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Who is Maurie Rosenberg?

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Who is Maurie Rosenberg?

by Andrew B » Tue Dec 11, 2012 1:53 pm

I was contacted by the publisher of the book Fruit of the Vine: The Complete Guide to Kosher Wine written by Maurie Rosenberg. Has anyone ever read this book? Does anyone know Mr. Rosenberg?

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http://www.amazon.com/Fruit-Vine-Complete-Guide-Kosher/dp/0935437428/ref=sr_1_5?ie=UTF8&qid=1355244426&sr=8-5&keywords=kosher+wine
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Re: Who is Maurie Rosenberg?

by Gabriel Geller » Tue Dec 11, 2012 4:15 pm

Interesting. Never heard of...
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Re: Who is Maurie Rosenberg?

by Andrew B » Thu Dec 13, 2012 4:36 pm

I'll take that as a no! I will try to reach out to him and maybe get my hands on his book.
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Re: Who is Maurie Rosenberg?

by Craig Winchell » Thu Dec 13, 2012 5:59 pm

I have an old copy of his book (given to me as a gift by my mechutan, who had it gathering dust at his Jewish book and gift store), and I've spoken to him a few times. Seems like a nice guy, but I would very much doubt a comprehensive tome will come out of it.
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Re: Who is Maurie Rosenberg?

by Andrew B » Thu Dec 13, 2012 6:54 pm

Interesting. I wonder if the current book is a new edition or a reprint.
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Re: Who is Maurie Rosenberg?

by Yossie Horwitz » Thu Dec 13, 2012 7:03 pm

he is a semi-retired guy who is passionate about kosher wine as a hobbyist. Its a new book (basically updating the prior one) and is geared more toward newbies than hard core aficionados.
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Re: Who is Maurie Rosenberg?

by Elie Poltorak » Fri Dec 14, 2012 1:18 am

I skimmed the book. Not much wine info for anyone who know his cabernet from his chadonnay (he offers a very colorful intro for those who don't) but some interesting tidbits on wine in Jewish history, talmud, and halacha.
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Re: Who is Maurie Rosenberg?

by Maurie Rosenberg » Mon Dec 17, 2012 12:05 pm

Shalom,

I am indeed a passionate champion for fine kosher wine. I am delighted to introduce myself and engage as a blog participant.

I think some of the reference here is made regarding my first book in 2005; “L’chaim! - Users Guide To Kosher Wine 1.0” but my new “Fruit of the Vine -The Complete Guide to Kosher Wine is now available on Amazon.com and receiving flattering review.

I am an enthusiastic teacher and an eager student. Feedback is always invited.

I am working on a guide to kosher ethanol. (spirits, whiskey, liqueur, beer and cider)

By way of further introduction there is a brief bio and interview available on my web site: http://www.guidetokosherwine.com/bio.php

L’chaim!,

Maurie Rosenberg
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Re: Who is Maurie Rosenberg?

by Andrew B » Mon Dec 17, 2012 2:11 pm

Welcome!
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Re: Who is Maurie Rosenberg?

by Yehoshua Werth » Mon Dec 17, 2012 2:19 pm

Shalom Eliechem and welcome have your book here!
Yehoshua Werth, Manager
The GrapeVine Wines & Spirits
Monsey, NY USA
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Re: Who is Maurie Rosenberg?

by Elie Poltorak » Mon Dec 17, 2012 6:16 pm

Welcome Maurie! I was indeed confusing this with your earlier book. My apologies.
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Re: Who is Maurie Rosenberg?

by Maurie Rosenberg » Tue Dec 18, 2012 10:34 am

Thank you all for the kind words of welcome.

Among the many salutations and toasts of which I am aware "L'chaim!”; would appear to unique in its celebration of life, simcha and the simple grammatical certainty it is a plural word.

Clearly good kosher wine begs to be shared with others along with wine appreciation and knowledge.

I am delighted and grateful for opportunity to participate in that process.

Shalom,

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