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    Bass River Winemaker Dinner at Merchants Wine Cellar in Singapore

    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 ...

    8 readers - By Dr. Christian G.E. Schiller/ schiller-wine

    Domaine Chatelain Pouilly-Fumé 2013

    My trip to Lidl saw me buying a four pack of wine so I’m slowly working my way through my Lidl choices. I picked up this Domaine Chatelain Pouilly-Fumé 2013 for the straightforward reason that I cycled through Pouilly-sur-Loire as I made my way from the Northern Rhone along the Loire to Tours on the Way of Saint Martin. It’s a great bike ride if you get the chance.

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

      Wines of Corsica

      binNotes | a wine blog - - 5 readers - Welcome to binNotes | a wine blog Like wine? Like compelling stories about wine? You’ve landed on the right page! by L.M. Archer, FWS Follow binNotes | a wine blog: | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest It’s Official! A view from the island of Corsica, perhaps France’s most elusive wine region. My featured guest blog on Wines of Corsica is now published in The Good Life France.

      Wine Tasting Dinner: Sauvignon Blanc from Around the World

      Wine Peeps - - 5 readers - Sauvignon Blanc has been one of our favorite white varieties for years. We have a soft spot for Sauvignon Blanc from the Marlborough region of New Zealand, which was solidified on our trip to the region in 2005. Ever since, we have made it a point to try Sauvignon Blanc from other countries/regions when we have the chance.

      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.

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      Wine of the week: Moulin de Gassac Guilhem 2013

      … The Wine Curmudgeon is a sucker for wines made with less known grapes from less known parts of the world. That’s because the revolution in winemaking and grape growing technology over the past 20 years has allowed these regions to improve quality with grapes that aren’t in great demand. Hence, a much better chance of quality wine for less money…

      1 readers - By The Wine Curmudgeon

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

      …. In the second video, we learn about the wines of Loire Valley’s Anjou and Saumur. In the third and final video we will look closely at Vouvray and Chinon. Loire Valley Wine Facts The Upper Loire Sancerre and Pouilly-Fumé where Sauvignon blanc and Pinot noir dominate. The Middle Loire regions include Touraine, Saumur, Chinon and Vouvray and the main…

      5 readers - By Monique Soltani/ Wine Oh TV

      Traveling Winers Weekend Wine Picks – 20 Oct 2014

      … Explore a new wine this weekend! Whether you’re into dry, sweet, red, white, Italian, French or even “Hops”, consider trying our suggestions below! Traveling Winers Weekend Wine Picks Tom Joe “Hops ‘r Better” Winer Wine: Merlot Type: Red Vineyard: Whitewater Hill Vineyards Buy local This big, rich Merlot starts with a spicy nose…

      1 readers - By Khristine Claud/ The Vineyard Trail

      What is Champagne, and why you should drink it this Friday

      …, but it is in most cases.) Once the wines are blended, they are put into a bottle. Liqueur de Tirage: This is where a measured quantity of cane sugar & yeast cultures are added to the mix to stimulate the second alcoholic fermentation. This takes place in a long necked, dark green bottle with a crown cap like a glass beer bottle. Second Fermentation…

      1 readers - By Vindulge

      Rhone Ranger Wines from Elyse

      … These reviews are based on samples provided by the winery or organization acting on their behalf. 2012 Elyse L’Ingénue Naggiar 2009 Elyse Le Corbeau Hudson Vineyard 2010 Elyse C’est Si Bon Naggiar Vineyard “A meal with wine is dining – it’s a conversation, an event. It’s what wine is all about.” Ray Coursen…

      1 readers - By Cliff's Wine Picks

      What We Have Been Drinking—10/15/2014

      … high quality sparklers at this price point (yes, I know there are some, but not many), I am going to continue to lean toward Alsace and the Loire to quench my thirst for bubbles (full disclosure: that was a bit of a lie—I will always have some Crémant in the cellar no matter what the domestic situation—come on, I am a French wine snob!). Great…

      3 readers - By the drunken cyclist

      Bordeaux launches ad campaign to stem fall in exports

      …-corruption campaign, leant a general sense of uncertainty to the French wine market last year, and as China's main source of French wines, inevitably Bordeaux bore the brunt of it,' said CIVB president Bernard Farges. 'But it is worth remembering that the 2013 harvest was down 30% from average, and these figures come on the back of four strong years…

      4 readers - By Decanter

      Wines of Corsica

      … Welcome to binNotes | a wine blog Like wine? Like compelling stories about wine? You’ve landed on the right page! by L.M. Archer, FWS Follow binNotes | a wine blog: | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest It’s Official! A view from the island of Corsica, perhaps France’s most elusive wine region. My featured guest blog on Wines of Corsica…

      5 readers - By binNotes | a wine blog

      Wine to drink when the power goes out, 2014 edition

      …. • Cote Mas Rouge Intense Mediterrannee 2012 ($10 for a 1-liter bottle, sample, 13.5%): This red, like the Cote Mas white, comes from Paul Mas, who knows a thing or two about quality cheap wine. Again, my only complaint is that there is merlot and syrah, neither of which does much except make the wine more chalky. Trust me — a red from southern France…

      4 readers - By The Wine Curmudgeon

      Paso Robles: Where to Stay, Wine & Dine Downtown

      … – go there in the later afternoon when the food trucks arrive, or when they are featuring live music. Bands set up on the back of an old flatbed truck, and the Ipanero, an IPA brewed with habanero and chipotle, will take your tastebuds to a new level of thrill. Upcoming Events Pioneer Days, October 11 Harvest Wine Weekend, October 17 ‑ 18 Thank…

      1 readers - By Wine Oh TV

      Pairing Wine with Weird Holiday Turkey Recipes

      … Maple-Brined, Wood-Smoked Grilled Turkey To stuff some life into this year’s obligatory wine and turkey pairing column for Thanksgiving (or Christmas), I asked the creators of some strangely wonderful turkey recipes for their permission to post them here and pair them with wine. I’m still on the hunt for beer can turkey, turducken, tofurkey…

      3 readers - By Natalie Maclean/ Natalie MacLean

      Dry Rieslings From Alsace Delight With Crisp Finesse, Flavors

      …Alsace is located on the German border in the northeast corner of France. It’s 33,000 acres of vineyards extend along rolling foothills and picturesque villages. Alsace is unique among French wine regions for at least two reasons. The region has a widespread German influence. This extends to the green graceful Riesling bottles that are similar…

      4 readers - By Toledo Wines and Vines
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