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Join the Arts Club and the Wines of British Columbia at the largest tasting of BC VQA wines in Vancouver tomorrow evening from 7-9:30pm at the Vancouver Convention Centre. More than 90 BC wineries will be pouring over 350 award-winning Wines of British Columbia.
Savannah-Chanelle Vineyards is located in the Santa Cruz Mountains About Savannah-Chanelle Vineyards in Redwood Country When we think of wine country around the San Francisco Bay Area, the Napa Valley and Sonoma immediately come to mind. But there are other important wine regions to consider near San Francisco and one of those is the Santa Cruz Mountain wine country.
One of the wagons in the Vendanges des Artistes was painted with this: Our water is better than your wine. I guess that’s what passes for trash talk in the wine world. (The photos in this post are from the video made by Sebastian Nickel at vnickel.com) It’s harvest and wine-making time again.
Smiles all around from current and former Terroirist contributors. (Left to right: Isaac James Baker, David White, Scott Claffee, Sarah Hexter.) As regular readers know, I write a free, twice monthly wine column that’s distributed to newspapers across the country. These columns are hosted by Grape Collective.
Two Absolutely Joyous Wines from a Forgotten Region - It Won't be Forgotten for Long Everyone has personal preferences when it comes to wine, which has no bearing on any sort of quality hierarchy. Your favorite wine does not have to be considered the best wine and vice versa. Quality in wine can be discerned by some things like length, depth, complexity, structure, etc.
Running of the Bulls, NYC! Know those little Montaditos we love so much? Well, 100 Montaditos is opening a new location on Ludlow Street, NYC! To celebrate this time, and to have some fun they are throwing a Running of the Bulls event Thursday September 18th. You don’t have to go to Pamplona, Spain to do something like this now.
Broc Cellars Valdiguié 2012 This is a lovely wine. It’s made from the Valdiguié grape variety, a rather unremarkable variety from southern France that once was popular in California because of its disease resistance, where it was known as California Gamay. However, it was judged to make rather ordinary wine, and now only 300 acres or so are left.
FLEX APPEAL; a vegetarian cookbook for families with meat-eaters (Whitecap, 2014, 216 pages, ISBN 978-1-77050-188-1, $29.95 CAN paper covers) is by Pat Crocker (herbalist and prolific cookbook author) and Nettie Cronish (organic foods chef and cookbook author). Their book is about putting together a healthy and delicious dinner in half an hour or less for both vegetarians and carnivores.
2013 Bodega Garzón Sauvignon Blanc Guys, I’m super psyched about this Sauvignon Blanc from Uruguay! Can you tell? Green pepper, grass, whit ...
Visit to Abbazia di Novacella This winery originated as an abbey dating back to 1142, a period in which the Blessed Artmanno, bishop of Bressanone, decided to erect a monastery in Neustift. Since the founding of the Abbey offered hospitality to the pilgrims going to Rome or the Holy Land.
Chicago’s 2014 Design Harvest Festival is sponsored by the West Town Chamber of Commerce. WHEN: Saturday September 20th-Sunday September 21th, 2014 The live musical entertainment area is programmed by Chicago’s legendary live music venue, The Hideout.
Visit to J. Hofstatter in #AltoAdige Okay, so the first thing that happens after arriving at the J. Hofstatter winery in #AltoAdige is that we are hustled into the back of a military sort of truck and brought up to a cliff in the Kolbenhof vineyard located above Tramin. It's a well groomed spot with neatly planted grass and even some art around us.
2007 Rovellotti, Ghemme “Chioso dei Pomi” DOCG, Piedmonte, Italy. The northern Piedmonte region is really becoming the hot spot for great Nebbiolo wines, especially the areas of the Colli Novaresi, these are really wonderfully expressive wines with depth and complexity.
This sleek, modern looking winery offers a gorgeous, modern tasting room and a wealth of information about the terroir where its 350 members grow grapes on 390 hectares. St. Michael-Eppan Winery has been enthroned in the center of South Tyrol’s most important wine-growing community for over a century.
You can access the 59 wines that I reviewed for September 27 as a text wine list with my complete tasting notes, scores, food matches and the stock for each bottle in their closest LCBO stores. You can also see my wine reviews for September 13. If you are a Paid Member, you can add my wine picks to your custom shopping list with one click and access that list on your smartphone.
Sep 16, 2014 Posted by Bean | 0 comments On Monday, Black Raven Brewing released UNABRIDGED, an eagerly anticipated collaboration brew with Stone Brewing. The Unabridged is a wine barrel aged Saison with sumo mandarin oranges and acacia. Unabridged Saison The above is an accurate description of this Washington beer but it doesn’t do this delicious saison any justice.
Visit to Cantina Bolzano in #AltoAdige "Welcome," says Patrizia Sparer, an intelligent looking young woman who's father is the managing director of the Cantina Bolzano cooperative, which combines 320 hectares of Bolzano’s best vineyards at between 240 and 800m above sea level. One of South Tyrol’s most traditional wines, the S.
English: Union Station in Portland, Oregon, USA. Français : Union station, la gare desservie par Amtrak à Portland dans l’Oregon (États Unis). (Photo credit: Wikipedia) The Fremont Bridge in Portland, Oregon from the east end. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Seal of the City of Portland, Oregon (Photo credit: Wikipedia) I had a Glorious Vino con Vista Weekend in Portland Oregon.