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    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.

    5 readers - By John Cesano/ John on Wine - a wine blog

    Halloween for Wine and Candy Lovers

    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 ...

    5 readers - By Wine Trail Traveler

      Month in Wines – September 2014

      Talk-A-Vino - - 5 readers - 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.

      “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 late 19th ...

      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.

      Wine of the Week; 2012 Tablas Creek Petit Manseng

      ENOFYLZ Wine Blog - - 4 readers - Every Thursday I feature a wine I particularly enjoy, whether it’s something new and different, is a great value, or from a producer worth checking out. My Wine Of The Week is the 2012 Tablas Creek Petit Manseng. The Winery Tablas Creek Vineyard (“TCV”) is probably the best-known of all Paso Robles wineries specializing in Rhone style wines.

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      The March of the 2013 vintage white wines

      … aromatic with notes of fresh fig, spice, and light tropical notes. The palate is medium-plus bodied with a textured, seamless feel to the fruit flavors and a lot of hang time on the finish. As much about feel as flavor. 50% Sauvignon Blanc, 50% Semillon. Dineen Family and Sagemoor vineyards. Aged in equal parts new and neutral French oak and stainless…

      1 readers - By Sean P. Sullivan/ Washington Wine Report

      Halloween for Wine and Candy Lovers

      … candies – candy corn. For candy corn wine matching the chart suggests: 1. A sweet wine like Gewürztraminer, Müller-Thugrau, Malvasia, Moscato, Riesling 2. Rich white wines like Chardonnay, Roussanne, Marsanne and Viognier 3. Sparkling wines including Champagne, Prosecco, Cava or a Sparkling Rosé What would you pair with your favorite Halloween candy…

      5 readers - By Wine Trail Traveler

      Fresh Sheet October 20th 2014

      … Enthusiast to cover all of Washington. Kevin White Winery Kevin White Winery La Fraternité Red Wine Yakima Valley 2012 $28 (Exceptional) A vibrantly aromatic, expressive wine with notes of raspberries, kirsch, licorice, huckleberry, and dark coffee along with floral notes and spice. The palate is medium bodied, filled with luscious, direct, primary fruit…

      1 readers - By Sean P. Sullivan/ Washington Wine Report

      Celebration Continues on Sunday

      …, but used throughout the home. Just take a look at the site they selected for their home! As Tom had told us, there is a spectacular view from every direction. We are in total agreement! We thanked Tom for the time he had spent giving us a mini education in viticulture and the terroir of Stolpman Vineyard. All of these images will come to mind as I…

      3 readers - By Food and Wine Safari

      Truchard: Wines of Quality + Value in Napa Valley

      … might be crazy. Even more unusual, his thirst was for Cabernet. He remains to today one of the few people growing the variety in the area. Consistently 10 degrees cooler than the heart of Napa Valley where Cabernet thrives, people at the time believed Carneros wasn’t warm enough to ripen grapes. Planting his first vines on his own by hand…

      4 readers - By Hawk Wakawaka/ Hawk Wakawaka Wine Reviews

      Wine of the Week; 2012 Tablas Creek Petit Manseng

      … country travel, and wine and food pairings. Follow me on Twitter @martindredmond for all things wine, and since I’m a wino, with latent foodie tendencies, you’ll also find food and wine pairings, and food related stuff! Become a fan and join ENOFYLZ Wine Blog on Facebook. Cheers! This article is original to ENOFYLZ Wine Blog.com. Copyright 2014 ENOFYLZ Wine Blog. All rights reserved. The post Wine of the Week; 2012 Tablas Creek Petit Manseng appeared first on ENOFYLZ Wine Blog. …

      4 readers - By Martin Redmond/ ENOFYLZ Wine Blog

      Rhone Ranger Wines from Elyse

      …% Cinsault, 7% Counoise and 3% Viognier from the Sierra Foothills Naggiar Vineyard. These grapes are indigenous to Southern France’s Rhone Valley, and they are well suited to the terroir of the Sierra Foothills. After fermentation, the wine was aged for 22 months in French puncheons, 10% of which were new. The wine has 14.4% alcohol by volume…

      1 readers - By Cliff's Wine Picks

      Oct 15, Pyrenees Wine Region in Western Victoria

      … is a predominance of Shiraz as the variety of choice. This region is predominately to the north of Great Dividing Range. Dry autumns with cool nights make for ideal ripening conditions. Over the past few vintages drought has restricted production of some vineyards, and inhibited the development of new plantings. Use this box to find wine from the Pyrenees…

      4 readers - By Vinodiversity

      23rd annual Fall Hopland Passport is coming, Oct 18 & 19, 2014

      … (with no added sulfites) •Organic Autumn-inspired, colorful fresh foods. GRAZIANO FAMILY OF WINES •Aglianico to Zinfandel we have as many as 30 different wines •Marinated tri-tip in the crock pot, imported aged cheeses, homemade dips and spreads, and more. JAXON KEYS WINERY & DISTILLERY •Spaghetti western themed hospitality •Fresh spaghetti done…

      2 readers - By John Cesano/ John on Wine - a wine blog

      Game of Rhône’s

      … predictable so this is a chance to expand the cheap fencing that encompasses your life – to step further into an unknown, but tasty, world. So the next time you reach for a bottle of Cabernet, think instead about trying Syrah, Counise, Grenache, Viognier, Roussanne, Marsanne, or any number of the Rhone varieties and stretch your taste buds and enliven your senses. The Game of Rhones is game on! RHONE RANGERS …

      2 readers - By Michael Cervin/ Boozehoundz

      Cliffs Wine Picks – Oct 6, 2014 to Oct 12, 2014

      …2012 Villa Creek “White” 2007 Anthill Farms Syrah Windsor Oaks Vineyard 2010 Copain Syrah Tous Ensemble 2006 Cosentino Winery The Poet 2010 John Duval Wines Shiraz Entity 2008 Bodega Sottano Malbec Reserva de Familia 2012 Villa Creek “White” – $20.80 This wine is always an easy buy when it’s offered on the Villa Creek release offer. I should just…

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      Kuhlman Cellars

      … as necessary. There is a tasting fee of $20 but besides the personal experience provided, it also includes a food pairing for each wine. There is a total number of five wines offered and four out of the five wines are made with Texas grapes and there is no surprise with the fifth wine using Sonoma County grapes. Jennifer Beckmann, Certified Sommelier…

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      Month in Wines – September 2014

      … This slideshow requires JavaScript. 2006 Pax Cuvée Moriah Sonoma County (15.9% ABV, 88% Grenache, 6% Mourvedre, 3% Syrah, 2% Counoise, 1% Roussanne) – I’m glad I managed to catch this wine on the way out – if I would’ve waited another year, I think this wine would completely turn over the hill. Brooding and powerful, yet balanced and restrained. 8+ 2011…

      5 readers - By Talk-A-Vino

      Portland Wine Tastings, Friday, October 10, 2014

      … complex and fragrant reds, and beautifully balanced whites are hallmarks at Couron. Wine was once cultivated here by the Romans, and the estate has a long history of viticulture. Mt. Tabor Fine Wines Amazing Whites From France, Italy & Oregon 2013 Domaine Couron, Cotes Du Rhone Villages$13 S. Rhone Valley, Fr./ Roussanne, Marsanne…

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