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.

      Native Sun, Purple Star wines find home near Red Mountain

      Great Northwest Wine - - 9 readers - Amy and Kyle Johnson own and operate Terra Vinum, the parent company for their Purple Star and Native Sun brands. They will produce both wines at their new facility in Benton City, Wash. (Photo by Eric Degerman/Great Northwest Wine) BENTON CITY, Wash. — Soft-spoken Kyle Johnson, one of Washington state’s most talented winemakers, is no longer a vagabond vintner.

      Review of Landon Winery’s Reserve Meritage 2006

      Texas Wine Lover - - 8 readers - The post Review of Landon Winery’s Reserve Meritage 2006 appeared first on Texas Wine Lover. We happened to have some free time this past week while in the Dallas area and decided to pop into Landon Winery in McKinney, Texas. I had read about them and had seen many comments on how great the wines were, but I needed to find out for myself.

    The latest about Cabernet Sauvignon

      Wines of the Week: October 25, 2014

      …, merlot, and cabernet sauvignon into a wine with spirited blackberry and black currant fruits. A trace of wet leaves and amber sweetness add dimension, but overall this is a blithe and bright-eyed Chianti, best for weeknight suppers. 2005 R. López de Heredia Viña Cubillo Rioja Crianza DOCa 13.5% abv | $30 Rioja’s 2005 vintage was smooth and even…

      2 readers - By Maker's Table

      Wine Reviews: South American Values

      … Rothschild (Lafite) Cabernet Sauvignon Los Vascos- Chile, Rapel Valley, Colchagua Valley SRP: $12 Nose of black and red plums, earth, cinnamon and espresso. Tart on the palate with fine tannins. Plums and black cherry fruit with rhubarb and sweet coffee, some underlying earthy tones Enjoyable and good for the price. (85 points IJB) Review: 2013…

      3 readers - By Isaac Baker/ Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog

      Review: Wines of Joel Gott, 2012 Vintage

      …, Gott now has his own label — affordable wines designed for everyday drinking. We tried three from the 2012 vintage. (Random Gott bottling pictured.) 2012 Joel Gott Unoaked Chardonnay Monterey/Sonoma/Napa – Crisp with notes of lemon and apple, a very lively, easy-drinking Chardonnay. Touches of fig and vanilla ice cream emerge on the finish…

      4 readers - By Christopher Null/ Drinkhacker.com

      Eric Dunham Passes

      … Oct 25, 2014 Posted by Bean | 0 comments Eric Dunham, Founding Winemaker of Dunham Cellars, died unexpectedly on Thursday October 23, 2014. Eric Dunham Eric Dunham was known for gentle, creative spirit who loved dogs and big reds. Eric focuses on gentle treatment of the fruit through out the wine making process, showing respect…

      3 readers - By Washington State Beer and Wine

      Washington wine community mourns, remembers Eric Dunham

      … Sauvignon gained quick critical acclaim. The second vintage, 1996, was a short year because of a deep winter freeze that devastated vineyards across Washington’s Columbia Valley. The Dunhams scrambled to find grapes but did manage to produce 75 cases. In 1997, they added a Semillon called Shirley Mays to honor Eric’s grandmother, who died of breast cancer…

      8 readers - By Andy Perdue/ Great Northwest Wine

      Genoa Cellars 2011 Even Keel, Red Mountain, $29

      … Genoa Cellars 2011 Even Keel, Red Mountain, $29 By Great Northwest Wine on October 24, 2014 Puget Sound sailors/winemakers Derek Berger and Scott Heinrich envision themselves plying the waters of the Gironde River in Bordeaux with Merlot vineyards on the starboard side and Cabernet Sauvignon on the port side when they created this 50/50…

      2 readers - By Great Northwest Wine

      A Passion for Winemaking Returns for Napa Valley's Michael Mondavi

      … to be what my father Robert said I had to make. Now I have my son Rob and Daughter Dina making our wines and I advise, but I encourage them to make their own kind of wine and create a change in the tradition of Mondavi style wines. You see it especially in EMBLEM ($35.), mostly Cabernet but with a creative blend of Syrah, Petite Sirah, Zinfandel…

      4 readers - By Taste of Wine TV - Weekly Update

      New Releases From Grgich Hills Estate

      … and Calistoga and is still best known for its Chardonnays, which consistently earn accolades from wine critics. Grgich also makes Fume Blanc, Zinfandel, Merlot, Petite Sirah, Cabernet Sauvignon and dessert wines. I recently had the opportunity to try some of the wineries new releases. 2011 Grgich Hills Estate Zinfandel – Crimson in color. 14.5…

      5 readers - By Tom Lee/ Zinfandel Chronicles

      The Best Box Wines - The Original House Wine Riesling

      …Everything you want in a box wine. Riesling from the Pacific Northwest. SRP of $22 and available for as low as $14. Sample submitted for review. From the bottle: "My House is Your House. A beautiful aromatic nose filled with pineapple, honeysuckle and peach notes. The juicy palate marries pear and clover honey with ripe banana on the crisp finish…

      5 readers - By Jon Thorsen/ The Reverse Wine Snob

      2010 Cosentino Cabernet Sauvignon

      … crop, as well as high quality fruit. This new release was aged 20 months in French Oak barrels; 45% new. Composition: 89% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Merlot, 3% Petit Verdot, 3% Malbec I rated the 2010 Cosentino Cabernet Sauvignon three glasses. I was happy to drink this wine and brought fond memories of other wines from Cosentino that we have drunk over the years. Life is too short to drink crappy wine! Facebook.com/BillsWineWandering @BillsWineWander Like this: Like Loading... About the author…

      5 readers - By Bills Wine Wandering

      Sierra Salinas Puerto Salinas 2009

      …. Categories: Red Wine About Jeff Alexander A co-founder of Pennsylvania Vine Company, Jeff has written about wine and related pursuits through his Main Line Vine blog and Examiner.com, where he is also known as the Philadelphia Wine Examiner. Based outside of Philly and father of a future gourmand, Jeff is a photographer, runner and PR pro who…

      2 readers - By Jeff Alexander/ Pennsylvania Vine Company

      Review Week of October 23: Wines of Anderra

      … as strawberry and cherry notes and a spicy character. The Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 is hand harvested from high altitude vineyards (1600 to 3200 feet) Its a ruby red color with aromatic spices and ripe red and black currants. The Sauvignon blanc is from the white wine regions, such as the Curico near the sea for higher acidity, with lower yields to maintain flavor concentration. On the nose, it has citrus, pineapple, and subtle green grass notes. Send to a Friend Twitter Facebook del.icio.us Digg StumbleUpon …

      1 readers - By Marisa D'vari/ A Wine Story

      Fall colors in wine country

      … at Hanna, a glass of their Russian River Valley Sauvignon Blanc goes quite nicely. Heading south from Hanna, just a short distance, is the Field Stone Winery. Things here are very laid back. This is one of our favorite picnic spots. It is very rustic but the vineyards stretching to the west are just so beautiful. I shot the photo above on the Alexander…

      3 readers - By Joe Becerra/ Wine Country Getaways
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