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    Traveling Winers Weekend Wine Picks – 06 October 2014

    Explore a new wine this weekend! Whether you’re into dry, sweet, red, white, Italian, French or even “Hops”, consider trying our suggestions below! Traveling Winers Weekend Wine Picks Tom Joe “Hops ‘r Better” Winer Wine: 2009 Portal Colheita Type: Red Vineyard: Duoro Portugal Buy local “Okay, okay – I went for the points here! It’s difficult to pick wines from areas that you are unfamiliar wi.

    6 readers - By Khristine Claud/ The Vineyard Trail

    Mini-reviews 66: Les Griottes, Ecco Domani, Rios de Chile, Rauzan Despagne

    Reviews of wines that don’t need their own post, but are worth noting for one reason or another. Look for it on the final Friday of each month. • Pierre-Marie Chermette Les Griottes 2013 ($19, purchased, 12%): Very pretty rose form Beaujolais made with gamay that has cranberry fruit and a hint of gamay’s grapiness.

    4 readers - By The Wine Curmudgeon

      Meet the Winemaker – My interview with Adam Campbell of Elk Cove Vineyards

      Girls Go Grape - - 4 readers - Hello wine lovers and happy wine Wednesday! And, I guess I should say, ‘Happy October.’ I hope your week is going well and you are enjoying the cozy, autumn season. My ‘mostly-sober’ September was successful and I feel good. I have not been sampling or tasting anything new but have enjoyed recalling some special wine moments in my life so far.

      Chemistry Kismet Karma: Orange & Black Win(e) Brand

      The Best of Wines - - 3 readers - getcher Kismet righcheer! Break up the Jints!The World Serious champs beat the odds and won again. Pandas everywhere are chewing extra bamboo stalks. San Fran the City will make a ton of $$ under the guise of a celebration parade. For the forelorn in Blue [ed. Royals right tBoW?] it’s a long wait for April, another unbearably long summer and, gottvilling, another shot at 3 p ...

      Pink Bordeaux

      Benito's Wine Reviews - - 3 readers - As summer draws to a close and colder weather approaches, it was a pleasure to sample a pair of Bordelais rosés on a warm Sunday afternoon. Bordeaux gets so much attention for its red wines that it is often easy to overlook the white, pink, and sparkling wines from the region. Here is a quick look at two bottles to try before the sun disappears for its winter vacation...

      There is No ‘R’ in Delicious

      From Vinho Verde to Barolo with Love - - 2 readers - Yes, it is October, and while it is never stated, the unspoken rule seems to be ‘no rosé in months containing the letter r.’ May to August isn’t enough time to enjoy all the beautiful rosés out there, especially when temperatures reach into the 80’s and there’s a salmon on the grill. Rosé just seems right. Solune is a winery in Grass Valley, California.

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      Chemistry Kismet Karma: Orange & Black Win(e) Brand

      … getcher Kismet righcheer! Break up the Jints!The World Serious champs beat the odds and won again. Pandas everywhere are chewing extra bamboo stalks. San Fran the City will make a ton of $$ under the guise of a celebration parade. For the forelorn in Blue [ed. Royals right tBoW?] it’s a long wait for April, another unbearably long summer…

      3 readers - By The Best of Wines

      Traveling Winers Weekend Wine Picks – 27 Oct 2014

      … and melon. Flavors of melon, and citrus with a lovely finish. Miki “This is the Life” Winer Wine: 2012 Muscat-Rhone Type: White, Dry Vineyard: Perissos Vineyards Buy local or find it at Wine.com Blend of Viognier and Muscat, aromas of apricot and orange and flavors of peach and grapefruit. Brian The “Timeless” Winer A dry rosé, elegant, fresh…

      By Khristine Claud/ The Vineyard Trail

      José Maria da Fonseca: Portuguese Pride

      … number of fascinating indigenous grapes. Domingos noted that this significant number is due to an ancient glacial push, which benefited Italy, Spain and Portugal. Personally, I've often preferred Portuguese wines made from indigenous grapes, which I think provide the wines with more of a Portuguese character, more reflective of terroir. Domingoes…

      2 readers - By Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie

      Mini-reviews 66: Les Griottes, Ecco Domani, Rios de Chile, Rauzan Despagne

      … Reviews of wines that don’t need their own post, but are worth noting for one reason or another. Look for it on the final Friday of each month. • Pierre-Marie Chermette Les Griottes 2013 ($19, purchased, 12%): Very pretty rose form Beaujolais made with gamay that has cranberry fruit and a hint of gamay’s grapiness. The catch, of course…

      4 readers - By The Wine Curmudgeon

      Traveling Winers Weekend Wine Picks – 20 Oct 2014

      … Explore a new wine this weekend! Whether you’re into dry, sweet, red, white, Italian, French or even “Hops”, consider trying our suggestions below! Traveling Winers Weekend Wine Picks Tom Joe “Hops ‘r Better” Winer Wine: Merlot Type: Red Vineyard: Whitewater Hill Vineyards Buy local This big, rich Merlot starts with a spicy nose…

      1 readers - By Khristine Claud/ The Vineyard Trail

      Traveling Winers Weekend Wine Picks – 13 Oct 2014

      … Explore a new wine this weekend! Whether you’re into dry, sweet, red, white, Italian, French or even “Hops”, consider trying our suggestions below! Traveling Winers Weekend Wine Picks Tom Joe “Hops ‘r Better” Winer Wine: 2009 Reserve Syrah Type: Red Vineyard: Bridlewood Estate Winery Buy local We visited Bridlewood Winery in July 2014…

      1 readers - By Khristine Claud/ The Vineyard Trail

      There is No ‘R’ in Delicious

      … Yes, it is October, and while it is never stated, the unspoken rule seems to be ‘no rosé in months containing the letter r.’ May to August isn’t enough time to enjoy all the beautiful rosés out there, especially when temperatures reach into the 80’s and there’s a salmon on the grill. Rosé just seems right. Solune is a winery in Grass Valley…

      2 readers - By From Vinho Verde to Barolo with Love

      Traveling Winers Weekend Wine Picks – 06 October 2014

      … Explore a new wine this weekend! Whether you’re into dry, sweet, red, white, Italian, French or even “Hops”, consider trying our suggestions below! Traveling Winers Weekend Wine Picks Tom Joe “Hops ‘r Better” Winer Wine: 2009 Portal Colheita Type: Red Vineyard: Duoro Portugal Buy local “Okay, okay – I went for the points here! It’s difficult…

      6 readers - By Khristine Claud/ The Vineyard Trail

      Pink Bordeaux

      … As summer draws to a close and colder weather approaches, it was a pleasure to sample a pair of Bordelais rosés on a warm Sunday afternoon. Bordeaux gets so much attention for its red wines that it is often easy to overlook the white, pink, and sparkling wines from the region. Here is a quick look at two bottles to try before the sun disappears…

      3 readers - By Ben Carter/ Benito's Wine Reviews

      Support The Girls and Breast Cancer Research With These Wines

      … free and cured. When I heard that TIME Estate Winery in Oliver, BC, had produced two wines, The Girls Vivacious Rosé, and The Girls Voluptuous Red, with 100% of the profits going to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation – BC/Yukon Region, I said, let me help spread the word. The wines are both food friendly, and are not meant for women only to drink…

      4 readers - By Karl Mywinepal/ MyWinePal

      Winebits 353: Special rose edition

      … Because rose is no longer the province of cranks like the Wine Curmudgeon, but has become real wine celebrated by the wine establishment. • Making money with rose: South Africa’s Mulderbosch, whose rose is regularly featured here, has discovered that rose is profitable. Or, as a leading Winestream Media outlet put it, part of the “high-flying…

      4 readers - By The Wine Curmudgeon

      27 Shades of French Wine Perfection

      … the famous “Beaune Grèves Vigne de l’Enfant Jesus.” Today the estate boasts 130 hectares of vines, of which 12 are classed Grand Cru and 74 classed as Premier Cru. Bouchard Père & Fils Puligny-Montracher Village, 2011 (SPECIAL ORDER) – Night light citrus, honey and baby powder on the nose. Soft with medium body. Light citrus, nutmeg…

      5 readers - By Karl Mywinepal/ MyWinePal

      Mini-reviews 65: Taris, Gruet, Cabirau, Yalumba

      … quality wine, but another in what is a wonderfully long line of delicious and well made roses for around $10. From southern France, made with a grenache blend, with tarti strawberry fruit, lots of crispness, and even a touch of spice. • Yalumba Riesling 2012 ($10, purchased, 12.6%): This vintage of the Hall of Fame Aussie white is missing something…

      2 readers - By The Wine Curmudgeon

      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…

      4 readers - By grapefriend