Daily Digest: January 9, 2014

sugar

 

Having trouble sticking to your New Year diet? A sugar addiction could be to blame. [NPR]

 

Countertops that "share" and "favorite." Bluetooth-enabled refrigerators. These and more prototypes for the kitchens of the future. [LAT]

 

Study: food companies have eliminated more than six trillion calories from their products. [USA Today]

 

A sushi mosaic, assembled from more 20,000 tuna and salmon nigiri, has set a new Guinness World Record. [... Read more >

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The Winemakers of Women in Whites

 

On top of our outstanding roster of female chefs, last Friday's "Women in Whites" gala spotlighted a range of wines from wineries that are owned by women or employ female winemakers. Curated by 2013 JBF Award winner Merry Edwards, these bottles are a snapshot of America's top wine talent. We're sharing their tasting notes below.

 

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Domaine Carneros Brut 2009 / CEO and founding winemaking Eileen Crane

 

Hailed as “the vintage of the decade,” 2009 was an ideal year for Domaine Carneros: grapes grew slowly and consistently, building layers of elegant flavor. This superlative cuvée offers aromas of apple, lime zest, and honeycomb, plus a classic, brioche-filled palate with fine pinpoint bubbles and a rich, lingering finish.

 

 

Pellegrini Pinot Noir 2011/ Winemaker Lynn Krausmann

 

A classic Russian River Valley Pinot Noir, this garnet-hued red has elegant aromas of cherry fruit, rose petal, and spice; its medium-... Read more >

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