Roussanne

    John On Wine – Wine blends, both European and local Originally published in the Ukiah Daily Journal newspaper on Thursday, October 2, 2014 Recently, I received an email from David and Merry Jo Velasquez of Cannon Falls, MN; after visiting the tasting room where I work and finding this wine column, they visited France and […]

    John On Wine – Wine blends, both European and local Originally published in the Ukiah Daily Journal newspaper on Thursday, October 2, 2014 Recently, I received an email from David and Merry Jo Velasquez of Cannon Falls, MN; after visiting the tasting room where I work and finding this wine column, they visited France and suggested a column, “outlining the GSM grape varieties that make Châtea.

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    Month in Wines – September 2014

    Yep, another month became a history, and it is time to talk about the wine highlights – well, yeah, before this month vanishes too. No generic trends or observations, except of a bit more of the kosher wines than usual due to the Jewish holidays. Here we go. 2012 Terrenal Chardonnay, Spain (12.5% ABV, $4.

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      Wine Trail Traveler - - 5 readers - Have you considered pairing candy with wine? Usually this topic comes up when talking about chocolate pairings. Numerous wineries offer chocolate and wine pairings. What about all the different types of Halloween candy, whether you are thinking about Skittles, licorice or candy corn? Is it possible to pair wines with seasonal Halloween candies? Yesterday, Kevin sent me a lin ...

      Seth Martin of Perissos Vineyard and Winery Winemaker Profile

      Texas Wine Lover - - 4 readers - The post Seth Martin of Perissos Vineyard and Winery Winemaker Profile appeared first on Texas Wine Lover. Seth Martin is the co-owner, winemaker, and viticulturist at Perissos Vineyard and Winery in Burnet, Texas. With the large estate vineyard, the wines produced at Perissos are mostly Estate wines.

      “Hock, Moselle And The Rest”

      Winecast - - 4 readers - “Hock, Moselle And The Rest” by Tim Elliott on October 7, 2014 I recently began rereading George Saintsbury’s classic, “Notes on a Cellar-Book.” The 1920 volume was one of my first wine books read back in the early 1980’s that I had not thought much about since. With time – and much more context and experience with wine – I am finding the book a fascinating window into lat ...

      Oct 15, Pyrenees Wine Region in Western Victoria

      Vinodiversity - - 4 readers - Pyrenees Wine Region in Western Victoria The Pyrenees Wine Region is located around the eponymous mountain range in Western Victoria. To the west is the Grampians Wine Region, and to the east is the Bendigo Wine Region. The climate and soils have proved to be very suitable for the production of high quality red wines and hence there is a predominance of Shiraz as the variety of choice.

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      … with dry-farming & high density plantings. After decades of careful development, Stolpman Vineyards now bottles wine from approximately 90% of the 152 acres under vine. Through extensive experimentation with many varietals, the team has perfected its offerings of Syrah, Roussanne, Sangiovese and Sauvignon Blanc. Limited plantings of Grenache…

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      … winemaker beginning the Santa Barbara County era of his distinguished career. The Vineyard Manager is Ruben Solorzano. We tasted many of his superb wines. Ballard Canyon is best expressed in the Syrah and Roussanne grapes. My favorite was the 2012 La Croce, a blend of Syrah and Sangiovese which had been co-fermented. We were fortunate to have Tom…

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      …, clay with limestone a mix of both Bordeaux and Burgundian varieties, in sandstone they also grow a mix of grape types. Today Truchard is considered one of the premium growers of Carneros, with 12 different planted varieties including Zinfandel, Tempranillo, and Roussanne most unusually, but also each of the 5 Bordeaux reds, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir…

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