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    • Thanksgiving wines with a big thank you ~ The Whites

      Thanksgiving wines are a natural wine topic. During this time of year, from one year to the next, I reflect upon who’s been there for me in the past cycle… entrusting me with their stories. This blog post is more about giving thanks, than it is about Thanksgiving wines. It is more interesting, however, if I do tell you about the wines I’ve most enjoyed throughout the year, w ...

      Jo Diaz/ Wine Blog- 7 readers -
    • Parés Baltà Calcari 2013 (Spain) - Wine Review

      Tonight's white wine is organic & biodynamic and comes from a family-owned winery with traditions dating back to 1970 (although you wouldn't have guessed it given the very modern look of the label.) It is available by Consignment only via Trialto Wine Group. PARÉS BALTÀ CALCARI 2013 - DO Penedès, Spain (#781286) (XD) - $16.95 Tasting Note: ...

      Jason Solanki/ Vintages Wine Picks & Reviews- 4 readers -
  • Bareburger, Columbus

    … with reclaimed tin siding from deconstructed barns. Most of our takeout products are made with plant resin or recycled paper products, and all of them (even the bags) are biodegradable. We are proud the animals that supply our meat have been treated humanely and with respect. Bareburger is a chain with locations in New York, Philadelphia, New…

    Kovas Palubinskas/ 50 States of Wine- 2 readers -
  • Joseph Drouhin Beaujolais Nouveau 2014

    … is one of the largest in all of Burgundy. Philosophy: Natural practices have granted them the capability to achieve their goal of expressing “the exact character of each terrior” in their wines. Winemaking: “Our credo is to bring natural answers to natural problems.” They are passionate about organic and biodynamic viticulture with methods…

    the buddha in your glass- 4 readers -
  • Heart of Italy: The US Debut of Romagna Sangiovese Riserva 2011

    … the very most of the vine, as good wines are a faithful reflection of the environment in which they are grown: a combination of soil, climate and growing methods”. Tasting Notes: Dark garnet in colour with aromas of smoky earth, wild flowers and cherry. Wild berries, cherry and plum notes lead the way, whilst graphite minerals, licorice…

    the buddha in your glass- 2 readers -
  • Podere Giardino ‘Suoli Cataldi’ Reggiano Lambrusco Rosso 2013

    … this fantastic with a wide variety of dishes, especially rich ones. [It was spectacular with an array of Italian cheese, including Parmigiano Reggiano, Pecorino Fosso and Provolone Mandarone] 30% Marani, 30% Salamino, 30% Oliva, 5% Ancellotta Reggiano Lambrusco Emilia Romagna Italy Produced by Azienda Agricola Podere Giardino, Bottled by ICQRF 2019/RE 11.5% Alcohol $17 [average price] Enjoy now Like this: Like Loading... Related …

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  • Ricci Curbastro Sparkling Wines: Innovation Becomes Tradition

    … Dr. Riccardo Ricci Curbastro leading the Quality Italian Wines and Franciacorta Seminar at Simply Italian Great Wines US Tour 2014 New York. Image courtesy of Ricci Curbastro Azienda Agricola. I had the pleasure of attending an enlightening seminar given by the incredibly interesting and multifarious Dr. Riccardo Ricci Curbastro, who…

    the buddha in your glassin Chardonnay- 1 readers -
  • Some New Italian Wine Finds for Vancouver?

    … and vanilla aromas in the glass. Full body, dry and soft. Ripe cassis and vanilla flavours. Soft tannins,mouth watering acidity, and some spice on the finish. Highly recommended. Tenuta Montemagno Mysterium Barbera d’Asti DOCG Superiore 2009 Velenosi Verdicchio dei Castelli Di Jesi DOC Querciantica 2013 – Light stone fruit nose. Medium body, soft and round…

    MyWinePalin Chardonnay- 1 readers -
  • A Taste of Domaine Saint Jean du Barroux

    … I had not heard of Domaine Saint Jean du Barroux until recently; a winery located between the Dentelles de Montmirail and Mont Ventoux in the Southern Rhone, owned by Oenologist, winemaker/grower, Philippe Gimel. A tiny vineyard with 4 of 16 hectares covered with fruit trees and shrubbery. The remaining 12 hectares of vineyards are planted…

    Karl Mywinepal/ MyWinePalin Syrah- 3 readers -
  • Meet Gemtree Wines at the Vancouver International Wine Festival 2015

    … Our Wines At Vancouver we will be presenting the following wines; 2012 Tatty Road Cabernet Sauvignon Moonstone McLaren Vale Savagnin 2014 Gemtree 2013 Dragon’s Blood Luna Temprana McLaren Vale Tempranillo 2014 Gemstone Uncut Shiraz 2012 Gemtree 2012 Uncut Shiraz Gemtree Stage 7 Shiraz 2012 – Epicurean Way/McLaren Vale Scarce Earth Gemstone Chardonnay 2013 Gemstone Shiraz 2013 Some GEMTREE AWARDS AND REVIEWS 2014. Check out our youtube video on our new wine, “The Whole Bunch”. Like this: Like Loading... Related …

    Karl Mywinepal/ MyWinePalin Cabernet Sauvignon Chardonnay- 1 readers -
  • Spanish Garnacha Tasting Part 1: Garnacha Blanca

    … “in order to develop tannins, complexity and structure, without aromas”. Tasting Notes: Pale yellow in colour with aromas of apple and white flowers. Red apple and nectarine flavours were enveloped with a lively acidity, whilst citrus zest and nutty hints lingered invitingly between each sip. 100% White Grenache Terra Alta 13% Alcohol $17…

    the buddha in your glass- 1 readers -
  • Harvest Time…

    … Organic Riesling ripening in the late harvest sun of Yakima Valley’s Handprint Farm. | Image: Courtesy Handprint Farms. Harvest time at Yakima Valley’s Handprint Farm. | Image: Courtesy Handprint Farms. …and the riesling is ready! Some views from my sister’s organic vineyard on the banks of the Yakima River for your enjoyment…

    binNotes | a wine blogin Riesling- 1 readers -
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