Halloween in August: Grape Expectations Annual Bacchus Awards Draws 400

August 11, 2021

Grape Expectations School of Winemaking chose a Halloween theme for its 2021 Bacchus Awards, held at the Orleans in Las Vegas. Costumes, dancing, wine, and labels with names like Brigitte Bordeaux, I Can’t Believe It’s Not Opus One, and Quarantine Cuvee’. Photo @GrapeBasinNews: Wine Hogs T-Shirt modeled at the Bacchus Awards on August 7, 2021

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Nevada’s Home Winemakers Learn from Sommelier Comments; Somms “Pleasantly Surprised”

June 29, 2021

Nevada Grape Growers and Winemakers arranged for winemakers to chat one-on-one with sommeliers for a professional evaluation of their wines. The event drew 20 entries from the region’s serious home winemakers. Photo @GrapeBasinNews: Wine educator Dani G. Morris sips a Nevada-made red.

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Sunday Tour of the Dyette Family Vineyard: First in a Summer Series from NGGW

May 27, 2021

About 20 members of Nevada Grape Growers and Winemakers attended the first in a 2021 series of private Vineyard tours. Some attendees told Grape Basin News it was their first social event after the pandemic year. Photo: @GrapeBasinNews – Adrian Dyette points to vines he transplanted while NGGW members look on on Sunday, May 23, 2021.

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Nevada Winemaker to Teach 4-Week Series: “A Sensory Evaluation of Wine”

March 28, 2021

Greg Ross, the award-winning proprietor of Walker River Vineyards, will teach a series of classes for the Nevada Grape Growers and Winemakers. The format is a group tasting, with plenty of time for questions and discussion, he says. Photo: Greg Ross (center) with medalists at the 2019 Nevada Vinny Awards.

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2020 Nevada Wine Competition Proceeds: Plenty of Great Wine, No Vinny Awards

July 24, 2020

Covid 19 restrictions meant a smaller team of wine judges worked for two days instead of one. The result was a more relaxed pace, with greater focus, and the opportunity for good discussions about the wines. The Vinny Awards show that had been scheduled for August had to be scrapped.

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Joe Goes Virtual! Coronavirus Caution Sends 2020 Wine Academy to Teleconference

March 22, 2020

The prospect of a dozen or more Wine Academy students mingling in a basement classroom seemed risky in the face of the coronavirus threat, and potentially hazardous to instructor Joe Bernardo. Friends and past students were concerned. Enter the Nevada Grapegrowers and Winemakers, who immediately went to work setting up a remote class via teleconference.

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Nevada Grape Growers and Winemakers Org Celebrates With Homemade Wines, Custom Menu

December 30, 2019

Founders of the Nevada Grape Growers and Winemakers invited friends and family to celebrate their impending launch with a winemaker dinner. Reno’s Wild River Grille built a menu around homemade Nevada wines, including several selections from Dyette Family Vineyard. Photo @GrapeBasinNews: Adrian Dyette with daughter Christine

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Northern and Southern Nevada Winemakers Score in American Wine Society Competition

November 25, 2019

Five Nevada winemakers brought home medals in the American Wine Society’s 2019 Amateur Wine Competition, including two golds and a double gold. Two of them have advice for amateur winemakers who would like to compete.

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Philanthropy Solves the Harvest Help Dilemma at Lenox Ranch

October 14, 2019

Call it an “everyone wins” situation. Mike and Christine Lenox got help with a five thousand pound harvest. The North Valleys High School band got a $3,000 donation. Everyone got a day in the sun and fresh air. Photo courtesy of Christine Lenox.

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Lincoln County Grower’s First Commercial Harvest Produces Winning Wine

June 18, 2019

An award-winning white blend produced by up-and-coming winemaker Tim Burke came from the first commercial grape harvest in Lincoln County’s Pahranagat Valley. Grower Betsy Whipple is the valley’s pioneering viticulturist.

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Join the Vino 100 Wine Club

December 22, 2018

As a Vino 100 Wine Club member, you get a global selection of wines that may not be available, or may only be present in limited quantity in our store. They are exclusive to you as a Vino 100 Wine Club member. Each bottle will reflect our commitment to bringing you the finest wines from our search. No membership fee just $35 each month. You get: * Two bottles of the amazing, hand selected wines * Complimentary glass of wine during Wine Club pick up * 10% Coupon Towards any bottle of wine. * Tech sheet to learn about featured wines * A recipe to pair with each wine * Selected events for Wine Club members only *  Your choice of 1 White/1 Red, 2 Reds, or 2 Whites * HUGE VALUE!!! Typically the Value exceeds $50! Questions? Call 775.851.8466