Shiraz

    Oxford Landing Estates Shiraz South Australia 2012

    The saga of Australian wine exports has yet to be definitively written. In the mid-2000’s Australian Shiraz was flying of the shelves in the U.S. and U.K and the word was that Australia would be the next powerhouse wine region. And then sales collapsed.

    8 readers - By Edible Arts

    KWV Wines Tasting with Izele van Bierk

    On August 5th, I had the pleasure of attending the KWV Wines tasting at the iYellow Wine Cave. Coming all the way from South Africa to attend and host this special event was winemaker at KWV Wines - Izele van Bierk. KWV (Ko-operatieve Wijnbouwers Verenigingvan Zuid Afrika) Wines is one of South Africa's largest wine & spirits producers.

    7 readers - By Vintages Wine Picks & Reviews

      Long Shadows Vintners: 2011 Sequel Syrah [Wow! Alert]

      Wine Peeps - - 7 readers - By Kori ~ September 10th, 2014. Founded by Washington wine pioneer Allen Shoup, Long Shadows Vintners is a collection of ultra-premium wineries comprised of internationally acclaimed winemakers from the major wine regions of the world.

      Underrated Spain: Meseta Central Wine Region

      Wine Folly - - 7 readers - In the land of Don Quixote, wine plays a very important role both economically and culturally. The Meseta Central, a.k.a. Central Plateau, produces nearly half of the wine in all of Spain. It’s also home to over a dozen top wine Spanish bodegas (wineries). Super Value! If you like wines with intensity and European personality, Spain has you covered.

      Dunnigan Hills AVA in California

      Wine Trail Traveler - - 7 readers - Vineyards in Dunnigan Hills AVA, California Dunnigan Hills AVA, located in Yolo County California is home to several vineyards including Matchbook, R H. Phillips Vineyard and Route 3. A variety of grapes can be discovered growing in this area including Chardonnay, Syrah/Shiraz, Merlot, Sauvignon Blanc, Viognier, Cabernet Sauvignon, Grenache, Montepulciano, Petite Sirah and Tempranillo/Valdepenas.

      Rocking out with the 2014 WineAlign World Wine Awards of Canada

      Godello - - 7 readers - WineAlign World Wine Awards of Canada 2014 The results are in. Closure has come. Category champions and Judge’s picks are now live. The highly regarded WineAlign World Wine Awards of Canada is categorized and justified as a “must enter” for winemakers and vintners who want to be a part of a genuine, above-board wine competition.

    The latest about Shiraz

      Gold rated wine paired with Grilled Filet Mignon

      …-flavored Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, McLaren Vale has almost the perfect climate for grape growing: warm summers, low humidity, good winter rain and long autumns to ensure that grapes achieve ripeness, flavor, acid and balance. Filed under: Recipes Tagged: australian wine, Ben Riggs, Cabernet, cooking with wine, filet mignon, food pairing, grilled steak recipe, mclaren vale, merlot, Mr. Riggs, recipe, Shiraz, Three Corner Jack, wine, wine club, wine pairing, wine recipe, wine tasting, winestyles…

      5 readers - By WineStyles

      29.9.14

      …I've sniffed and cooked with fresh and dried Bay leaves before, but never sequentially or with intent. The larger green leaves have a softness and roundness to the their scent, they seem more complete, though milder and warmer. More nutmeg and cinnamon and less point. The dried leaves are sharper and more focused - with menthol, eucalyptus, cloves…

      2 readers - By Wino sapien

      Rocking out with the 2014 WineAlign World Wine Awards of Canada

      … of them garnering very good scores. That same concept group of $15-25 were nearly all exceptional. Southern Italy fared with top value results in the under $15 category. Syrah/Shiraz $15-25 really surprised, as did Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir and Chardonnay in the same range. Not to mention a flight of five fruit wines, four of which scored…

      7 readers - By Godello

      Celebrating Canada Braai Day 2014

      … CIDER - South Africa (#379818) - $9.95 / 4pk All sorts of apple aromas - caramelized, apple sauce, ripe apple juice. Mild apple flavours on the palate. Finely balanced mousse with a short, crisp finish. 5% abv. Available in 4 x 330 mL packs. TWO OCEANS SHIRAZ 2013 - WO Western Cape, South Africa (#699249) (D) - $10.25 A refreshed, and much classier…

      2 readers - By Vintages Wine Picks & Reviews

      Cycle Buff Beauty Shiraz 2012 - Ripe, Juicy, Smooth and Silky

      …An easy drinking wine from old vine Shiraz. 90% Shiraz and 10% Malbec from South Australia. This review is sponsored by CorkExclusive where you can get the Misfits Wine Co. Cycle Buff Beauty Shiraz 2012 for just $12.99 plus FREE SHIPPING on any order! 1,800 cases produced. From the bottle: "Like a 32 waist in a fat man store, Misfits Wine Co…

      3 readers - By The Reverse Wine Snob

      Domaine Clape Cotes du Rhone 2007

      …Pretty - petal, violet, mulberry, it's verging on black currant; later smoky smouldering black cardamon. Again, like the 2005, I wonder about the purity, on the tongue, it seems slightly animal and aniseed to conclude - rasping and dry, it seems to resolve and not for the first time, I wonder if I'm jumping at shadows. It's certainly distinct…

      4 readers - By Wino sapien

      Oxford Landing Estates Shiraz South Australia 2012

      …The saga of Australian wine exports has yet to be definitively written. In the mid-2000’s Australian Shiraz was flying of the shelves in the U.S. and U.K and the word was that Australia would be the next powerhouse wine region. And then sales collapsed. Wine writers are still debating the cause of the collapse but there was probably several…

      8 readers - By Edible Arts

      Sensi Mantello 2009 Sangiovese- Shiraz, Tuscany

      …This unique wine was sampled during a visit to the home of tasting team members Jazz Man and Wine Chick. It’s a rebellious wine for those who are seeking adventure. During our tasting we enjoyed a rosé from Pays d’Oc in France, a red wine from Moldova, a great Malbec from Argentina – but everyone was looking forward to this vino. Sensi is one…

      6 readers - By Toledo Wines and Vines

      Dunnigan Hills AVA in California

      …Vineyards in Dunnigan Hills AVA, California Dunnigan Hills AVA, located in Yolo County California is home to several vineyards including Matchbook, R H. Phillips Vineyard and Route 3. A variety of grapes can be discovered growing in this area including Chardonnay, Syrah/Shiraz, Merlot, Sauvignon Blanc, Viognier, Cabernet Sauvignon, Grenache…

      7 readers - By Wine Trail Traveler

      Underrated Spain: Meseta Central Wine Region

      …, anise, grilled bread with the occasional meaty note. Syrah: Similar to Shiraz but with a unique clay-leather note to the flavor. Petit Verdot: Opaque in color like Monastrell but with flavors of blackberry, lilac and cilantro. Albillo: A white wine that’s often oaked with medium acidity and slightly nutty, oxidative flavors of apricot, aniseed…

      7 readers - By Wine Folly

      Long Shadows Vintners: 2011 Sequel Syrah [Wow! Alert]

      …. Blackberry, black cherry, black pepper, and spice come through on the palate. Full-bodied with crisp acidity and medium to high, smooth tannins. Well-balanced with good complexity and a very long, lingering finish. Wow! Quality: 5 stars (out of 5) QPR: 5 bangs for your buck (out of 5) Where to Buy: Received as sample, suggested retail $50; Available elsewhere, $42 to $53 Filed under: American Wine, Five-Bangs For Your Buck Wines, Five-Star Quality Wines, Red Wine, Shiraz/Syrah, Washington State Wine, Wines Over $25…

      7 readers - By Wine Peeps

      WORLD WINE WATCH (LCBO VINTAGES TIP SHEET) FOR SEPTEMBER 13, 2014

      …WORLD WINE WATCH (LCBO VINTAGES TIP SHEET) FOR SEPTEMBER 13, 2014 ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ By DEAN TUDOR, Gothic Epicures Writing deantudor@deantudor.com. Creator of Canada's award-winning wine satire site at http://fauxvoixvincuisine.blogspot.com. My Internet compendium "Wines, Beers and Spirits of the Net" is a guide…

      5 readers - By Gothic Epicures VinCuisine

      Belle Grove Shiraz – ‘Get It Now’ Value Wine at Everything Wine

      …. It started when I received a voicemail from my Dad saying that he was looking for a great value-priced red wine for the Pentastic Hot Jazz Festival. He was calling me from the Vancouver airport and asked if I would be so kind as to stop into Everything Wine and taste a Shiraz that was advertised, “If it good or better – I will order it” Yes, I was dubious…

      1 readers - By Girls Go Grape

      KWV Wines Tasting with Izele van Bierk

      …. In Vintages with high availability. Score: 88 pts KWV ROODEBERG RED 2012 - WO Western Cape, South Africa (#007187) (XD) - $12.45 Blend of 61% Cab Sauv, 11% Shiraz, 10% Merlot and 18% Other. Medium intensity aromas of blackberry, cherry and dark fruits. Medium-bodied and lush on the concentrated palate with crunchy tannins. Pepper, toasty oak, dark…

      7 readers - By Vintages Wine Picks & Reviews

      Excelsior Syrah 2011

      … chocolate comprised the moderate finish. 90% Syrah, 10% Petit Verdot Robertson South Africa Produced & Bottled by Excelsior 14% Alcohol $7 Rated 85 points by Wine Enthusiast Like this: Like Loading... Related This entry was posted in south africa, value and tagged shiraz, syrah. Bookmark the permalink.…

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