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The post eculent: Fine Dining at Clear Creek Winery appeared first on Texas Wine Lover. eculent is a fine dining restaurant which will be opening soon at Clear Creek Winery located in Kemah. Chefs David Skinner and Michael Calvino will bring an evening of a multi-course meal which will not soon be forgotten.
We publish information about wines grown from certified organic or Biodynamic vineyards that are generally made with sulfites (which are usually added in small amounts to preserve the wine). That includes these certification types: ORGANIC WINE CERTIFICATIONS • Made with Organic Grapes Vineyards: certified organic Vinification: less than 100 ppm of sulfites (i.e.
With less than 100 acres of orange muscat grown in California, who knew there was an organically grown one? The one and only is grown in ...
WineAlign World Wine Awards of Canada 2014 The results are in. Closure has come. Category champions and Judge’s picks are now live. The highly regarded WineAlign World Wine Awards of Canada is categorized and justified as a “must enter” for winemakers and vintners who want to be a part of a genuine, above-board wine competition.
Black Cherry hue with aromas of bold,stinky dark berries and some funky, off aromas of damp basement. There is a slight suggestion of pomegranate and musty cigar box. Palate--Unique first impression of inky, solid fruit with nice chocolate tinged berry beam mid palate, and a tasty little "something" that again is unique on the finish.
Hello Friends, Today’s Quick Sip is the 2011 Amancaya Gran Reserva from Bodegas Caro. This is an Argentinian blend composed of 70% Malbec and 30% Cabernet Sauvignon. Bodegas Caro, established in 1998, is a joint effort between distinguished wine families, Domaines Barons de Rotschild (Lafite) and the Catena family.
Lisa Mays will teach a variety of Wine Education classes and hands-on cooking classes at vibrant Casa Azafran in 2015! Paella Class in December: We will end the year with a Christmas-inspired Paella Class! Details soon! Casa Azafrán is a beautiful event space that offers not only offer services in education, legal, health care and the arts to immigrants, refugees, but also offers hands on cooking.
Medium garnet hue with aromas of forest floor, bright cherry, menthol and cigar box. Palate--True Tuscan, rustic, flavors of sturdy Sangiovese with steally notes and a touch of dark berry. Finishes with graphite ...
Northern Rhone Syrah: A Conversation With Guy Sarton du Jonchay of Vidal-Fleury Let’s talk about Syrah, particularly that from France’s Northern Rhone. The steep slopes of this region produce some of the most legendary wines of the world. (The white wines are swoon-worthy, too.
Drinkhacker Reads – 09.22.2014 – We’re Drinking Less Scotch? Prices are going up, and we’re drinking less scotch. According to an article published in Harper’s, scotch exports declined 11% in the first half of 2014, with “economic headwinds and uncertainty” being cited as the main reason. Has the bubble burst? We’ll see if scotch rebounds in the second half of the year.
Santigo, me and Fernando Santigo Mayorga, the assistant winemaker for Nieto Senetiner, recently came through Dallas with Fernando Salmain, the export director for the winery as well as Kelly Elder, representing Foley Family Wines, to talk about the past, present and future of their wines. This is a storied winery dating back to 1888, when Italian immigrants founded the winery in Mendoza.
Soalheiro Alvarinho 2013 Vinho Verde I love Soalheiro. They’re one of the top producers in Portugal’s Vinho Verde region, and it’s time I gave Portugal a bit more love on this blog – it was one of the key countries for getting me loved up about wine. I visited them a few years ago (report here), and this 2013 is lovely and bright ...
Time to Show Us Your Stuff: Austin County Wine Show & Non-Commercial Competition Are you an non-commercial or amateur wine maker? Well, show us your stuff. This is a professionally judged competition that will give you a side-by-side comparison of how your wines stack up versus other wines.
Another mixed bag this week with one exceptional wine worth seeking out: the Chilean Syrah, which overdelivers on multiple fronts. A lesson drinking wine at the right time comes with the Orvieto, too. Cheers. 2012 Bastide Miraflors Cotes Catalanes $15 I'll say this about this one: it's well-made, has nice clean edges, and plenty of flavor.
A few weeks back hubs and I ventured into the desert in search of… wine. No I’m not talking about Arizona, where I’m originally from. I’m talking about Washington State. But isn’t the Pacific Northwest all green and rainy? Nope. Once you venture over the Cascade Mountain range an entirely different landscape opens up to you. The desert.
When I first started learning about wine I found it hardly credible that you could tell which varieties contributed to any particular Champagne. The processes seemed just too complex, the blending and winemaking too large a part of the process, for grape-derived characteristics to be transmitted through from the vineyard to the finished wine.
DINNER AT BACKYARD VINEYARDS On a beautiful September evening my wife and I joined another dozen people for dinner at the Fraser valley winery. we admired the sun setting over the vineyards with a galls of Blanc de Noir Brut. The appetizers were also enjoyable including Charcuterie, Cheeses,preserves, home made pickles and more.
Multiple Personality Disorder Splits My Tweets [Cross posted to LewisPerdue.Com and and Stealth Epidemic.Com for good reason .... read on] My current Twitter followers know me for my book writing Lewis Perdue.com (@lewisperdue) or because I’m the editor/publisher of Wine Industry Insight (@Vinoindustry).