Gewurztraminer

    Gewurztraminer, Aloha Style

    Gewurztraminer, Aloha Style A tale of fruity pizza and aromatic Alsatian whites. Posted on September 28, 2014 by Jeff Alexander Rangen vineyard, Zind-Humbrecht This I say with peace and love: Hawaiian pizza – that is, pie with pineapple and ham – will never pass my lips. If it’s your bag, hey, that’s between you and Domino’s.

    8 readers - By Jeff Alexander/ Pennsylvania Vine Company

    Briar Valley’s Moment

    Briar Valley’s Moment Tod and Jean Manspeaker make memories (and good wine) in Bedford. Posted on October 21, 2014 by Guest Author Images via Briar Valley’s Facebook Page The following is a guest post from Rich Rocca, a Pittsburgh-area writer who blogs regularly as the Western PA Wine Pirate. Sweet wines pay the bills.

    6 readers - By Pennsylvania Vine Company

      See Ya Later Ranch tops BC Wine Awards with Shiraz-Viognier

      Great Northwest Wine - - 5 readers - Okanagan Valley winemaker Dave Carson earned a photo opp with British Columbia premier Christy Clark when his See Ya Later Ranch 2012 Rover Shiraz-Viognier ($22) won best of show at the 2014 BC Wine Awards. (Photo by Csek Creative/Courtesy of OWFS) KELOWNA, British Columbia — Okanagan Valley winemaker Dave Carson earned a photo opp with British Columbia premier Christy Clark whe ...

      Learning about Wine from Grandma Lorraine.

      Italian Wine Geek - - 5 readers - I am Italian by ethnicity on my father’s side of the family. Grandma Lorraine is his mother, my Calabrese nonna. She’ll remind you she’s Calabrese too- anytime it’s convenient. Mostly when she’s being stubborn about something and she’s using her cultural heritage to remind you she won’t change her mind about something. “I’m Calabrese,” she says as she raps her fist on the table.

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      Briar Valley’s Moment

      … producing approximately 2000 cases per year. They corrected any mistakes made in the first vineyard by planting the second on a southeastern facing slope with grape varieties more suited to the slate soil. One such example, the Proprietor’s Reserve Estate White 2013 – a blend of 50% Gewurztraminer, 26% Riesling and 24% Chardonnay – which displays…

      6 readers - By Pennsylvania Vine Company

      Matching Cheese and Wine

      … Matching Cheese and Wine A recent trip though the Chablis area of Burgundy was enlivened by the consumption of large quantities of cheese! One particularly runny Epoisses being highly memorable and the Soumaintrain has now become a favourite. Time to reacquaint myself with the art of matching cheese and wine I thought. With the variety…

      4 readers - By Andrew Barrow/ Spittoon

      Chile’s Malleco Valley – The Southernmost

      … climate skirts the limits of what is suitable for viticulture, and limits the grape varieties to that can be cultivated here. The varieties currently under vine include Chardonnay (7 acres), Pinot Noir (10 acres), Sauvignon Blanc (7 acres) and Gewurztraminer (2 acres). Being so far south, however, has its advantages, just as the northerly…

      3 readers - By The Bubbly Professor

      Wine Tourism: Lula Cellars in Mendocino

      … Vineyard (Comptche) Pinot Noir, 600 case production SILVER MEDAL 2012 Peterson Vineyard (Comptche) Pinot Noir, 600 case production 2012 Mendocino (Comptche) Pinot Noir, 600 case production GOLD MEDAL 2012 Mendocino (Mariah Vineyards) Zinfandel, 400 case production SILVER MEDAL 2013 Mendocino, Rosato (Rose of Pinot Noir), 200 case production 2013 Mendocino, Dry Gewurztraminer, 170 case production 2012 Mendocino Pinot Gris, 200 case production Please visit www.lulacellars.com for further information.…

      4 readers - By Wine Diva Lifestyle

      The Best Box Wines - ​Big House White 2013

      …A fresh and tasty kitchen sink blend. A blend of Gruner Veltliner, Gewurztraminer, Viognier, Malvasia Bianca, Sauvignon Blanc and other white varieties from California. SRP of $20 and available widely for around $17. From the bottle: "Yadda, yadda, yadda, Warden! Break outta the confines of stuffy tradition with this no tool required tradition…

      4 readers - By Jon Thorsen/ The Reverse Wine Snob

      Oct 15, Pyrenees Wine Region in Western Victoria

      … is a predominance of Shiraz as the variety of choice. This region is predominately to the north of Great Dividing Range. Dry autumns with cool nights make for ideal ripening conditions. Over the past few vintages drought has restricted production of some vineyards, and inhibited the development of new plantings. Use this box to find wine from the Pyrenees…

      4 readers - By Vinodiversity

      Learning about Wine from Grandma Lorraine.

      … I am Italian by ethnicity on my father’s side of the family. Grandma Lorraine is his mother, my Calabrese nonna. She’ll remind you she’s Calabrese too- anytime it’s convenient. Mostly when she’s being stubborn about something and she’s using her cultural heritage to remind you she won’t change her mind about something. “I’m Calabrese,” she says…

      5 readers - By Joanie Karapetian/ Italian Wine Geek

      23rd annual Fall Hopland Passport is coming, Oct 18 & 19, 2014

      …, Pinot Meunier, Pinot Noir, Primitivo, Riesling, Roussanne, Sangiovese, Sauvignon Blanc, Syrah, Syrah Noir, Tannat, Tocai Friulano, Valdiguie, Viognier, and Zinfandel. There will also be blends; the county’s flagship Coro wines, rosés, late harvest and ice wine, port, sparkling, and Meritage wines to delight. Here is a short description of what…

      2 readers - By John Cesano/ John on Wine - a wine blog

      Mellisoni Vineyards 2011 45 Degrees, Lake Chelan, $40

      …. It comes with a clean nose of Bartlett pear, lime and dusty minerality, followed by bright and tingly flavors of yellow grapefruit and Granny Smith apple to balance the 1.5% residual sugar. Perry has established a delicious tradition with this proprietary blend, and while the 2011 vintages is no longer available at the winery, it’s still available…

      4 readers - By Great Northwest Wine

      Wine Reviews: Weekly Mini Round-Up For October 13, 2014

      …;find this wine<< 13 Kellerei Kaltern Gewurztraminer (Alto Adige): The first cut is the… beefiest; it's also the lychee-ist, and maybe the tastiest. $15 B+ >>find this wine<< 12 Spell Winery Terra de Promissio Vineyard Pinot Noir (Sonoma Coast): Promises leather, spice, & big, dark britches for PN from SC. $72 A- >…

      3 readers - By 1 Wine Dude

      Made in BC — Really!

      … Vineyard, is their Summa Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon blend VQA (2013) — $20. Excellent balance of grapefruit, herbs, honey and spice nose and flavours, but refreshing with crisp acidity. Kalala Organic Estate Winery – Harmony White (2013) – $14. Such a delicate balance of Pinot Gris, Gewurztraminer, Riesling, Pinot Auxerrois and Enhrenfelser…

      2 readers - By cultureofwine