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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

    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 for inviting, luscious and deliciou ...

    7 readers - By Eric Degerman/ Great Northwest Wine

      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 Invitation ...

      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.

      Westport Winery NV Little Wild, Washington, $26

      Great Northwest Wine - - 7 readers - Westport Winery NV Little Wild, Washington, $26 By Great Northwest Wine on October 4, 2014 One of the most popular nongrape wines that Dana Roberts creates is this blend of blackberry with Riesling, and it comes with tones of blackberry, black currant and cherry, joined by touches of cocoa powder and dustiness.

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

      Great Northwest Wine - - 7 readers - Sky River Meadery NV Solas Honey Wine, Washington, $26 By Great Northwest Wine on October 19, 2014 Two years ago, Sky River Meadery moved to Woodinville from its longtime home along Highway 2 in Monroe so these wines are receiving more attention than ever before. And this product of golden honey — aged in Dry Fly whiskey barrels — ranks among the best meads in the Pacific Northwest.

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      The Event: Wines of Chile, Toronto trade show

      … Ocio Pinot Noir 2012 Casablanca, $69.95 +83378 -Ventisquero Kalfu Sumpai Pinot Noir 2013 Leyda, $24.99 -Ventisquero Kalfu Sumpai Sauvignon Blanc 2013 Atacama, $24.99 -Emiliana Signos de Origen White Blend 2013 Casablanca, $19.95 -Cono Sur Sparkling Pinot Noir Rose NV Bio Bio, $13.95 +365205 ***1/2 BETTER -- Three and a Half Stars (88 – 90…

      2 readers - By Dean Tudor/ Gothic Epicures VinCuisine

      Full Pull: 5 Years of Giving You the Goods

      … of the weirdest wine offers to Full Pull, a French wine that actually might be a spirit. Paul doesn't think he should have been able to sell it, but he did! And, he still receives reorder requests today for the NV Cocchi Vermouth di Torino. Paul is continuing to grow Full Pull through new opportunities that appeal to him and to his list members…

      By Clive Pursehouse/ The Northwest Wine Anthem

      Champagne Chronicles – Day 5; The Aube

      … to the tasting. That’s because very few producers make Rosé des Riceys wines, and in limited quantities, so they are very rarely seen outside France. They are just even rarer than those of Champagne’s other still wine appellation, Coteaux Champenois. This still wine comes from a tiny terroir named Les Riceys made up with three close-knit villages named Riceys…

      By Martin Redmond/ ENOFYLZ Wine Blog

      What We Have Been Drinking—10/28/2014

      … Over the course of a week, I taste a bunch of wine, usually with friends, and almost always with my wife. Here are some of the wines we tasted this last week that stood out: 2011 Argyle Riesling: Retail $22. I bought a case of this a year and a half ago and the first few bottles were less than compelling. Yes, there was fruit, but not all…

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      Platter’s 2015: the winners

      … of the Year: De Trafford Blueprint Syrah 2012 White Wine of the Year: DeMorgenzon Reserve Chardonnay 2013 Five-star wines Cabernet Franc Warwick 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon Groot Constantia 2012 Le Riche Reserve 2011 Nederburg II Centuries 2010 Oldenburg 2011 Stark-Condé Three Pines 2012 Cinsaut Sadie Family Pofadder 2013 Petit…

      1 readers - By Tim James/ GrapeGrape

      Four Hungarian Sparklers

      … during his French interlude. His winery grew quickly, and by the turn of the 20th century was supplying royalty in Europe and le bon ton everywhere. Today, Törley endures as one of Hungary’s oldest sparkling wineries, producing over 12 million bottles of traditional, transfer, and Charmat method wines per year from 800 hectares of estate vineyards…

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      Wines of the Week: October 25, 2014

      … Nipozzano Riserva Chianti Rùfina DOCG 13.5% abv | $19 (sample) Nipozzano derives from “senza pozzo,” meaning “without a well,” and indeed, most of the Chianti Rùfina region northeast of Florence sits high and dry. But the stony, calcareous clay soils are perfect for winegrowing, and this Riserva blends sangiovese with malvasia nera, colorino…

      2 readers - By Maker's Table

      Schiller's Favorite Wines of Madagascar

      … favorites series. Europe Germany Schiller’s Favorite Wine Bars in Frankfurt am Main, Germany Schiller's Favorite Wine Bars in Berlin, Germany Schiller’s Favorite Wine Bars in Frankfurt am Main, 2013, Germany Schiller's Favorite Apple Wine Taverns in Frankfurt am Main, Germany Schiller’s Favorite Wine Taverns in Mainz, Germany Other Europe Schiller’s…

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

      Spotlight Winery: Cesar Toxqui Cellars

      … cedar, cherry, tobacco, and apple. In addition to the wines tasted, Cesar also produces and sells Muscat Canelli, Viognier, Chard Vino Vianco, Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, and Grenache wines through his tasting room. One of my favorite wine events is the Zinfandel Advocates & Producers (ZAP) Zinfandel Festival held each January in San Francisco…

      By John Cesano/ John on Wine - a wine blog

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

      …The Italian Wine Club from Giordano Wines Offers Great Values for Wine Explorers Over the past few episodes on Bacchus and Beery Wine Radio, Donna and I have been talking about getting bold and adventurous with your wine choices. That may mean trying a new variety, label or trying wines from a different country or region. Wines from Europe can…

      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…

      3 readers - By Decanter
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