Randall Grahm

    A Taste Place – Bechthold Vineyards Cinsault

    …, and a certified wine geek with latent foodie tendencies the rest of the time. In addition to the wine lifestyle and food he enjoys family, fitness and traveling. He likes to get thoughts of wine off his mind by sharing experiences on his ENOFYLZ Wine blog, which features wine reviews, wine country travel, and wine and food pairings. Follow me…

    3 readers - By Martin Redmond/ ENOFYLZ Wine Blog

    A Doon Quintet

    … was actually from a 6-pack sent for review by Randall Grahm & Co. several months ago. We had other rosés to review, so separating the Vin Gris from the other five seemed like the obvious thing to do at the time, but what about those other Doons? Well, we got to four of them eventually, but the Vinferno Grenache Blanc was the holdup…

    8 readers - By George Heritier/ Gang of Pour On Wine

    Randall Grahm’s Caviste Volant “The Sisters” 2013

    …Randall Grahm’s Caviste Volant “The Sisters” 2013 Central Coast, CA As celebrated winemaker Randall Grahm remarked on the label for the Sisters, it’s a blend of albarino and riesling grapes, two white wine varietals with quite differing profiles. Huffington Post has a great report up on Grahm’s partnership with NakedWines.com, which means…

    4 readers - By Rebecca Gomez Farrell/ Rebecca Gomez Farrell

    Lodi Wine: Bechthold Vineyard Cinsaults

    …Do you know what a fun project would be? Drinking a different wine from Lodi every day, for a year. The quality and variety of wines from this area in California is simply mind-blowing. A man can dream, right? Recently, I got to add to my Lodi experience by tasting samples of Cinsault wines from the famed Bechthold Vineyard, sipping and chatting…

    2 readers - By Kovas Palubinskas/ 50 States of Wine

    Wine Personalities in the World (Wikipedia List, July 2014)

    … and Photo Festival. Guy Anderson: English winemaker and entrepreneur. Alberto Antonini: Italian oenologist and winery consultant. Eric Arnold: American author, former wine columnist of Forbes.com. Eric Asimov: American wine columnist of The New York Times. Ausonius: Frequently cited by historians of winemaking, as his works give early evidence of large…

    4 readers - By Dr. Christian G.E. Schiller/ schiller-wine

    Naked Wines Advertising

    … wines accessible to normal people. We don’t do that by strong-arming our suppliers, like some of the big supermarkets. We do it by funding independent winemakers to set up their own business – and we get preferential prices in return.” And those winemakers? Ever heard of Randall Grahm? Ken Dais? Daryl Groom? These stars and many more provide wines…

    3 readers - By Rebecca Gomez Farrell/ Rebecca Gomez Farrell

    Do we – #winelover-s – live in a bubble?

    … that is seemingly imploding.” -> Randall Grahm Wow! I believe that Randall hits the nail on the head… I’m not even in the same ball park with Randall when it comes to “leisurely wine lunches and sumptuous dinners”, but I do my share of wine events that are totally isolated from the hard reality. The one people see on TV with so many wars, crimes…

    2 readers - By Luiz Alberto/ The Wine Hub

    Print Writers Accuse Bloggers of #WordCrimes at #WBC14

    …Wherein I somehow manage to weave together wine blogging, wine bloggers, and print wine journalists with Weird Al Yankovic, Mark Twain, Fenimore Cooper, Leslie Marmon Silko, and Christopher Walken… “I may be mistaken, but it does seem to me that “Deerslayer” is not a work of art in any sense; it does seem to me … Continue reading…

    6 readers - By Gwendolyn Alley/ wine predator

    Doon on the Clos {In Pictures}

    …Doon on the Clos was a huge success! At the end of all the planning and phone calls, emails and tweets, people showed up, people drank, they ate, they listened, and they bought wine. A highlight of the evening was an open discussion on biodynamics as well as the philosophies of Bonny Doon’s Randall Grahm and [...]…

    4 readers - By A Long Pour

    Minerality Lacks An Objective Meaning

    … step in establishing standards for minerality descriptors. He sent me four minerality standards: Squaw Valley granite, Mt. Harlan limestone, Sonoma Mountain basalt, and Lodi gravel. They were prepared by crushing pieces of each rock and soaking them in a solution of 30% Sky vodka which is the most neutral as determined by a blind vodka tasting…

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