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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

    27 Shades of French Wine Perfection

    At a certain quality level of wine, which typically comes from wineries that have decided to spend the extra effort on selecting grapes from the best vineyard plots, hand picking and sorting the grapes, and letting the grapes express themselves in the wine without an over agressive human hand, you get shades of perfection (note that I am not talking about 100 point wine rating scores).

    5 readers - By Karl Mywinepal/ MyWinePal

      Support The Girls and Breast Cancer Research With These Wines

      MyWinePal - - 4 readers - Charitable Wines Breast cancer I hazard to guess has touched every Canadian family in some way or another. In my family my mother had breast cancer, which was thankfully cured. I have lost a sister-in-law to breast cancer, and I have a friend who has been treated and is currently in remission, and I hope on the road to being declared cancer free and cured.

      what olivia pope SHOULD be drinking on the beach

      grapefriend - - 4 readers - Scandal is back tonight, and a while ago they released this teaser to get everyone all excited: All quite exciting that Olivia’s taking a break from the drama to kick it except for one thing: she’s drinking red wine on the beach. VILE! Now I love Liv’s obsession with wine, but she’s gotta veer away from the red every once in a while! It’s very gross and borderline gauche to ...

      Winebits 353: Special rose edition

      The Wine Curmudgeon - - 4 readers - 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 rose segment.

      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.

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      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…

      3 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

      …. The rose is delightful and I would not hesitate to share it with anyone, male or female. The Girls Vivacious Rosé ($19.99) This Rosé wine is made from the Merlot grape, where the skins are left in contact with the grape must for a short period of time before being bled off (saignee method to be precise). It is a light orangy salmon in colour, and has…

      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 rose…

      4 readers - By The Wine Curmudgeon

      27 Shades of French Wine Perfection

      …-dry but finishing dry. Tiny bubbles followed with tasty apple flavour. Champagne Henriot Rose NV (~$72) – Light toast and strawberry aromas. Dry with light, small bubble. Nice flavours of flowers, citrus and strawberries. Overall this wine is quite flowery. Long length. Very nice. Champagne Henriot wines on ice Villa Ponciago Villa Ponciago…

      5 readers - By Karl Mywinepal/ MyWinePal

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

      …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. • Chateau Taris 2012 ($6, purchased, 12.5%): This Trader Joe’s red Bordeaux, with some red fruit, some oak, and soft tannins, is worth exactly what it costs. Whether it’s worth buying is up to you; I’d…

      2 readers - By The Wine Curmudgeon

      what olivia pope SHOULD be drinking on the beach

      … Scandal is back tonight, and a while ago they released this teaser to get everyone all excited: All quite exciting that Olivia’s taking a break from the drama to kick it except for one thing: she’s drinking red wine on the beach. VILE! Now I love Liv’s obsession with wine, but she’s gotta veer away from the red every once in a while! It’s very…

      4 readers - By grapefriend

      Wine Reviews Bold As Love

      …still rainin’ still dreamin’ This heat wave have sapped tBoW’s strength. It is all we can do to pull corks and take notes. Nowatisane? So here they are. Fortunately, all wines tasted were deliciously notable. 2011 Regusci Chardonnay Stags Leap District Mary’s Cuvee $40 online: The power of an AVA in full glory! Stags Leap baby. Regusci is about…

      1 readers - By The Best of Wines

      Traveling Winers Weekend Wine Picks – 29 Sept 2014

      … it was likely a sweet wine back then…Join me for a glass and let me know what you think. Elizabeth The “Hippy” Winer This dry red Spanish wine offers an array of bouquet carrying hints of oak, earth, cherry, currant and blueberry. Very intense, but a well-balanced wine that many have said ages exceptionally well. For me – I think of hot Spanish nights…

      5 readers - By Khristine Claud/ The Vineyard Trail

      Traveling Winers Weekend Wine Picks – 22 Sept 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: 2008 Catedral Reserva Type: Red Vineyard: Caves Velhas Buy local As you get into tasting the different varietals you’ll start…

      3 readers - By The Vineyard Trail