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    David Ramey Q&A: "Alcohol level is not a political decision"

    … from Chemistry 1-A to an MS in enology at UC Davis. Where did you go from there? Because I hadn't taught in Colombia, I wanted to work overseas, especially in France, because those were the grapes we worked with in California. It's such an odd twist of fate that in Sonoma County with all the Italian families, we ended up making all these French…

    2 readers - By W. Blake Gray/ The Gray Report

    Toledo Area Wine Events & Tastings: October 22-25, 2014

    … PM. Jim's 20th Wine Anniversary Party: 1. Terredora Fiano di Avellino – Italy. 2. Tres Picos Garnacha – Campo de Borja, Spain. 3. Tait Ball Buster – Australia. 4. Black Rock Petite Sirah – California. 5. Fin Amour – France. 6. Amor Fati Syrah – California. 7. Domain Tempier Bandol – South of France. 8. Lapostole Clos Apalta – Chile. 9. Alto Moncaya…

    5 readers - By Toledo Wines and Vines

    Fourteen wines that should be on your restaurant list

    … and good persistence. This is the all-around good guy, the one with an open invitation, the bridge from Estate to Dolomite to Csv. The well-adjusted one steps up its game to help win one for the team, especially out of the convivial 2013 vintage.” Last tasted October 2014 @CaveSpring Rustenberg John X Merriman 2011, Stellenbosch, South Africa…

    By Michael Godel/ Godello

    Jacob's Creek plans more whisky barrel wines

    … to the wines, we are just adding some nuances,' said Richardson. 'We looked at brandy barrels as well, but what we found with the Scotch and Irish ones was that they actually softened the wines,' she added. Both the Cabernet and Shiraz are 14.4% abv and current production is around 80,000 litres. All of the barrels are understood to have been sourced internally from Pernod Ricard's spirits business, which includes Jameson Ireland and Chivas Regal in Scotland. …

    6 readers - By Decanter

    International influencers set to explore Australia’s culinary delights

    … I am looking forward to attending this experience and will report back on ‘the most extraordinary dining room on earth’! Press Embargoed until 21st October 2014 International influencers set to explore Australia’s culinary delights More than 80 of the world’s most influential and respected food and wine VIPs will arrive in Australia early…

    3 readers - By Matthew Jukes

    New World vs. Old World

    …? In the first pair, wine #1 was fruity and dry, with grassy notes, citrus peel, and marked acidity. Many guessed it was a New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc - but it was a white Bordeaux. Wine #2 was creamier, with sweet vanilla oak, lemon merengue, and peach; more complex, silky but still crisp. Were we in Pouilly-Fumé, France? Actually, Washington…

    1 readers - By Wine Maven in Training

    A Little Bit Of The Bubbly

    … wife Liora and their son Yahav together established Welner Wines to focus on high-quality, value-priced kosher wines from around the world including Chile, Israel, Spain, Italy, France, South Africa, Argentina and Australia. The Deccolio Prosecco ($ 11), found at Whole Foods Markets, has floral, green apple and tangerine aromas that develop…

    3 readers - By Grapelines

    Matching Cheese and Wine

    … or Austrian Trockenbeerenauslese or a Hungarian Tokaji. Sauternes is also good. Gouda – a semi-hard cheese from Holland. Definitely red wine country here try a new World Merlot or Zinfandel. Also recommended with Amarone by Wine90. Graddost – a semi-hard cheese from Sweden. Try with a good Chenin Blanc or Sauvignon Blanc. Gruyère – Again…

    4 readers - By Andrew Barrow/ Spittoon

    Savannah-Chanelle

    … Stefani at Savannah-Chanelle The history of Savannah-Chanelle goes back to the early days of the California wine boom. Pierre Pourroy emigrated to California from France in 1887 and was joined by his brother Eloi six years later. Together they bought land - including a vineyard - in Saratoga from the Bonjetti family and planted Zinfandel…

    2 readers - By Santa Cruz Mountains and Santa Clara Valley Wines

    Budget Friendly Wines for Budget Friendly #SundaySupper

    … and South Africa. Domestically – Look for lesser known regions. In California for example look for wines from Amador, Lodi, or Lake County. Find website/blogger who specializes in value. My favorite is the Reverse Wine Snob. Shop for Trader Joe’s and Costco for wine. Both have lots of wines that offer great value. Take a look a box wines…

    4 readers - By Martin Redmond/ ENOFYLZ Wine Blog

    Two superb whites: Radikon 1993 and Shobrook Giallo 2013

    … So, on Wednesday evening I had one of the best pizzas I have ever experienced. I met up with buddy and fellow Beer Anorak Daniel Primack for a spot of dinner at Pizza Pilgrims. We each bought a bottle, both white it turns out, and they were both fantastic. It was such a nice evening. Radikon Slatnik di Oslavia 1993 Vino di Tavola, Italy What…

    2 readers - By jamie goode's wine blog

    Weekly Interview: Ben Riggs

    … pretty well. If you weren’t making wine for a living, what would you be doing? Good question! I think I would be making something for people to eat or drink or both. How do you define success? Being a happy and healthy contributor to society. My greatest achievements are, apart from my three boys, being able to create jobs for about 25 people as well as now donating to breast cancer research – reaching $100,000 AUD now. …

    1 readers - By Albert Pak/ Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog

    Kaiken Wines – A Chilean Hand in Argentine Terroir

    …A Bit of Argentine Wine Background Argentina is a large country that can boast over 300 sunny days a year and a dry semi-desert climate, and irrigation canals from the Andes mountains which helps them to be the 5th largest wine producer in the world. Grapes were brought over by French, Spanish, and Italian immigrants. Believe it or not, nearly 70…

    4 readers - By Karl Mywinepal/ MyWinePal

    Oct 16, Wine Country Hotels

    … Hotels will show you what's available. Keep in touch with Vinodiversity Just enter your details below and you will receive an occasional newsletter letting you know all about the alternative varietal wine scene in Australia and beyond.…

    2 readers - By Vinodiversity

    #WW 2008 Jacobs Creek Shiaz

    … of fruit flavor supported by subtle coffee like oak notes and fine velvety tannin's with easy soft finish. A very enjoyable and distinctive example of an affordable Australian Shiraz. This medium bodied easy drinking enjoyable inexpensive wine rates **** and a solid 6. Perfect to accompany your week night meals even if you have guests this is good enough to share without hesitation. Good and very inexpensive! Cheers! Happy Wine Adventures, Cheers, WineWalkabout Kiwi & Koala …

    1 readers - By WineWalkabout
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