The latest about Chenin Blanc

    What We Drank ( July 23, 2014)

    …Lenn Thompson, Executive Editor: The Commons Brewery, Flemish Kiss Among all of my beer-loving friends, I have two guys that I always absolutely geek-out with when we get together. We always try to pick up new beers that we haven’t had, explore styles that we know we like and occasionally try something that we don’t…

    3 readers - By New York Cork Report

    Protea Wines of South Africa

    …. 2013 Protea Chenin Blanc Coastal Region, South Africa 100% Chenin Blanc $18, 13.5% abv. Once you peel off the label you can call it Steen and be true to the region. This is a delicate summer sipper with a profile of lime zest and pear, light white fruit, low acidity, and a gentle finish. Perfect for mild seafood dishes like steamed mussels…

    1 readers - By Ben Carter/ Benito's Wine Reviews

    Consider Chenin

    … For the last couple of days I have been judging the Standard Bank Chenin Blanc Top 10 Challenge, held at Klein Zalze in Stellenbosch. 126 different wines were entered, and the panel of five, chaired by Cristian Eades, tasted all of them, and then retasted the top 32 wines to select 10 winners. So here are some of my thoughts from spending two…

    2 readers - By jamie goode's wine blog

    Tales From: Dry Creek Vineyard

    …Back in April, I spent two great days in the Dry Creek Valley, meeting several growers and wine makers, and visiting a handful of wineries. Up until this last stop, I had visited (with the exception of Ridge, of course) … Continue reading…

    2 readers - By the drunken cyclist