James Beard award nomination

beard I am thrilled to have been nominated for a James Beard award in hugely broad the category of “Website Focusing on Food, Beverage, Restaurant or Nutrition.” Given the fact that so many more people eat, drink beverages other than wine, or are interested in nutrition, I am truly honored to be among the finalists. And thank you, dear reader, for your comments, which make this site a collaborative effort!

My humble blog is nominated alongside Epicurious.com, internet home of Bon Appetit and Gourmet magazines, and Leite’s Culinaria, a food site with essays and recipes. See the full list of nominees here in pdf including book authors and many great chefs (and even some winemakers too).

If you are new to this site–or if you are a veteran reader–I will ask you to “pardon our dust” as the cliche goes. I initiated some site improvements that will be finished in a day or so but may cause uneven performance of the site’s images in the interim (great timing, eh?). Crackling wine commentary resumes shortly with an enhanced look and feel.

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9 Responses to “James Beard award nomination”


  1. Congrats! That’s a great honor.


  2. Wow Tyler! Congratulations!

    What an amazing year for you so far, keep up the good work!

    –R


  3. Congratulations, Tyler, on a well-deserved honor.


  4. [...] I’m back from vacation, tanned, rested, and ready. Thanks to Tyler Colman, a.k.a. Dr. Vino, for minding the store in my absence, and for posting earlier today. (And, as an aside, congrats to him for his James Beard Award nomination!) [...]


  5. Congratulations! What an achievement!


  6. Awesome news!

    I’lll be pulling for you and Grape Radio both. Tremendous that you, and wine bloggers in general, are getting the recognition that they deserve.

    Congrats.

    - Josh


  7. Personally I think this is a HUGE honor and SUPER exciting to see an award of this level looking to wine/food bloggers. CONGRATS and know that we are all pulling for you. Oh and I love the new look! Very “wine 2.0″ ;)


  8. So proud, Tyler! Congrats! Very tough competition.


  9. Congrats. Great achievement.


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