Pinot Gris

    Six wines to complement Masterchef Sophie’s recipes

    Six stunning wines to challenge the senses and romance Sophie’s recipes this week in Weekend Magazine. 2013 Dolcetto d’Asti, Piemonte, Italy (£7.00, Marks & Spencer). The Dolcetto grape is often a belligerent sort, but this cheapie is feisty, tangy and crammed with red and black berry juice. It is a brilliantly evocative wine – accurate, joyous and delicious chilled, too.

    8 readers - By Matthew Jukes

    Mendocino County’s green wine growers

    If there is any question about how much I love doing what I do, inside my tasting room or outside, pouring my wines or any of the county’s best wines, this picture captured by Aubrey Rawlin of Mendoicino Winegrowers Inc should answer that question amply. I love pouring wines for folks. Here’s the column that was born at this incredibly fun wine press event, enjoy: John On Wine – ...

    7 readers - By John Cesano/ John on Wine - a wine blog

      Fort Berens Winery Grand Opening

      Adventures in BC Wine - - 8 readers - This week marked yet another milestone for one of British Columbia’s most pioneering wineries. Invited media and the many friends of Fort Berens Estate Winery gathered in Lillooet to celebrate the official grand opening of the new tasting room and production facility. Still sporting that new construction smell, the delightfully orange-accented winery founded by Dutch immigrants ...

      Salwey Pinot Gris – Simply Fabulous - - 7 readers - 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.

      Judging by the Juice: 2014 Okanagan Preview - - 7 readers - 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.

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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…

      7 readers - By Tim Lemke/

      Tinhorn Creek-Beautiful British Columbia Part 2

      … Appreciation Society held a blind tasting of eight B.C. Cab Francs against four from other wine regions of the world. Tinhorn Creek 2010 Oldfield Selection Cab Franc, the winery’s first reserve version, won by a wide margin. Going back several years, our first taste of Tinhorn Creek wine was at Whistler, back in the late 1990s — a 1995 Pinot Gris…

      2 readers - By Write for Wine

      Fries Family Wines creates program for non-profits

      … tastings, which are of its widely distributed and consumer-priced Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris. It does, however, charge for its small-lot tasting flight, but the $5 charge is refunded with the purchase of those wines. That Chardonnay became one of the featured wines sold at the Oregon Zoo concert series, and Duck Pond also was a part…

      4 readers - By Eric Degerman/ Great Northwest Wine

      A trio from Therapy Vineyards

      … but I agree with the winemaker’s suggestion that this might be aged a few years. There is a good argument that we drink our Pinot Gris wines too young. 89-90. Therapy Vineyards Freudian Sip 2013 ($17.99 for 1,100 cases). This is a blend of 43% Pinot Gris, 28% Riesling, 15% Sauvignon Blanc and 14% Kerner. The winemaking processes, including several…

      5 readers - By John Schreiner/ John Schreiner on wine

      Wine of the Week – 2011 Van Duzer Pinot Noir Estate

      … of limited-production Block Designates of singular personality. Pinot Gris is Oregon’s other wine of note, a white wine that Van Duzer Vineyards makes in a crisp, dry style particularly well suited to a white wine. Much more information about the winery and their wines is available on their site by clicking here. 2011 Van Duzer Pinot Noir Estate – $23.39…

      6 readers - By Cliff's Wine Picks

      Wine Tourism: Lula Cellars in Mendocino

      …. With a yearly case production of 2,800 cases, comprised of Pinot Noir, Zinfandel, Dry Gewurztraminer, Rosato (Rose of Pinot Noir) and Pinot Gris. Lula Cellars produces wines entirely from vineyards in Mendocino County, California. Since 2010, Lula Cellars has built a reputation of integrity, positive customer relations and stellar wines. The goal of Lula…

      4 readers - By Wine Diva Lifestyle

      Oct 15, Pyrenees Wine Region in Western Victoria

      … varieties, particularly Sangiovese and Tempranillo. Of interest is the plan by St Ignatius Vineyard to plant some Torrentes, a white wine variety from the Diaz family's former home country Argentina. Wineries in the Pyrenees using alternative varieties Blue Pyrenees Estate Viognier | Counterpoint Vineyard Malbec, Nebbiolo, Petit verdot, Roussanne…

      4 readers - By Vinodiversity

      Judging by the Juice: 2014 Okanagan Preview

      …, last year. I remember being pretty impressed, as we swirled and spit the definitely apple toned juice that would become Little Farm Riesling. A taste of things to come So what’s so great about tasting fresh pressed or fermenting juice, aka ‘must’? Past, present and future Pinot Gris What was fun about this tasting was that you could see…

      7 readers - By Tim Pawsey/

      A cultivated tale of two Okanagan wineries

      … and harvesting are all done this way. The winery focuses on varietals; Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Gamay Noir, and Pinot Noir. In addition to the single-varietal bottles, no less than five different Sparkling variations are made in the traditional method. It’s a toss-up between the two styles to decide what the Okanagan…

      5 readers - By Michael Godel/ Godello

      23rd annual Fall Hopland Passport is coming, Oct 18 & 19, 2014

      … tasting rooms in the Hopland area: Aglianico, Arneis, Barbera, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carignane, Charbobo, Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc, Cortese, Dolcetto, French Colombard, Gewurztraminer, Grenache, Marsanne, Merlot, Mosacato/Muscat, Negroamaro, Nero D’Avola, Orange Muscat, Petite Sirah, Petit Verdot, Pinotage, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris/Grigio…

      2 readers - By John Cesano/ John on Wine - a wine blog

      Foris Pinot Gris "Rogue Valley" 2012 wine review by (PB)

      …This Oregon state white has a bouquet that knocks your socks off full of tropical fruit, with a a hint of vanilla cream pushing apple, melon notes. Palate--Out of the gate super flavorful with a velvety texture which separates this from lower end Pinot Gris. This is brimming with glorious, sweet fruits on an off dry foundation. Finishes…

      1 readers - By The Wine Cask Blog

      Winners from inaugural Columbia Gorge Wine Competition

      … Sauvignon Blanc, Columbia Gorge, $25 Cerulean Skies 2010 Nebbiolo, Columbia Gorge, $30 Cerulean Skies 2010 Merlot, Columbia Gorge, $25 Coyote Wall 2013 TYKHE Sauvignon Blanc, Columbia Gorge, $24 Domaine Poullion 2010 McKinley Springs Vineyard Pierre, Horse Heaven Hills, $26 Heart Catcher Wines 2011 Volcano Ridge Vineyard Zinfandel, Columbia Gorge…

      6 readers - By Andy Perdue/ Great Northwest Wine

      Wine Reviews: Weekly Mini Round-Up For October 13, 2014

      … this wine<< 13 Ernst Loosen Villa Wolf Pinot Gris (Pfalz): It's an instant pith party, all are invited, and the admission is practically free. $13 B+ >>find this wine<< 10 V. Sattui Preston Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon (Napa Valley): Licorice so black, it'd make the dark of a moonless night jealous. $55 A- >>find this wine…

      3 readers - By 1 Wine Dude

      Made in BC — Really!

      … in Vancouver on a not-so-Fall day in September and they did not disappoint. In fact, BC wine is coming of age. We only need to share it and to gain more exposure and access to these wonderful wines. That said, what follows are just a few of the wine gems I came across at the trade tasting: Bonitas Winery – – Pinot Gris (2012…

      2 readers - By cultureofwine