Chardonnay

    CHAD STOCK OF MINIMUS WINES – E&R Wine Shop; Portland, OR (7/17/2014) Chad Stock has been making many wonderful wines for established wineries in the Willamette Valley for a few years. He’s also been making his own breed of unique and adventurous wines under his Minimus brand. The majority of his wines are experimental projects […]

    CHAD STOCK OF MINIMUS WINES – E&R Wine Shop; Portland, OR (7/17/2014) Chad Stock has been making many wonderful wines for established wineries in the Willamette Valley for a few years. He’s also been making his own breed of unique and adventurous wines under his Minimus brand. The majority of his wines are experimental projects that make him look a bit like an enological mad scientist.

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    Handsome Brut Sparkling Wine (Niagara) - Wine Review

    Tonight's wine is brand spanking new and was very recently launched at the LCBO. Crafted by award-winning Angels Gate Winery, I received this sample to try and share my thoughts with all of you. This dry, sparkling wine is available in small quantities throughout the province as part of the LCBO General List.

    9 readers - By Jason Solanki/ Vintages Wine Picks & Reviews

      Cool Beauty: Tasting the Wines of the Western Sonoma Coast

      Vinography: A Wine Blog - - 9 readers - 10.04.2014 Cool Beauty: Tasting the Wines of the Western Sonoma Coast I'll admit it. I'm an acid freak. More than anything else in a wine, I'm looking for the juiciness that I get from well-balanced wines that lean towards the lower side of pH. There's nothing quite like that zip and crackle of a wine that gets your tastebuds tingling and your mouth watering.

      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.

      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.

      Bass River Winemaker Dinner at Merchants Wine Cellar in Singapore

      schiller-wine - - 8 readers - Pictures: Bass River Winemaker Dinner at Merchants Wine Cellar in Singapore with Ainslie Kenny, Frank Butera, Christian G.E. Schiller and Annette Schiller from Ombiasy WineTours Helmed by the Australian team Ainslie Kenny and David Elliott, Merchants Wine Cellar is a wine bar and wine store on Duxton Road that exclusively carries wines from Australia and New Zealand in its ...

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      A day on the road: My drive to Santa Maria

      … as new friends, like Kris Kato, at Carmel Road. This is Pinot Noir and Chardonnay country. One by one the Salinas Valley’s little farm towns file past: Chualar, Gonzales, Soledad, King City, Greenfield. At Gonzales, I always remember my car getting stuck in the mud outside one of the Pisoni boys’ house, hard by the freeway. That was embarrassing…

      1 readers - By STEVE HEIMOFF

      TasteCamp At Hudson Valley: Worthy Wines

      …, experimenting with about 30-40 varieties. John also owns wineries in California (William Selyem and Vista Verde) and Italy (Villa Pillo). The Millbrook estate consists of about 130 acres, with about 38 planted with vineyards, and their first vintage was in 1985. Their grapes include Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Franc (planted since 1979), Tocai Friiulano…

      2 readers - By Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie

      The Event: Wines of Chile, Toronto trade show

      … The Date and Time: Tuesday, October 28, 2014 11:30 AM to 5PM The Event: Wines of Chile, Toronto trade show The Venue: ROM The Target Audience: wine trade The Availability/Catalogue: the catalogue was nicely laid out, with specific tables for cool climate wines, top wines for licensees, the 11th Annual Wines of Chile Awards winners…

      2 readers - By Dean Tudor/ Gothic Epicures VinCuisine

      Traveling Burgundy Wine Country

      … Montrachet and around Beaune, the main city of the Burgundy wine region. Chardonnay and Pinot Noir are the only grapes that are widely grown in Burgundy. There is a decent amount of the grape Aligoté that is grown, but that is secondary to Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. There are four distinct AOC’s or appellations in Burgundy and it is important…

      By Joe Becerra/ Wine Country Getaways

      Maison Champy Chambolle-Musigny 2009

      … Burgundy can be impressively elegant, I’m not talking about Ron from that one movie but rather France’s Pinot Noir (Burgundy). From that first aroma, sipping and swishing around, all the way through the finish - it is an incredible experience but difficult to articulate. Burgundy wine is from the eastern region of France. Generally speaking…

      By The Chicago Wino

      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

      you deserve a grape today, san francisco giants!

      … Prestige (for like regular season watching, $27) which is 45% Chardonnay, 45% Pinot Noir, and 10% Pinot Gris /Pinot Meunier from Napa, and made in the traditional method. They also made a special limited edition Championship bubbly ($125) for their last World Series win two years ago, which is 50% Chardonnay and 50% Pinot Noir. Mumm Napa sent roughly…

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      Chemistry Kismet Karma: Orange & Black Win(e) Brand

      … and produced by pedigreed Burgundians. 13.% 2013 Ouled Thaleb Rosé Morocco $14 (Wine Country in Long Beach): Who would not want to taste this? Why not make in Morocco, colonized by France, across the Gibraltar from Spain, sophisticated nation. Sure they grow vinifera and make wines on this estate ten miles from the ocean since 1923. The blend is 60…

      3 readers - By The Best of Wines

      Video: White Wines of Burgundy

      … Posted on 30 October 2014. Chardonnay is the white grape of Burgundy and this moderate growing region of France is where you find some of it’s greatest expressions. Names like Montrachet, Chablis and Pouilly-Fuissé. This is the region where the chardonnay grape developed and today it’s made in a range of styles. From bone-dry wines…

      6 readers - By Enobytes

      Meeting Matteo Lunelli of Ferrari Sparkling Wine

      … The post Meeting Matteo Lunelli of Ferrari Sparkling Wine appeared first on Texas Wine Lover. It’s almost the holiday season and that usually means finding some sparkling wine. But why is Champagne the first sparkling wine somebody thinks of to enjoy that holiday or special occasion? Matteo Lunelli We had the opportunity to meet Matteo Lunelli…

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      Wine of the Week; 2013 Copain P2

      … by the traditions and practices of French winemaking, not to mention the European attitude that wine is an essential part of life. Guthrie started the winery with an old friend, and named it Copain, which means ‘friend” in French. Copain is focused on Chardonnay, Pinot Noir,and Syrah. They offer three lines of wines, the entry-level “Tous Ensembles…

      By Martin Redmond/ ENOFYLZ Wine Blog

      If Your Palate Bleeds, These 2008 Italian Wines Can Kill It

      … and baked apples almost shoved up your nose and you’ll get close. Having said that, I loved that this 70% Chardonnay and 30% “Black Pinot,” crated from the Pratone, Barek, Brolo, Palo, and Nespoli Franciacorta crus asks and offers no quarter. Interestingly, the tech details include a tidbit that this wine “imposed itself among the most important…

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      October Virginia Wine Chat

      …); New Kent Winery 2012 Reserve Chardonnay with winemaker Tom Payette (@NewKentWinery); and Saude Creek Vineyards 2013 Traminette (@SaudeCreek) Join us to learn about them, their vineyards and wineries, and the Colonial Virginia Wine Trail. Follow the #VAWineChat hashtag to join the discussion via Twitter and follow along at the Virginia Wine…

      By Kovas Palubinskas/ 50 States of Wine
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