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Entries Tagged as 'local wine'

Local wines pleasantly surprise tasters

September 24th, 2008 · 2 Comments · General

They came. They tasted. They were surprised and pleased. That’s the nutshell result of a group of friends’ tasting local wines. Kansas wines. Mostly Douglas County wines. (Kansas licenses several more wineries, too.) To recap, here are the wines we tasted and the order we tasted them in: Seyval. Holy-Field. $12.95. (In photo at right, […]

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Kansas wine tour leaves pleasant taste in mouth

September 16th, 2008 · 1 Comment · local food

Norton grapes at BlueJacket Crossing winery A friend and I went on a wine tour Sunday—yes, right here in Kansas, within 25 miles of home. I have to admit my expectations were low. I’d tried some Kansas wines before and hadn’t been impressed. Sunday was different, even though the winemakers were short on dry wines […]

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Roundup: Research, taxes, crops, wine

September 15th, 2008 · Comments Off on Roundup: Research, taxes, crops, wine · Eating out, Food in the news, local food, Roundup

Despite appearances, I haven’t fallen off the edge of the earth. Here are some Kansas food items to get me back on the blog program. Defense and counter-defense. Kansas Bioscience Authority president Tom Thornton explains the authority’s support for the National Bio- and Agro-defense Facility (NBAF) in Kansas. (Cattle Network). Meanwhile, a group called No […]

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