White Wines

    • La Clarine Farm 2013 Petit Manseng

      La Clarine Farm 2013 Petit Manseng click on image to enlarge La Clarine Farm Petit Manseng 2013 Fenaughty Vineyard, Placerville, California 13.5% dry 2.9pH 14.1 g/L acidity six months ambient yeast fermentation rested on lees until bottling in August Aromatics and flavors of almond, apricot, pineapple juice and dried lemon with touches of anise, and a lon ...

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    • January Bubbles Challenge – Sparkling Wine from the Pacific Northwest

      January Bubbles Challenge Sparkling Wine from the Pacific Northwest by Mary on January 26, 2015 Remember my New Years challenge for you? Drink more sparkling wine! The first monthly challenge is here, and its about a subject near and dear to my heart (and backyard) sparkling wine from the Pacific Northwest.

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  • Tasting Notes from the Benvenuto Brunello 2015, NYC Event

    … Last week I had the opportunity to attend the Benvenuto Brunello USA 2015 event which was organized and sponsored by the Brunello di Montalcino Wine Consortium at the gorgeous location of Gotham Hall in New York City in order to unveil to the press and trade the 2010 vintage of Brunello di Montalcino wines made by 44 selected producers. I…

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  • Smoked Chicken Verde Soup

    … the roasted tomatillos. Rosé is a very versatile match for the flavors of this soup, but I also like zesty acidic white wines that have citrus flavors and aromas. Sauvignon Blanc works well, but I really like Spanish Albariños for this. Similar Recipes: Easy Salsa Verde Chicken Tacos Smoked Chicken Smoked Chicken Stock For more recipes check…

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  • NJ Wines to Buy for Christmas and New Year’s

    … White – Cream Ridge Winery classified the Eastern White as being “back by popular demand.” So your friends and family just might enjoy this one, as long as they have a taste for sweet things. It’s made from Niagara grapes, which tend to be used in sweeter wines. It had a white grape juice quality. Working Dog Winery Traminette – This is a pleasing…

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  • C.H. Berres Impulse Riesling – A Delicious Zing

    … Home Wine Regions German Wine C.H. Berres Impulse Riesling – A Delicious Zing by Tim Lemke - Dec 8, 2014 The Mosel region in Germany is the source of some of my favorite riesling. Why? Because it tends to be vibrant and lively, complex and balanced. Some Mosel rieslings are dry and some are sweet, this one is on the drier side but it still…

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  • Celebrating that Special Bottle

    … ago, on my husband’s birthday, we opened a special bottle we had been holding onto. The wine was a 1997 Kings Ridge Cabernet Sauvignon from St. Francis Winery. I don’t remember what we paid for the wine (I want to say somewhere around $75), but it was super expensive for us at the time on our grad school budget. Heck, I still consider that a ton…

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  • Old York Cellars Virtual Vines – Malbec and Riesling

    … Old York Cellars Virtual Vines – Malbec and Riesling December 3, 2014 by NJ Wine with Me This slideshow requires JavaScript. Have you tried wine tasting at home? If not, you should! With Virtual Vines, Old York Cellars has connected me to an online network of NJ wine afficionados, an expert wine maker, friendly and knowledgeable sommeliers…

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  • Sicily Photo Preview and Sicilian Wine Primer

    … My first article on my trip to Sicily was published over on Palate Press today. I must admit, it was difficult to write! There was so much I wanted to say about this incredible region, and to have to compile a weeks worth of information, people, wine, food, scenery, into one article was a challenging task! There were so many fantastic memories…

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  • Salwey Pinot Gris – Simply Fabulous

    … Home Wine Regions German Wine Salwey Pinot Gris – Simply Fabulous by Tim Lemke - Oct 19, 2014 The longer I run this website, the more I find that the wines that interest me the most are the ones nobody reads about. I don’t think it’s that others wouldn’t enjoy them, they’re just unique gems that folks don’t come across every day and therefore…

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  • 6 Albariños to try out…

    … … and why you should drink Albariño year-round. One of my favorite white wines to drink with a variety of foods is Albariño. I’m constantly writing about it and hailing it as a versatile food wine, explaining to folks that it can pair with anything from salads, to seafood, chicken, pasta, and pizza. There’s a reason for this. But first, what…

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  • Deu La Deu Alvarinho – Mesmerizing

    … Home Wine Regions Portuguese Wine Deu La Deu Alvarinho – Mesmerizing by Tim Lemke - Oct 14, 2014 I refuse to let go of summer! Despite things starting to get cool outside, I’m clinging to summer and my favorite summer wines — like Vinho Verde. I’ve reviewed quite a number of Vinho Verde wines over the past couple years and one thing…

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  • Smoked Tri-Tip Sandwiches with Chimichurri Sauce

    …! WINE PAIRING Now most folks will recommend red wine with smoked steak. But doused in this sauce with all its herbaceous and acidic flavors opens it up to white wine. White wine with steak? You betcha! Look for something with strong herbal and lemony characteristics that mimic the sauce, like crisp acidic Sauvignon Blanc or herbal Grüner…

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  • Friday Favorites — still rocking the rosé wines

    …, this one was very citrus focused with lots of lemon and lemon peel aromas and a touch of candied strawberry. Light bodied, fresh, and refreshing, it’s a nice match for salads and appetizers. I’m thinking something with prosciutto to bring out the wines savoriness. Yum. Lavau Tavel Rosé 2013 (Rhone, France) 13% abv | $15 (media sample) Made from 50…

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  • Louis Riesling – Yummy, Yummy!

    … Home Wine Regions German Wine Louis Riesling – Yummy, Yummy! by Tim Lemke - Sep 28, 2014 A couple years ago I reviewed the 2010 vintage of Louis riesling from Louis Konstantin Guntrum. I loved it then and now tasting the 2012 vintage I can say that I still love this wine. The grapes for this wine are grown along the banks of the Rhine river…

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