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    Young Spanish winemaker dies in wine vat accident

    The winemaker niece of respected Spanish producer Raul Perez has died after falling into a vat of wine. Emergency services at the scene of the accident.

    9 readers - By Decanter

    Martin Codax Albariño 2013, Rías Baixas, Spain

    These folk also make Tesco’s own-label Albariño… Martin Codax Albariño 2013, Rías Baixas, Spain (£12.99 Slurp) Tasted this a couple of times in early summer ...

    6 readers - By Drinking Outside The Box

      Winery Visit Roundup

      Virginia Wine Time - - 6 readers - In this post we share our experiences at three wineries that we visited within the past month. It includes one newbie, too! Granite Heights Winery: Always a treat to visit Luke and Toni at Granite Heights. We enjoyed the crisp 2012 Chardonnay with its characteristics of pear and citrus with a flinty finish.

      Grilled Flank Steak with Shallot and Red Wine Sauce

      WineStyles - - 6 readers - INGREDIENTS: • 4 shallots, sliced in thin rings • 4 tablespoons olive oil • 1 cup red wine • 1 cup beef broth • Salt and freshly ground black pepper • 1 (1 1/2 pound) piece flank steak • 1 tablespoon cold butter, in small chunks DIRECTIONS: In a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, saute the shallots in 2 tablespoons of the olive oil until lightly caramelized, about 5 to 7 minutes.

      The Wines Of Uruguay (Part 2)

      The Passionate Foodie - - 5 readers - If you examine the location and climate of Uruguay, there is little question why it is an excellent location for vineyards. It is located on the same latitude as South Africa and Adelaide, Australia. The Uruguayan climate is very conducive, with a predominantly maritime climate and about 1000mm of rain annually.

      Four Days in Paso Robles - Day One

      The Sommelier Update - - 4 readers - Once again, it was time to take my wine club on a trip to wine country. And, once again, we ventured up to the Central Coast of California, to Paso Robles. We chose to go a little earlier in the season, so we could spend some time with the winemakers, before harvest really got into full swing.

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      Young Spanish winemaker dies in wine vat accident

      …, including those connected to the Spain's network for young socialists. Perez was the secretary of the Young Socialists of El Bierzo group. Raul Perez, the uncle of Nerea Perez, is a widely respected producer among Spanish wine experts. Grape varieties that he works with include Albarino, Mencia, Bastardo and Godello. He could not be immediately contacted following the accident.…

      9 readers - By Decanter

      Discovering Treasure in Horse Heaven Hills

      … are aging reds 2-3 years and releasing bottles that are ready to drink, with some reserve wines requiring 5-6 years to show best. These are wines that play well with food. Cabernet Sauvignon is king, followed closely by blends of Bordeaux varietals. An array of varietals, from Albarino to Zinfandel are available. Discover Your Own Treasure Horse Heaven…

      2 readers - By Tasting Pour

      Four Days in Paso Robles - Day One

      … in Pasadena, earlier this year, and her Zinfandel was my pick of the tasting. The J.Dusi tasting room is fairly new, but the Dusi name is synonymous with Paso Robles Zinfindel. Janell is the grand-daughter of famed Paso Robles grape grower, Dante Dusi. Janell was in the backroom when we arrived, having been up since early that morning, harvesting…

      4 readers - By The Sommelier Update

      Winery Visit Roundup

      …. Paul enjoyed the light-bodied 2013 Merlot with its bright cherry nose and elements of dried herbs and sweet tobacco. I found the cherry wine to be the most intriguing. This dessert wine was made with morello cherries; it was aged in stainless steel berries. In the tasting room, this tasty treat is served inside of a chocolate cup! Decadent indeed! I made certain to purchase a bottle to serve with a favorite chocolate dessert.…

      6 readers - By Virginia Wine Time

      The Wines Of Uruguay (Part 3)

      … and Dessert wines. Though I didn't taste everything, I was able to sample about 50 wines, enough to form some preliminary thoughts about the wines of Uruguay. In general, the white wines, mainly Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc, were dry, clean and well balanced, with more of a European flair. They were food friendly and many were good values. The red…

      1 readers - By The Passionate Foodie

      The Wines Of Uruguay (Part 2)

      …If you examine the location and climate of Uruguay, there is little question why it is an excellent location for vineyards. It is located on the same latitude as South Africa and Adelaide, Australia. The Uruguayan climate is very conducive, with a predominantly maritime climate and about 1000mm of rain annually. The high amount of rainfall…

      5 readers - By The Passionate Foodie

      Wine of the Day September 18, 2014

      … in a gorgeous seamless fashion, this is fantastic wine and a great value for something so wildly unique. The Eidos Ermos Tinto starts with black cherry, blackberry, plum and blueberry fruits, steely and stony mineral notes, wild herbs, briar and pepper spice, mint, licorice and cedar with polished tannins, lively acidity and sublime focus. This is crazy…

      2 readers - By grapelive.com

      Grilled Flank Steak with Shallot and Red Wine Sauce

      … and place on a large platter. Finish the sauce by swirling in the chunks of cold butter, then top the steak with some of the sauce and serve the rest on the side. Recipe courtesy of Bodega Bouza Bodega Bouza Tannat A8 Canelones, Uruguay Juan and Elisa established Bodega Bouza in 2000 by restoring a historic winery first built in 1942 by Numa…

      6 readers - By WineStyles

      Best Wine Reviews and Ratings: LCBO Vintages Release September 27

      … Cases 2E Cru 2006 St-Julien, Bordeaux A.C., France Château Léoville-Las Cases 2E Cru 2006 St-Julien, Bordeaux A.C., France Marchesi De’ Frescobaldi Mormoreto 2010 Castello Di Nipozzano, Tuscany I.G.T., Italy John Duval Plexus Shiraz Grenache Mourvèdre 2009 Barossa Valley, South Australia, Australia Hamilton Russell Pinot Noir 2012 Hemel-En-Aarde…

      2 readers - By Natalie MacLean

      Thomas Ciszak & Todd Villani‏ Chefs Collaboration Dinners

      … including wines (tax & gratuity additional) Amuse Sautéed Carolina Trout slow roasted and pickled beets, horseradish and mustard – Albarino, Bodega Castro Martin 2012 Viking Village Scallops cauliflower puree, lardon – Chablis, Christian Moreau 2012 Lavender-Honey Glazed Duck duck fat potatoes, fennel – Grenache, Beckmen Estate 2010 48 Hour Root Beer…

      1 readers - By Food & Wine Chickie Insider

      Martin Codax Albariño 2013, Rías Baixas, Spain

      …These folk also make Tesco’s own-label Albariño… Martin Codax Albariño 2013, Rías Baixas, Spain (£12.99 Slurp) Tasted this a couple of times in early summer. On the video, you’ll see I liked it for its quite ripe plush peach and pear flesh tempered by juicy citrus and green apple acidity, with some herby spice action going on in there too. Very…

      6 readers - By Drinking Outside The Box

      Wine of the Week

      …LL coated a thick swordfish steak with tapenade and seared it in the cast-iron skillet to medium rare. I pulled the cork on the Condes de Albarei Albariño 2012, Rias Baixas, and we were fit as a fiddle and ready for fun. Rias Baixas is a vineyard area in the province of Galicia, in northwest Spain. The company is a cooperative that gathers grapes…

      1 readers - By Fredric Koeppel/ Bigger Than Your Head

      Weekend Wine Notes: Six Spicy, Savory Whites

      … (the only form of seafood we ate when I was a child). Anyway, quick reviews here, meant to tease your interest and whet your taste-buds. All were samples for review. Enjoy! ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Villa Robles Huerhuero Albarino 2013, Paso Robles. 14.5% alc. Very pale…

      7 readers - By Fredric Koeppel/ Bigger Than Your Head

      What Would the Crew of the Minnow Drink?

      … if you have beverages. Skipper’s three hour tour became several seasons of tomfoolery and dream sequences yet I’m sure there was wine in those coconut shells Mrs. Howell was sipping from a straw! Gilligan may have packed a cooler filled with cheese, dips, sandwiches, and beer. But I’m guessing the Howells surreptitiously placed wine inside. Although…

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      2013 Bodegas del Palacio de Fefiñanes “Albariño des...

      …2013 Bodegas del Palacio de Fefiñanes “Albariño des Fefiñanes” As you know, Albariños are always welcome in my house! This one’s got lots of peach, sea shells, sea salt, and fresh white flowers on the nose with a hints of candied lemon peel. Mouthwatering acidity on the palate with lots of pear and marine (salt/shells) notes. A bit of a tingle…

      2 readers - By Shiba Sommelier