Slovenia

    Two Great Whites – Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Grigio From Slovenia!

    … of the quality of Slovenian wines then it would be prudent to spend much more time researching this country. We’ll certainly do that, and will be writing some in depth articles on the area and its wines. But until then here is a little preview. Wine: 2012 Goriska Brda, Avia Sauvignon Blanc Winery Location: Brda, Slovenia Tasted By: Neil & Cheri Date…

    By Red Wine Please!

    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

    … the island of Šolta. True Zinfandel originates here in Croatia where it grows in tiny amounts on the Dalmatian coast where it is known as Crljenak Kaštelanski . The even rarer and older Tribidrag has exactly the same DNA and is thought to be the same grape. I had been to Croatia before, not on a wine trip as it happens, but wine gets consumed even…

    5 readers - By Quentin Sadler's Wine Page

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

    … Now it’s time for the top whites. (you can read about the Top Ten Reds here) We’ve been drinking more white wines lately, and due to that fact we’re expanding to a Top Ten list for whites. There were many good ones. A few trends were that Sauvignon Blanc was everywhere, Chardonnay is still everywhere, and the Rose craze seems to have died down…

    10 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

    … become synonymous with Blaufränkisch. "People would say 'Oh, here comes Mr. Red Wine from Burgenland,'" laughs Krutzler. "And look, he's with Mrs. Pichler, the posh lady from Wachau." Marrying the daughter of FX Pichler, arguably the most famous winemaker in the Wachau, added its own set of expectations and pressures. And that was before he…

    5 readers - By Vinography: A Wine Blog