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    CHAD STOCK OF MINIMUS WINES – E&R Wine Shop; Portland, OR (7/17/2014) Chad Stock has been making many wonderful wines for established wineries in the Willamette Valley for a few years. He’s also been making his own breed of unique and adventurous wines under his Minimus brand. The majority of his wines are experimental projects […]

    CHAD STOCK OF MINIMUS WINES – E&R Wine Shop; Portland, OR (7/17/2014) Chad Stock has been making many wonderful wines for established wineries in the Willamette Valley for a few years. He’s also been making his own breed of unique and adventurous wines under his Minimus brand. The majority of his wines are experimental projects that make him look a bit like an enological mad scientist.

    15 readers - By Wine is Serious Business

    [Wednesday's] Meritage – Wine Quiz Answer, Merlot is Back, Harvest Everywhere, About Yelp and more

    Botani Moscatel Seco Sierras de Malaga DO 2008 Meritage time! Let’s start with the answer to the wine quiz #115: Grape Trivia – Muscat. In the quiz, you were supposed to answer 5 questions about one of the oldest cultivated grapes – Muscat. Here are the questions, now with the answers: Q1: This Italian wine, made out of the Muscat of Alexandria grapes (which has a diffe ...

    10 readers - By Talk-A-Vino

      Tales From: Estate 1856, Dry Creek Valley

      the drunken cyclist - - 7 readers - I pulled into the driveway where the only sign along the Dry Creek road read “Tzabaco Vineyards” with no mention of “Estate 1856″–my afternoon appointment. Moments after pulling in, I was greeted by Janice Schmidt, the wine maker half of the Estate 1856 team–her husband, Brian, farms the land. A quick primer on the names.

      Riesling wins 2014 Great Northwest Invitational Wine Competition

      Great Northwest Wine - - 7 readers - Wild Goose Vineyards’ 2012 God’s Mountain Vineyard Riesling from the Okanagan Valley in British Columbia won best of show at the 2014 Great Northwest Invitational Wine Competition. (Photo by Andy Perdue/Great Northwest Wine) HOOD RIVER, Ore. – A British Columbia Riesling – a wine that might never be made again – won best of show at the second annual Great Northwest Invitational Wine Competition.

      Camas Prairie Winery NV Strawberry Mead, Idaho, $14

      Great Northwest Wine - - 7 readers - Camas Prairie Winery NV Strawberry Mead, Idaho, $14 By Great Northwest Wine on October 17, 2014 Best Buy! Jeremy and Heidi Ritter continue the tradition of this winery’s long history with award-winning meads, which all start with 12 gallons of star thistle honey in the Palouse. The addition of 15 gallons of strawberries to the honey wine makes for inviting, luscious and deliciou ...

      Westport Winery NV Skookumchuck Sweet Red Wine, Columbia Valley, $25

      Great Northwest Wine - - 7 readers - Westport Winery NV Skookumchuck Sweet Red Wine, Columbia Valley, $25 By Great Northwest Wine on October 17, 2014 Dana Roberts creates a number of off-dry wines that incorporate juice from fruit other than grape, but this sweet red is all vinifera in its blend of Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Syrah and Muscat.

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      The Italian Wine Club Giordano Wines – Explore the World of Wine

      …, including their 2014 Gold Medal for Chianti. So go out and explore the world of wines and check out the great deals offered by Giordano and The Italian Wine Club. Giordano Wines are available for shipment directly in: CA, DC, FL, ID, IL, LA, MN, MO, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, OR, SC, TN, TX, VA, WI, WY Giordano Wines provides Bacchus and Beery Wine Blog with sample wines and other compensation. The post The Italian Wine Club Giordano Wines – Explore the World of Wine appeared first on Wine Blog - Bacchus and Beery. …

      1 readers - By Roger Beery/ Bacchus and Beery

      DAWA 2014 results: India wins historic first International Trophy as full results released

      … wine scene. In another first, winning the Regional Trophy for Asia Sweet Fortified was Hatten’s Pino de Bali NV from Bali in Indonesia. The winning dessert wine, from the country’s first winery, is made by Australian winemaker James Kalleske and produced in limited quantities of 5,000 bottles a year. Highlighting the wines’ success in her DAWA co…

      2 readers - By Decanter

      Summing Up Two Trade Tastings - 120 Wines Tasted - Part III

      … of flowers and sweet lemons and a dry, long, finely tuned taste (~90p). The NV Blanc de Blancs has a Deep nose with notes of bread and lemon cream and a tight, focused taste. Very, very good (~91p). Moving up the quality ladder, the 2006 Blanc de Blancs reeks of elegance and intensity while the taste is crisp, cool and concentrated (~92p). On the same…

      3 readers - By Barolista

      Hambledon Classic Cuvee, a brilliant new English sparkling wine

      …, and it’s a really impressive sparkling wine. More, and presumably even better, is to come in the future. Hambledon Vineyards Classic Cuvee NV Hampshire, England 12% alcohol. Taut and quite complex with ripe apples, citrus, pear and even some fig, with a bit of creaminess. The palate is crisp and bright with high acidity clamping down on the fruit…

      1 readers - By jamie goode's wine blog

      A Bottle Of Bubbly - NV La Vida Al Camp

      …Not a Champagne this time, but a Cava. This was a tasting sample from Mondowine. NV La Vida al Camp, La Vida al Camp The nose is light, fresh and steely with notes of grapefruit, birch sap, nuts and salty minerals. Not that deep but with a fine stringency. Very good. The taste is tight, light and cool with notes of grapefruit, stale nuts, slate…

      3 readers - By Barolista

      Sky River Meadery NV Solas Honey Wine, Washington, $26

      … among the best meads in the Pacific Northwest. It begins with aromas of dried lemon peel, nutmeg, clove and powdered sugar before moving into elegant flavors of mascarpone, powdered sugar, jasmine and sugar cookies. There’s a wealth of residual sugar (14 percent), but the skillful use of acidity by winemaker Denice Ingalls makes this quaffable…

      7 readers - By Great Northwest Wine

      Westport Winery NV Skookumchuck Sweet Red Wine, Columbia Valley, $25

      … with very fruit-forward aromas of black cherry, boysenberry, peach and green apple candy, backed by cardamom and nutmeg. The drink is indeed sweet at 7 percent residual sugar, and it carries a bit of viscosity amid the flavors of raspberry jam, cherry pie filling and blueberry. Yet, there’s some balance in the ample acidity and rewarding tannins…

      7 readers - By Great Northwest Wine

      Champagne Chronicles – Day 4

      … usally a tasting of this kind every Saturday, and they definitely were to my taste. The production volume is quite low, so they probably won’t be too easy to find in most markets, but they’re definitely worth grabbing if you come across them. We tasted the following wines: NV Bereche et Fils Champagne Brut Réserve NV Bereche et Fils Chardonnay…

      4 readers - By Martin Redmond/ ENOFYLZ Wine Blog

      Camas Prairie Winery NV Strawberry Mead, Idaho, $14

      …Camas Prairie Winery NV Strawberry Mead, Idaho, $14 By Great Northwest Wine on October 17, 2014 Best Buy! Jeremy and Heidi Ritter continue the tradition of this winery’s long history with award-winning meads, which all start with 12 gallons of star thistle honey in the Palouse. The addition of 15 gallons of strawberries to the honey wine makes…

      7 readers - By Eric Degerman/ Great Northwest Wine

      Top Champagne Tasting of 2014

      … freshness & piercing power! @mastersofwine SF pic.twitter.com/YQdkcCba45 — Gary Iron Chevsky (@IronChevsky) September 30, 2014 Krug (NV) - always good, clean & serious, especially w/ age! @mastersofwine SF pic.twitter.com/LcbT4RwPlh — Gary Iron Chevsky (@IronChevsky) September 30, 2014 Another note on Krug - though vintage Krug…

      1 readers - By Iron Chevsky/ The Iron Chevsky Wine Blog

      Inside the Great Northwest Invite

      … Willamette Valley town of Newberg. Frankly, we knew little of the winery before the wines arrived. They were nominated by Yashar Shayan of ImpulseWine.com in Seattle. The three Pinot Noirs entered by Colene Clemens Vineyards earned gold or double gold. Additionally, its Rosé of Pinot Noir won a double gold medal and best rosé of the competition. Winning…

      1 readers - By Great Northwest Wine

      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

      Review: NV Laurent-Perrier Ultra Brut Champagne

      … Review: NV Laurent-Perrier Ultra Brut Champagne Laurent-Perrier Ultra Brut is a rare Champagne made with absolutely no dosage — the addition of refined sugar to the finished wine as a sweetener. Even the driest of sparkling wines tends to have some sugar in it — even if it’s a tiny amount. In L-P’s Ultra Brut, the sweetness is all in your mind…

      4 readers - By Christopher Null/ Drinkhacker.com