50 Shades of Red

Come back soon for updates about wine, travel, food and cooking.

Apr 3, 2015

Big wins at the 2014 Astoria wine competition

Terra Vina wins big at the 2013 Astoria wine competion, coming out ahead of the rest.

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Mar 19, 2015

Vintage of a Lifetime they say (I say!)

Karl makes predictions for the 2014 vintage to be released soon and reminsices about South American travels to Chile and Argentina.

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Jan 10, 2015

The winemaker cooks with young Dr. Frankenstein

Karl Dinger, the mad winemaker of Terra Vina Wines, expounds on chicken inspired by culinary tools and late harvest Semillon. From ramblings about the amazing daughter and her fiance, to the ingredients for an injected marinade, get ready to have your mouth water.

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Jan 19, 2015

Mozart and the Foo Fighters

Pondering the depths of human inspiration, Karl is inspired to create new wines, new ideas and who knows what else while listening to the Foo Fighters. Mozart it ain't. 

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Oct 8, 2014

"What a year!" (2014)

Karl and the incredible 2014 harvest

2014's exceptionally long, warm summer brings anticipation for an incredible harvest ... or another Mother Nature curve ball. Or ... this could be the vintage of the century!

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Sept. 10, 2014 and a bottle of 2012 Terra Madre

Popped a bottle for a simple dinner of chicken tenders sautéed in olive oil and Chilean spices with a side of roasted Padrone peppers. I hadn’t a chance to taste the wine before I munched on a fiery Padrone (shit happens, adventures in eating, I don’t mind).

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