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    Weekend Wine Notes: Six Spicy, Savory Whites

    Need I say more? Half-a-dozen very attractive, lively, spicy and savory — some more spicy than savory, some more savory than spicy — white wines designed to quench the thirst, caress and engage the palate, and accompany all sorts of the imaginative cuisine you’re so good at creating — or, you know, a package of fish sticks from the freezer (the only form of seafood we ate when I was a child).

    7 readers - By Fredric Koeppel/ Bigger Than Your Head

    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

      Grilled Flank Steak with Shallot and Red Wine Sauce

      WineStyles - - 5 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 - - 3 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.

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      Bigger Than Your Head - - 1 readers - 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.

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      The Wines Of Uruguay (Part 2)

      … include 27% Chardonnay, 22% Sauvignon Blanc, 8% Sémillon, and 5% Viognier. In addition, you'll find minor plantings of grapes like Albarino, Petit Manseng, and Roussanne. These vines seem to show more of a French influence though the addition of Albarino clearly comes from Spanish immigrants. Maybe Uruguay should explore more Spanish and Italian white…

      3 readers - By The Passionate Foodie

      Wine of the Day September 18, 2014

      … and Caiño Tinto which seems to be related to Albarino plus Ferrol a very rare varietal that seems to be very high in Anti-Oxidants all add up to an interesting mix along with the Garnacha from the cool climate of the Ribeiro. The wine itself is darkly hued, medium weighted and silky in texture with dark fruits, spice and mineral all playing out…

      2 readers - By grapelive.com

      Grilled Flank Steak with Shallot and Red Wine Sauce

      … bottlings, the winery is also responsible some of the most interesting Tempranillo, Merlot, Chardonnay and Albarino in South America. Winemaker: Dr. Eduardo Boido Appellation: Canelones, Uruguay Varietal Blend: 100% Tannat A8 Analysis: 15.5% alc/vol Filed under: Recipes Tagged: bodega bouza, canelones wine, cooking with wine, flank steak, food pairing, grilled steak recipe, premium wine club, recipe, uruguay wines, wine, wine club, wine pairing, wine recipe, wine tasting, winestyles…

      5 readers - By WineStyles

      Best Wine Reviews and Ratings: LCBO Vintages Release September 27

      … Zealand Henry Of Pelham Estate Riesling 2012 Short Hills Bench, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada Catena Chardonnay 2013 Mendoza, Argentina Perrin & Fils Réserve Blanc 2013 Côtes Du Rhône A.C., France Leira Albarino 2013 Rías Baixas D.O., Spain Adega De Monção Deu La Deu Alvarinho 2013 Vinho Verde D.O.C., Portugal Whitehaven Greg Reserve…

      1 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?

      … be caught carrying this purse wine on her arm to find a shady palm tree under which to sip. Cost is $15 for a 3 litre box. *Abadia de San Campio Bodegas Terras Cauda Albarino 2013 (sample) – I love Albarino from Spain’s region of Rias Baixas. This white wine will be perfect for a picnic on the beach or pier after you dock your boat. Pale lemon…

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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

      2012 Martín Códax Albariño

      …The wines of Martín Códax take their name from a Galician troubadour, which I've written about in a previous review. While the Albariño has been a consistent and enjoyable performer over the years, I was impressed by the label on this vintage. The company uses a lute as their logo, but rather than go for a photorealistic version, the designer…

      9 readers - By Ben Carter/ Benito's Wine Reviews

      Albarino Day Sat Aug 2, 2014: celebrate this cool white for hot days

      …Inspired by the Albariño Wine Festival held during the first week of every August in in the small coastal town of Cambados, Spain, International Albariño Day 2014 is set for Saturday, August 2. Traditionally grown in Rías Baixas, a coastal wine region in Galicia in northwestern Spain where over 90% of the vineyards are Albariño, this … Continue…

      20 readers - By wine predator

      Paco & Lola Albarino 2013 - A Love Story

      …A wine (and a variety) that's easy to love. 100% Albarino from Rias Baixas, Spain. SRP of $20 and available for as low as $12. Sample submitted for review. From the bottle: "Variety: 100% Albariño sourced from the winery's own vineyards. Fermentation: fermented in stainless steel vats, with temperature controlled. Appearance: attractive…

      14 readers - By The Reverse Wine Snob

      Weekend Wine Notes: 10 Under $20

      … Your eyes do not deceive you, My Readers. Today’s Weekend Wine Notes offer 10 wines priced under $20, in actuality, from about $12 to $19. We flaunt our eclectic nature today, reaching from various regions of California to Germany, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Argentina and Australia, and embracing many grape varieties and styles of wine. As usual…

      7 readers - By Fredric Koeppel/ Bigger Than Your Head

      Getting to Know Oregon and Washington Albariño

      … a multitude of wood-fired pizzas. The most notable being one with local cherries, bacon, and goat cheese. Then a gelato sample at Ice, an olive oil and vinegar tasting at D’Olivo, a quick wine tasting at Jones of Washington (I got the Sauv Blanc), and a coffee at Cafe Columbia to finish. If you’re wondering howl I drank hot coffee in that heat, the market is mercifully air-conditioned. Wenatchee, I’ll be back! Tags: abacela albarino, crayelle albarino, pybus market wenatchee, visit wenatchee…

      8 readers - By Jameson Fink