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    A Wine for Tonight: 2013 Julia’s Dazzle Rosé

    Would you like a quick suggestion for a good wine to drink tonight (or this weekend) that won’t break your budget and is widely available? If so, you might want to try the 2013 Julia’s Dazzle Rosé from the Horse Heaven Hills of Washington State. Our selection criteria inclu...

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    Wine economics: How much does that bottle cost?

    Have you ever wondered about wine economics–what are the costs of a bottle of wine? While the industry, made up mostly of private companies, often keeps margins shrouded in mystery, I spoke with one vintner who broke down the price of barrels, corks, grapes as well as the thr...

    1 readers - By Tyler Colman/ Dr Vino's wine blog

      A $1.6 million oops in Napa

      Dr Vino's wine blog - - 1 readers - A Napa vintner hired a consulting enologist to cook him up a “cult” wine. It didn’t work out, the wine got flushed and the vintner is now suing the wine consultant to the tune of $1.6 million. See the ...

      Challenging Wine Pairing: Gnocchi

      Wine Peeps - - 1 readers - While gnocchi does not receive as much attention as other pastas, potato gnocchi has become popular and frequently appears on restaurant menus. In fact, in the past year, I have enjoyed delicious gnocchi both in Italy and here...

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      A Wine for Tonight: 2013 Julia’s Dazzle Rosé

      … Would you like a quick suggestion for a good wine to drink tonight (or this weekend) that won’t break your budget and is widely available? If so, you might want to try the 2013 Julia’s Dazzle Rosé from the Horse Heaven Hills of Washington State. Our selection criteria include: A very good Quality rating of >=3.5 stars (out of 5…

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      Challenging Wine Pairing: Gnocchi

      … While gnocchi does not receive as much attention as other pastas, potato gnocchi has become popular and frequently appears on restaurant menus. In fact, in the past year, I have enjoyed delicious gnocchi both in Italy and here in Seattle. Since we Wine Peeps enjoy Italian food very much, I decided to prepare a challenging wine pairing meal using…

      1 readers - By Wine Peeps

      Wine economics: How much does that bottle cost?

      … Have you ever wondered about wine economics–what are the costs of a bottle of wine? While the industry, made up mostly of private companies, often keeps margins shrouded in mystery, I spoke with one vintner who broke down the price of barrels, corks, grapes as well as the three tiers for me. And since that vintner was Bo Barrett of Chateau…

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      The quest for vin glou-glou in California

      … While the story of the stylistic shift in California winemaking (dubbed, inter alia, the “New California”) is arguably the most exciting story in American wine in the last decade, one aspect has been a stumbling block: price. Particularly as it relates to lower-priced, highly drinkable wines, known variously as vin de soif or glou glou wines…

      1 readers - By Tyler Colman/ Dr Vino's wine blog

      A Wine for Tonight: 2011 Rodney Strong Sonoma County Cabernet Sauvignon

      … Would you like a quick suggestion for a good wine to drink tonight (or this weekend) that won’t break your budget and is widely available? If so, you might want to try the 2011 Rodney Strong Sonoma County Cabernet Sauvignon from Sonoma County in California. Our selection criteria include: A very good Quality rating of >=3.5 stars (out…

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      A $1.6 million oops in Napa

      … A Napa vintner hired a consulting enologist to cook him up a “cult” wine. It didn’t work out, the wine got flushed and the vintner is now suing the wine consultant to the tune of $1.6 million. See the Napa Valley Register for more details. Who was that who said “I pity the fool who chases points”? Confucius? Mr. T? The post A $1.6 million oops in Napa appeared first on Dr Vino's wine blog. …

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      Wine Tasting Dinner: 2007 Washington Syrah Revisited

      … and luscious black fruits, with hints of green bell peppers, black pepper, and spice. The 2007 vintage was one of the best vintages in the history of Washington State. We featured 2007 Washington Syrah in a couple of our wine tasting dinners several years ago when those wines were recently released. Now that wines from the 2007 vintage have some bottle age…

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      A Wine for Tonight: 2012 Columbia Crest H3 Cabernet Sauvignon

      … Would you like a quick suggestion for a good wine to drink tonight (or this weekend) that won’t break your budget and is widely available? Many of our readers have said this is something they would like, so here is this week’s selection, the 2012 Columbia Crest H3 Cabernet Sauvignon from the Horse Heaven Hills of Washington State. Our selection…

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      A Wine for Tonight: 2013 Robert Mondavi Private Selection Riesling

      … was produced exclusively from grapes grown in Monterey County in California’s Central Coast American Viticultural Area, a region renowned for its cool climate. An especially aromatic rendition of the noble Riesling varietal, it exudes warm, ripe peach, jasmine, fresh citrone, and Florabunda rose perfumes. Strong acidity keeps the wine crisp and refreshing…

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      Challenging Wine Pairing: Peeps Marshmallow Confections

      … As we enter the Easter season, the colorful little Peeps marshmallow confections are always popular. And, it has been fun for us at Wine Peeps to use the little treats as our “unofficial” mascot. Since we are always trying to come up with fun ideas for our challenging wine pairings, we decided that it was time to do a pairing with Peeps…

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