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    what olivia pope SHOULD be drinking on the beach

    … and coconut she’s probably eating. phuket Thailand really doesn’t have any good wine – grab a beer. It would make Jake so happy. saint tropez If you’re not drinking rosé you should be banned from Saint Tropez. As you learned here, Chateau de Pampelonne is named after the beach in St. Tropez where Brigitte Bardot was discovered. Get some. sydney Clare Valley…

    4 readers - By grapefriend

    10 Year Old Mosel Feinherb Under $20 Plus a 2012 Spatlese Under $20

    …. Remember these wines are eternal. The fruit is tropical, citrusy, tangy and oh so long. The second wine is the 2012 Krover Kirchlay Spatlese for $19.99 on the 4 pack; this is one of Martin's glorious sweet wines. Man, they are glorious. The Kirchlay is a vineyard like many of Martin's that was top of its class in Mosel classifications of the last…

    3 readers - By Rockss and Fruit

    September 27th at VINTAGES rolls into October 2nd with Taste Ontario

    …. Not the brightest Chianti in the hills but one of a raw, unleashed power. Tasted September 2014 @chianticlassico @MajesticWineInc From left to right: Versado Malbec 2013, Luigi Righetti Campolieti Ripasso Valpolicella Classico Superiore 2012, Seghesio Zinfandel 2012, Domaine Brusset Tradition Le Grand Montmirail Gigondas 2012, Creekside Laura’s Red 2011, Château…

    1 readers - By Godello

    SUSTAINABILITY IS NOT STATIC

    …Greg Trott ... photo by Philip White WFA fumbles big green issue: the strange ethics of verdancy in ongoing battle of huge vs tiny by PHILIP WHITE - this was first published on InDaily 0n 16 September Greg Trott, the late founder of Wirra Wirra, started what became the Winemakers’ Federation of Australia (WFA) late in the 1980s. His bit…

    4 readers - By drinkster

    The Seeker Mosel 2012 Riesling

    …The Seeker Mosel 2012 Riesling, $12.60-$14.00, 85 points, appeared light brass in color. The nose was a faint petrol and honeydew melon. Light bodied with good acidity and rather uninspired or maybe just out of balanced flavors of sweet grapefruit, cantaloupe, and hints of petrol with tart Granny smith apple notes. Finished on the trailing palate…

    4 readers - By New Hampshire Wine-man

    Recap of Gasbarro’s Taste for a Cause Wine Tasting – September 2014

    … to a long and satisfying finish. Good stuff. Tied with the Hall Sauvignon Blanc for my second favorite white of the evening. As an added bonus, the silent auction resulted in a 5 liter bottle of 2009 Chiesa Carlo Roero Monfriggio going home with us! We love big bottles, and this is a really big bottle. We’re putting it away for the next wedding in the family. What a great evening. We can hardly wait until next year. You should go too. All wines from the night are available at Gasbarro’s Wines on Federal Hill. A votre sante!…

    1 readers - By Red Wine Please!

    Wine of the Day September 24, 2014

    …2013 Weingut Eva Fricke, Riesling Trocken, Kiedrich, Rheingau Germany. Eva Fricke, former vineyard manager and winemaker at Leitz, has turned out some poised dry Rieslings for the 2013 vintage, these are austere and salty wines that show good vivid flavors, tangy fruit and have superb extract and structure. Her efforts under her own Eva Fricke…

    1 readers - By grapelive.com

    Pointing the finger at Finger Lakes Wines in New York State

    …For an expat living in the US, placing the Finger Lakes Wine Country on a map was a necessity. I knew wine had been grown within New York State for a long time – since 1829 in fact – but proximity, knowledge and the need for a tasting or two required further research. With the help of a Book and Wine combo club I initiated a long time ago called…

    1 readers - By Jambip

    WORLD WINE WATCH (LCBO VINTAGES TIP SHEET) FOR SEPTEMBER 27, 2014

    … Noir 2012 Tasmania, +376863, $28.95. QPR: 91. 7.Jim Barry The Lodge Hill Shiraz 2012 Clare Vally, +998476, $26.95. QPR: 90. 8.Hamilton Russell Pinot Noir 2012 WO Hemel-en-Aarde Valey Walker Bay South Africa, +999516, $44.95. QPR: 91. 9.Meerlust Cabernet Sauvignon 2010 WO Stellenbosch, +283390, $29.95. QPR: 91. 10.Chateau Fonreaud 2010 Listrac-Medoc…

    3 readers - By Gothic Epicures VinCuisine

    My European Odyssey–Week Two

    …As some of you might recall, I am over in Europe this month leading a few bike trips. The first two weeks are firmly behind me (and the third week is about to end), so I thought I would give a few updates through some photos. I have tried to be better at snapping photos on this trip, but I still need to constantly remind myself to get off the bike…

    2 readers - By the drunken cyclist

    Bill Powers, pioneer of organic Washington wines, dies

    … of the legends.” Champoux approached Powers about becoming a partner in the vineyard because of his respected background in grape growing. At the time, Powers was buying Riesling, Chenin Blanc and Lemberger from the site. “It was a sharing of philosophies,” Champoux said. “We were not just colleagues and peers. It was a true friendship.” Embracing…

    5 readers - By Great Northwest Wine

    Toledo Area Wine Events & Tastings: September 24-27, 2014

    … – Sonoma Coast, 2. 2013 Domaine Du Tariquet – Gascogne Rosé – Gascogne, France, 3. 2011 Bogle – Phantom – Clarksburg, California, 4. 2006 Del Rio Vineyards – Claret – Rogue Valley Oregon. Nominal fee per sample or $7 per flight. Andersons, Talmadge Road, Wine Tasting. 6-8 PM. Oregon Pinot Noir: 1. Foris Rogue Valley, 2. Argyle Willamette Valley, 3…

    4 readers - By Toledo Wines and Vines

    11 Great Late-Summer Wines Under $25

    …, Pacific Rim 2012 Dry Riesling, Pied à Terre 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon, pool party wines, roundup of wines, Stoneleigh Latitude 2012 Sauvignon Blanc, Taken Wine Company 2013 “Complicated” Chardonnay, top 11 late summer wines, wine, wine recommendations, wine to bring to the party.…

    4 readers - By Winetology

    Dinner Theme

    …Dinner Theme When we visit our family in Portland, Oregon we often have at least one dinner that has a theme. This year’s theme was Octoberfest. German sausages were grilled and the beer flowed, for the beer drinkers. I was asked to select wines for the wine drinkers that would be in the group. We started with a bubbly. I poured a Diehl Riesling…

    3 readers - By Wine Trail Traveler
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