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An analysis of the #Wineblends Twitter tasting event

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Last week there was another online Twitter tasting event, this one focused on wine blends and aptly using the #Wineblends hashtag. As we’ve done in the past, we’ve pulled together an analysis around the overall impact. All told, our data from 3/15 – 4/4 indicated there were a total of 2,722 Tweets sent using the […]

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An analysis of online buzz from the Napa Valley TweetUp #NVTweetUp

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Last Friday, March 12th saw a Napa Valley Tweet-up take place here in the valley. The event was sponsored by Robert Mondavi Winery and provided the opportunity for networking, conversation and of course wine. Since we were unable to attend due to the fact that our new little one arrived just days before the event, […]

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A quick analysis of the #SauvBlanc Twitter tasting event

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Just like we did for the #CaliCabs Twitter tasting event back in February, we’ve pulled together a super-quick analysis of last week’s #SauvBlanc tasting event. All told the #SauvBlanc tasting had significantly more participation than the previous month’s #CaliCabs tasting (~8,600 tweets sent vs. ~3,500 tweets), which also translated into a much broader reach (6 […]

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Friday Fun: a quick analysis of the recent #CaliCabs Twitter tasting event

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Late last week an interesting online wine tasting event took place using Twitter. The event was driven by Rick Bakas of Napa Valley’s St. Supéry Winery and was intended to, among other things, raise awareness of California Cabernet amongst wine drinkers on Twitter. If you’re not super familiar with Twitter or didn’t participate, watch this […]

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An analysis of the 2009 Wine Bloggers’ Conference

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For those of you who are unaware, this weekend marked the 2nd Annual North American Wine Bloggers’ Conference. This year’s event was held in both Napa and Sonoma and was decidedly larger than last year’s inaugural event. While we were unable to attend (for a variety of reasons), that didn’t stop us from following along […]

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Already the happiest city in the US, Napa gets its own infographic

Napa was recently named the happiest city in the US according to a University of Vermont analysis of tweets. We’ve said repeatedly that the downtown area has been going through a renaissance of sorts over the past several years. Don’t believe it? Check out the infographic below from the folks at DoNapa.com that highlights the […]

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2009 Napa Valley harvest: white grape crop heavier than normal with very high acidity, still waiting on reds

Another week is already half-over, which means it’s time to check-in with our three local vintners to see how (or shall we say if?) the 2009 harvest is coming along (others in the valley are much further along). In the early mornings we’ve certainly noticed the sweet smell of fermenting grapes hanging in the air. […]

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