Virtual Tasting

  • VAwinechat Monticello AVA

    … $24. This is Viognier made right. King Family 2012 Meritage: 42% Merlot, 27% Cab Franc, 25% Petit Verdot, 6% Malbec; aged 18 months in French oak; transparent medium ruby red; smoky, peppery dark plum aroma; cassis, green pepper, dark plum, spice and dark cherry flavors; medium mouthfeel with balanced acidity; 13.5% ABV; cork closure; SRP $31…

    Kovas Palubinskas/ 50 States of Winein Cabernet Franc Merlot Malbec- 2 readers -
  • Riesling Hour: Finger Lakes 2013 Vintage Rieslings

    I get to taste Finger Lakes Rieslings several times a year, when I'm lucky, so it's very exciting to know that, come next fall, I'll be heading there for the 2015 Wine Bloggers Conference (WBC15). Before that, however, I was lucky to get some samples (via the Finger Lakes Wine Alliance) to participate in the Finger Lakes 2013 Vintage Rieslings, or Riesling Hour.

    Kovas Palubinskas/ 50 States of Wine- 1 readers -
  • Lodi Wine: Bechthold Vineyard Cinsaults

    … Do you know what a fun project would be? Drinking a different wine from Lodi every day, for a year. The quality and variety of wines from this area in California is simply mind-blowing. A man can dream, right? Recently, I got to add to my Lodi experience by tasting samples of Cinsault wines from the famed Bechthold Vineyard, sipping…

    Kovas Palubinskas/ 50 States of Wine- 2 readers -
  • September Virtual Tasting - Bookwalter Notebook 4NV

    … The September Virtual Tasting wine is the J. Bookwalter Notebook NV4 Red Wine. This wine retails for $15 and is widely available. The tasting will take place on Tuesday September 30th from 7-8pm Pacific. What you need to do to participate is: 1. Buy this month’s wine from the winery or a local retailer 2. Tweet your comments about the wine on Twitter between 7 and 8pm Pacific on the specified date using the hashtag #bookwalter. For those on Twitter, follow me @wawinereport. …

    Sean P. Sullivan/ Washington Wine Report- 5 readers -
  • The Snooth Vouvray Virtual Tasting

    … I was lucky enough recently to participate in a Snooth Virtual Tasting, focused on Chenin Blanc, from Vouvray in the Loire Valley of France. I received samples of the Domaine Vigneau-Chevreau Vouvray Sec Cuvee Silex 2012 and the Sylvain Gaudron Vouvray Brut 2011. Two other bottles, the Domaine du Margalleau Vouvray Sec 2011 and Champalou…

    Kovas Palubinskas/ 50 States of Wine -