Pinot Gris

    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 ...

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

    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.

    7 readers - By Tim Lemke/ CheapWineRatings.com

      Judging by the Juice: 2014 Okanagan Preview

      hiredBelly.com - - 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.

      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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      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

      Sones

      …, 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

      9th CoCo Wine & Culinary Festival Features Wine, Food, Music, Art

      … tasted more than 100 wines supplied by wine distributors to come up with the best wines in several categories. The best of show gold was won by John Anthony Cabernet Sauvignon 2010. Best of show silver went to SeaGlass Pinot Noir 2013. Gloria Ferrer Sonoma Brut won honorable mention gold while Ferrari-Carano Cabernet Sauvignon was honorable mention…

      1 readers - By Dennis Sodomka/ BottleReport.com

      Jacob's Creek plans more whisky barrel wines

      … oak hogsheads, the Cabernet and Shiraz is then finished in barrels that housed Irish whiskey and Scotch whisky respectively for eight to 12 weeks. Initial commercial success in Australia means the company is now looking to expand the concept. 'We are already talking about whether we can do something with whites, like Chardonnay or a Pinot Gris style…

      5 readers - By Decanter

      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/ CheapWineRatings.com

      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…

      4 readers - By Write for Wine

      Fries Family Wines creates program for non-profits

      …., a recent Give & Taste selection was the 2012 Estate Syrah from Washington’s Wahluke Slope. Each guest tasting that wine directed their fee to go to either the Henderson House to assist victims of domestic and sexual violence, the Wetlands Conservancy or the Willamette Valley Humane Society. At the Desert Wind Winery tasting room in Prosser, Wash…

      4 readers - By Eric Degerman/ Great Northwest Wine

      A trio from Therapy Vineyards

      … hours of skin contact with a special enzyme, were all designed to capture the aromatics which these four varietals have in abundance. The wine begins with aromas of peach, melon and citrus, leading to flavours of green apple and lime. Good acidity balances the residual sweetness here. The wine has a long but zesty finish. 90. Therapy Vineyards Pinot…

      5 readers - By John Schreiner/ John Schreiner on wine

      Wine of the Week – 2011 Van Duzer Pinot Noir Estate

      … a hilltop winery with existing vineyards immediately west of the Eola Hills. The estate site occupies a strategic site in the foothills of the Van Duzer Corridor, the conduit through the Coastal Mountains for maritime breezes that enter the Willamette Valley at the close of summer evenings. Located on a scenic hilltop amidst 82 acres of vines…

      6 readers - By Cliff's Wine Picks

      Wine Tourism: Lula Cellars in Mendocino

      … Vineyard (Comptche) Pinot Noir, 600 case production SILVER MEDAL 2012 Peterson Vineyard (Comptche) Pinot Noir, 600 case production 2012 Mendocino (Comptche) Pinot Noir, 600 case production GOLD MEDAL 2012 Mendocino (Mariah Vineyards) Zinfandel, 400 case production SILVER MEDAL 2013 Mendocino, Rosato (Rose of Pinot Noir), 200 case production 2013 Mendocino, Dry Gewurztraminer, 170 case production 2012 Mendocino Pinot Gris, 200 case production Please visit www.lulacellars.com for further information.…

      4 readers - By Wine Diva Lifestyle

      Oct 15, Pyrenees Wine Region in Western Victoria

      … is a predominance of Shiraz as the variety of choice. This region is predominately to the north of Great Dividing Range. Dry autumns with cool nights make for ideal ripening conditions. Over the past few vintages drought has restricted production of some vineyards, and inhibited the development of new plantings. Use this box to find wine from the Pyrenees…

      4 readers - By Vinodiversity

      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/ hiredBelly.com

      A cultivated tale of two Okanagan wineries

      … thinning 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…

      5 readers - By Michael Godel/ Godello
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