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    • who what wine: this year’s grapey gift guide

      Aside from summer, it’s the most wonderful time of year – because you get to give and receive great bottles of wine! Based on some of my favorite bottles of 2014, here’s what to give or what to tell everyone to give you (there are 12 total so you can make a whole case out of them!). for the risk taker Cast Your Fate to the Wind Cab Franc: Cab Franc is my favorite grape on Long Island.

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    • Traveling Winers Weekend Wine Picks – 01 Dec 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: Traminette Type: White Vineyard: Röbller Vineyard Buy local Spicy, floral (like Gewurztraminer) Miki “This is the Life” Winer A light bodied, long-finish wine with refreshin.

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  • Traveling Winers Weekend Wine Picks – 15 Dec 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: Fiestarita Type: White Vineyard: Fiesta Vineyard & Winery Buy local A semi-sweet white wine with hints of tangerine…

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  • Traveling Winers Weekend Wine Picks – 08 Dec 2014

    …” Winer Rich fruit aromas of apples, melons and pears, joined by signature notes of caramelized sugar and butterscotch. Brian The “Timeless” Winer The color is a brilliant ruby red. The flavor of cherry and cranberry explode on the tongue, followed by hints of thyme and pepper. A deep breath gives a combination of raspberry, rose and licorice. Silky…

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  • Top Wines and Spirits 2014

    …, BC, Canada... 93 points, $85 CAD 3. Nicolas Feuillatte Blanc-de-Noirs, Champagne, France... 93 points, $100+ CAD honorable mention: Marques de Gelida, Gran Reserva Cava "CLAROR" (bio-dynamic), Spain... 92 points WHITE 1. Louis Latour 2010 Corton Charlemagne, Grand Cru, Burgundy... 94+ points, $120-$160+ USD 2. Meyer Family Vineyards 2012 McLean…

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  • Wine Review: Bryn Mawr Pinot of Rosé Willamette Valley 2013

    … of excellent Pinot Noir, is one example of a producer who sets aside some of their grapes each year to make a fine Rosé. I look for Rosé that is crisp and bone dry but with a little weight on the palate and sufficiently intense fruit aromas to give it depth and interest . This one fits that description. Enticing notes of pear, rose petal…

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  • Traveling Winers Weekend Wine Picks – 25 Nov 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: Chambourcin Type: Red Vineyard: Hermannhof Winery Buy local Medium ruby red with a medium body and balanced acidity…

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  • the artistry behind NakedWines

    … is a superbly crafted articulation of Lake County and of the varietal. Truly, one of the best California Sauv-Blancs I’ve ever had; the bouquet has layers of small white flowers and summer gardens in bloom to balance the austerely elegant granite and slate mineral backbone. Enamel-peeling full lemon zest acid somehow seem perfectly balanced yet crave a New…

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  • Traveling Winers Weekend Wine Picks – 17 Nov 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: American Red NV Type: Red Vineyard: Les Bourgeois Vineyards Buy local Collector’s Series American Red NV: A lighter bodied…

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  • 6 Must Try Sparkling Wines for the Holidays

    … grapes. Quite a bit of lees (dead yeast) on the nose. Yes it is a good aroma. Very creamy bubble with nutmeg, lees, and red apple flavours, with a finish of toast and citrus. Champagne Gatinois Ay Grand Cru Brut Tradition Luc Belaire Rare Rose, France (BC $34.99) – This is a blend of Grenache, Cinsault, and Syrah grapes. Very light salmon…

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  • Traveling Winers Weekend Wine Picks – 10 Nov 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: Chalet Type: Red Vineyard: Terror Creek Winery Buy local Gamay Noir and Pinot Noir blend, a lighter red wine, delicious year…

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  • Wining with Pere Ventura...

    … it the perfect wine to start the luncheon. The chef at Il Grano paired this sparkler with Antipasto di Mare - razor and Manila clams on a bed of arugula, with a prawn vinaigrette. $14.99 NV Pere Ventura Tresor Brut Rosé - 100% Trepat. This indigenous red grape, generally only used for Rosé, comes from 20-year-old vines in chalky, high elevation soils…

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  • Akiyoshi 2013 Sangiovese Rosé

    … Akiyoshi 2013 Sangiovese Rosé Lodi, California Drink this light rosé and be reminded of playing grown-up with your mother’s make-up collection. She’ll probably yell at you, but she’ll give you a new berry lipstick balm of your very own the next morning. She’s sorry, but please don’t do it again. On the Quini scale, I gave the Akiyoshi 2013…

    Rebecca Gomez Farrell/ Rebecca Gomez Farrellin Sauvignon Blanc- 4 readers -
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