White Wines

    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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    3Spells Chardonnay – Crisp & Refreshing

    …Home Wine Regions Californian Wine 3Spells Chardonnay – Crisp & Refreshing by Tim Lemke - Sep 22, 2014 I’ve reviewed a few wines in the past from a small producer from California called Spelletich Family Winery, but it’s been a while. And I’ve never reviewed one of their whites… until now. If you’ve been reading this site for a while you…

    9 readers - By CheapWineRatings.com

    Horse Heaven Hills Wine Region — a preview

    …A few weeks back hubs and I ventured into the desert in search of… wine. No I’m not talking about Arizona, where I’m originally from. I’m talking about Washington State. But isn’t the Pacific Northwest all green and rainy? Nope. Once you venture over the Cascade Mountain range an entirely different landscape opens up to you. The desert. We were…

    6 readers - By Vindulge

    Tasting the Wines of OLO at Quinta da Val-Boa, Vinho Verde

    …Growing the Vinho Verde: The Wines of OLO In the Basto zone of Vinho Verde, Jorge Quinta of OLO at Quinta da Val-Bôa grows white wines that bring together lifted texture–all lightness and length–with rich flavor. It’s a young project that has already garnered international attention, carrying distribution in the UK, and being regarded as one…

    5 readers - By Hawk Wakawaka/ Hawk Wakawaka Wine Reviews

    Recent Articles on Wine4.Me

    … of what to do with leftovers (chicken, beef, pork, veggies, etc.)? Tacos. Want something different for breakfast? Yes, tacos. Need an idea for quick dinner when it’s already 5:00 pm and you’re on your way home from work and forgot to thaw the chicken? Tacos! I recently discovered the easiest way to make killer verde chicken tacos — no crock-pot required Check it out HERE. You can find these articles and more on the Wine4.Me blog. Tagged as: Food and wine pairing, recipes, wine4.me wine app…

    2 readers - By Vindulge

    Friday Favorites – anniversaries, box wine, and upcoming adventures

    …A roundup of my favorite things from the week in the categories of wine, food, travel, and lifestyle. WINE & FOOD Anniversary Food & Wines This week marked hubby and my 9th wedding anniversary. Though it fell on a weekday it didn’t stop us from going big for dinner. Hubs grilled up some amazing NY strip steaks doused with smoked butter…

    6 readers - By Vindulge

    A Chilean Winemaker in Argentina – Meet Aurelio Montes Jr. of Kaiken Winery

    …, and for white wines they offer a Chardonnay and Torrontés. They’re also biodynamic. Oh, and they have a Feng Shui environment and even play Gregorian chants 24 hours a day in the cellar. Say what? I asked Aurelio to explain the significance behind this whole Feng Shui, music in the cellar, business and his response was surprising. First he explained…

    By Vindulge

    Wines of the World – Flight Song Whites, New Zealand

    … NJ, I realized that it may not be easy for them to get these wines. Other than NJ wines, I don’t know of too many others to suggest. As far as white wines go, I enjoy Kendall Jackson with sushi. I also like Bogle and Toasted Head Chardonnay. One of my usual go to’s is a German Sweet Red made from Dornfelder grapes. I think it’s called, Weingut…

    2 readers - By NJ Wine with Me

    Friday Favorites – Travel edition (Neskowin, Oregon)

    … and acidity with velvety texture, without any harsh tannins. A nice match for the juicy steak. Esporão Monte Velho White Blend Alentejano, Portugal ($10, media sample) We brought this one to the beach the next day. The only thing that would have made this a better beach wine is a screwcap closure (which it did not have). This was super fruity…

    3 readers - By Vindulge

    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

    Best Cheap Wines Under $10

    … drinkers. 14 Hands Hot To Trot Red Blend 2012 – Gallopingly Good This is one of my very favorite mass market red blends as it’s not too sweet like so many of them out there. Only $8 and it’s available everywhere — Costco, Trader Joe’s, World Market and more. New Age White Wine – The Definition of Refreshing 90% Torrontés and 10% Sauvignon Blanc from…

    15 readers - By Vindulge

    July Favorites

    …A roundup of my favorite things from the week in the categories of wine, food, travel, and lifestyle. It’s been awhile since I posted my weekly favorites. This month was a blur, involving lots of travel, visitors, and toddlers who aren’t in preschool for the summer (eek!). So here are a few favs from the last couple weeks. Since the kids are by my…

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    Stemmari Baci Vivaci Sparkling Grillo – Light and Luscious

    …Late last summer I visited west Sicily to explore the Marsala wine region. While I was there I learned about grillo, a grape that is traditionally used to make Marsala wine and is being used more and more to produce white table wines. It’s an amazing grape, capable of producing some really interesting wines. And just recently I was super excited…

    12 readers - By CheapWineRatings.com

    A Wine for Spicy Thai Food

    …The day after I arrived home from the Wine Bloggers Conference I was exhausted. Hubby, who had been on twin patrol solo for four days, was arguably even more exhausted than I was. Neither of us felt like cooking. More importantly, neither of us felt like cleaning dishes after dinner. This was a job for take out. I’d had mad cravings for Thai…

    16 readers - By Vindulge