Muscat - Page 2

  • Rhone Valley Adventures Part Two - Southern Rhone

    … post for more details. Today we turn to the second half of our Rhone Valley Adventure, focusing on the Southern Rhone. (For our post on Northern Rhone and an overview of the Cotes du Rhone appellation and all its designations, see Part One here.) Our journey began with a tasting of wines from Chusclan (one of the named Cotes du Rhone Villages…

    Jon Thorsen/ The Reverse Wine Snob- 6 readers -
  • Salads with wine pairings? Seriously?

    … mandarin oranges, cranberries, blueberries, strawberries, etc.. SIMPLE SALAD: Boston Lettuce Edible flower, if in season (nasturtiums, violet, star flower, cucumber blossoms, etc.) Endives (in a circle around your bowl) Mandarin orange slices (dried cranberries or blueberries would also work well, too) Green onions (or chives) Toasted almonds (walnuts…

    Jo Diaz/ Wine Blogin Riesling Chardonnay- 7 readers -
  • Treos Wines 2013 Dry Muscat, Willamette Valley, $21

    … Monmouth, Ore., winemaker Dave Jepson has a passion and a knack with producing Muscat in a dry style, and for a second straight vintage he’s merited our top rating with it. While he continues to use Muscat Ottonel, he changed up the blend just a bit from last year by substituting Muscat Blanc for the historic Muscat of Alexandria. The resulting…

    Great Northwest Wine- 1 readers -
  • Pays d’Oc Wines Deliver French Flavor and Value

    … Located in France’s southern Languedoc Rousillon region, Pays d’OC winemakers produce a wide range of wines with character and value. Pays d’Oc is France’s largest contributor to the “country wine” category. Vin de pays is the second quality tier in France below the Appellation d’Origine Contrȏlée and above table wine. The wines…

    Toledo Wines and Vines- 8 readers -
  • The tides that bind: East Coast swing

    … Tide’s Out, Big Cove, New Brunswick Tides. The Maritimes. The new viticulture. Headed out for the East Coast, pulled by a great maritime tide, family in tow. To a cape and back. Ontario-New York-Massachusetts-New Hampshire-Maine-New Brunswick-Nova Scotia-New Brunswick-Quebec-Ontario. The voyage imagined as a whole is revealed as an ebb…

    Michael Godel/ Godelloin Chardonnay- 6 readers -
  • 2011 Domaine de Durban Muscat de Beaumes-de-Venise Dessert,...

    … 2011 Domaine de Durban Muscat de Beaumes-de-Venise Dessert, please? Pretty please? Apricot vanilla creme. Meyer lemon. Ramune Japanese soda. Lychee. Coconut. Some powdered calcium-type qualities on the palate. 3/5 bones $$ Muscat Blanc à Petits Grains 15% abv Muscat de Beaumes-de-Venise (Rhône), FRANCE …

    Shiba Sommelier- 5 readers -
  • Green Eggs & Ham - Graduation Day

    … I can only pretend to understand what truly goes through Perry's mind on a daily basis - such must be his life living with Asperger's - but I think it's pretty safe to say that he was a pretty proud guy today as he graduated from high school. I said the same thing a couple of years ago when Perry's sister, Stargirl, graduated, but I can't…

    2001 Bottles - A Wine Odyssey- 3 readers -
  • Love stinks – Oregon dessert wine and blue cheese

    … Dessert wine is not patio wine. Instead think of dessert wine in a different context. And one of my favorites is in terms of blue cheese. The post Love stinks – Oregon dessert wine and blue cheese appeared first on Northwest Whites…

    Northwest Whites- 6 readers -
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