Cabernet Sauvignon

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

    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.

    11 readers - By Toledo Wines and Vines

    Native Sun, Purple Star wines find home near Red Mountain

    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.

    9 readers - By Eric Degerman/ Great Northwest Wine

      Whole Foods Chianti Delivers Taste At Low Price

      BottleReport.com - - 8 readers - Whole Foods Chianti Delivers Taste At Low Price 365 Chianti with tortellini. 365 Chianti 2011, Italy Cost: $7.99 What: With Whole Foods opening in Augusta last week I thought I’d check out their wine offerings. I was impressed. There are plenty of high end wines for special dinners, but they also have many good wines at the low end of the price scale, including some at $2.99.

      Washington wine community mourns, remembers Eric Dunham

      Great Northwest Wine - - 8 readers - Eric Dunham of Dunham Cellars is remembered by the Washington wine community as a talented winemaker, a gregarious personality and friend to all. (Photo courtesy of Dunham Cellars) WALLA WALLA, Wash. – Most of the Washington wine industry stood still in shock and sadness Friday upon hearing the news that one of its most creative and cherished winemakers died.

      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

      Meet Gemtree Wines at the Vancouver International Wine Festival 2015

      … Our Wines At Vancouver we will be presenting the following wines; 2012 Tatty Road Cabernet Sauvignon Moonstone McLaren Vale Savagnin 2014 Gemtree 2013 Dragon’s Blood Luna Temprana McLaren Vale Tempranillo 2014 Gemstone Uncut Shiraz 2012 Gemtree 2012 Uncut Shiraz Gemtree Stage 7 Shiraz 2012 – Epicurean Way/McLaren Vale Scarce Earth Gemstone Chardonnay 2013 Gemstone Shiraz 2013 Some GEMTREE AWARDS AND REVIEWS 2014. Check out our youtube video on our new wine, “The Whole Bunch”. Like this: Like Loading... Related …

      By Karl Mywinepal/ MyWinePal

      Wine of the Week 24 – País without Prejudice

      … from a wider and wider range of interesting grapes. The days of Chilean wine only being made from Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon are well and truly over. It is now possible to get world class Chilean Pinot Noir, Syrah, Grenache, Pinot Gris, Riesling, Gewürztraminer and Roussanne amongst many other interesting grape…

      1 readers - By Quentin Sadler's Wine Page

      2012 Woodbridge Cabernet Sauvignon

      … Moderate young aromas of spice, dark fruit. Taste The Cabernet Sauvignon was dry, medium-bodied with balanced acidity but the tannins were weak. I noted mid-palate flavors with a slightly harsh and long finish. abv: I could not find it on the bottle. On the website the 2011 is 13.2% Region/Appellation: California. Varietal Composition of the 2011…

      2 readers - By Bills Wine Wandering

      Livermore Stories: Pat Paulsen Vineyards

      …, but that’s only a rumor.” The wine is fruit forward and zippy. Monty also makes a Cabernet Sauvignon under the EGBG label. He’ll offer anyone who tags a bottle in a social media post a discount on this wine, another way he’s appealing to a younger crowd. He pours the Mio Vigneto Sauvignon Blanc, which is part of Monty’s “Guest Vintner” series…

      2 readers - By WineFashionista

      Happy Halloween: Numbskull

      … two wines highlighting a GSM (Syrah, Grenache, and Mourvedre), and a Right Bank Bordeaux-inspired BDX. We were fortunate enough to sit a spell and sip the BDX, a blend of 69% Merlot, 28% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 3% Petit Verdot. The wine actually surprised me - - I am not sure what I was expecting, considering the skull heads on the label…

      2 readers - By Through The Walla Walla Grape Vine™

      Halloween Wine Tastings in Portland!

      … The Piedmont region has gained fame for the Nebbiolo wines of Barolo and Barbaresco but the area offers much more including delightfully fresh, fragrant Arneis, cru Dolcetto from Dogliani, and sub Alpine wines from Bramaterra and Lessona. John’s Marketplace Dana Retz of Indie Wine Co. will be pouring selections from Spain, Argentina, Italy, France…

      1 readers - By Portland Oregon Wine

      The Best Box Wines - La Vieille Ferme Vin Rouge

      …) and, in fact, a whole lot to love. It ends dry and grippy with good length, lingering fruit and dried herbs. Excellent! Selections to date in our series on The Best Box Wines: Vinchio-Vaglio Serra Piemonte Barbera Big House White Blend Alain Jaume & Fils Grand Veneur Cotes du Rhone Reserve Black Box Platinum Central Coast Cabernet Sauvignon…

      3 readers - By Jon Thorsen/ The Reverse Wine Snob

      The Event: Wines of Chile, Toronto trade show

      …. **** BEST -- Four Stars (91+ in Quality/Price Rating terms): -Calcu Winemaker's Selection Colchagua Valley, $45 Don Ackerman -Carmen Gold Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon Alto Maipo, $65 Charton Hobbs -Concha y Toro Don Melchor Cabernet Sauvignon 2010 Maipo, $69.95 +315176 -Errazuriz Single Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon Aconcagua Costa 2011, $23.95 +203364…

      2 readers - By Dean Tudor/ Gothic Epicures VinCuisine

      Quick Sip: Faust Napa Valley 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon

      … Hello Friends, Today’s Quick Sip is the Faust Napa Valley 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon. The Faust label is the creation of Chilean born Agustin Huneeus, who has been in the wine industry his entire professional career; starting in 1960 as Chief Executive Officer of well-known Concha y Toro. Along with his wife Valerie, Agustin founded Quintessa…

      By Dezel Quillen/ My Vine Spot

      Wine of the Week – 2008 Boudreaux Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon

      … football season, there will also be some Gamecock posts. If you like this post, consider joining Cliffs Wine Picks Wine Blog on Facebook and giving me a Like. Cheers! This is original to CliffsWinePicks.com. Copyright 2014 Cliff’s Wine Picks. All rights reserved. ***** Shameless Self Promotion ***** Here is a link to a YouTube video…

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      Halloween, Wine and Ghost Stories

      … Halloween is celebrated in the US, not so much in the Piedmont region of Italy. On the other hand, several castles in the Piedmont region offer some scary tales to tell. In Virginia, Pearmund Cellars is offering some Halloween fun. Stop by for a SPELL on Halloween Weekend. (Friday & Saturday) Pick your poison, red or white. Don’t forget…

      1 readers - By Wine Trail Traveler

      BOO-tiful Halloween Wines

      … with these "creepy" wines. Zinzilla, Zinfandel, California, 2012 ($13)https://www.mcnabridge.com/xe/xe.asp?page=viewitem&p=682&cat=fun-bunch Tasting Notes: This medium-full bodied wine has notes of blackberry, boysenberry, and dark cherry on the bouquet. It taste of raspberries, chocolate, and baking spices; with a balanced, smooth finish…

      By A Crushed Grape

      Affordable Wines for your Weekend from Rías Baixas and Tuscany

      … yourself in your favorite sweater, and…pour yourself a glass of red wine! It’s time for some smooth sips of Chianti Classico Riserva DOCG 2010 from Banfi in Tuscany. Produced in the Chianti Classico zone between Florence and Sienna this elegant choice is mostly from Sangiovese grapes with traces of Cabernet and Canaiolo Nero. I found rich aromas of deep…

      By Cindy Rynning/ Grape Experiences

      When losers become winners: How a bad appellation can make you a cult wine

      …. In wine, pretty much the same thing happened when Piero Antinori launched Tignanello, in 1971; because he blended the Sangiovese with Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc, the Italian government wouldn’t let him label it Chianti Classico. He had to use the lowly “Toscana” appellation. But it didn’t exactly hurt Tignanello, which became a collector’s…

      6 readers - By STEVE HEIMOFF
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