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    Central London winery to make English wine

    London Cru, the winery in the heart of the UK capital, is to make its first English wine from the 2014 vintage after being impressed with the quality of this year's harvest. London Cru's winemaker, Gavin MoneryLondon Cru has arranged to buy 3,000 kilos of Bacchus grapes from Sandhurst Vineyards in Kent, southern England, which should be enough to produce around 2,000 bottles of still wine.

    13 readers - By Decanter

    [Wednesday's] Meritage – Wine Quiz Answer, Merlot is Back, Harvest Everywhere, About Yelp and more

    Botani Moscatel Seco Sierras de Malaga DO 2008 Meritage time! Let’s start with the answer to the wine quiz #115: Grape Trivia – Muscat. In the quiz, you were supposed to answer 5 questions about one of the oldest cultivated grapes – Muscat. Here are the questions, now with the answers: Q1: This Italian wine, made out of the Muscat of Alexandria grapes (which has a diffe ...

    10 readers - By Talk-A-Vino

      2010 Beringer Knights Valley Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon

      Bills Wine Wandering - - 9 readers - I have been a member of Beringer for years. As a matter of fact it is the first club I joined during my initial visit to Napa. I am a huge fan of Cabernet Sauvignon like many people are; and the quality of the Beringer single vineyard wines are exceptional. Recently I learned that the Beringer “White Zin” is their highest produced wine with over 800,000 cases sold annually.

      Top Ten White Wines of the 2014 Newport Mansions Wine and Food Festival

      Red Wine Please! - - 9 readers - Now it’s time for the top whites. (you can read about the Top Ten Reds here) We’ve been drinking more white wines lately, and due to that fact we’re expanding to a Top Ten list for whites. There were many good ones. A few trends were that Sauvignon Blanc was everywhere, Chardonnay is still everywhere, and the Rose craze seems to have died down a bit.

      Cape May Winery in September

      NJ Wine with Me - - 8 readers - Cape May Winery in September October 15, 2014 by NJ Wine with Me This slideshow requires JavaScript. Every Summer my family vacations in Wildwood, which is just a couple exits away from Cape May. During this annual trip, I usually urge them to try the Cape May wineries. They really enjoy resting on the beach all day while on vacation – I can’t blame them – so they usually decline my suggestions.

      Wine of the Day September 27, 2014

      grapelive.com - - 7 readers - 2011 Ferrando, La Torrazza, Erbaluce di Caluso DOCG, Piedmonte, White, Italy. This seriously delicious Italian white from northern Piedmonte in the greater Canavese area, a new hot spot for great wines, especially this tasty Erbaluce from Ferrando, one of the regions best and traditional producers. The 2011 Erbaluce di Caluso is gorgeous with aromas of fresh picked apples, garde ...

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      The Best Box Wines - Esporao Alandra White 2013

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      1 readers - By Joe Becerra/ Wine Country Getaways

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