Chenin Blanc

    Prestige and Reveilo Wines in a win-win alliance for both

    In a recent alliance, Prestige Wines and Spirits has added an Indian wine to its portfolio for the first time - the Nashik-based Reveilo brand by Vintage Wines Private Limited. Reveilo Wines is very gung-ho about the new association with Prestige and is looking to tap its market potential to the fullest having just been through a phase of consolidation. Prestige Wines & Spirits Pvt. Ltd.

    6 readers - By Sommelier India

    Wine of the Week 20 – a lovely, honest, great value red wine & a bit of a rant

    Chinon nestling below the walls of Chinon Castle. This where Joan of Arc met the dauphin of France. “Château Chinon” by Touriste – Own work. Licensed under Public domain via Wikimedia Commons A bit of a rant Sometimes I despair about how wine is sold in the UK – by many of the supermarkets anyway.

    6 readers - By Quentin Sadler's Wine Page

      Fire Flower Chenin Blanc Pinot Grigio 2013

      Golly's Wine Drops - - 5 readers - I’ll be honest, I wasn’t excited about this wine. Whilst I’ve had some lovely Pinot Grigios, I’ve had plenty that are insipid. I’ve drunk divine Chenin Blanc from the Loire Valley in France, but some real duffers from elsewhere, and I’m not South African wine’s biggest consumer, it seem s along way to bring mediocre wine to Europe, we have plenty of that ourselves.

      Another Other White-Chenin Blanc and Viognier

      Wine Wrangling Woman - - 5 readers - Domaine des Baumard 2009 Clos duPapillon Chenin Blanc ($38) Don and I dine at the club about once a week and of course Aaron, our friendly sommelier, always heads for our table to suggest the latest wine he wants us to try. He always gets it right! Everytime! Shaped like a butterfly (papillon), this small vineyard is one of the best known in Savennieres, Loire Valley, France.

      Loire Valley Wine: France’s Royal Wine Region (VIDEO)

      Wine Oh TV - - 5 readers - Loire Valley Wine Holds Court There are 10 main wine producing regions in France. The most famous of course are Bordeaux, Burgundy and Champagne. Loire Valley wine might not be as well known but the heart of France is holding its own. The Loire Valley is the most massive and most diverse wine producing region in France.

      Osoyoos Indian Band Gambled on Nk’Mip Cellars and Won – Big Time

      Tasting Room Confidential - - 5 readers - Nk’Mip Cellars has the auspicious distinction of being the first winery in North America owned and controlled by an aboriginal band. The 450-member Osoyoos Band controls roughly 32,000 acres of land around the town of Osoyoos, which is just minutes from the U.S. border in what is known as a pocket desert. The desert is the northernmost part of the Sonora Desert, which runs all the way to Mexico.

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      Lunch at the Glasshouse, Kew

      … Bolo, Godello, Rafael Palacios 2013 Valdeorras, Spain – fresh, lovely pear and melon notes Riesling Kanta Balhannah Vineyard, Egon Müller 2009 Adelaide Hills, Australia – this was very good – more textured and elegant than many dry Aussie Rieslings Mullineux Kloof Street Chenin blanc/Clairette Blanche 2012 Swartland, South Africa – this was really impressive, with a rounded texture and fine pear and white peach fruit, balancing richness and freshness with great success …

      By jamie goode's wine blog

      Wining and Dining in Paris

      … neighborhood where we stayed, we dined alfresco with leg of lamb and Syrah from Saint Joseph in the Rhone: Of course, I had to go back to the top of the Eiffel Tower for some Champagne with Jeremy. It seems that no one does this, and I think it's the greatest thing ever! What better way to enjoy the views over Paris and endure the scary height than with a glass of bubbly. …

      2 readers - By Wine Maven in Training

      Savennieres & Loire Valley Wines comes to NYC

      … du Grand Beaupreau," and 2010 Patrick Baudin .... this richer style represented my personal favorite. The cheese course was where the more oaked, older wines came into play, with 2008 Domaine du Closel "Clos du Papillon," 1999 Domaine aux Moines Savennieres Roche Aux Moines, 1989 Domaine du Closel and 1990 Domaine du Closel. The food and wine pairing was excellently orchestrated, and both Evelyne and Pascaline were great ambassadors! …

      1 readers - By Marisa D'vari/ A Wine Story

      Daily Wine News: Esoteric Grapes

      … Vare Vineyard Ribolla Gialla. “In a landscape where most consumers are buying chardonnay and cabernet sauvignon, what prompts a California winemaker to produce wines from cinsault, ribolla gialla or chenin blanc?” Laurie Daniel explores this question in the Mercury News. In Wine Spectator, Harvey Steiman pays tribute to Eric Dunham, a pioneer…

      3 readers - By David White/ Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog
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      Platter’s 2015: the winners

      … of the Year: De Trafford Blueprint Syrah 2012 White Wine of the Year: DeMorgenzon Reserve Chardonnay 2013 Five-star wines Cabernet Franc Warwick 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon Groot Constantia 2012 Le Riche Reserve 2011 Nederburg II Centuries 2010 Oldenburg 2011 Stark-Condé Three Pines 2012 Cinsaut Sadie Family Pofadder 2013 Petit…

      1 readers - By Tim James/ GrapeGrape

      Lo Hai Qu Patronizes Hip Wine Bars

      … minds most of the time cuz, mostly, we don’t got any, and those weird wines make us feel like we’re getting a deal. OK, like, if I pay $12 for a glass of Kenwood Sauvignon Blanc, I’m an asshole. If I buy a glass of Inzolia for the same money, I’m a damned genius, and a wine connoisseur. You can’t tell the difference between the two—they both drink…

      1 readers - By Ron Washam/ HoseMaster of Wine™

      Paso Robles Wine Country … A Land of Great Diversity – James Melendez

      … –they are not the only set of Vitis vinifera that are planted and the most widely planted red grape is Cabernet Sauvignon and the most widely planted white wine grape is Chardonnay. Here is a list of the top ten wine grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot Zinfandel Syrah Petite Sirah Petit Verdot Pinot Noir Grenache Cabernet Franc…

      By James the Wine Guy

      Prosser, the Birthplace of Washington Wine

      …://www.theclorecenter.org/. The Prosser Wine Network: White wines of the Prosser Wine Network: Albarino, Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc, Gewurztraminer, Marsanne, Muscat Canelli, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Grigio, Riesling (Dry), Riesling (Sweet), Rose, Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon, Sparkling, Viognier, White Blend, Rhone Blend, Rousanne Red wines of the Prosser Wine Network: Barbera…

      By Sacred Drop Channel

      Fall Creek Vineyards announces new, second location in Driftwood, Texas

      … of Austin in the Texas Hill Country where the sandy loam soil, warm days and cool breezes off Lake Buchanan provide an excellent microclimate for growing premium wine grapes. The winery produces wines made with Chardonnay, Viognier, Chenin Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, ,Tempranillo, Grenache, Syrah and Mourvedre grapes under the direction of winemaker, Sergio Cuadra. The post Fall Creek Vineyards announces new, second location in Driftwood, Texas appeared first on Texas Wine and Trail Magazine. …

      4 readers - By Texas Wine and Trail Magazine

      A Hungarian With Serious Stones (István Szepsy Recent Releases)

      … are betraying the richness. This is heady, floral, and perfumed, and the most reminiscent of Chenin Blanc (to which Furmint is often compared, along with Chablis and Riesling) of Szepsy’s current lineup. A three-vineyard blend, the result of a difficult vintage overall in Tokaji, it’s fresh, flinty, mineral, and austere to the point of keeping all…

      3 readers - By 1 Wine Dude

      An Evening with Wine Llama – Lindsay Neilson

      … Hello wine lovers and happy #wineWednesday! I hope your week is going well and you are enjoying new and exciting wines… Last week, I met up with my friend, Lindsay Neilson of Wine Llama for a celebratory drink at Hawksworth Restaurant in the Hotel Georgia. Lindsay has graciously offered to be my wine education mentor having recently received…

      By Christine Campbell/ Girls Go Grape

      The March of the 2013 vintage white wines

      … aromatic with notes of fresh fig, spice, and light tropical notes. The palate is medium-plus bodied with a textured, seamless feel to the fruit flavors and a lot of hang time on the finish. As much about feel as flavor. 50% Sauvignon Blanc, 50% Semillon. Dineen Family and Sagemoor vineyards. Aged in equal parts new and neutral French oak and stainless…

      1 readers - By Sean P. Sullivan/ Washington Wine Report

      Something Special in the Swartland

      ….” Old bush vines in the Swartland The people of this “revolution” are mostly making Rhone-style whites and reds, along with some Chenin Blanc. Originally, I was struck by the exceptional whites of the Swartland. Of all the wines I tasted over a week-plus stay in South Africa, the only one I brought home was a Swartland white — more specifically…

      3 readers - By Rebecca Canan/ Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog

      Loire Valley Wine: France’s Royal Wine Region (VIDEO)

      … wine grapes are Chenin blanc, Cabernet franc and Gamay. The Lower Loire Muscadet region is at the mouth of the Loire River and at the entrance to the Atlantic. The Melon de Bourgogne grape prevails. The Loire Valley is the largest French area on UNESCO’S World Heritage List The Loire is France’s longest river at just over 621 miles long 3rd largest…

      5 readers - By Monique Soltani/ Wine Oh TV
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