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    Cape May Winery in September

    Cape May Winery in September October 15, 2014 by NJ Wine with Me This slideshow requires JavaScript. Every Summer my family vacations in Wildwood, which is just a couple exits away from Cape May. During this annual trip, I usually urge them to try the Cape May wineries. They really enjoy resting on the beach all day while on vacation – I can’t blame them – so they usually ...

    8 readers - By NJ Wine with Me

    Hudson-Chatham Winery 2012 River’s Edge Casscles Vineyard Reserve

    Many wine lovers turn their collective noses up at wines made with hybrid grapes. While obscure varieties from dark corners of European countries are sought out and embraced, grapes like Corton Noir, De Chaunac, Frontenac, Marechal Foch, Traminette and La Crosse are shunned. I’d be lying if I told you I was, generally, a fan of hybrid wines, but I do have one thing that man ...

    6 readers - By Lenn Thompson/ New York Cork Report

      New Jersey Wineries Are Bringing Home The Bling.

      winesnark.com - - 4 readers - New Jersey Wineries Are Bringing Home The Bling. The Monthly Wine Writing Challenge #MWWC12 theme is “local” which inspired me to check out the New Jersey wine scene. You can read all of the entries and cast your vote at mwwcblog.wordpress.com/ from October 14th through the 20th. Alba Vineyard in Milford New Jersey.

      Schiller's Favorite Wines of Madagascar

      schiller-wine - - 1 readers - Pictures: Christian G.E. Schiler with Malagasy Wines It is not well known in the rest of the world that Madagascar produces wine. Typically, it tends to be of good table wine quality, not more. The main grape varieties are traditionally Petit Bouchet, Villardin, Chambourcin and Varousset for vins rouge (reds) and the Couderc Blanc for vins blanc (whites).

      Huber’s Winery

      The Alcohol Professor - - 1 readers - A hot spot for sipping wine throughout cool autumn in Southern Indiana photo by Sara Havens As soon as there’s a chill in the air and a crunch of leaves under the foot, residents of Louisville, Ky., and beyond make the 40-minute trek up the windy roads that lead to Huber’s Orchard, Winery & Vineyards in the small farming town of Starlight, Ind.

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      Schiller's Favorite Wines of Madagascar

      … blanc (whites). Little known in the world of fine wine, these so-called French-American hybrid grape varieties have the advantage of being robust, but do not match the Vitis vinifera varieties – like Riesling, Chardonnay, Merlot and Pinot Noir – for elegance and refinement. Vitis vinifera varieties dominate worldwide wine consumption, but there…

      1 readers - By Dr. Christian G.E. Schiller/ schiller-wine

      Huber’s Winery

      … recommended be consumed with some dark chocolate. photo courtesy Huber’s Winery After the tasting, you’re encouraged to sit and stay a while at the winery, where you can purchase your favorite bottle(s) and sip the afternoon away. There’s also a small cafe that offers cheese trays, pizzas, pretzels and beer cheese, sangria and more. The gift shop…

      1 readers - By The Alcohol Professor

      Cape May Winery in September

      …, Syrah, and Chambourcin. I tend to enjoy red blends. This was nice. I tasted a bit of spice and cherry. However, I felt like I enjoyed it more in the past. Lighthouse Blush – This wine is like a white zinfandel with a hint of cherry. It’s the fruitier wine of the Lighthouse line. Mom liked this one best. Like me, her taste leans sweeter. Isaac…

      8 readers - By NJ Wine with Me

      New Jersey Wineries Are Bringing Home The Bling.

      … New Jersey Wineries Are Bringing Home The Bling. The Monthly Wine Writing Challenge #MWWC12 theme is “local” which inspired me to check out the New Jersey wine scene. You can read all of the entries and cast your vote at mwwcblog.wordpress.com/ from October 14th through the 20th. Alba Vineyard in Milford New Jersey. I recently picked up…

      4 readers - By Don Carter/ winesnark.com

      Hudson-Chatham Winery 2012 River’s Edge Casscles Vineyard Reserve

      …, Vignoles and Baco Noir. Baco Noir, of course, is the focus at one of the better wineries in the Hudson Valley — Hudson-Chatham Winery — and while Hudson-Chatham Winery 2012 River’s Edge ($) isn’t made with baco, it shows winemaker Steve Casscles’ deft touch with red hybrids in the cellar. River’s Edge is a 50-50 blend of Chambourcin, a well-known red…

      6 readers - By Lenn Thompson/ New York Cork Report

      Stopping by North Gate Vineyard on a Saturday

      …. The North Gate staff was calm, professional, and did not let service slip. The musical entertainment was a duo, who did very nice covers of some favorite tunes. Our tasting was done with Phyllis. Tastings at North Gate are $7 per person for 7 wines ($12 per person for groups of 12 or more), but free for Trellis Club members. As Trellis Club members, we…

      4 readers - By Wine About Virginia

      Paglione Estate Winery: Lake Erie North Shore Winery Visit

      … architecture is Tuscan-style and it reflects the winemaking philosophy of small batch production using estate grown or locally produced grapes. Sam Paglione, a native of Capracotta, Italy, is the patriarch of the family and has been making wine for almost 40 years. Wife Nancy and other family members help make the winery a success. The inside of the tasting…

      6 readers - By Toledo Wines and Vines

      Indiana Vineyards Took Vortex Hit

      … in Chambourcin, Traminette, Vignoles, Chardonel, and other typical Indiana wine grapes. Others who suffered damage may have been able to recover a crop with good vineyard practices. “Grapes are an amazing plant in their ability to produce fruit,” Bordelon said. “We always adjust the production through pruning and cluster thinning. We usually have way…

      3 readers - By Howard W. Hewitt/ Howard W. Hewitt

      A Quick Visit to Knob Hall Winery in Maryland Wine Country

      …While traveling west on Route 70, a little past Hagerstown, I stopped for gas at the Clear Spring exist and checked theCompass to check my surroundings. And to my benefit Knob Hall Winery was only a short drive away. I first crossed paths with the winery at the the 2013 DrinkLocalWine.com Conference, where I sampled their Chambourcin and sat…

      11 readers - By Todd M. Godbout/ WineCompass

      DeBarge Winery

      … at least some Chambourcin. I have tasted more than my fair share of Chambourcin in every style under the sun: dry, sweet, in blends, rosé–you name it. And I can safely say this without any equivocation: Every single vine of Chambourcin worldwide should be immediately ripped out of the ground with the greatest sense lot urgency. All the vines should…

      7 readers - By Jeff Kralik/ the drunken cyclist

      New Wines and a Cider from Glorie Farm Winery

      …% Chambourcin and filled with flavors of ripe blackberry. Jibber Jabber will remind you a little of a port. It's jammy with hints of figs and is made with 100% Leon Millot. Both sell at the tasting room for $15 Glorie is getting into the cider market with Mutiny. This cider isn't to sweet or heavily carbonated. The aromas of fresh apple just fills the air. Very enjoyable! The majority of the apples in the cider are estate grown. For the ones that aren't, they will be soon, as they plan on some new apple plantings.…

      By Debbie Gioquindo/ Hudson Valley Wine Goddess

      Harvest Ridge Winery, Marydel, DE – July 12th, 2014

      … day. 2. 2011 Viognier - This French grape grows very well here. The Viognier is more full bodied than the Pinot Gris, with some oak and subtle stone fruit notes. This finishes smooth and slight spicy. 3. 2013 Chambourcin - Yeah, they grow it outside of Pennsylvania, people. This Chambourcin was lighter in flavor than what I'm used to. A deep…

      13 readers - By Doug Zimmerman/ Uncorked Remarks
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