Cabernet Sauvignon

    Sharing Vina Vida: A Personal Wine Experience at Newly Opened Kuhlman Cellars

    by Robin English-Bircher, Wine Travel Writer, Texas Wine and Trail October 01, 2014 Wine is addictive. For many in the Texas Wine industry, the addiction seeps into their very being; it drives them and brings great contentment and satisfaction. One of the most recent couples to be swept into wine is Christopher and Jennifer Cobb.

    46 readers - By Texas Wine and Trail Magazine

    Central London winery to make English wine

    London Cru, the winery in the heart of the UK capital, is to make its first English wine from the 2014 vintage after being impressed with the quality of this year's harvest. London Cru's winemaker, Gavin MoneryLondon Cru has arranged to buy 3,000 kilos of Bacchus grapes from Sandhurst Vineyards in Kent, southern England, which should be enough to produce around 2,000 bottles of still wine.

    13 readers - By Decanter

      Island Wine Fest Focuses On Fun, Fine Wine At Put-In-Bay

      Toledo Wines and Vines - - 11 readers - The Island Wine Fest is an annual Put-In-Bay event we’d rather freeze than miss. That was almost the case last weekend. The beautiful fall weather turned breezy and cool, but our band of wine tasters wouldn’t be deterred from this top-notch event. We bundled on our wind resistant gear and boarded the Miller Ferry to transport us from Catawba Island to the wine wonderland.

      2010 Beringer Knights Valley Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon

      Bills Wine Wandering - - 9 readers - I have been a member of Beringer for years. As a matter of fact it is the first club I joined during my initial visit to Napa. I am a huge fan of Cabernet Sauvignon like many people are; and the quality of the Beringer single vineyard wines are exceptional. Recently I learned that the Beringer “White Zin” is their highest produced wine with over 800,000 cases sold annually.

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      Top Bargain Wines 2014 and Safeway Wine Sale

      … purchased a mixed case of wines, several of which I had not tried before. Last evening we opended the Daou 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon. Daou is a top winery in Paso Robles, specializing on Bordeaux varietals. This wine sells at K&L Wines for $21.99. The Daou Cabernet received a 90-Point rating from Robert Parker. The blend on this wine is 78…

      1 readers - By Wine Values and Bargains

      2011 Gamble Family Vineyards Heart Block Sauvignon Blanc

      …: $45.00 (kind of high for a Sauvignon Blanc in my opinion). I rated the 2011 Gamble Family Vineyards Heart Block Sauvignon Blanc three glasses. The Sauvignon Blanc was slightly tart as I mentioned so would pair well with food. Life is too short to drink crappy wine! @BillsWineWander Like this: Like Loading... About the author…

      1 readers - By Bills Wine Wandering

      Value Alert: 2012 Columbia Crest H3 Cabernet 92 WS/$15

      … Columbia Crest H3 Cabernet Sauvignon. It's overly oaked. Too rich. Manipulated. Whatever. I've enjoyed wines from Columbia Crest over the years a great deal. I remember the first time I went out and bought a case of wine based on a Wine Spectator rating. It was for a Columbia Crest Grand Estates Merlot Harvey Steiman rated 90 points. You could…

      1 readers - By Robert Dwyer/ The Wellesley Wine Press

      Ste. Chapelle 2012 Panoramic Idaho Cabernet Sauvignon, Snake River Valley, $25

      … cherry, black currant and blackberry, backed by delicious chocolaty tannins and elderberry acidity. Ask for these wines at the Ste. Chapelle tasting room in the Sunny Slope Wine District. Rating: Outstanding! Production: 179 cases Alcohol: 13.8% Winery website About Great Northwest Wine Articles authored by Great Northwest Wine are co-authored by Eric Degerman and Andy Perdue. In most cases, these are wine reviews that are judged blind by the Great Northwest Wine tasting panel. …

      1 readers - By Great Northwest Wine

      The Italian Wine Club Giordano Wines – Explore the World of Wine

      …, including their 2014 Gold Medal for Chianti. So go out and explore the world of wines and check out the great deals offered by Giordano and The Italian Wine Club. Giordano Wines are available for shipment directly in: CA, DC, FL, ID, IL, LA, MN, MO, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, OR, SC, TN, TX, VA, WI, WY Giordano Wines provides Bacchus and Beery Wine Blog with sample wines and other compensation. The post The Italian Wine Club Giordano Wines – Explore the World of Wine appeared first on Wine Blog - Bacchus and Beery. …

      1 readers - By Roger Beery/ Bacchus and Beery

      6 Food Trends Call For Off-The-Wall Wine Pairings

      … their ‘green notes’ when matched with classic Southern dishes such as creamed spinach, corn grits and collard greens, Cabernet Franc and Carménère taste incredibly fruity. These wines are lighter and brighter (ie., more acidic) than Cabernet Sauvignon and will lighten up the richness of classic Southern food. Vietnamese Cuisine Add Spice With Sparkling…

      4 readers - By Wine Folly

      Wine Writing: Generalism vs Specialism

      … Years ago when I started writing Winedoctor I had a very generalist approach; I would write about whatever took my fancy (as long as it was wine!). A Chilean Chardonnay here, an Australian Cabernet Sauvignon there. After a few years of this superficial go-where-I-am-led writing I decided it would be better to focus on one or two areas, and I…

      4 readers - By WineDR

      2008 Sojourn Pinot Noir Gap’s Crown Vineyard – Bottle Notes

      … Sojourn Cellars was founded in 2001 by Craig Haserot and Erich Bradley. The winery specializes in Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon and recently added a Chardonnay to the lineup. Their fruit is sourced from some of California’s finest vineyards. Gap’s Crown Vineyard is situated in the foothills just above the Sangiacomo Vineyard on the Sonoma Coast…

      6 readers - By Tom Lee/ Zinfandel Chronicles

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

      … Wednesday, October 22 The Andersons, Sylvania, 6– 8 PM. Perfect Wines for Halloween: 1. Skeleton 2013 Gruner Veltliner (Austria), 2. Skeleton 2012 Zweigelt (Austria), 3. Vampire Cabernet Sauvignon (Paso Robles), 4. Bogle 2011 Phantom (Cal.). Nominal fee per sample or $5 per flight. Thursday, October 23 Andersons, Maumee, Wine Tasting. 5-7…

      5 readers - By Toledo Wines and Vines

      Chestnut Oak in Full Bloom

      …; however, other varietals grown on the estate include Nebbiolo, Merlot, Petit Verdot, and the state grape, Viognier. The goal is to create limited production wines that best feature the terrior on the Chestnut Oak estate. During our chat, Paul and I admired the murals that lined the interior walls of a tasting room that is still in the finishing…

      5 readers - By Virginia Wine Time

      Light and Lovely Reds of the Hudson Valley

      … Franc Moving up in weight class is Cabernet Franc. This is a grape that can do quite well in the North East, including on Long Island and in the Finger Lakes. Here in the Hudson Valley, winemaker Ben Peacock gets a fuller-bodied wine than Carlo’s delicate Bacos – but still with a far lighter style than any California Merlot, for example. The fruit…

      3 readers - By Diane Letulle/ Wine Lover's Journal

      2009 Kramer Vineyards Carmine Big Red Oregon

      … I first tasted a bottle back in mid 2013 and wanted to revisit the wine after allowing it to age over the past year. What I found after popping the cork was just amazing. Now for those of you who have heard little of the varietal, carmine is a hybrid of cabernet sauvignon, carignane and merlot. Ripe fruit with intense juicy character is what…

      1 readers - By Dan's Cellar Sips

      A Wine to Curl Up With

      … this bottle after it was open for 3 days & the wine was bursting with flavor. I suggest decanting. This wine would be great with lamb, steak, a stinky blue cheese or sharp cheddar. For those who grill in the cooler temps, this would be perfect with a burger, topped with blue cheese. I am going to enjoy these beautiful Bulgarian wines & great prices while they last. Cheers to Bulgariana! …

      7 readers - By Sarita Cheaves/ Vine Me Up