Virtual Tasting

    • Wine of The Week: 2001 La Rioja Alta “904″ Gran Reserva #TempranilloDay

      Every Thursday I feature a wine I particularly enjoy, whether it’s something new and different, is a great value, or from a producer worth checking out. My Wine Of The Week is the 2001 La Rioja Alta “904″ Gran Reserva The Winery La Rioja Alta, S.A. was founded in 1890 when five Riojan and Basque families who shared a passion for wine, founded the ‘Sociedad Vinícola de La Rioja Alta’.

      Martin D. Redmond/ ENOFYLZ Wine Blog- 4 readers -
  • VAwinechat Monticello AVA

    … This was the first month I participated in the Virginia Wine Chat, a monthly virtual gathering to discuss the wines, winemakers, wineries and regions of Virginia. September's edition focused on wines from the Monticello AVA and was the first winemaker panel discussion focused on one Virginia wine region. Emily Pelton (winemaker, Veritas Vineyard…

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

    … aromas; green apple, honeysuckle, melon, grapefruit, and stone fruit flavors; medium bodied, high acidity; 11% ABV; cork closure; SRP $15. McGregor Vineyard 2013 Riesling: hand harvested grapes from 35+ year old vines, destemmed, pressed, cold and heat stabilized; floral, melon, subtle lychee, and citrus aromas; honeyed stone fruit, honeysuckle, kiwi…

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

    … of gnarled head trained vines. Originally thought to be Black Malvoisie and at times close to being ripped out, it was discovered the grapes were actually Cinsault, and a call was made to Randall Grahm, of Bonny Doon, the original Rhone Ranger. The vineyard was being minimally farmed – just sprayed for sulfur, pruned, and weeded, with no irrigation…

    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 -