Organic

  • Parés Baltà Brut Cava (Spain) - Wine Review

    …Opened this organic sparkling wine from Spain tonight to celebrate Christmas with the family. PARÉS BALTÀ BRUT CAVA - DO Catalunya, Spain (#661586) (XD) - $13.95 Tasting Note: Non-vintage, organic sparkling wine made using 58% Parellada, 25% Macabeo and 17% Xarel-lo. Lifted nose featuring leesy, green apple and toast aromas. Medium+ bodied…

    Jason Solanki/ Vintages Wine Picks & Reviews- 4 readers -
  • Albero Monastrell 2013 - A Trader Joe's Top Choice

    …BULK BUY! You can't ask for much more than this for just $6.99. This post brought to you by: Get the Columbia Crest Horse Heaven Hills H3 Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 for just $13.99 plus FREE SHIPPING on any size order! 100% Organically grown Monastrell from Jumilla, Murcia, Spain. Purchased for $6.99. Available exclusively at Trader Joe's. See all…

    Jon Thorsen/ The Reverse Wine Snob- 12 readers -
  • Viñas del Vero Secastilla Somontano Garnacha 2009

    … Estate: Viñas del Vero was founded in 1986 in the Somontano region of Aragon, northern Spain. Today with their 700 hectares of vineyards, they are the leading winery in Somontano for both volume and quality of wines. They practice sustainable and organic viticulture. Along with initiatives to restore indigenous plants, many of the vineyards…

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  • Armas de Guerra Rosado 2013

    … is known for its highly selective processes of only using the best 10% of grapes, which translate into wines with consistent “extraordinary quality”. The estate also possesses “the oldest and most precious Mencia and Dona Blanca vines in the Bierzo region”. Winemaking: All of the vineyards are dry farmed and cultivated using only organic methods…

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  • Bareburger, Columbus

    … onion rings anymore, but these are worth ordering for sure, as are the sweet potato fries. Order the Supreme and you'll get both as toppings. For dessert, the flour less chocolate cake was really tasty, but the cherry compote on the side elevated it well beyond others I've tried. The restaurant sits in what appears to be an old space, with tall…

    Kovas Palubinskas/ 50 States of Wine- 2 readers -
  • Parés Baltà Calcari 2013 (Spain) - Wine Review

    … Note: Made using 100% Xarel-lo, a grape traditionally used to make Cava. Screw cap. Medium intensity nose with lemony and grapefruit aromas. Medium-full bodied with very chalky, mineral mouthfeel with tarty lemon, grapefruit pith and salty flavours on the dry palate. Fresh, balanced acids and a long, tart finish. Would serve this with oily foods such as fish & chips. Score: 87 pts …

    Jason Solanki/ Vintages Wine Picks & Reviews- 5 readers -
  • Thanksgiving wines with a big thank you ~ The Whites

    …. And, thanks to those of you who read my stories. I appreciate that you agree and sometimes disagree with me. WHITE WINES APPETIZERS: Mionetto Organic Prosecco: What a great way to begin a Thanksgiving feast! Start with this Italian sparkling, and one that’s organic. For this I’m very thankful. These days, the less intervention the better, as our…

    Jo Diaz/ Wine Blog- 7 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…

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  • Heart of Italy: The US Debut of Romagna Sangiovese Riserva 2011

    … estates that like the majority of the Romagna region, practice a blend of environmentally friendly lute raisonne, organic, and sustainable viticulture methods. They are passionate about family tradition, the future generations, and drink the wine they make, which is reflected in their philosophy that drinking Sangiovese “means taking a sip of this land…

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  • Podere Giardino ‘Suoli Cataldi’ Reggiano Lambrusco Rosso 2013

    …. In 2001 his grandchildren, Paolo, Marco and Federica Crotti took over the estate from their parents and began combing family tradition along with modern technology to produce Lambrusco on a larger scale. They are devoted to organic viticulture and production methods “that respects human well-being and defends environmental biodiversity…

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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 -
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