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On the Wine Oh TV Wine Club: A New Label for Mat Kearney

Courtesy Wine Oh TV Ok I’ll admit it.  I’m not as up on current music as I used to be.  Play most any song from the late 70’s and the 80’s and I can name that tune (a skill which recently earned me a Lava Flow at Pool Bar Jim’s in Hilton Head Island).  I pay more attention now to wine labels than record labels.  So when I first tried a red wine called “Verse & Chorus” I had to ask “who is Mat Kearney?” Maybe not knowing him or his music made me be totally skeptical about another musician fronting a wine label.  But I was pleasantly surprised when I tried this soft, rich and fruity wine, with notes of cherry, violets and chocolate.  I liked it so much I immediately went to Whole Foods, where Verse & Chorus is sold exclusively, to buy more. I got to learn…

Tweeting Up Wine with the Whole Foods Wine Guys

For the past two years my Twitter feed has lit up on certain Thursday nights with chatter about wine with the hashtag #WFMwine.  Yes, WFM stands for Whole Foods Market, and the upscale grocer has been sponsoring Twitter chats on wine once a quarter for the past two years.  Whole Foods invites me to participate, and I’ve put out 119 tweets over 6 sessions. To me it’s a fun way to connect, try some new wines and find out what others think in real time from around the country.  The Twitter events are hosted virtually by the Whole Foods Wine Guys, Doug Bell, based in Atlanta, and Master Sommelier Devon Broglie, based in Austin.  Full disclosure, Whole Foods provides me the wines as samples for the tastings.  Ok so I get something out of this (more than just the wine of course), but I was wondering, what does Whole Foods…