Brutus, or Brute of Troy, is a legendary descendant of the Trojan hero Aeneas, known in medieval British legend as the eponymous founder and first king of Britain. This legend first appears in the Historia Britonum, a 9th-century historical compilation attributed to Nennius, but is best known from the account given by the 12th century chronicler Geoffrey of Monmouth in his Historia Regum Britanniae. However, he is not mentioned in any classical text and is not considered to be historical.
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    • Un douteux mélange des genres

      Question quiz: Combien de pages de publicité voyez-vous dans la photo ci-dessous? Combien de pages de publicité…? La réponse plus bas… C’est dans le magazine Zeste de l’hiver 2014/2015, que j’ai remarqué la chronique intitulée Le compagnon idéal. Mon oeil a d’abord été attiré par les recommandations de la page de gauche.

      Julien Marchand/ Chez Julien- 1 readers -
    • Wining with Pere Ventura...

      The Goddess of Wine was invited to lunch at Il Grano Ristorante Italiano for a special tasting of Pere Ventura Cava. Fourth-generation winemaker and proprietor Pere Ventura Vendrell charmed us as he told us his family history and led this intimate group of wine writers and retailers through the wine tasting.

      Goddess of Winein Chardonnay- 3 readers -
    • NV J Vineyards and Winery Cuvée 20 Brut, Sonoma County

      NV J Vineyards and Winery Cuvée 20 Brut, Sonoma County Pale straw color with a slight bronze glint. It has a finely beaded mousse. Aromas of fresh lemon and green apple are followed by richer, fleshier fruit (apricots?) and, finally, notes of cream, bread, and nuts. It is lively and crisp in the mouth, showing a sweet-tart juiciness.

      Wine Lines- 2 readers -
  • Fast Breaking

    … Reviews of the Golan Heights Winery’s Gilgal Brut and Talisker 10 year old Single Malt Scotch Whisky. By Joshua E. London and Lou Marmon Washington Jewish Week October 1, 2014 Breaking the Yom Kippur fast is a nominally festive occasion customarily celebrated with family and friends. And while the meal occurs at the end of a long day…

    Grapelinesin Pinot Noir Chardonnay- 3 readers -
  • 27 Shades of French Wine Perfection

    … Père & Fils, is one of the oldest wine estates in Burgundy. In 1775, Joseph Bouchard acquired his first vineyards in Volnay. During the French Revolution, property belonging to the clergy and nobility was confiscated and put up for sale. Joseph’s son, Antoine Philibert Joseph Bouchard, extended the family’s vineyard holdings in Beaune including…

    Karl Mywinepal/ MyWinePalin Pinot Noir Chardonnay- 5 readers -
  • Township 7 recruits winemaker from Canadian giant Peller

    Mary McDermott left Trius Winery at Hillebrand in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario to take over the winemaking at Township 7 Vineyards and Winery in Penticton, British Columbia. (Photo courtesy of Township 7) PENTICTON, British Columbia — Township 7 Vineyards and Winery plans to make sparkling wine a focus, which led the Naramata Bench brand to hire Ontario winemaker Mary McDermo ...

    Eric Degerman/ Great Northwest Wine- 5 readers -
  • Tasting Lunch With Wines From Weingut Bründlmayer

    Thomas Klinger from Weingut Bründlmayer has yet again visited Stockholm. As last year is was a interesting lunch with an outgoing, interesting and funny Thomas. NV Brut Rosé From magnum. This was poured on arrival. As last year it has a nice nose of almost ripe raspberries and some cinnamon cookies. The taste is medium bodied with a fine acidity and delicate red fruit.

    Barolista- 4 readers -
  • Discovering Portugal’s Vinho Verde, visiting Soalheiro vineyards

    … focused on the whites of the region. The main grapes used for the white wines are alvarinho, arinto, loureiro, trajadura, azal and avesso. All of these are indigenous varieties of Portugal and produce light wines with acidity but also with body. A very nice combination on the palate. Throughout the trip, we tasted not only the still white wines…

    The Wine Sleuth- 3 readers -
  • Sparkling wines of the Limoux AOC

    Sparkling wine production in France can be placed into four broad categories: Champagne -- King of the hill. Reserved for sparkling wines produced within the delimited area of the Champagne wine region. Cremant -- sparkling wine made using the méthode traditionelle and adhering to the following restrictions: Harvested by hand within set production quotas Whole-bunch p ...

    Wine -- Mise en abyme- 5 readers -
  • Lone Hen Winery

    … four acres of vineyard when completed. In 2009, Lone Hen Winery officially became a winery. We first saw Lone Hen Winery at the Texas Reds Steak & Grape Festival where the wines being tasted were sparkling wines. At the time, they said they did not have a tasting room yet so I decided to wait a while until we would be in the area again…

    Texas Wine Loverin Cabernet Sauvignon- 2 readers -
  • Champagne Geoffroy, Volupte, Brut, Premier Cru, Ay, France, 12.5% abv

    We enjoyed an informative and gracious visit to Champagne Geoffroy in June 2014 and while there purchased this bottle to use in a toast to honour of my parents’ 50th wedding anniversary in August. Many of grower-producer Jean-Baptiste Geoffroy’s champagnes are imported into Canada but not this one.

    winellama- 6 readers -
  • Peach Gazpacho for Labor Day Weekend or Any Warm Day!

    … Peach season is here and J Vineyards & Winery has a wonderful recipe for peach gazpacho. This chilled gazpacho may be just perfect for this Labor Day weekend and any warm day. Fresh Peach Gazpacho Serves 4 Ingredients 1½ pound fresh peaches, preferably white ½ pound Early Girl tomatoes, yellow 1 cup J Vintage Brut (reserved to finish…

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