Variety is a weekly American entertainment-trade magazine owned by Penske Media Corporation. It was founded by Sime Silverman in New York in 1905 as a weekly; in 1933 it added Daily Variety, based in Los Angeles, to cover the motion-picture industry; in 1998 it brought out Daily Variety Gotham, based in New York. is a paid site of news, reviews, archives, box office results, credits database, production charts and calendar, with content dating back to 1914. The last daily printed edition was put out on March 19, 2013.
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  • C.H. Berres Impulse Riesling – A Delicious Zing

    Home Wine Regions German Wine C.H. Berres Impulse Riesling – A Delicious Zing by Tim Lemke - Dec 8, 2014 The Mosel region in Germany is the source of some of my favorite riesling. Why? Because it tends to be vibrant and lively, complex and balanced. Some Mosel rieslings are dry and some are sweet, this one is on the drier side but it still has lots of life to the fruit.

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  • 25 Pours of Christmas (Pour 5): Peachy Canyon Westside Zinfandel 2011

    … Peachy Canyon Westside Zinfandel 2011 Producer: Peachy Canyon Vineyards Region: Paso Robles AVA, California, USA Price: $14 Vintage: 2011 Varietals: 100% Zinfandel ABV: 15% Virginia Pour House Notes: Medium to full bodied, deep and dense with inky purple color. This Zin offers smooth dark berry, cigar box, and hints of dried plum and cocoa lead…

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  • 25 Pours of Christmas (Pour 3): Cameron Hughes Field Blend 2011 LOT 386

    … Cameron Hughes Field Blend 2011 LOT 386 Producer: Cameron Hughes Lot 386 Field Blend 2011 Region: California, USA Price: $12 Vintage: 2011 Varietals: Zinfandel 64%, Syrah 20%, Petite Sirah 11%, Graciano 5% ABV: 14.2% Virginia Pour House Notes: Gorgeous notes of spiced blackfruit give way to a layered palate peeling back notes of ripe blackberry…

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  • 25 Pours of Christmas (Pour 2): Rooster Hill Estate Cabernet Franc-Lemberger 2011

    Rooster Hill Estate Cabernet Franc-Lemberger 2011 Producer: Rooster Hill Vineyards Region: Keuka Lake, Finger Lakes AVA, New York, USA Price: $19.99 Vintage: 2011 Varietals: 70% Cabernet Franc / 30% Lemberger ABV: 12.4% Virginia Pour House Notes: This deep, red Cabernet Franc dominated wine shows off a typical peppery yet spice driven aroma that added dried black cherry and bl ...

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  • 25 Pours of Christmas (Pour 1): Two Twisted Posts Chardonnay 2012

    … of light spice, crisp apple and hints of citrus. The finish follows suit and lingers in a lengthy manner adding in a coating of nutty oak. A gorgeous balance that incorporates just enough oak to smooth out the structure and add that gentle creaminess without the overbearing buttery character. Highly recommended and has been awarded plenty…

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  • Four Vines, Truant, Zinfandel – Bold!

    … favorite zinfandel producers is Four Vines and they make both the bold, aggressive style zinfandels and some that are more elegant. Their more elegant ones tend to be priced a little higher. This one is their most affordably-priced zin and it’s bold. If you like a wine that is bursting with nutmeg, toasted oak and cedar aromas then you’ll dig…

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  • Celebrate International Tempranillo Day

    … Albariño, Garnacha Blanca, Verdejo, Graciano, Garnacha, and Monastrell. Tempranillo’s name comes from the fact that it ripens early. The variety has more than 60 names for it around the world. It’s known as a growers grape because its usually consistent and produces a high tannin, fruit forward wine. The Lodi wines we tasted were… 2012 Riaza Wines…

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  • 5 Steps in Deciding How Long to Age a Wine

    One of the top questions I get asked by wine enthusiasts is how long to age a wine. We’ve previously discussed the 4 basic traits of an age-worthy wine. In this article we’ll take a deeper look at specific varietals and what to look for when aging wine. Did You Know: Improper storage conditions can lower a wine’s lifespan by up to 75%. Read more: Finding the right wine storage temperature.

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  • Banfi Chianti Classico Riserva – Very Nice!

    … and then a burst of strawberry on the mid-palate. It finishes with wild cherry, apple peel and black tea flavors. Moderate tannins and vibrant acidity give the wine a satisfying mouthfeel. The finish is plenty long too. This is a very nice Chianti Classico Riserva at a great price. Wine: Banfi Chianti Classico Riserva Variety: Cabernet sauvignon…

    Tim Lemke/ CheapWineRatings.comin Cabernet Sauvignon- 4 readers -
  • 2010 Antonelli Montefalco Rosso

    … Variety: 65% Sangiovese; 15% Sagrantino; 10% Cabernet Sauvignon; 10% Merlot Region: San Marco – Italy Cost: $22 (SRP) Winemaker’s Notes: Deep ruby red with purple tints. The bouquet abounds in fruits of the forest, cherries and plums and enjoyable toasted aromas. In the mouth it is generous, warm, and beautifully balanced. Pair with flavoursome…

  • Salwey Pinot Gris – Simply Fabulous

    Home Wine Regions German Wine Salwey Pinot Gris – Simply Fabulous by Tim Lemke - Oct 19, 2014 The longer I run this website, the more I find that the wines that interest me the most are the ones nobody reads about. I don’t think it’s that others wouldn’t enjoy them, they’re just unique gems that folks don’t come across every day and therefore aren’t searching for info about them.

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  • Deu La Deu Alvarinho – Mesmerizing

    … Home Wine Regions Portuguese Wine Deu La Deu Alvarinho – Mesmerizing by Tim Lemke - Oct 14, 2014 I refuse to let go of summer! Despite things starting to get cool outside, I’m clinging to summer and my favorite summer wines — like Vinho Verde. I’ve reviewed quite a number of Vinho Verde wines over the past couple years and one thing…

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  • Apothic Dark – Really, Really Dark!

    … Home Wine Regions Californian Wine Apothic Dark – Really, Really Dark! by Tim Lemke - Oct 5, 2014 Apothic Red seems to be one of the most popular bargain wines out there. I constantly hear people rave over it. And so, the Apothic brand has been capitalizing on their success and expanding their line. Apothic Dark is a special, seasonal release…

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