What we’ve been reading & tweeting this last week:

  1. “A campaign to “go local” appears to be paying off for #Ontario #wine makers and microbrewers, an LCBO survey shows.” http://t.co/w2kH0a6
  2. The average Brit drinks 5800 pints, 8700 wines, 2900 ciders, 5800 shots, 1450 cocktails and 1,450 glasses of bubbly over his/her lifetime: http://t.co/KSePlyz
  3. AC/DC, Snow Patrol and Train take the stage as the newest band of bands to hit the bottle: http://t.co/WrBVOMo
  4. “Some wines deliver more than you’d expect” http://t.co/bM1pE79
  5. What’s a reserve wine? http://t.co/OE3LEAz
  6. “App in One Hand, Wine Glass in the Other” http://t.co/wRRqZUw

Fave Wine Fact of the Week

The Whistler Tree is harvested every nine years with the 1991 harvest produced 1200 kilograms of bark, more than most trees yield in a lifetime, and enough cork for 100,000 wine bottles!

Read more: jacksonvillewineguide.com

Rosehill News!

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