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  • scandal wine recap: not cheap, just not snobby

    … #2 Back to frowns. California Oak will do that to you. I miss the days when Olivia and Cyrus could just drink wine, eat popcorn, and talk about lighter matters like rigging elections. Alas, those days are long gone. Instead Cy interrupts Liv’s drinking session to tell her that her “other boyfriend” murdered the Grant kid, Harrison, and James…

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  • What is Brix? Winemaking Secrets

    … alcohol level. This technique is called Chaptalization and it’s commonly practiced in cooler climate countries such as France where it’s very hard to ripen grapes properly. For example, before 2011, Bourgogne Blanc (a.k.a. French Chardonnay) allowed a minimum must weight 153 g/L which would only make a wine with 8.5% ABV. Oddly enough, the minimum…

    8 readers - Madeline Puckette/ Wine Folly
  • The Best Box Wines - The Original House Wine Riesling

    … Garnacha The Original House Wine Riesling More to come, see the full list here! See a listing of local retailers selling this wine here. Taste Rating: 7 Cost Rating: 10 Overall Rating: 7.8 Highly Recommended Don't Miss A Recommended Buy! Subscribe to our daily email to get The Reverse Wine Snob in your inbox. You can now also PRE-ORDER my book an Amazon: Reverse Wine Snob: How to Buy and Drink Great Wine without Breaking the Bank! Visit our Featured Sponsors: …

    5 readers - Jon Thorsen/ The Reverse Wine Snob
  • Megalomaniac 2012 Homegrown Riesling Cellar 4379, Niagara Peninsula VQA

    … an excellent tasting in his underground cellar. With names light Bigmouth Merlot, Bravado Cabernet and Narcissist Riesling, it was a lighthearted experience. The wines, though, were not lightweight. During a recent trip to Point Pelee in Ontario, I breezed into an LCBO store. Due to restrictive laws north of the border, we hardly see any Canadian…

    3 readers - Toledo Wines and Vines
  • Part III of my review of Jamie Goode's "Rescuing Minerality"

    … research shows this to be an off-odor caused by geosmin, a secondary metabolite produced by the fungus species Penicillum expansum. The final nail in the aroma coffin is Maltman's assertion that aroma requires volatilization in order to register on the organs of the olfactory bulb. Neither rocks nor minerals possess this capability. Before turning…

    2 readers - Wine -- Mise en abyme
  • Sierra Salinas Puerto Salinas 2009

    … has drained many worldwide destinations of wine, beer and spirits including Europe, the Caribbean, Southeast Asia, Argentina, Central America and Alaska. Bottles that hold his attention tend to emanate from the Rhone, Alsace, New York, California and, increasingly, Pennsylvania. He is a devout acidhound and will always take a glass of Riesling in a pinch. View all posts by Jeff Alexander → …

    2 readers - Jeff Alexander/ Pennsylvania Vine Company
  • From Napa to Idaho: Coiled Wines’ twisted tale

    … of show at the annual Idaho Wine Competition. This year, her 2013 edition won best white wine and nearly repeated as best of show. “That would have been incredible,” she said. “Frankly, it would have been a lot of pressure!” After her success with the 2012 vintage, she was contacted by Stuart Pigott, arguably the world’s leading expert…

    2 readers - Great Northwest Wine
  • A Hungarian With Serious Stones (István Szepsy Recent Releases)

    …, not all of the dulo areas represented by his stony display are official; some are his own classifications, harkening back to a map of Tokai region parcels that dates back to 1816. Sixty percent of the holdings are recognized as first class vineyards under the current classification system in Tokaji. At this point, we should pause and set up a bit…

    3 readers - 1 Wine Dude
  • It’s a Wine Quiz!

    …. Adelsheim Vineyard is located in which state? a. California b. Virginia c. Oregon d. Michigan 3. My brunch recipe for Mexican Egg Casserole paired beautifully with which wine? a. Monastrell b. Pinotage c. Semillon d. Prosecco 4. Malagousia is a grape grown in which country? a. Greece b. New Zealand d. South Africa e. Australia 5. Pedro Ximenez…

    4 readers - Cindy Rynning/ Grape Experiences
  • WORLD WINE WATCH (LCBO VINTAGES TIP SHEET) FOR OCTOBER 25, 2014

    …, and the price is unbeatable. No second bottle to try. QPR for this bottle: 92. TOP VALUE WHITE WINES under $25: ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ 1.Gunderloch Jean-Baptiste Riesling Kabinett 2013 Rheinhessen, +480517, $21.95. QPR: 89. 2.Montes Outer Limits Sauvignon Blanc 2013 Zapallar Vineyard Aconcagua Valley, +389643, $19.95: very zesty, very much like kiwi…

    4 readers - Dean Tudor/ Gothic Epicures VinCuisine
  • Schiller's Favorite Wines of Madagascar

    … favorites series. Europe Germany Schiller’s Favorite Wine Bars in Frankfurt am Main, Germany Schiller's Favorite Wine Bars in Berlin, Germany Schiller’s Favorite Wine Bars in Frankfurt am Main, 2013, Germany Schiller's Favorite Apple Wine Taverns in Frankfurt am Main, Germany Schiller’s Favorite Wine Taverns in Mainz, Germany Other Europe Schiller’s…

    1 readers - Dr. Christian G.E. Schiller/ schiller-wine
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