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    Daily Wine News: Mostly Psychological

    Flickr, Frank Fujimoto. “The primary position that I hold is that a winemaker should be able to make whatever style of wine she or he chooses and that includes alcohol levels.” Joe Roberts sits down with Siduri’s Adam Lee. “It seems that the effects of the Riedel glassware are psychological more than scientific.

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    Politics & Wine: Malibu About Face! Timing Raises Eyebrows.

    my attorney Bernie The Malibu AVA Association won their coveted AVA status August 19, one week before the California Coastal Commission announced there would be no more planting of vines permitted in Malibu.

    8 readers - By The Best of Wines

      The delightfully aromatic Bourgogne Rouge from Domaine Michel Juillot

      Hogshead - A Wine Blog - - 7 readers - The delightfully aromatic Bourgogne Rouge from Domaine Michel Juillot There is so much to drink out there that I am late to the game on this lovely wine from Domaine Michel Juillot. This site may not be awash in tasting notes but for what does show up you can be assured that I followed the wine to the bottom of the bottle.

      New Masters of Wine hail 'dream come true'

      Decanter - - 7 readers - A further six students, including four women, have made it through the notoriously gruelling Master of Wine exams to earn their place in the wine world's elite club. The Institute of Masters of Wine (IMW), has announced its newest members as Anne Krebiehl, Nastasha Hughes, Robin Kick, Louise Sydbeck, Rob MacCulloch and Nicholas Paris. There are now 319 MWs globally.

      Tasting the wines at Domaine Guy Roulot

      Wine -- Mise en abyme - - 6 readers - The tasting during our Domaine Roulot visit proceeded on two tracks: a tasting of the 2012 whites followed by a tasting, some of it blind, of some older Roulot vintages. The 2012 tasting segment tasered terroir onto our palates while the free-form segment cemented Raj Parr's reputation as an accomplished blind taster with superior knowledge of Burgundy wines.

      Michel Chapoutier, Bila-Haut Rosé

      CheapWineRatings.com - - 6 readers - Home Wine Regions French Wine Michel Chapoutier, Bila-Haut Rosé by Tim Lemke - Sep 14, 2014 A couple weeks ago I published a review of Michel Chapoutier, Bila-Haut Cotes du Roussillon Villages, at wine that absolutely blew me away by how awesome it is. So I had to post a review of another wine from the Bila-Haut line, their rosé. This rosé comes from the Languedoc-Roussillon area in France.

    The latest about Burgundy

      Unnatural Sports R So Not Like Natural Wines

      … a Burgundy. We had a 1985 DRC La Tache like this. Lynne is right. Only buy wines ready to drink. Done. Finito. Nuff said. 13% 2004 Paul Lato Duende Pinot Noir $TAFI: The legend of Paul Lato has been documented on this blog several times. HE has achieved “old guard” stature in Santa Barbara wine country. He has a loyal following. His wines no longer suit our…

      1 readers - By The Best of Wines

      Michel Chapoutier, Bila-Haut Rosé

      … from the Languedoc-Roussillon area in France. And while many people first think of Bourdeaux, Burgundy or Champagne when they think of French wines, the Languedoc-Roussillon wine region produces a third of all the wine made in France and it’s the biggest wine region in the world, with 700,000 acres of vines. This wine is more specifically from…

      6 readers - By CheapWineRatings.com

      Knudsen Vineyards — from vineyard to bottle

      … of the Willamette Valley. Page began by explaining the history of the vineyard over a glass of Argyle sparkling wine that was produced from their grapes. When Cal Knudsen and wife Julia Lee went to Europe in 1968 they became smitten by the wine bug. In particular Cal fell deeply in love with Champagne (who wouldn’t?!) and Burgundy, two regions…

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      LCBO Vintages release – September 13, 2014 (WVN 200)

      … to the northern frontier of Burgundy. This maker grows grapes organically and follows biodynamic practices, unusual for the appellation. The resulting wines are known for their sense of place; that is, they are not blended to taste the same from one year to the next. This is an evolved wine with enormous complexity and character. It is intense with toast…

      1 readers - By The Winesights Reader

      Meet the Willamette Valley

      …, Burgundy. Another Oregon-Burgundy connection is the Drouhin family, from Beaune, who decided to buy a vineyard in the Dundee Hills (we actually passed the vineyard during the trip). The legend says that it was the performance of Oregon Pinots in the 1979 Paris Wine Olympics (where an Oregon Pinot took second place) that prompted the interest…

      1 readers - By Wine Ramblings

      Daily Wine News: Another Look

      … that “the most notable Virginia viticulture milestone in the 150 years between Jefferson and the beginning of the modern-day industry… was the establishment of a farming cooperative called the Monticello Wine Company.” On Forbes.com, Cathy Huyghe profiles Damien Wilson, director of the wine business program at the School of Wine and Spirits Business in Burgundy. In the New York Times, Danielle Pergament goes searching for “wine, olive oil, and the good life in Uruguay.”…

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      Podcast: WineMuse an Evening of Chardonnay and Chardonnay Artistry and Genius

      … Chardonnay. Winemaker Marie-Eve Gilla on bottling day. Forgeron Cellars: Winemaker and managing partner Marie-Eve Gilla was trained in the Burgundy region of France and understands the long tradition of great Chardonnay craftsmanship. Read the Wild4WashingtonWine review of Forgeron Cellars 2010 Chardonnay. Winemaker Kerry Shiels in family vineyard. Cote…

      1 readers - By Wild 4 Washington Wine

      Thirsty Thursday: Chalone, Gavilan, Chardonnay, Chalone AVA, California 2012

      …Monday’s EU Austerity Drinking Tour post just reveled in Burgundy. So let’s see if the US can come close. This Thirsty Thursday, we drink Chalone’s Gavilan, Chardonnay, Chalone AVA CA 2012. Now it seems selfish to get an AVA named after yourself, but then again, Chalone truly forged viticulture into this arid, 50 degree variant, limestone…

      1 readers - By WAYWARD WINE

      The delightfully aromatic Bourgogne Rouge from Domaine Michel Juillot

      …The delightfully aromatic Bourgogne Rouge from Domaine Michel Juillot There is so much to drink out there that I am late to the game on this lovely wine from Domaine Michel Juillot. This site may not be awash in tasting notes but for what does show up you can be assured that I followed the wine to the bottom of the bottle. That is exactly what I…

      7 readers - By Hogshead - A Wine Blog

      Politics & Wine: Malibu About Face! Timing Raises Eyebrows.

      … in Burgundy and producers like Clois de Moines, we are learning to appreciate particular wines in our favorite varietals that are not quite but almost off the grid. And that are ready to drink right dang now… and next year. Same vintage. This Punset was Parker’s highest scoring 2007 Barbaresco but, y’know, we don’t value Parker’s POV. No sir. [ed. We…

      8 readers - By The Best of Wines

      Fluolite, an insecticide from 1938

      …Looking at the weather in 1937 - Pdf file for this page 1937 The year there were low yields in many regions like Champagne, Burgundy, Provence and Languedoc in spite of a good weather in spring and summer, no hailstorms and no rain, few criptogamic diseases, the temperature and hygrometry should have encouraged volume and quality. But 1937, a good…

      2 readers - By Wine Terroirs

      Herve Murat's Signature Wine In His Best Vintage Yet - Clos Duc 2012

      …I always will hold a special place in my heart for Herve Murat. My first French producer visit and also his 2010's were the first ever Fass Selections' E-Mail. The 2010's were great, 2011 was even better even though it is perceived as a difficult vintage. 2012 is a great year in Burgundy and Herve's winemaking continues to improve. We all got…

      1 readers - By Rockss and Fruit

      William Fevre Montée de Tonnerre 2009

      …Somewhere in the middle of the promenade plantée, where the narrow path becomes an open park and Parisians can be seen in various states of undress, I saw a dozen men of various morphology, all in underpants of various colour Greco-Roman wrestling. . . Of all the recent images I've taken, I think this more than any other captures the spirit…

      1 readers - By Wino sapien

      TGLF: The History of Provence Wine

      …Welcome to binNotes | a wine blog by L.M. Archer, FWS TGLF: The History of Provence Wine Follow binNotes | a wine blog: | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest binNotes goes international… Check out my feature on The History of Provence Wine in The Good Life France. Note: Here’s my previous feature on The Wines of Burgundy also featured in The Good Life…

      1 readers - By binNotes | a wine blog
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