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    Underrated Spain: Meseta Central Wine Region

    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.

    7 readers - By Wine Folly

    Angelita Vineyard and Winery

    The post Angelita Vineyard and Winery appeared first on Texas Wine Lover. http://www.angelitawinery.com Angelita Vineyard and Winery is located in Angus just outside of Corsicana and is Navarro County’s first vineyard and winery. The winery is owned by Beverly and Rodney Spahn. The winery is managed by Beverly while Rodney is the winemaker and vineyard manager. Rodney W.

    7 readers - By Texas Wine Lover

      Wine Tasting Rating – Chateau Chantal – 2012 – Pinot Blanc

      Uncorked Monthly - - 6 readers - Review We first enjoyed this Pinot Blanc at Chateau Chantal when we were conducting our interview with their winemakers Mark Johnson and Brian Hosmer. Tonight, Uncorked Monthly put it to our New Bottle Experience wine tasting rating. Chateau Chantal’s Pinot Blanc is wonderful light, summery white wine with some subtle fruit flavors ...

      Vineyards of Southern California – with Dolin Malibu Estate

      GrapeRadio - - 5 readers - When one hears the name Malibu, one usually thinks about surfing, the beach, and fun in the sun. But, if you’re into wine, the sight of the Malibu Hills can cause your mind to wander and begin thinking about grapevines. That’s what happened to Elliott Dolin. Elliott and his wife bought the property in 2001, and began renovating it.

      Zinfandel of the Month – 2012 Seghesio Zinfandel Sonoma County

      Zinfandel Chronicles - - 5 readers - Zinfandel of the Month – 2012 Seghesio Zinfandel Sonoma County by Tom Lee on September 12, 2014 Zinfandel of the Month is a new feature on Zinfandel Chronicles. Keep in mind that although the Zinfandel of the Month might be an older bottle, the current vintage will be one you can find at retail or via the mailing list.

      Cliffs Wine Picks – Sep 8, 2014 to Sep 14, 2014

      Cliff's Wine Picks - - 4 readers - 2008 Rosenblum Cellars Zinfandel Rockpile Road Vineyard 2011 Delas Frères Côtes du Rhône Saint-Esprit N.V. Locations F-2 2010 Loring Wine Company Pinot Noir Sta. Rita Hills 2009 Waterbrook Cabernet Sauvignon 2011 Villa Creek “White” 2007 Villa Creek Avenger N.V. Moët & Chandon Champagne Brut Impérial 2008 Rosenblum Cellars Zinfandel Rockpile Road Vineyard – $15.

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      A traditional afternoon with the wines of Carpineto

      … per hectare is low but not an economically impossible yield. Antonio Michael Zaccheo Jr. insists the single vineyard plot is the largest contiguous vineyard in all of Italy. The vineyard was 15 years old at the time this wine was made, so we’re talking prime time for making world class wine. Spent one year in one third new French and American oak…

      3 readers - By Godello

      Cliffs Wine Picks – Sep 8, 2014 to Sep 14, 2014

      …2008 Rosenblum Cellars Zinfandel Rockpile Road Vineyard 2011 Delas Frères Côtes du Rhône Saint-Esprit N.V. Locations F-2 2010 Loring Wine Company Pinot Noir Sta. Rita Hills 2009 Waterbrook Cabernet Sauvignon 2011 Villa Creek “White” 2007 Villa Creek Avenger N.V. Moët & Chandon Champagne Brut Impérial 2008 Rosenblum Cellars Zinfandel Rockpile…

      4 readers - By Cliff's Wine Picks

      Mission Hill releases its premium Terroir Collection

      …Photo: Courtyard at Mission Hill This summer, Mission Hill Family Estate has launched an additional tier of premium wines to bring its portfolio to seven tiers. Called the Terroir Collection, these are limited production wines that are, or will evolve, to single vineyard wines over time. “The idea is more than just do a single vineyard wine,” says…

      1 readers - By John Schreiner on wine

      Zinfandel of the Month – 2012 Seghesio Zinfandel Sonoma County

      … of the Month is the 2012 Seghesio Zinfandel Sonoma County. Seghesio Family Vineyards was established in 1895, when Edoardo Seghesio planted his first Zinfandel vineyard in Sonoma County’s Alexander Valley. The focus at Seghesio has always been Zinfandel and Italian varietals. Crimson in color. 14.8% ABV. From Alexander and Dry Creek Valleys…

      5 readers - By Zinfandel Chronicles

      Horse Heaven Hills Vineyards Tour

      …How about we get to know the vineyards of the Horse Heaven Hills in Washington State? I recently returned from a media trip out there. The name of the wine region may not be familiar to you, but there’s lots of history and historic vineyards. You’ve probably poured some of it into your wine glass on multiple occasions without even knowing…

      4 readers - By Jameson Fink

      #NapaQuake: A harvest of recovery

      … by Another Wine Blog. (see enclosed photos). Zuzu, a major Vinopanion tapas fav, also sustained minor damage in the quake, but was able open back up quickly enough. Trefethen Family Vineyards (WL) found their National Historic Landmark tasting room building very badly damaged, leaning to one side. See the embedded video above for a much more detailed…

      4 readers - By Vinopanion

      Cliffs Wine Picks – Aug 25, 2014 to Sep 7, 2014

      …2010 Isole e Olena Chianti Classico 2006 Jean Edwards Cellars Syrah Carneros 2009 Sandler Wine Company Zinfandel Buck Hill Vineyard 2007 Wild Hog Vineyard Petite Sirah Cache Creek 2006 Carlisle Syrah Papa’s Block 2010 Isole e Olena Chianti Classico – $18.59 This has been a favorite since a friend suggested I give it a try. 80% Sangiovese, 15…

      4 readers - By Cliff's Wine Picks

      Prospective Grower Field Day

      … a vineyard. The seminars will be presented by current growers, wineries, and experts. All proceeds from the Prospective Grower Field Day will be donated to the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Viticulture & Fruit Lab. The Prospective Grower Field Day will be held at the Gillespie County Extension Office, 95 Fredrick Rd, Fredericksburg on Saturday…

      1 readers - By Texas Wine Lover

      Underrated Spain: Meseta Central Wine Region

      … water-saving drip systems were introduced, it was illegal to water vineyards in the Meseta Central. Vino de Pago: The Top Spanish Classification Falcó’s work led to the creation of the highest tier of Spanish wine designations called Vino de Pago which is a single vineyard area designation. His Dominio de Valdepusa vineyard became the first…

      7 readers - By Wine Folly

      Lone Hen Winery

      … soon. They currently have 1.5 acres of vines and will have four acres of vineyard when completed. In 2009, Lone Hen Winery officially became a winery. We first saw Lone Hen Winery at the Texas Reds Steak & Grape Festival where the wines being tasted were sparkling wines. At the time, they said they did not have a tasting room yet so I decided…

      1 readers - By Texas Wine Lover

      Mitas Hill New Facilities are now open

      …, and a delicious steak dinner. Also available is a 3,000-square-foot Ballroom which is the perfect setting for sophisticated, large occasions, including weddings, receptions, anniversary celebrations, corporate meetings, banquets, and charitable events. The Ballroom features panoramic floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking The Vineyard at Mitas Hill…

      1 readers - By Texas Wine Lover

      Vineyards of Southern California – with Dolin Malibu Estate

      … to landscaping decisions, they noticed other vineyards in the area. So, the idea of a garden morphed in something much bigger. After planting 900 vines of Dijon clone Chardonnay in 2006 on an acre overlooking the Pacific, they were off and running. The timing of this show couldn’t be better. Although the Malibu Coast AVA has now been approved, just…

      5 readers - By GrapeRadio

      Review of McPherson Cellars Les Copains Rosé 2013

      … which happened to be the 2013 Les Copains Dry Rosé. He asked me what I thought and I said it looked like a French wine label. He quickly replied, “That’s exactly what I was going for!” On the front of the label is a background drawing of Lost Draw Vineyards which provided the grapes and on the back label was a drawing of McPherson Cellars. I had…

      1 readers - By Texas Wine Lover

      Wine Tasting Rating – Chateau Chantal – 2012 – Pinot Blanc

      …Review We first enjoyed this Pinot Blanc at Chateau Chantal when we were conducting our interview with their winemakers Mark Johnson and Brian Hosmer. Tonight, Uncorked Monthly put it to our New Bottle Experience wine tasting rating. Chateau Chantal’s Pinot Blanc is wonderful light, summery white wine with some subtle fruit flavors. If you prefer…

      6 readers - By Uncorked Monthly
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