF Giants!) and pulled this…

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Artisan Cupcakes A Tasty Treat For The Eyes Too
Creating delicious artisan cupcakes and other baked goods is a labor-intensive task that requires skill and creativity. Jeanette’s Cakes in the San Francisco Bay Area’s North Bay is one of…

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Tips For Storing Wine At Home
Roughly 75% of wine purchased by consumers is drunk within a day or two of bringing it home, but most Wine Adventurers eventually acquire enough extra bottles to make storing…

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Tips For Touring Wine Country By Car
If your future tasting plans include touring Wine Country by car, here are a few tips to help you get the most out of your day. Whether you’re driving yourself…

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