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Where in the wine world are we? Rocky vineyard edition

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My vacation rages, and so do our mystery photos!

This one, not one of my photos, is from a rocky vineyard that produces a limited quantity of fruit. But the juice it produces is quite coveted, if little known…Anyway, enough with the hints! Hit the comments with your thoughts as to just where in the wine world this photo is from. If anyone gets this one, head straight to the head of the class!

Where in the wine world are we? Caves hewn from rock

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While I am in an undisclosed location with limited internet access, I offer you this riddle: where in the wine world are these caves hewn from rock?

Show your deductive powers and hit the comments with your thoughts. Details to follow on this wine mystery!

Where in the wine world are we? Barrel room edition

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Where in the wine world are we? We haven’t done one of these for a while….but look for clues in the photo, then hit us with your thoughts in the comments. Win a gold star! Partial credit if you show your work.

There is a bit of a story here to check back later for details.

Where in the wine world are we? Getting plowed edition

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While some of you might take the post title to have other meanings since it is new year’s eve, we are being quite literal. Check out this photo…where in the world are we?

Hit the comments with your thoughts. The big reveal will follow soon!

Where in the wine world are we? Picturesque but marginal edition

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We haven’t done one of these for a while. But a site reader thought he could stump everyone with this shot from his travels (click to enlarge). As a clue, he writes “while this vineyard is in among the more picturesque parts of the region, it’s by no means the part of the region you go to to find the best wine.”

Details to follow! But in the meantime, where in the wine world was he?

UPDATE: Good guesses! The picture comes from kiwi lover Eric Arnold, author of First Big Crush: The Down and Dirty on Making Great Wine Down Under, who sent Read more…

Where in the wine world are we? Giveaway edition

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We haven’t done one of these for a while. So when I saw this photo today in a producer’s presentation, I thought it was about time. (Click to enlarge)

Hit the comments with your thoughts. Guess correctly by 11:59 PM (wherever you are) on Thursday and you will be entered into a drawing for a signed copy of my new book, A Year of Wine: Perfect Pairings, Great Buys, and What to Sip for Each Season.

Caption this: smashing mood!

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I have no idea if this photo is real or if it is Memorex. But it looks like not the best way to open a bottle. (That damn Rabbit is so hard!)

Hit the comments with your caption!

(click photo to enlarge; via reddit, ht Mark)

Where in the wine world are we? Border edition

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Where in the wine world was this picture taken? If you’ve found this hard in previous editions, now you have a greater chance since there are two right answers!

According to the photographer, the small road down the middle of the vineyard is actually the line between two significant wine regions. So where is this border zone? Hit the comments with your thoughts! No prizes this time, just glory!

UPDATE: Check here for the answer.


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