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    Six of the best wines for barbecues!

    Barbecuing is a masterful style of cooking and it requires equally regal wines – here are six of the best to go with the recipe...

    7 readers - By Matthew Jukes

    Avignon (P1): Popes, Palaces, YMCAs, And Wine from Visan?

    123 days into our EU Austerity Drinking Tour takes us to the heart (or at least funny hat) of the Rhône Valley: Avignon: h...

    7 readers - By WAYWARD WINE

      Rosés of Summer – Tribute to Grace Grenache Rosé

      Luscious Lushes - - 4 readers - Angela Osbourne is a special woman, with a long history obsession with Grenache.  A native of New Zealand, she now makes her home in the Santa Barbara Wine Country, where she sources unique vineyards for her variations on the ...

      Passing Through Paso

      Tasting Pour - - 2 readers - Six winery visits, 90+ wines, 24 hours (with maybe 5 spent sleeping!), 50 wine writers and 1 bus - this was Tasting Pour’s first visit to Paso Robles, California.  Not only is this a lot to fit into one trip, it is a ton to s...

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      2011 Domaine de Durban Muscat de Beaumes-de-Venise Dessert,...

      … 2011 Domaine de Durban Muscat de Beaumes-de-Venise Dessert, please? Pretty please? Apricot vanilla creme. Meyer lemon. Ramune Japanese soda. Lychee. Coconut. Some powdered calcium-type qualities on the palate. 3/5 bones $$ Muscat Blanc à Petits Grains 15% abv Muscat de Beaumes-de-Venise (Rhône), FRANCE…

      3 readers - By Shiba Sommelier

      Six of the best wines for barbecues!

      …Barbecuing is a masterful style of cooking and it requires equally regal wines – here are six of the best to go with the recipes in Weekend Magazine today. 2013 Casillero del Diablo, Devil’s Collection Red, Chile (£7.00, reduced to 3 for £20 until 3 August…

      7 readers - By Matthew Jukes

      Rosés of Summer – Tribute to Grace Grenache Rosé

      … list; now!  no, not tomorrow, not later, NOW.  Having known the winemaker for several years, I am consistently entranced by her wines, and have not had one I didn’t fall instantly in love with. As I was hopping on a but at the Wine Bloggers Conference recently, I was delighted to learn it was the Renegade Rhone bus, and at the second stop, I walked…

      4 readers - By Luscious Lushes

      Passing Through Paso

      … tips. Everyone was surprised by… the same thing There is an amazing range of varietals being grown in Paso Robles.  Brian Yost, The Virginia Grape, pointed out, “At our very first stop we tasted  Rhone, Bordeaux, and Italian varietals- plus Zinfandel.”   This was just a preview of what Paso Robles had in store. Christine Campbell, Girls Go…

      2 readers - By Tasting Pour

      2007 Vignobles Brunier Domaine de Vieux Télégraphe La...

      … 2007 Vignobles Brunier Domaine de Vieux Télégraphe La Crau Keeping an eye on my Vieux Télégraphe, in case anyone tries to steal it. Red cherries, currants, black cherries, and blackberry preserves. Green and black olives. Black pepper dusting. Anise and bay leaf. Dry earth. All on the nose. Lots of warmth from the alcohol and great acidity…

      6 readers - By Shiba Sommelier

      Avignon (P1): Popes, Palaces, YMCAs, And Wine from Visan?

      …123 days into our EU Austerity Drinking Tour takes us to the heart (or at least funny hat) of the Rhône Valley: Avignon: home to Popes and Châteauneuf-du-Pape: arguably France’s biggest red wine.  We leave a very Roman Nîmes and a … Continue reading…

      7 readers - By WAYWARD WINE

      Combing Oregon's Countryside for Rhone Style Wines

      … Finding a bottle of top-quality Pinot noir in Oregon is easy, fortunately for you. And since May is Oregon Wine Month, you could easily go out and purchase a bottle of local Pinot noir in your favorite restaurant or wine shop. But don’t limit yourself to the famed grape. Rhône varietals thrive in Oregon, due in part to the diversity of Oregon’s weather. Read the rest of story to discover more about Oregon's Rhone style wines here at 1859 Magazine.…

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      Hospice du Rhône {Blackberry Farm}

      …On the Saturday of Hospice du Rhône, as lunch wraps up, the auction kicks into full swing. After introductions from John Alban and comments from Chris Cherry of Villa Creek, Jesse Ventura, a Central Coast Auctioneer, and his gang of cowboy side-kicks get down to business. We mistakenly got a paddle, thinking there would…

      3 readers - By A Long Pour

      Hospice du Rhône {John Alban}

      …I was surprised to learn just how involved John Alban is with Hospice du Rhône. From moderating panel discussions, to acting as the MC, John is a central part of the organization. We had our first Alban that weekend, although not at the event. Thursday, on the eve of Hospice, while at dinner with friends…

      5 readers - By A Long Pour

      Hospice du Rhône {The Girl + The Fig}

      …There were many stand-out moments at this year’s Hospice du Rhône. For Damaris and I, our first Hospice, the entire weekend was special, with many opportunities to try new things. Of course, the wine was fantastic, but we start our Hospice coverage with a focus on another aspect of the event, the food. Good wine…

      4 readers - By A Long Pour