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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

      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 ...

      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 ...

      LE CLOS JORDANNE CLAYSTONE TERRACE CHARDONNAY 2007

      Canadian Wine Guy - - 7 readers - LE CLOS JORDANNE CLAYSTONE TERRACE CHARDONNAY 2007 Slightly golden in color with a varietal chard nose. On the mid pallet the wine displays some lovely chard fruit along with some nice vanilla and oak coming through nicely through medium finish. It’s a smooth well made chard I would give it a solid 89! Yumm. I bought it back in June 2012 and it has kept well.

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      2100 Thackrey Lyra Viognier

      … of the White La Pleiades wine has somewhat muddied these waters... that wine brings a LOT of similar notes in the nose and mouth although coming in at a lower price point... if only Mr Thackrey's memory would serve him on the specifics of the new Pleiades White and how it compares with this one... methinks a side by side tasting is in order! Taste 8 Nose 7 Value 7 35.00…

      3 readers - By Andrew Wells/ Wells On Wine

      Champagne Day Experiment and Food Pairing

      … Today is #ChampagneDay, a day dedicated to the producers and champagne from the Champagne wine region of France. We decided to celebrate the day with a Champagne Jean-Claude Mouzon Brut. Earlier I wrote a blog about different wine glasses for sparkling wines. What is better, a flute, white wine glass or a coupe. As I poured the champagne I…

      1 readers - By Wine Trail Traveler

      The Best Box Wines - The Original House Wine Riesling

      … to drink with lots of flavor, this has everything you want in a box wine. Selections to date in our series on The Best Box Wines: Vinchio-Vaglio Serra Piemonte Barbera Big House White Blend Alain Jaume & Fils Grand Veneur Cotes du Rhone Reserve Black Box Platinum Central Coast Cabernet Sauvignon Esporao Alandra White Vina Borgia…

      5 readers - By Jon Thorsen/ The Reverse Wine Snob

      CRITICISING WINE CRITICISM

      … lonely work. I can't wait to get to The Exeter for a drink at the end of the day: Campari, gin or vodka with bitters in the summer; whisky in the winter, maybe a wheat beer. I buy wine for special meals, or to accompany specific dishes. With so much free wine, and so many invitations to enjoy the hospitality of wine producers, how does a wine writer…

      1 readers - By Philip White/ drinkster

      The Best Box Wines - Vina Borgia Garnacha 2013

      … into the dry finish which features lingering tart plum and other dark berry fruit. Wonderful. Selections to date in our boxed wine series: Vinchio-Vaglio Serra Piemonte Barbera Big House White Blend Alain Jaume & Fils Grand Veneur Cotes du Rhone Reserve Black Box Platinum Central Coast Cabernet Sauvignon Esporao Alandra White Vina…

      6 readers - By Jon Thorsen/ The Reverse Wine Snob

      THE VINEYARD IS COMING OVER THE HILL

      … “Sod the wine, I want to suck on the writing. This man White is an instinctive writer, bloody rare to find one who actually pulls it off, as in still gets a meaning across with concision. Sharp arbitrage of speed and risk, closest thing I can think of to Cicero’s ‘motus continuum animi.’ Probably takes a drink or two to connect like that: he…

      3 readers - By Philip White/ drinkster

      From Napa to Idaho: Coiled Wines’ twisted tale

      … blend, Petite Sirah Coiled Wines Petit Verdot from the 2013 vintage ages in barrel. The wine is destined for Black Mamba, a red blend by Leslie Preston. (Photo by Andy Perdue/Great Northwest Wine) Preston’s red blend, called Black Mamba, has given her latitude to play with different grape varieties. It started out with a focus on Tempranillo. Now its…

      2 readers - By Great Northwest Wine

      Thursday Sips & Nibbles

      … cheese sauce - $8.95); Buffalo Brussel Sprouts (buffalo sauce, blue cheese - $8.95); Tater Tots (horseradish cheese sauce, fried sage, lava salt - $8.95); and, the Autumn House Salad (arugula, apples, blue cheese, champagne cider vinaigrette - $6.25). New savory burgers and entrées include: Elk Burger (rosemary and onion char-grilled maitake…

      3 readers - By Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie

      THE BIRTHDAY OF ANNIKA BERLINGIERI

      … “Sod the wine, I want to suck on the writing. This man White is an instinctive writer, bloody rare to find one who actually pulls it off, as in still gets a meaning across with concision. Sharp arbitrage of speed and risk, closest thing I can think of to Cicero’s ‘motus continuum animi.’ Probably takes a drink or two to connect like that: he…

      1 readers - By Philip White/ drinkster

      9th CoCo Wine & Culinary Festival Features Wine, Food, Music, Art

      … tasted more than 100 wines supplied by wine distributors to come up with the best wines in several categories. The best of show gold was won by John Anthony Cabernet Sauvignon 2010. Best of show silver went to SeaGlass Pinot Noir 2013. Gloria Ferrer Sonoma Brut won honorable mention gold while Ferrari-Carano Cabernet Sauvignon was honorable mention…

      1 readers - By Dennis Sodomka/ BottleReport.com

      The Best Box Wines - Esporao Alandra White 2013

      … bunch of sweet sugar. The 2013 Esporao Alandra Branco (White) begins with a fruity aroma filled with pear, apple, orange, a little apricot, nice floral notes and a bit of spice. This light-bodied wine tastes simple, fresh and quite good with lots of apple, some zesty citrus and a bit of mango and pineapple. That little streak of spice from…

      4 readers - By Jon Thorsen/ The Reverse Wine Snob

      Super Local White $12.95

      … Here’s a SUPER-PLEASANT LOCAL WHITE FOR $12.95 Fall is ‘local season’ at the LCBO I’ll be posting my favourite finds over the next few weeks. Starting with this delish white from Hinterbrook, a relatively new winery on Niagara’s Lakeshore. I’ve previously mentioned their Sauvignon Blanc – which is part of this blend, along with Chard Musque…

      2 readers - By Billy's Best Bottles

      Briar Valley’s Moment

      … producing approximately 2000 cases per year. They corrected any mistakes made in the first vineyard by planting the second on a southeastern facing slope with grape varieties more suited to the slate soil. One such example, the Proprietor’s Reserve Estate White 2013 – a blend of 50% Gewurztraminer, 26% Riesling and 24% Chardonnay – which displays…

      6 readers - By Pennsylvania Vine Company

      Summing Up Two Trade Tastings - 120 Wines Tasted - Part III

      … of flowers and sweet lemons and a dry, long, finely tuned taste (~90p). The NV Blanc de Blancs has a Deep nose with notes of bread and lemon cream and a tight, focused taste. Very, very good (~91p). Moving up the quality ladder, the 2006 Blanc de Blancs reeks of elegance and intensity while the taste is crisp, cool and concentrated (~92p). On the same…

      3 readers - By Barolista
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