Pinot Gris

    A slew of summer wines from Ontario reviewed from Fielding, Tawse, EastDell, Colio, Chateau des Charmes, Trius and 13th Street. Cheers!

    Ahhh, summer, where the living is easy and the wine better fit perfectly on the porch, dock or poolside or we just aren’t drinking it. Give me fresh. Give me easy. Give me juicy fruit. Is that too much to ask for? It hasn’t been the greatest of summers, at least where I live in Niagara.

    13 readers - By Wines In Niagara

    Summertime and the Cooking is Easy

    Spend your summer days in the pool, not the kitchen.   It is easy to turn the bounty of summer into delicious meals without shopping for special ingredients, reading recipes, or even planning ahead. Don't believe us? Ask a whore. The legend of pasta in puttanesca sauce is sordid and varied.  "Puttana" in Italian means "whore.

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      Wines of Soléna Estate Dundee, Oregon @SolenaEstate

      Wild 4 Washington Wine - - 9 readers - "Soléna is the combination of the French and Spanish words "Soleil" and "Luna" celebrating the sun and the moon." I recently participated in a twitter wine tasting of the biodynamically farmed organic wines of Soléna Estate from Dundee, Oregon.  Winemaker Bruno Corneaux was in attendance.

      The Naperville Wine Festival 2014

      Vino Con Vista Italy - - 10 readers - Image via Wikipedia Plan to attend the Naperville Wine Festival 2014. Wine festivals offer outstanding and affordable Vino con Vista opportunities. Wine connoisseurs can discover new wines, attend wine seminars and meet wine-makers in an outdoor festival setting. Here’s a short video with some of my favorite Vino con Vista Buddies that I met at the Naperville Wine Festival in 2011: http://youtu.

      July Wine Roundup: Top 10 from my Last Tasting

      Dallas Wine Chick - - 8 readers - This tasting included 18 wines from California and Italy.  We toggled between a selection of Proseccos from Mionetto and a selection of California wines.  Here’s the top 10 list: Italy Sparkling Mionette Prosecco Luxury Cartizze – a very nice dry sparkling wine with notes of apple, pear, flowers and baked bread.  It had a bit of sweetness to it, but was a nice expression.

      Haywire Wines from Baby Bub to Pinot Noir Latest Releases

      MyWinePal - - 7 readers - Okanagan Crush Pad facilities Haywire wines are made at Okanagan Crush Pad (OCP) in Summerland, BC, and are co-owned by Christine Coletta and Steve Lornie. I have followed Haywire wines since their inception. I like them as they try to be as organic and un-interventionist as possible, letting their wines tell their stories. They make a range of wines; red, white, and bubble for our enjoyment.

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      Meet Mercer Wine Estates

      …. Founded in 2005, Mercer has been “quietly growing” and produces wines from across three tiers ranging from $10 to $42 – from Riesling to Cabernet Sauvignon. OK Mercer, I need you now… Pinot Gris, 2013 from their Mercer Estates line is up first. Aromatics of juicy honeydew melon, ripe peach, and a hint of orange blossom escaped from my glass. The flavors…

      5 readers - By The Chicago Wino

      Haywire Wines from Baby Bub to Pinot Noir Latest Releases

      … of wines; red, white, and bubble for our enjoyment. I received their latest releases for review. All the wines, except for the bubble are under screw cap. One thing that you may notice for the Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Gris is the “Raised in Concrete“. This is quite significant. OCP spent considerable time and money to purchase concrete egg-shaped…

      7 readers - By MyWinePal

      The LCBO and WineAlign go local

      … Grange of Prince Edward Trumpour’s Mill Gamay Noir 2012, Southbrook Triomphe Cabernet Franc 2012, Norman Hardie Unfiltered Niagara Pinot Noir 2011, Stoney Ridge Estate Excellence Pinot Gris 2010 If you ask  Heather MacGregor or Lisa Murray, the two responsible for leading the LCBO’s media relations and communications department…

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      Summertime and the Cooking is Easy

      … find Beaujolais pairs with a wide range of summer dishes. We like Pinot gris from J Wrigley Vineyards in the McMinnville AVA of Oregon.  It hits the perfect mid point between the very peachy, floral Pinot gris often found from Alsace and the austere citrus(y), acid driven Pinot grigio of Northern Italy.  With a minerality mid palate, medium…

      10 readers - By Tasting Pour

      Wines of Soléna Estate Dundee, Oregon @SolenaEstate

      … Pinot Gris, Soléna Grande Cuvee Pinot Noir, Soléna Hyland Vineyard Pinot Noir, and the Soléna Domaine Danielle Laurent. Unfortunately for me, the wines I was expecting were delayed due to heat. It was just too darn hot to ship the wines. My samples arrived during a brief cooling period. Since these wines arrived too late for me to taste…

      9 readers - By Wild 4 Washington Wine

      Wonderful Winderlea!

      … the 2012 Pinot Gris and the 2012 Zenith Vineyard Pinot Noir. Upon arrival at Winderlea, we were greeted by Reid Oliver and a glass of 2013 Rosé of Pinot Noir.  Goat cheese appetizers were passed while we enjoyed the expansive views of the vineyards and surrounding hills – so beautiful!  Soon we were seated for lunch and had the pleasure of Reid’s…

      5 readers - By Pursuing Pinot

      #Winechat with Soléna Estate

      … to showcase fruit from the McMinnville AVA. They now produce Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Zinfandel, Syrah and a late harvest Riesling from select vineyard sites around Oregon and Washington. Tasting Notes: Pinot Gris 2013 96% Pinot Gris, 4% Gewurztraminer; each lot fermented separately in stainless steel; aged sur lees…

      5 readers - By 50 States of Wine

      The Naperville Wine Festival 2014

      … and Company Moletto Prosecco Stival Pinot Grigio Lunae Vermentino La Pisara Primativo Pietrafitta Chianti Moletto Refosco Wine Cru Secret Coast Sauvignon Blanc Bennett Lane Maximus White Prezzolini Chianti Zolo Malbec Zolo Cabernet Sauvignon Bennett Lane Maximus Red Eola Hills Eola Hills Pinot Gris Eola Hills Chardonnay Eola Hills “La Ceole” Reserve…

      10 readers - By Vino Con Vista Italy

      July Wine Roundup: Top 10 from my Last Tasting

      … wine. White  J Pinot Gris 2013 – this is the wine that saved an otherwise crappy birthday due to a work crisis that started my day at 5 a.m.  Full of pear, orange blossom and citrus with a great minerality.  One glass of this (and my sweet family) made my day much better. Zenato Lugana di San Benedetto DOC 2012 – stone fruit, citrus…

      8 readers - By Dallas Wine Chick

      Sass Winery

      … his son, Jerry, was finishing up an order.  Wasting no time, the private tasting began, starting with the lovely 2013 Pinot Gris.   We worked our way through three more white wines and then it was time for Pinot Noir.  Jerry bottles two labels, his Willamette Valley blend and Vieux Amis (“old friends”).  We tasted the 2012 blend and then the 2009…

      1 readers - By Pursuing Pinot

      Westport Winery – A Coast Traveler’s Dream

      … in their wines. My Wine Notes Fleur de Lis Pinot Gris 2013 – Light citrus and jasmine on the light.  Dry, light body, with floral and stone fruit flavours.  Nice mineral backbone.  Medium plus acidity.  Some apple flavour on the finish. Rating: Elk River Riesling 2013 – Light mandarin orange aroma which carries on to the palate.  Off-dry, medium…

      8 readers - By MyWinePal

      Wine Review: Holman Ranch 2012 Estate Grown Pinot Gris @holmanranch

      … Electric wine, think summer downpour, ozone and lightning in a bottle! You want this wine. I want more of this wine. Order the Holman Ranch 2012 Estate Grown Pinot Gris when you see it on the menu or buy it direct from the winery. Highly Recommended + Great Value. Tasting Notes: Color: Pale gold with green highlights. Nose: Essence of stone…

      7 readers - By Wild 4 Washington Wine