Review

  • Ferrer Family Benefits From Spanish Wine Renaissance

    … Ferrer Family Benefits From Spanish Wine Renaissance Review of the value-priced Mia wines from Freixenet. By Lou Marmon Gazette Newspapers January 7, 2015 Among the many reasons Spain has become a source of some of the world’s best wine values is their innovative spirit. For many decades, Spanish wines were mired in old-fashioned…

    Grapelines- 2 readers -
  • Turn The Page – Episode #324

    Author: Mark Fusco+ • 01/25/2015 San Antonio, TX In this special episode of 1337 Wine TV, I get the chance to interview Bryan Page of Page Wine Cellars and Rick Ramos or Alberico’s Fine Wine. After not recording an episode since the NYE show, and thinking I couldn’t equal the amazing interview with Brian Sullivan of Caduceus Cellars; along comes Bryan Page.

    Mark Fusco/ Video Wine Reviews and Education - 1337 Wine- 2 readers -
  • Crazy Like a Blair Fox

    …Blair Fox Cellar 2011 Syrah, Bien Nacido Vineyard, Santa Barbara County, CA. $42/bottle, purchased from Vineyard. 14.3%ABV. Color is opaque violet with purple edging. The nose shows cassis and blackberry, with hints of forest floor and truffle. In the mouth, delightful black fruit parries moderate acidity and strong tannins, giving way…

    jvb uncorked- 2 readers -
  • Pink’s Hot Dogs

    … I have fulfilled another entry on my foodie bucket list. Okay, I’m lying. I am way too lazy to have made a foodie bucket list, but if I had, Pink’s Hot Dogs would assuredly be on it. Since 1939, the Pink family has been perfecting the hot dog, and as all good Californians know, perfecting = adding lots of toppings. Though I soon discovered…

    Rebecca Gomez Farrell/ Rebecca Gomez Farrell- 5 readers -
  • Keuka Lake Vineyards 2014 Leon Millot Nouveau

    … Given the popularity of Beaujolais Nouveau every fall, it’s long surprised me how few New York wineries (or American wineries for that matter) have embraced the concept. I mean, most Beaujolais Nouveau is terrible. I’m sure New York wineries can do better. Enter Keuka Lake Vineyards 2014 Leon Millot Nouveau ($18). Keuka Lake Vineyards has a bit…

    Lenn Thompson/ New York Cork Report- 3 readers -
  • Unesco

    … the continued viability of specific folk practices and encourage dialog to reflect “cultural diversity.” This list (available at www.unesco.org/culture) is a fascinating collection of obscure and eclectic customs and traditions. Among the 314 elements currently on the list are two wine related items; a method of pruning grapevines called…

    Grapelinesin Syrah- 4 readers -
  • Keegan Ales Mothers Milk Stout

    … all night. featured, keegan ales, Review, stout Related: keegan ales Review stout Keegan Ales Joe-Mama’s Milk Stout Knapp 2013 Dry Riesling Anthony Nappa Wines 2013 Sciardonne Red Newt Cellars 2012 Semi-Dry Riesling Lakewood Vineyards 2012 Riesling Heron Hill Winery 2011 Reserve Blaufrankisch Brooklyn Brewery Black Ops (2013) Southampton Publick House 2013 Russian Imperial Stout Sixpoint Craft Ales Diesel Keegan Ales Joe-Mama’s Milk Stout …

    Lenn Thompson/ New York Cork Report- 5 readers -
  • Knapp 2013 Dry Riesling

    …, riesling Related: 2013 dry riesling Review riesling Anthony Nappa Wines 2013 Sciardonne Fox Run Vineyards 2013 “Doyle Family Vineyard” Chardonnay Hosmer Winery 2013 Sauvignon Blanc Anthony Nappa Wines 2013 “Reminisce” Sauvignon Blanc Macari Vineyards 2013 Rosé Hosmer Winery 2012 Single Wheel Riesling Hector Wine Company 2012 Dry Riesling…

    Lenn Thompson/ New York Cork Reportin Sauvignon Blanc Riesling- 4 readers -
  • BottleBully

    … I received two BottleBully’s from a Twitter contest last year. What’s a BottleBully? It’s a product which allows you to transport wine and spirits safely and securely, whether you are putting them in your airline checked luggage, carrying in your car, shipping, or just giving a bottle as a gift. Each BottleBully is a round cardboard cylinder…

    Jeff Cope/ Texas Wine Lover- 2 readers -
  • Anthony Nappa Wines 2013 Sciardonne

    … Anthony Nappa Wines 2013 “Sciardonne” Chardonnay ($20) straddles the line between typical no-oak chardonnay and barrel fermented styles. Though it doesn’t see a splinter of oak, it’s still full-bodied and concentrated with fruity aromas of mandarin orange and peach backed by notes of pineapple, dried flowers and a bit of butter. Full-bodied…

    Lenn Thompson/ New York Cork Reportin Chardonnay- 3 readers -
  • ‘Captain Kirk’ chooses wine over Romulan ale

    … Reviews of Herzog Variations Five Cabernet Sauvignon 2012, the Tomintoul 16-year-old Single Malt Scotch Whisky and the Longrow Red, Cabernet Sauvignon Cask, 11-year-old, Peated Campbeltown Single Malt Scotch Whisky. By Joshua E. London and Lou Marmon Washington Jewish Week December 31, 2014 We are thrilled to see that William Shatner, aka…

    Grapelinesin Cabernet Sauvignon- 3 readers -
  • Red Newt Cellars 2012 Semi-Dry Riesling

    Tasting on the drier side of semi-dry Red Newt Cellars 2012 Semi-Dry Riesling ($15) begins with a burst of citrus on the nose — lemon and lime — with added aromas of flint, citrus blossom, jasmine tea and wet gravel. Ample, but well-integrated, acidity brings verve to a palate that shows a nice bit of con ...

    Lenn Thompson/ New York Cork Report- 4 readers -
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