Posts Tagged ‘ Twitter ’

Wine and the tweet life

April 5, 2011
Wine and the tweet life

  I posted recently about food personalities on Twitter, which got me thinking about the wine tweet scene. There are lots of wine writers and other professionals getting it done in 140 characters, and the bigger companies have a few people dedicated to the social media beat. But winemakers themselves don’t seem to have...
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Tweeting ‘n Eating

March 29, 2011
Tweeting ‘n Eating

Locavore laureate Alice Waters’ debut on Twitter this week got me thinking about all the food people who already are tweeting away. It’s true Twitter is a bit of a time waster; I won’t deny there are times when I have to close that browser and give myself a sharp lecture to get back...
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Alice Waters, Tweeter UPDATE

March 28, 2011
Alice Waters Twitter avatar

(Updated with Alice’s second tweet. Which is that she’s going to announce a campaign to support the Edible Schoolyards movement in conjunction with Chez Panisse’s 40th birthday. So, not as funny as the fake suggestions, but a worthy cause.) Big news in the food world as Berkeley Chef Alice Waters joined Twitter nation. Waters...
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The Tweet Life

December 1, 2010
The Tweet Life

I love Twitter. I’ve been on it for about a year now and follow nearly 100 people, mostly in the food and wine world. And @KanyeWest, naturally. I don’t tweet a lot, mostly new blog postings and the occasional observation about the weather or a particularly good piece of work by someone else. I’d...
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Lovely Languedoc

  I don’t think six weeks is a long time to take to put together a slideshow on my visit to the Languedoc, do...
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Carcassonne: A Fairy Tale City

The ancient walled city of Carcasonne had me before hello. Just driving up to the fantastically fairy-tale expanse of walls, turrets and towers was...
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Languedoc dogs

Look out, winery dogs of Napa Valley. Yes, I know you’re cute and featured in all sorts of books and articles, but let me...
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Swept away by cassoulet

Ever get annoyed by people who go to the South of France and proceed to rave over the victuals? Well bite me, because today...
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Top 5 differences between hiking in Berkeley and the South of France

Somewhere between the vegetable gazpacho and the duck confit, I realized my hike in La Clape, part of the Languedoc wine region of France,...
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Party like a paparazzi at the Cannes Film Festival

Two things are vital if you want to chase stars at the Cannes Film Festival. First, you need to know a clued-in and friendly...
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