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    From Field to Glass - Hillrock Estate Distillery

    …. Fermentation only lasts 4 to 5 days and the mash looks like oatmeal. Once fermentation is done it heads to the still. Then it is aged in 8 different sizes of new oak barrels At this time they produce 4 products. Double Cask Rye Whiskey – 100% rye grain, aromas of cinnamon and clove, caramel and butterscotch. Single Malt Whiskey - Single malted…

    3 readers - By Debbie Gioquindo/ Hudson Valley Wine Goddess

    Sean Sullivan scales new heights in Washington wine writing

    … Met, and this year he evaluated 710 wines to determine his favorites. “It’s a challenging task,” he said. Climbing new heights Sean Sullivan climbed Mount Rainier after moving to Washington and now teaches mountain climbing classes. (Photo via Flickr/click for credit) In addition to his wine writing, Sullivan also keeps busy reaching new heights…

    4 readers - By Great Northwest Wine

    Recapping Garagiste North 2014

    … be honest, Most Definitely corked. But there’s a new player in town on the festival scene and if any more events happen as well as this one did, then you will really want to pay attention to this one in the future. The gang at VinPerdu It’s called The Garagiste North, the Small Guys Wine Festival. Yes, it sort of sounds like it has height…

    3 readers - By Wine Country BC

    Argentina – A Reach For Higher Ground

    …Interestingly, Argentina’s wine history and culture began about the same time as our’s here in the U.S. Arguably more interesting is the fact that it began with the same impetus – Italian immigration. Today, Argentina has become known as the world’s largest purveyor of Malbec. Another thing that singles out Argentina – some of the highest altitude…

    7 readers - By GrapeRadio

    Brian Carter Cellars soars with great Washington blends

    … crowd,” he said. “My mom let me do what I wanted.” One memorable batch of blackberry wine left an indelible mark on his memory – as well as his mom’s kitchen. “I filled the 5-gallon carboy a little too full,” he said. The blackberries filled and blocked the fermentation lock and enough pressure built up to cause a geyser to escape and hit…

    1 readers - By Great Northwest Wine

    Discover The Wines of France’s Bergerac Region

    …, as I enjoyed a bottle of 1990 Monbazillac (a part of Bergerac famous for sweet wines) with heavenly cheese gougeres. Listen to Wine Without Worry: Image of Chateau Michel de Montaigne via Bergerac Wines. Tags: bergerac france, bergerac wines, best sweet wines, cheese gougeres, french sweet wines, wines of bergerac…

    4 readers - By Jameson Fink/ Jameson Fink

    Podcast #2: Wedding Oak Winery

    … The post Podcast #2: Wedding Oak Winery appeared first on Texas Wine Lover. For podcast #2 of the Texas Wine Lover podcast, our sunny late summer trip to Wedding Oak Winery was well worth the drive. Harvest and fermentation were in full swing. With the sound of water hoses washing equipment and punch down tools being utilized to their fullest…

    4 readers - By Texas Wine Lover

    Red Willow Vineyard: Hallowed ground in the Yakima Valley

    … is where he built one of the great partnerships and friendships in the history of Washington wine. Here is where four generations of a family have farmed on the Yakama Nation reservation and in the shadow of rugged Mount Adams. In this week’s Great Northwest Winecast, we head to Red Willow Vineyard to chat with Sauer. Here’s the interview. Mike…

    8 readers - By Great Northwest Wine

    Pizzeria Gabbiano: Seattle’s Homage to Roman-Style Pizza

    … such memorable podcast episodes as Il Corvo Pasta: Sipping Vermouth, Smacking Vegetables. So I had him back for a second tour of duty on the show. Rest assured, the same wonders that are worked with handmade pasta at Il Corvo are being employed over at Pizzeria Gabbiano. As well as a similar ethos of rotating, seasonally inspired ingredients complimenting…

    3 readers - By Jameson Fink/ Jameson Fink

    Reviewed: Bouchaine Chardonnay Napa Valley - Carneros

    … Blending of stainless and oak aged Chardonnay Closure: Natural cork ABV: 13.5% SRP: $30 Sample provided by the winery Bouchaine Bacchus Collection Chene D'Argent Estate 2011 Chardonnay "Impressive out of the gate." Color: Straw. Nose: Heady, yeasty, dry pear, cool slate, vanilla, melon, herbal breeze. An ocean scent after 20 minutes. Seductive…

    6 readers - By William Pollard/ Wild 4 Washington Wine
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