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    Touring Lodi's Bechthold Vineyard with Microsoft Sway

    As part of the Microsoft Office Insiders group, I get the opportunity to test out some new technology. Microsoft is getting ready to release a new Office application called Sway. Disclaimer: I'm receiving no compensation for this test and what you're seeing here is a preview of the technology. It's not completely ready, but I'm excited about it.

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    Bechthold Vineyard: Ancient Vine Cinsault in Lodi

    The Bechthold Vineyard is 25 acres of Cinsault planted on the west side of Lodi — in the Mokelumne River sub-appellation of the Lodi AVA. This own-rooted vineyard was planted in 1886 by Joseph Spenker. Fortunately the soil on the west side of Lodi is particularly sandy (sandy loam to be exact), and too well drained to allow phylloxera a toehold.

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      Quick Sip: Turley Wine Cellars 2013 Bechthold Vineyard Cinsault

      My Vine Spot - - 4 readers - Hello Friends, Today’s Quick Sip is Turley Wine Cellars’ 2013 Bechthold Vineyard Cinsault. I had an opportunity to taste this wine, along with three others I will be reviewing, for a virtual event put on by the good folks at Lodi Wine and Charles Communications. The event highlighted Lodi’s historic Bechthold Vineyard; possibly the oldest continuously farmed vineyard in the U.S.

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      not drinking poison in paris - - 3 readers - When asked what makes a wine natural, I often reply that a wine is natural when it is bought by natural wine buyers. I'm only being half-facetious: Paris is blessed to be home to several generations of curmudgeonly gatekeepers to the natural wine scene, restaurateurs and cavistes who have been working to define what natural wine is for upwards of thirty years.

      Lodi Wine: Bechthold Vineyard Cinsaults

      50 States of Wine - - 2 readers - Do you know what a fun project would be? Drinking a different wine from Lodi every day, for a year. The quality and variety of wines from this area in California is simply mind-blowing. A man can dream, right? Recently, I got to add to my Lodi experience by tasting samples of Cinsault wines from the famed Bechthold Vineyard, sipping and chatting with other aficionados through th ...

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      The Best of Wines - - 1 readers - still rainin’ still dreamin’ This heat wave have sapped tBoW’s strength. It is all we can do to pull corks and take notes. Nowatisane? So here they are. Fortunately, all wines tasted were deliciously notable. 2011 Regusci Chardonnay Stags Leap District Mary’s Cuvee $40 online: The power of an AVA in full glory! Stags Leap baby.

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      Quick Sip: Turley Wine Cellars 2013 Bechthold Vineyard Cinsault

      …, single-vineyard Zinfandel and Petite Sirah wines – many of which are produced from select old vine vineyards throughout California. Recognizing the quality of fruit coming from some of Lodi’s old vine sites, Tegan Passalacqua, Turley’s winemaker and vineyard manager, purchased Kirschenmann Vineyard in eastern Lodi. Kirschenmann is a 19-acre site…

      4 readers - By Dezel Quillen/ My Vine Spot

      Touring Lodi's Bechthold Vineyard with Microsoft Sway

      …As part of the Microsoft Office Insiders group, I get the opportunity to test out some new technology. Microsoft is getting ready to release a new Office application called Sway. Disclaimer: I'm receiving no compensation for this test and what you're seeing here is a preview of the technology. It's not completely ready, but I'm excited about…

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

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      … of Grenache and Cinsault that in 2013 showed less pithy oxygen-influence than I'd percieved in previous vintages, making it a fine addition to the perennially under-attended genre of turbid natural rosés. And as our staff party wound down Marie produced a bottle of Antoine Arena's Bianco Gentile for us all to share, delighting us almost as much…

      3 readers - By Aaron Ayscough/ not drinking poison in paris

      Bechthold Vineyard: Ancient Vine Cinsault in Lodi

      …The Bechthold Vineyard is 25 acres of Cinsault planted on the west side of Lodi — in the Mokelumne River sub-appellation of the Lodi AVA. This own-rooted vineyard was planted in 1886 by Joseph Spenker. Fortunately the soil on the west side of Lodi is particularly sandy (sandy loam to be exact), and too well drained to allow phylloxera a toehold…

      6 readers - By Pull That Cork

      Lodi Wine: Bechthold Vineyard Cinsaults

      …Do you know what a fun project would be? Drinking a different wine from Lodi every day, for a year. The quality and variety of wines from this area in California is simply mind-blowing. A man can dream, right? Recently, I got to add to my Lodi experience by tasting samples of Cinsault wines from the famed Bechthold Vineyard, sipping and chatting…

      2 readers - By Kovas Palubinskas/ 50 States of Wine

      Wine Reviews Bold As Love

      … this bottle again. 14.2% 2013 Château Ollieux Romanis Corbières Rosé $16: Cuts through the spicy tuna poke. Good match. Acid and fruit makes a formidable combo. Melon flavor but what kind? Must be tangelo [ed. uh, not a melon]. Corbieres is Cab Franc country. This is 28% Cinsault and 35% Grenache Gris 35%. Yes. We think the balance of 37% is Grenache Noir…

      1 readers - By The Best of Wines

      Michel Chapoutier, Bila-Haut Rosé

      … the Pays d’Oc IGP, which is not just a region but a designation of wine produced by specific guidelines. A wine needs to be certified by the Bureau Véritas Quality France in order to be labeled as Pays d’Oc IGP. The standards for Pays d’Oc IGP are somewhat recent, thanks to a reform effort launched in 2009. Cinsault and grenache are the grapes used…

      6 readers - By Tim Lemke/ CheapWineRatings.com

      Europa Village’s Annual Grape Stomp Gala ~ Bon Vin, Tres Fun!

      … a wine cave that doubles as a tasting bar and an event room for large parties and wedding receptions. At the Annual Grape Stomp extravaganza in August, Peter Bursick, was introduced as the new artisan winemaker. Peter hails from Sonoma County and will be tantamount in taking Europa Village‘s wine program to the next level. Euopa‘s Wine Societe…

      4 readers - By Deborah Mines/ Uncorked Wine Travels!

      Betz Family Winery looks to raise the bar

      … (Excellent/Exceptional) Dark in color. Pops aromatically with plum, white pepper, garrigue, a light meatiness, and dark raspberries on a profile that at first blush you might almost mistake for a wine from Châteauneuf-du-Pape. It’s a rich, mouthful of a wine with great depth of fruit flavors and a textured feel. 50% Grenache, 20% Cinsault, 15% Mourvèdre…

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

      Miraval Côtes de Provence Rosé 2013

      … Perrin), came in at #84 on Wine Spectator’s annual list of top 100 wines in the world – the only rosé to appear on the list at all – EVER! It’s a blend of Rolle (also known as Vermentino) along with the more common French Rose” grapes Cinsault, Grenache, and Syrah. It’s a beautiful pale orange to pink copper color. The nose is floral, mineral…

      6 readers - By CHEAP WINE FINDER

      Laurent Miquel Vendanges Nocturnes Cinsault Syrah 2013

      … or laughing whilst eating salad. France and Spain tend to do well in the making of pink wines, it’s one of those areas where Europe excels and the new world has rather missed the point. This Laurent Miquel Vendanges Nocturnes Cinsault Syrah from Waitrose was a beautiful salmon pink colour. It sat at that Goldilocks point of being pink enough to give…

      5 readers - By Erin Mellor/ Golly's Wine Drops

      Pere et Fils Cinsault Syrah Rose’ 2013

      …http://www.cheapwinefinder.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/Pere-_et_-Fils_rose.m4a The Pere et Fils Cinsault Syrah Rose 2013 (Pere et Fils translates to father and son) is a blend of 70% Cinsault and 30% Syrah grown in the estate vineyards in the hills of the Languedoc of Laurent Miquel, an 8th generation winemaker. Cinsault is a grape…

      6 readers - By CHEAP WINE FINDER