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    Vidal-Fleury Cotes du Rhone Rouge 2011 - Another Rhone Valley Value

    BULK BUY! Get the Vidal-Fleury plus ten other Rhone Valley wines for a great price and free shipping at Marketview Liquor! 65% Grenache, 20% Syrah, 10% Mourvèdre and 5% Carignan from Southern Rhone Valley, France. SRP of $15 and available for as low as $8. Imported by W.J. Deutsch and Sons Ltd.

    12 readers - By The Reverse Wine Snob

    Domaine La Haute Marone ‘Le Torrent du Trignon’ Sablet Côtes du Rhône Villages 2012, France

    Don’t buy cheap Châteauneuf, this is far, far better Domaine La Haute Marone ‘Le Torrent du Trignon’ Sablet Côtes du Rhône Villages 2012, France (£11 ...

    12 readers - By Drinking Outside The Box

      First Argentine Wine: Malbec Calling Catena

      Natalie MacLean - - 8 readers - Continued from Part 1 of Catena Wine That robust work ethic has been in the Catena family for generations. In 1898, his grandfather Nicola left a small village in Sicily for Argentina. He started planting vines in 1902 and raised a family. His eldest son, Domingo, married Angelica Zapata, a daughter of a large land owner, increasing the family’s holdings.

      The delightfully aromatic Bourgogne Rouge from Domaine Michel Juillot

      Hogshead - A Wine Blog - - 7 readers - The delightfully aromatic Bourgogne Rouge from Domaine Michel Juillot There is so much to drink out there that I am late to the game on this lovely wine from Domaine Michel Juillot. This site may not be awash in tasting notes but for what does show up you can be assured that I followed the wine to the bottom of the bottle.

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      Sundays are for Sebastian Re-Runs: #3

      …As many of you know, I am off in Europe leading a few bike trips this month. As the weekends are quite busy, I have decided to revisit a few of my favorite Sundays Are For Sebastian while I am out on the road: Today, I am driving across the South of France from Sablet to Saint-Jean-de-Luz: Knock on the door. Sebastian runs and answers it: It’s UPS. “DAD! THE WINE DELIVERY GUY IS HERE!” Like this: Like Loading... Related This entry was posted in Humor, Kids by Jeff Kralik. Bookmark the permalink.…

      2 readers - By the drunken cyclist

      Weekly Wine Quiz #115: Grape Trivia – Muscat

      … is growing pretty much everywhere in the world, and it is used in production of the whole range of wines, starting from sparkling (Moscato d’Asti), going to the dry (Spanish Moscatel wines come to mind), and of course, sweet, both regular and fortified – Australia, France, Italy, South Africa and many others greatly excel here. While yes, there are about…

      3 readers - By Talk-A-Vino

      Sep 21, Piedmont wine region

      …Piedmont Wine Region in Italy The Piedmont region in NE Italy is most famous for its superb Barolo and Barbaresco red wines made from the Nebbiolo grape but there is much more. The name in Italian, spelt as Piemonte, means at the foot of the mountain. It's proximity to France has had cultural, viticultural and culinary influences. Quick facts…

      4 readers - By Vinodiversity

      Wine Reviews: Crémant d’Alsace

      … samples and, because there were only four of them, tasted sighted. Review: N.V. René Muré Crémant d’Alsace Brut- France, Alsace, Crémant d’Alsace SRP: $18 Salty on the nose with some hazelnut, biscuits, quinine and crushed rocks. Fine bubbles, medium acid, some creaminess to the mouthfeel, stays lean and zippy though. Ruby red grapefruit and green…

      4 readers - By Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog

      Lunch with Olivier Bernstein

      … came to Burgundy. The luxury groups in France want to buy land and make offers that are so crazy that the owners think they can increase the price of everything. What I did seven years ago is now impossible.’ The word is out that one individual is willing to pay 2 million Euros per ouvree of Grand Cru vineyard, which would value the land at 48…

      2 readers - By jamie goode's wine blog

      Six wines to complement Masterchef Sophie’s recipes

      …, Beaujolais, France (£13.14, Domaine Direct tel. 020 7837 1142). Chénas is one of the ten Beaujolais Villages or Cru. It is known for quite rich fruits of the forest notes and a silky texture and this makes it utterly mesmerising with new season game. Lapierre’s version is my favourite – it is distinguished and flirtatious in equal measure.…

      6 readers - By Matthew Jukes

      Garagiste North: The Small Guys Wine Festival

      …Last weekend, I attended a fantastic event that I hope will be repeated annually (if not more often). Garagiste North is “The Small Guys Wine Festival”, organized by Jennifer Schell and Terry Meyer Stone and hosted by Meyer Family Vineyards in Okanagan Falls. The term garagiste (Gar-aH-jeest) was coined in France in the 1990s, referring to a group…

      3 readers - By vinesanddesigns

      Château Terre Forte ‘Rouge!’ Côtes du Rhône 2013

      … by cleansing tannins that give way to a spicy, herbaceous finish. 100% Grenache Côtes du Rhône France Estate Bottled by Château Terre Forte 13.5% Alcohol $13 Enjoy now thru 2016 Like this: Like Loading... Related This entry was posted in budget friendly, estate bottled, france, natural, organic and tagged grenache. Bookmark the permalink.…

      5 readers - By the buddha in your glass

      Champagne Chronicles-Day 2

      …I recently had the privilege of traveling to the Champagne region in France as a guest of the U.S. Champagne Bureau for the 2014 Champagne Harvest Media Trip. Here’s what the Champagne Bureau said about the trip… The trip to Champagne will be an opportunity for you to learn more about the production of Champagne and its unique qualities, as well…

      2 readers - By ENOFYLZ Wine Blog

      Domaine FL Les Bergères Anjou Chenin 2010, Loire, France

      …Wines like this make my spine tingle and my mouth smile Domaine FL Les Bergères Anjou Chenin 2010, Loire, France (£16.99 Liberty Wines) Lovely clean, keen, style with herby green apple and taut citrus tension, some of that slightly odd, waxy and not-at-all-mouldy cheesecloth character and a savoury mineral edge set against fleshier honeyed pear and quince elements. Brisk, like warm cheeks on a cold day, complex and very tasty. S(+)…

      2 readers - By Drinking Outside The Box

      2013 Rosé and Rouge from Chateau Thivin

      …2013 Rosé and Rouge from Chateau Thivin Chateau Thivin‘s red Côtes des Brouilly has consistently appeared on this blog for several vintages. What has never appeared is the Beaujolais Villages Rosé before. This is a somewhat unique post in that the latest release of the Beaujolais Villages Rosé and Côtes de Brouilly are both from the 2013 vintage…

      3 readers - By Hogshead - A Wine Blog

      Petaluma #1, Paris #10

      …That's Petaluma, Sonoma County, California, population 58,000. Harper's Bazaar online mag likes lists as they have a whole section on what to wear, what celebrities to be watching, etc. They've just published a list of the top ten fall travel destinations, mostly in the U.S. There's the usual Vermont for fall colors and they added Paris, France…

      2 readers - By Bob on Sonoma

      Wine of the Week 18 – a white wine with a difference

      … of France. It is often blended with Marsanne and Viognier or Grenache Blanc and Grenache Gris. 2013 Domaine Sainte Rose ‘La Nuit Blanche’ Roussanne IGP Côtes de Thongue 100% Roussanne which is harvested at night, hence the name ‘the sleepless night’. Night harvesting retains the grape’s acidity and freshness and protects the grapes from enduring…

      5 readers - By Quentin Sadler's Wine Page

      6 Intriguing Wines To Drink This Fall

      … Nicolas, Côtes Catalanes, Languedoc-Roussillon, France 2012 Bernabeleva “Camino de Navaherreros” Garnacha Vinos de Madrid, Spain 2012 Espelt “Old Vines” Garnacha Emporda, Spain 2011 4 Monos Garnacha/Syrah Vinos de Madrid, Spain 2011 4 Monos “La Danza del Viento” Garnacha Vinos de Madrid, Spain 2010 Pierre Usseglio “Cuvée de Mon Aïeul” Châteauneuf-du-Pape…

      3 readers - By Wine Folly

      Wine of the Day September 19, 2014

      …2009 Paul Chapelle, Santenay “Gravieres” Premier Cru Red Burgundy, France. The Paul Chapelle wines have to be some of the most underrated wines in all of Burgundy, here a guy who worked with or consulted for De Montille, Jobard and Ramonet, plus Lafarge and Simon Bize, and yet almost no one knows about him or his wonderful wines! I can tell you…

      2 readers - By grapelive.com
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