Organic

  • 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…

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  • Joseph Drouhin Beaujolais Nouveau 2014

    … Vibrant, fresh, and well balanced this is incredibly easy drinking and an all around fun time Beaujolais. Estate: Maison Joseph Drouhin was founded over 130 years ago and is headed now by the 4th generation of the Drouhin family. Today, with 73 hectares assembled over the years through purchases and agreements between families, the estate…

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

    … of microclimates and also position it is as the link between northern and southern Italy. There is a balance of heat and cold temperatures, along with sea breezes from the Adriatic. The soil is clay limestone, which in addition to providing good drainage, is exceptionally well suited to Sangiovese. All of the wines presented are from family run…

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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

    … is the owner, Managing Director and head of marketing of Ricci Curbastro Farm Estate Winery located in Lombardy, northern Italy. In addition to explaining the numerous safeguarding components of Federoc [National Confederation for Voluntary Consortia for the oversight of the Denominations of Origin], he passionately described his distinctive sparkling…

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  • Some New Italian Wine Finds for Vancouver?

    … with stone fruit flavours. Slight minerality. Smooth and soft in the mouth from start to finish. Velenosi Verdicchio dei Castelli Di Jesi DOC Querciantica 2013 Like this: Like Loading... Related Tags: Aglianico del Vulture Barbaresco Benedetti Biocora Civielle Fantinel Farnese Italian italy Marsanne Mysterium Nebbiolo pinot grigio Pipoli Poderi Dal Nespoli Prosecco Ripasso Romagna Rubicone Sintria Tenuta Montemagno Valpolicella Verdicchio Zubli…

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  • A Taste of Domaine Saint Jean du Barroux

    … Jean du Barroux l’Argile 2010 Review Domaine Saint Jean du Barroux l’ Argile 2010 The 2010 L’Argile is a blend of 75% Grenache, 15% Syrah, 5% Carignan and 5% Cinsault, fermented in concrete vats. The French word, Argile, I believe translates to Argillite, is a sedimentary rock composed largely of clay minerals, that absorbs water. So to me…

    Karl Mywinepal/ MyWinePalin Syrah- 3 readers -
  • Spanish Garnacha Tasting Part 1: Garnacha Blanca

    … [average price] Enjoy now thru 2016 Vinas del Vero La Miranda de Secastilla Garnacha Blanca 2012 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 volume and quality of wines. They practice sustainable and organic…

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  • 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…

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  • Symington Altano Douro DOC 2011

    … Barroca [the “proportions of each vary from year to year”] Douro Portugal Bottled by Symington Family Estates 13.5% Alcohol $9 Enjoy now thru 2015 Rated 91 points by Wine Spectator Like this: Like Loading... Related This entry was posted in organic, portugal, sustainably farmed, value and tagged red blend. Bookmark the permalink.…

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  • Organic Red Pears

    … Organic Red Pears made my day better today. Fall harvest food is so colorful and ripe that walking through the open markets is a pleasant errand, that and the cooler weather. It’s hard to eat just one red pear. Honesty, I haven’t had too much time for baking so I eat them au natural. When they are this succulent I don’t need a pie or recipe. My…

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  • Harlaftis Nemea Red 2011

    … Crafted from the Agiorgitiko grape which has been cultivated in the Nemea region of the Peloponnese on the east coast of Greece since ancient times, this is a subdued, contemplative glass. Estate: Domaine Harlaftis was founded in 1932 by Nikos Athanassiadis, a successful raisin merchant. He was drawn to the ancient Nemea region…

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