Champagne - Page 4

    Knudsen Vineyards — from vineyard to bottle

    … 100 cases produced. The Pinot is in one word – elegant! It has gorgeous fruit, great structure, and black pepper with fantastic acidity and cranberries lingering on the tongue. A stunning first release. Though they decided to start small, hence just 100 cases, just to get their feet wet, I had to ask Page about bubbles and if the family had any…

    1 readers - By Vindulge

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

    … million) and direct sales to licensees ($54 million). The three leading export markets for Ontario VQA wines are the USA, China and South Korea. Except for the UK (ranked 8th) and France (ranked 10th) all other countries in the export top-10 are in Asia. Still wines are a growing portion of the export segment,along with continuing growth of Icewine…

    1 readers - By W John Switzer/ The Winesights Reader

    Wine Tastings for Portland: Friday, September 12, 2014

    … you’ll find this particular flight of wines a real treat. Oregon Wines on Broadway We only do it every so often, serve up a retrospective of flights gone by. This Friday at OWOB, Dene & Emily will be turning up the 90′s R&B and serving up “Dealer’s Choice” Champagne flights to revisit some recent delights including: Chartogne Taillet, Veuve…

    1 readers - By Portland Oregon Wine

    Here comes the Apple’s wine i-Tasting app!

    … reputation as being fairly immune to viruses, isn’t there a possibility that a powerful influence could tinker with the scores of certain wines, raising them or lowering them in such a way as would help itself and hurt its competitors? My friend, who is highly placed within Apple circles, had no answer to this. As with all new leaps of technology…

    5 readers - By Steve Heimoff/ STEVE HEIMOFF

    Wine Stories – NYC

    …, checked his notes, came back with apologies that it was my birthday and that I had booked so far in advance – please come to another table. Perfect. Our server was the amazing Alfredo and he charmed us with his smile and easy way of being. I had a glass of Prosecco ( I hadn’t become the Champagne girl I am now ) and David had a Limoncello on ice. I…

    1 readers - By Christine Campbell/ Girls Go Grape

    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…

    2 readers - By Bertrand Celce/ Wine Terroirs

    Sharpham Vineyard: More Than Just Wine!

    … A winery with an attached café, housemade cheese offerings and walking tours All images by Robin Goldsmith. The beauty of wine is not just in the glass, but also in the land from whence it comes. While the increasing reputation of English wine continues to generate interest, UK vineyard tourism, spurred on by this phenomenon, is also…

    5 readers - By Robin Goldsmith/ The Alcohol Professor

    Sparkling wines of the Limoux AOC

    … an 1100-ha area on the tops of south-facing slopes. These wines are produced using the Champagne method and spend 9 months on lees and three months in bottle post-disgorgement. The 48,000 hl of wine produced attain alcohol levels of 13%. The wines are produced in Brut, demi-sec, doux, and sweet styles. Aromas are evocative of fruits, spring flowers…

    5 readers - By Wine -- Mise en abyme

    Louis Roederer Wine Writers' Awards 2014 winners revealed

    …The winners of the 2014 Roederer Wine Writers' Awards have been announced at a ceremony in London, with Decanter columnist Jon Bonne among those claiming prizes. Winners of the 2014 Louis Roederer International Wine Writers' Awards. Jon Bonne is fifth from left. Image credit: Louis RoedererBonne's The New California Wine won book of the year…

    12 readers - By Decanter

    CellarTracker wine app bolsters review database

    … releases and collectibles from Italy, California, Champagne, Burgundy and, most recently, Bordeaux, is live on CellarTracker.” Others who have apparently scored similar deals and whose reviews can also be found on CT include Gary Vaynerchuk, and Stephen Tanzer. At least so far as I can tell. There may be more. I wish there was a way to pull up…

    1 readers - By Clinton Stark/ Stark Insider

    Lone Hen Winery

    …. The Kirkpatricks have used the Charmat method before to make their sparkling wines but they decided the traditional method is better and is “just plain more fun.” After watching them in action, we could certainly see why! Adding the dosage The wines Lone Hen Winery makes right now are: “Bubbly” (sparkling pear wine) – Brut style “Pink…

    2 readers - By Texas Wine Lover

    Dressed to Kill

    …. As is only befitting an evening of such great import, we popped the cork on a bottle of bubbly to kick off our evening. That is to say, we sabered the cork on a bottle of bubbly. And, naturally, we nibbled on a bit of caviar as well to get into the mood. As one does. 1649. N.V. Montaudon Brut (Reims - AOC Champagne - France) Montaudon…

    By 2001 Bottles - A Wine Odyssey