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SYDNEY, Aug 21 (Reuters) – Australia’s Treasury Wine Estates Ltd, the world’s No ...
Think of it as a Mini-Napa Valley Auction. Or maybe as a chance to contribute to the cause of animal rescue work in the Napa region It could be seen as a chance to sample some of the Valley’s most celebrated wines. It’s WINAPALOOZA and it’s coming to Napa Valley September 20th.
Wine selection at a Costco in San Jose. Laws prevent some states from selling wine through retailers. If you love wine you should consider living in one of States rated “A+” for access to wine: California, DC, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, Oregon and Virginia. On the flip side, those that fare less well, receiving a failing grade, include Utah, Colorado and Pennsylvania among others.
Paella is the most vibrant and spectacular rice dish from Spain and Chef Michael Symon will show us how it’s done right! 2014 Music City Food + Wine ...
Back in 2008, a study by Minitel found that “All Natural” was the second most frequently used claim on new American food products. A more recent study found that the term “100 Percent Natural” was consumers most popular claim to read on a food label. Marketers have figured out that “Natural” sells.
Carlisle Winery & Vineyards was founded in 1998 by Mike and Kendall Officer. Their passion is clear: Small lots of Zinfandel and Syrah from exceptional, historic vineyards. Sourced from Teldeschi Ranch, Mounts Ranch, Oddone Vineyard and Del Carlo Ranch. 86% Zinfandel, 8% Grenache and 6% Petite Sirah. Bright purple in color. 15.7% ABV. Brambly black fruits, plums, iron and pepper on the nose.
Boise residents Earl and Carrie Sullivan make wine in Washington’s Columbia Valley and Idaho’s Snake River Valley for Telaya Wine Co. (Photo courtesy of Telaya Wine Co.) GARDEN CITY, Idaho – Earl Sullivan is a winery owner with feet in two states, all because he simply wants to make the best wine possible. Sullivan, who owns Telaya Wine Co.
"...because the glory of Riesling is in its multiplicity of styles… and the problem of Riesling is in its multiplicity of styles..." (Summer of Riesling) Winechat last night explored three unique terroirs through three outstanding old world Rieslings from Alsace, Austria and Germany. Soil, climate and topography are the major components of terroir.
Every Thursday I feature a wine I particularly enjoy, whether it’s something new and different, is a great value, or from a producer worth checking out. For this week, my Wine Of The Week is the 2012 Zudugarai “Amats” Getariako Txakolina. The Winery Bodegas Zudugarai is a winery located in the Basque region in northern Spain, less than 20 miles from the French border.
From Wikimedia. “This $100 bottle of wine is an undrinkable monstrosity… the BV was poured down the drain. Even if there’s no correspondence between price and quality in wine, it’s a bit shocking: how did BV end up crafting a wine that was impossible to drink?” Jonathan Lipsmeyer writes a provocative piece about Napa Valley.
Generally speaking, when you’re attending a Pinot Noir masterclass-style tasting hosted by one of a wine region’s most historically significant properties, it’s not considered good form to giggle like an eight year-old girl. Which, of course, didn’t stop me from doing it.
The post GrapeFest Uncorked 2014 Preview appeared first on Texas Wine Lover. Sample more than 160 Texas varietals from 44 Texas wineries at the People’s Choice Wine Tasting Classic, the largest consumer-judged wine competition in the United States, during the 28th Annual GrapeFest - A Wine Experience in Historic Downtown Grapevine September 11-14.
The Crew Wine Company crafts a Chardonnay that is a very food friendly Chardonnay. The 2012 Matchbook The Arsonist Chardonnay, Dunnigan Hills AVA in Yolo County is a light gold translucent color. The aromas and flavors reminded me of caramel, pears, apples, butter and a hint of slate. The reserve wine is made from the best barrels of wine with Dunnigan Hills AVA fruit. The 14.
Because they sell so much of it — and a lot more than most of us realize. Hence the reason for the Great Wall of Wine. Wine was the seventh biggest category by dollar amount for supermarkets in the 52 weeks ending June 15, recording $6.9 billion in sales. That’s up 3.7 percent from the same period a year ago, and works out to an average of $9.27 a bottle.
Bootlegger 21 Handmade Vodka, a Gluten free, 100% American corn grain, has a unique genesis. First off, I love the whole vibe of the package. It's a beautiful, stylish approach, with romantic reverence, to the Prohibition era of the 1920’s and 30’s. Just as the Bootleggers shrugged off the 18th Amendment making the transport and sale of liquor illegal in the U.S.
Cadaretta Wine’s Soil Composition at Southwind Vineyard is a story that I wrote for our client ...
Thirty miles west of Paso Robles, on the Central Coast of California lies the charming resort town of Cambria where ocean sunsets, eclectic shops, terrific restaurants, and comfortable inns are waiting for you. Prior to this summer’s Wine Blogger’s Conference in Santa Barbara, I spent two days in Cambria with my daughter, Stephanie, who is a resident.
(Disclaimer: I was not drunk. I wrote this story and then forgot to post it. Sincerest apologies to all involved. I realized I FB'd the photos but didn't file the story...LOL. Apologies. Great stuff as always from TheFarmer VaLa! - C.
OK, so I am behind in my reviews. So shoot me. I'm on a beer streak, so let's continue here. I love Paradox Brewing! There, I said it. I've been wanting to say it for a long time, but I hadn't got the chance. I tried them this early spring, at the Taste of Upper Hudson in Saratoga Springs, and I am way behind, if that doesn't give you the feel for how far behind I am, then there it is.
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