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    Salwey Pinot Gris – Simply Fabulous

    Home Wine Regions German Wine Salwey Pinot Gris – Simply Fabulous by Tim Lemke - Oct 19, 2014 The longer I run this website, the more I find that the wines that interest me the most are the ones nobody reads about. I don’t think it’s that others wouldn’t enjoy them, they’re just unique gems that folks don’t come across every day and therefore aren’t searching for info about them.

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    Judging by the Juice: 2014 Okanagan Preview

    Grapes being harvested in Oliver, BC. (courtesy BCWI) Fancy yourself a wine geek? How about this? This week I went to one of the more unusual tastings in which I’ve participated. The idea was to bring the excitement of the harvest right to Vancouver—for those of us city slickers who aren’t able to make it to the Okanagan (or elsewhere). The B.C.

    7 readers - By Tim Pawsey/

      Jacob's Creek plans more whisky barrel wines

      Decanter - - 6 readers - Jacob's Creek winemakers are keen to produce more wine styles part-aged in barrels previously used for Scotch and Irish whiskies. Jacob's Creek owner Pernod Ricard launched its 'double barrel' Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz in Australia in July this year, priced at $25-a-bottle. After spending between 12 and 18 months in French and American oak hogsheads, the Cabernet and Sh ...

      J 2013 Pinot Gris

      New Hampshire Wine-man - - 6 readers - J (California) 2013 Pinot Gris, $14.99-$18.99, 92 points, began in the glass gray trending water clear with just the finest gold tint. The nose was lovely pome flowers and ripe melon with a hint of orange. Near medium bodied with fair-plus acidity carried subtle fruit flavors, especially a ...

      Wine of the Week – 2011 Van Duzer Pinot Noir Estate

      Cliff's Wine Picks - - 6 readers - Each week I pick out one wine to highlight as my wine of the week. This wine may be an outstanding wine, a great value or just something very interesting. Overview I’m always on the lookout for good Pinot Noirs. Recently, most of my time (and money) has been spent exploring the Pinots from Oregon.

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      Wine of the Week 24 – País without Prejudice

      … tipping it over into bubblegum characters. The colour is verging on deep purple, while the nose is an enticing mix of cooked blackberry, plums, cassis and fragrant herbs. The palate is immediate and juicy with fresh acidity, deep, sweet black cherry and blackberry fruit that feels fresh and lively, together with a little firmness from the tannins…

      1 readers - By Quentin Sadler's Wine Page

      you deserve a grape today, san francisco giants!

      … Prestige (for like regular season watching, $27) which is 45% Chardonnay, 45% Pinot Noir, and 10% Pinot Gris /Pinot Meunier from Napa, and made in the traditional method. They also made a special limited edition Championship bubbly ($125) for their last World Series win two years ago, which is 50% Chardonnay and 50% Pinot Noir. Mumm Napa sent roughly…

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      Wine of the Week; 2013 Copain P2

      … by the traditions and practices of French winemaking, not to mention the European attitude that wine is an essential part of life. Guthrie started the winery with an old friend, and named it Copain, which means ‘friend” in French. Copain is focused on Chardonnay, Pinot Noir,and Syrah. They offer three lines of wines, the entry-level “Tous Ensembles…

      By Martin Redmond/ ENOFYLZ Wine Blog


      …; screw cap; 92 points Droggy's was the first Adelaide Hills Sauvignon blanc that really slew me. It's always better than most of its local rivals, and more delicate and rosy than the savagely grassy buggers from Niew Zillun and the rest of the Adelaide Hills. This one's exemplary: musk and roses and lime pith ooze up with comforting confection…

      By Philip White/ drinkster

      Pinot Noir & Chardonnay VI: FEL Wines

      …, offers a lovely, limpid ruby-magenta hue and beguiling aromas of cranberries and red and black cherries and currants that open to notes of menthol and violets, leather, briers and brambles with hints of graphite and loam; after a few minutes in the glass, the wine emits touches of pomegranate, sassafras and cloves. Reader, you could eat…

      By Fredric Koeppel/ Bigger Than Your Head

      Wine of the Day October 28, 2014

      …, green apple, white peach and hints of tropical fruits with whiff of smoke and flinty rocks. This is impressive stuff and lovely refreshing wine, Ken thinks Pinot Blanc is the most interesting and best grape for Oregon whites, ahead of Riesling, Pinot Gris and Chardonnay, and he may find an argument on that over the coming years, but if this wine…



      …, as well as the date opened, address, phone numbers, website, and times of day open. Maps appear on the back flaps. Schreiner concludes with a vineyard census, general production figures, and VQA sales. The most popular grape in BC is still Merlot, followed by Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon and Gewurztraminer. The black…

      1 readers - By Dean Tudor/ Gothic Epicures VinCuisine

      British Columbia wine industry slows rate of plantings

      … varieties that are so important to the Washington state wine industry are down on the list in British Columbia. Cabernet Sauvignon vines are a distant fifth at 755 acres, while Riesling ranks No. 9 at 511 acres. Last week’s report also showed a growing interest in Muscat, no doubt a reflection of industry’s desire to slake consumers’ recent thirst…

      4 readers - By Eric Degerman/ Great Northwest Wine

      Paso Robles Wine Country … A Land of Great Diversity – James Melendez

      … –they are not the only set of Vitis vinifera that are planted and the most widely planted red grape is Cabernet Sauvignon and the most widely planted white wine grape is Chardonnay. Here is a list of the top ten wine grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot Zinfandel Syrah Petite Sirah Petit Verdot Pinot Noir Grenache Cabernet Franc…

      By James the Wine Guy

      A taste for Chardonnay

      … of Burgundy and Chablis, is now the No. 2 grape in Washington, after Cabernet Sauvignon, and it is No. 3 in Oregon, after Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris. But Chardonnay remains the No. 1 wine in America, thanks to its strength in California. While Chardonnay’s grip on the American wine-drinking public has slipped a bit in the past half-decade, it still remains…

      3 readers - By Andy Perdue/ Great Northwest Wine

      Wine of the Week – 2011 Chamisal Vineyards Pinot Noir Edna Valley

      … Each week I pick out one wine to highlight as my wine of the week. This wine may be an outstanding wine, a great value or just something very interesting. Overview I noticed I have had a high percentage of Pinot Noirs as my wine of the week lately. That’s probably due to me actively tracking down Pinots that have attractive pricing…

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      Proper 2012 Estate Syrah, Walla Walla Valley

      … itself a micro-winery. Their focus is Syrah and… Syrah. They certainly have picked a premier location for the grape. The wine is a dark ruby color. Despite the decanting, this took some time to evolve in the glass. With my first sip, I was unable to get a good reading on it, but as the decanter slowly emptied, I was appreciating its style…

      5 readers - By Toledo Wines and Vines


      …, this is a blend of Viognier, Pinot Gris, Torrontés and Sauvignon Blanc. The nose is floral, with mineral notes; it's a rich, smooth creamy wine; less crisp than I remember previous vintages being, but still a good wine to have with seafood. 2010 Zinfandel, Zayante Vineyard, Santa Cruz Mountains An intense, rich wine whose raspberry nose follows on through…

      2 readers - By Santa Cruz Mountains and Santa Clara Valley Wines

      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
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