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    Coastal Diamonds: The Rieslings of Oregon

    About every two years, I get an invite to attend the International Pinot Noir Celebration in Oregon's Willamette Valley. The event continues to be one of the best run and highest quality wine events in the country, with a fantastic combination of excellent wine and equally fantastic food. More about Pinot Noir in a day or two.

    18 readers - By Vinography: A Wine Blog

    Come for the Private Events: Stay for the Conference

    The Wine Bloggers Conference was awesome, but it’s hard for 300 plus people to have the kind of conversations that lead to the stories that I love to tell.  Ironically, of the 39 pages of notes that I took during my time in Santa Barbara, only 12 of them came from my time at #wbc14.  I had the same trend with my photos as well.

    18 readers - By Dallas Wine Chick

      Bacigalupi Vineyard Chardonnay 2012

      Bacchus and Beery - - 15 readers - Bacigalupi Vineyard Chardonnay 2012, Russian River Valley, CA, $56   – Rating 92 One of my favorite 2012 Russian River Chardonnays, unfiltered and unfined. A robust nose of red apple, Meyer lemon, baking spice and pie crust ...

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      2012 Robert Sinskey Vineyards Scintilla Sonoma Vineyard Vin de...

      …2012 Robert Sinskey Vineyards Scintilla Sonoma Vineyard Vin de Terroir Abraxas This is a quality producer in California producing some really excellent Old World style (in this case, Alsatian) juice! Lemon, pear, Golden Delicious apple skin with white and yellow flowers. Hints of honeysuckle and saffron. Some waxy notes along with green pepper, grass, and cashews. Hints of lychees right before the finish. 4/5 bones $$$ Riesling, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, Gewurztraminer 13.5% abv Los Carneros, California, USA…

      By Shiba Sommelier

      Best LCBO Wines: Vintages Release August 30

      …You can access the 66 wines that I reviewed for August 30 as a text wine list with my complete tasting notes, scores, food matches and the stock for each bottle in their closest LCBO stores. You can also see my wine reviews for August 16. You can add my wine picks to their custom […] The post Best LCBO Wines: Vintages Release August 30 appeared first on Natalie MacLean.…

      By Natalie MacLean

      27th Auction of Washington Wines: Success!

      …Auction of Washington Wines raises $1.8 Million for Uncompensated Care at Seattle Children’s Hospital and Washington State University’s Viticulture & Enology Program More than 2,500 attendees participated throughout 27th annual series of summer events The 27th annual Auction of Washington Wines culminated August 14-16 in Woodinville, Wash…

      By Woodinville Wine Update

      The People's White - Spain's Favorite White Wine

      … towards the seasons. As there are still a few remaining weeks to soak up the sunshine and a long weekend yet to be indulged, I wanted to recommend two white wines to pair perfectly with the rest of summer. Coming from Rueda, Spain a Denomination of Origin founded in 1980 with winemaking roots dating back to the 11th century, the white wines produced…

      By The Wine Key's Blog

      The Paler Periquita

      …LOVIN’ THE PALER SHADE OF PERIQUITA Last September our Lisbon group tasted Periquita White at the winery and were excited to hear it was headed to the LCBO. And here it is. One sip and you’ll why we all loved it. Expect a mix of Sauvignon zest, and Pinot Grigio gulpability – the perfect house white. At the perfect price. JOSE MARIA DA FONSECA 13 ‘Periquita’ White, Setubal, Portugal 377127 $8.80…

      By Billy's Best Bottles

      Refugio Ranch: A Haven of Calm After the #WBC14 Storm

      … wine and long for the ‘off the beaten path’ experiences that are not replicated with larger conferences. “The more the merrier,” he said – probably not quite realizing what was in store. We met at the tasting room and tried the 2013 Aqua Dolce de Refugio on the patio. The wine, which was made of Malvasia Bianca, was very refreshing…

      By Dallas Wine Chick

      Exploring the Gruner World

      … Gruner Veltliner is to Austria what Sauvignon Blanc is to New Zealand. A refreshing white wine – the country’s playing card. The good news is the LCBO has added a few more Gruners to the Austrian section, so explore and maybe expand your white repertoire! Buy a bottle of each, open all, and get Grooving. Need I remind you that ‘open’ does…

      6 readers - By Billy's Best Bottles

      Woodinville Wine Events: August 15th-31st

      … ©2013 Richard Duval Images Auction of Washington Wines – August 16th - Auction of Washington Wine Gala at Chateau Ste. Michelle Celebrate Woodinville – August 16th – Summer Concert Columbia Winery – August 16th – Charity Run and Walk Obelisco Estate – August 16th – 2011 Cabernet Release Sparkman Cellars – August 17th - Olsen Vineyard…

      1 readers - By Woodinville Wine Update

      Quick Pour: Sans Liege Call to Arms 2011

      …Producer: Sans Liege Region: Paso Robles AVA, California, United States Wine: Call to Arms Price: $30 Vintage: 2011 Varietals: 70% Grenache Blanc, 30% Roussanne; (15.1% ABV) Virginia Pour House Notes: Fresh lemon meringue, touch of honey, lush, white tropical fruit, and flaky pastry aromas lead to a smooth, honey-coated palate with plenty of weight. Fresh, floral nuances ...…

      2 readers - By Virginia Pour House

      Old York Cellars Virtual Vines – What Exit Red, White, & Blush

      … selfie” – all before I came home. Check out the slideshow to see Tom’s “wine selfie.” For this particular home wine tasting, we tried their What Exit line of wines. We sampled What Exit White, What Exit Red, and What Exit Blush. I tweeted as much as I could about our tasting experience, because each tweet generated $1 towards the Hometown Heroes…

      2 readers - By NJ Wine with Me

      2013 Bodegas del Palacio de Fefiñanes “Albariño des...

      … 2013 Bodegas del Palacio de Fefiñanes “Albariño des Fefiñanes” As you know, Albariños are always welcome in my house! This one’s got lots of peach, sea shells, sea salt, and fresh white flowers on the nose with a hints of candied lemon peel. Mouthwatering acidity on the palate with lots of pear and marine (salt/shells) notes. A bit of a tingle on the tongue. This guy gets more candied as it opens.  3/5 bones $$ Albariño 12.5% abv Rias Baixas, SPAIN …

      2 readers - By Shiba Sommelier

      Quick Pour: Stone Hill Winery Vignoles 2012

      …Producer: Stone Hill Winery, Hermann, Missouri Region: Hermann AVA, Missouri, United States Price: $11.49 Vintage: 2012 Varietals: 100% Vignoles; (12.8% ABV) Virginia Pour House Notes: Candied pineapple and fresh baked white cake aromas boom on the nose while pineapple syrup and honey-drenched tropical fruit smooth out the palate, which shows fresh acidity, nice weight, and noticeable residual sugar ...…

      11 readers - By Virginia Pour House

      Quick Pour: Lovingston Winery Petit Manseng 2013

      …Producer: Lovingston Winery, Lovingston, Virginia Region: Monticello AVA, Virginia, United States Price: $19.95 Vintage: 2013 Varietals: 100% Petit Manseng; (12.5% ABV) Winemaker Notes: Returning to our off-dry version of this varietal, the 2013 Petit Manseng carries a nose of pineapple and orange peel, and the bright acidity balances well…

      8 readers - By Virginia Pour House

      2011 B Cellars Blend 23

      …Product was provided for free however the review is my honest opinion. The B Cellars Blend 23 was the second of the three wines I was to sample and evaluate prior to an event hosted by CellarPassTV.  I tasted and evaluated each bottle a day or so prior to the event so I would be more […]…

      3 readers - By Bills Wine Wandering
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