Slovenia

    Wine of the Day October 22, 2014

    … built a railway from Austria to the Trieste region to have the wine transported! And now Matthiasson is creating a new chapter for Refosco here in Napa Valley, and after having it for the first time recently, I think it is a success and should be celebrated! The 2012 Matthiasson Refosco starts with a Gamay meets Syrah character with an extra kick…

    1 readers - By grapelive.com

    Two superb whites: Radikon 1993 and Shobrook Giallo 2013

    … So, on Wednesday evening I had one of the best pizzas I have ever experienced. I met up with buddy and fellow Beer Anorak Daniel Primack for a spot of dinner at Pizza Pilgrims. We each bought a bottle, both white it turns out, and they were both fantastic. It was such a nice evening. Radikon Slatnik di Oslavia 1993 Vino di Tavola, Italy What…

    2 readers - By jamie goode's wine blog

    Wine of the Week 22 – Croatian specialities

    … or overworked about this, the merest hint of raisins shows we are tasting a wine from somewhere with lots of sunshine and there is plenty of seductive spice as well as dark cherry fruit and touches of chocolate. At just 12.5% alcohol the wine is very easy to drink, but has good depth of flavour and a very Mediterranean feel. It would be brilliant…

    5 readers - By Quentin Sadler's Wine Page

    Top Ten White Wines of the 2014 Newport Mansions Wine and Food Festival

    … with the fruit in a harmonious way that results in a smooth and just totally pleasing wine. There is some crisp acidity balancing it all out. It finishes clean and long. This would be a great wine with food or just by itself. Probably about $28 or so. Everything Jordan was pouring was excellent. 10A. 2012 Colliano Cuvée White – another wine from Slovenia…

    9 readers - By Red Wine Please!

    Top Ten Red Wines from the 2014 Newport Mansions Wine and Food Festival

    … WALT Anderson Valley Pinot Noir – just a classic, cooler climate, California Pinot Noir with beautiful fruit delineated with bright acid, all in balance and tied together at the end seamlessly. It’s just delicious. A quality wine through and through and about $40. - 10B – 2011 Colliano Cuvee Red – from Slovenia, so a new area and a new producer…

    4 readers - By Red Wine Please!

    From the Quiet Garden: The Wines of Pichler-Krutzler, Wachau, Austria

    … in Slovenia on the site of an old monastery. It quickly became apparent that Krutzler couldn't do both. "I was putting 60,000 kilometers on my car every year. I left the MORIC project before harvest in 2003 to focus on Slovenia. It was a good project. I thought I would stay my whole life there." After replanting 90 acres of vineyard and building a winery…

    5 readers - By Vinography: A Wine Blog