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Charles Ellner Champagne for the Holidays!

on Wed, 11/29/2017 - 17:10

Havest Moon is proud to announce that we have added Charles Ellner Champagne to our portfolio!  Now available from Harvest Moon are four products;  Carte Blanche Brut Champagne, Premier Cru Brut Champagne, Rose Brut Champagne and Prestige Brut Champagne (2006 Vintage).   We are pleased to be representing this prestious company!                                                                          

Fall 2017 News Update

on Mon, 10/30/2017 - 18:01

For the 4th year in a row, Harvest Moon brands earned way into (Disney's) Epcot Food & Wine Festival. Our Lenotti Dessert Wine from Italy is featured with Chocolates, and our Fielding Estate Red Conception is featured in Canada. They can be found out at the kiosks, as well for purchase in the Festival Center, along with our wines from (the country of) Georgia in their beatiful clay vessels. 

In November, Chef Sarah Fioroni of Fattoria Poggio Alloro Winery outside of San Gimignano, Italy will cooking at the festival, and her wines (and her book) will be avaialbel in the festival center!

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2010 Belpoggio Brunello di Montalcino Rated 91 points on Wine Advocate

on Mon, 03/09/2015 - 16:25

The 2010 Belpoggio Brunello di Montalcino was recently rated a 91 by Monica Larner for The Wine Advocate. eRobertParker.com explains that a rating of 90-95 denotes "an outstanding wine of exceptional complexity and character. In short, these are terrific wines."

Here is what they had to say about this Brunello, a Sangiovese dry red table wine from Tuscany, Italy:

"The 2010 Brunello di Montalcino is a lush and layered expression that shows a dark and rich side of Sangiovese. Sweet fruit and Morello cherry lift first from the glass with impressive intensity.

A Toast to Canada!

on Mon, 11/17/2014 - 00:00

Recently, Lettie Teague, Wine Collumnist for The Wall Street Journal, published an article, "O Canada, We Raise Our Wine Glass to Thee", about the great success of Canada's wine making. She speaks emphatically about the quality of wine that comes from regions such as Ontario and the Niagra Peninsula and certain wineries including our very own Hidden Bench Winery and Vineyards and Tawse Winery! She highlights how Tawse "was named the top winery in Canada in 2010, 2011, and 2012 by Canadian Wine Access magazine." We could not be more proud to do business with such outstanding partners!

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Innovative and Appropriate Ways for Storing Wine

on Fri, 10/03/2014 - 17:54

Ever opened a bottle of wine, only to realize the cork had dried up and your wine is now bad? An article from Wine Spectator can teach you all the appropriate ways to keep your wine at its best!

Some of the basics include:

1. Keep it cool
2. But not too cool
3. Turn the lights off
4. Don't sweat the humidity
5. Not a whole lot of shaking

Now that you know some of the basics of wine storage, lets look at some of the pros who do it best. BuzzFeed posted an article in 2013 about 33 examples of wine storage done right. See the article HERE!

If we had to pick, some of our personal favorites would

Great NPR Interview with Joseph Scott about Wine on Tap!

on Sat, 09/21/2013 - 01:50

September 20th, 2013 |- WMFE, 90.7 the Orlando NPR station- Restaurants and bars in Florida are starting to serve wine on tap. Orlando restaurant critic Scott Joseph tells 90.7's Matthew Peddie it's a good move- for customers, restaurants owners and the environment.  Here's the link if you'd like to listen to the interview:  http://www.wmfe.org/site/News2?page=NewsArticle&id=15029&news_iv_ctrl=2061

Wine On Tap Is Here - Let Us Get Your Restaurant Started!

on Fri, 08/23/2013 - 01:19

Posted: 4:52 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013 (wftv.com)

ORLANDO, Fla. — Quantum Leap Winery, Orlando’s first and only winery, announced Thursday it will begin serving wine on tap this week after a recent state law was approved allowing wine to be served from reusable containers no larger than 5.16 gallons. Prior to the law being passed, Florida and Utah were the only two states that prohibited wine kegs, which are now distributed in 36 states.

Quantum Leap also announced a partnership with K Restaurant and Wine Bar, one of Orlando’s first chef-owned and operated restaurants to become the first