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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  • Celebrate International Tempranillo Day

    …: Juicy combination of blackberry, cranberry and cinnamon Price: $23 My thoughts: Love the addition of the Graciano here for wonderful color and fruit! This is their flagship red wine…”is reminiscent of a Rioja Alavesa, the northernmost region of the Rioja which is noted for its cooler climate and higher altitude.” Variety: 100% Tempranillo, Estate…

    Grape Occasions- 6 readers -
  • 2010 Antonelli Montefalco Rosso

    … first courses like risotto, tagliatelle, ravioli, rare red meat, and mature hard cheese. My Review: I’ll admit to having been a bit excited when I was offered to try this and another bottle of wine. First of all because Italian wine always has a special place in my heart, and also because it presented the opportunity to try a new grape for me…

  • Salwey Pinot Gris – Simply Fabulous

    … a fabulous nose. The palate is also quite nice, offering well balanced pear, apple, lychee and lemon flavors with a creamy mouthfeel. The acidity is just right. It finishes long and luscious with lingering crisp fruit flavors. This is the way pinot gris should taste. Wine: Salwey Grauburgunder Variety: Pinot Gris Vintage: 2011 Alcohol: 13% Rating: 90 Price: $12.00 Disclosure: This wine was received as a sample. AppearanceAromasComplexityFlavorsFruitBalanceMouthfeelVibrancy/acidityFinishOverall impressionsValue…

    Tim Lemke/ CheapWineRatings.comin Riesling- 9 readers -
  • Deu La Deu Alvarinho – Mesmerizing

    … tangy lemon-drenched melon flavors up front with some salty mineral flavors hitting the mid-palate and carrying into the finish. And that finish is exceptionally long. While there’s no fizz, it still has a pleasant mouth feel. But most importantly, it’s just yummy. Wine: Deu La Deu Alvarinho Variety: Alvarinho Vintage: 2011 Alcohol: 13% Rating: 90…

    Tim Lemke/ 3 readers -
  • Apothic Dark – Really, Really Dark!

    …: Red blend Vintage: 2013 Alcohol: 13.5% Rating: 86 Price: $14.00 Disclosure: This wine was received as a sample. Find Apothic Dark with Snooth AppearanceAromasComplexityFlavorsFruitBalanceMouthfeelVibrancy/acidityFinishOverall impressionsValue…

    Tim Lemke/ 6 readers -
  • Santa Cruz Mountains Cabernet, and Wine Blogging’s Willie Nelson

    Tasting Santa Cruz Mountains Cabernet with Alder Yarrow As part of the VH1 Storytellers series, Johnny Cash and Willie Nelson record an acoustic album together. For classic country fans, like myself, it’s a beautiful moment bringing two of the greats together. In the liner notes Cash explains how sitting side-by-side with Nelson on stage, Cash couldn’t help but envy Nelson’s picking ability.

    Hawk Wakawaka/ Hawk Wakawaka Wine Reviews- 7 readers -
  • Louis Riesling – Yummy, Yummy!

    … Home Wine Regions German Wine Louis Riesling – Yummy, Yummy! by Tim Lemke - Sep 28, 2014 A couple years ago I reviewed the 2010 vintage of Louis riesling from Louis Konstantin Guntrum. I loved it then and now tasting the 2012 vintage I can say that I still love this wine. The grapes for this wine are grown along the banks of the Rhine river…

    Tim Lemke/ CheapWineRatings.comin Riesling- 3 readers -
  • 3Spells Chardonnay – Crisp & Refreshing

    … and flint. While the aromas are fairly powerful, they are also harmonious and balanced. And this wine tastes as good as it smells, revealing tangy citrus, apple, melon and mineral flavors. The acidity is good and the mouthfeel is rich but not overly creamy like some chardonnay can be. It finishes relatively long with tasty citrus flavors. This chardonnay…

    Tim Lemke/ CheapWineRatings.comin Chardonnay- 9 readers -
  • Four Vines Biker Zinfandel – Aggressively Awesome!

    … Paso Robles, one of my favorite California appellations. ��It’s made with 82% zinfandel, 10% petite sirah, 4% grenache and 4% primitivo. Smoky black cherry, cedar, raspberry and loads of spices give this wine a bold and exciting nose. ��There’s nothing subtle about it, it’s downright aggressive (in a good way). ��The alcohol fumes are a bit strong…

    Tim Lemke/ 7 readers -