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    Visiting a Port House: Ramos Pinto

    Visiting a Port House: Ramos Pinto Just behind the lower end of the cable car ride in Vila Nova de Gaia stands a proud, mustard coloured building. This is the lodge for port producer Ramos Pintos. Not that widely known in the UK – where the English names of the port houses ...

    1 readers - By Spittoon

    WBC15: Finger Lakes Wine Region, NY

      It was quite disappointing not to participate in WBC14, as Santa Barbara seemed a beautiful location with lots of wines we had not had access to. Unfortunately, it wasn't in the budget, so it didn't happen. I was really excited to read that WBC15 was coming closer to hom...

    6 readers - By 50 States of Wine

    Tanglewood Wine & Food Classic

    Be sure to check out the Tanglewood Wine and Food Classic. It will features wines from around the world, East Coast chefs, and locally sourced foods, enjoyed in an incomparable setting on the Ta...

    1 readers - By Boston Wine Buzz

    Dan Gatlin on Texas Wines and Climate, Part II of II

    The post Dan Gatlin on Texas Wines and Climate, Part II of II appeared first on Texas Wine Lover. [Reproduced with permission] Previously Welcome to Part II of the series on hot-climate wine production. Part I stated that 70%+ of the issues with heat can be mitigated by...

    11 readers - By Texas Wine Lover

    Are you a wine snob?

    The cyber-ether has been abuzz with accusations of wine snobbery, and even Blake Gray — who recently shared a bottle of $10 South African chenin blanc with me — has been accused of snobbery. Trust me: People who drink cheap wine with the Wine Curmudgeon aren’t wine snobs.  ...

    1 readers - By The Wine Curmudgeon

    Rombauer Vineyards California 2011 Zinfandel

    Rombauer Vineyards California 2011 Zinfandel, $26.99-$29.99, 93 points, poured a lovely ruby trending maroon up to the transparent wine-ring at the glass wall. Bright black fruit, toast, with gentle floral and sweet tobacco components made for a lovely aroma. Medium bodied...

    1 readers - By New Hampshire Wine-man

    Bento Amaral

    FTLOP is proud to introduce to our readers Bento Amaral, who is the Director of Technical Services and Certification...

    1 readers - By For The Love Of Port

    Lenz Estate Selection Merlot 2008

    From Long Island and a stoically vin de garde producer and winemaker, where ‘maximum intervention’ is the calling card of the viticulturists, ‘our philosophy in the vineyard is hig...

    1 readers - By The Wine Front

    Claus Presinger Zweigelt 2012

    Tom Sheer from Lo-Fi Wines explains, ‘Claus Presinger was named winemaker of the year in Austria by something or other this year, and is part of the ‘Pan...

    1 readers - By The Wine Front

    Peter Wetzer Kekfrankos Soproni 2011

    More from Peter Wetzer of Sopron, which was formerly the capital of what’s known today as Burgenland, Austria. Wetzer is a one-man-band who works his vineyards organically, and...

    1 readers - By The Wine Front