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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 aren’t searching for info about them.

    7 readers - By Tim Lemke/ CheapWineRatings.com

    Eyrie 2012 Pinot Gris, Estate and Original Vines (or why you should give Pinot Gris a chance)

    Respect for Pinot Gris Pinot gris, aka. Pinot grigio, proves to be one of the most under celebrated of grapes. Thanks largely to a trend towards light touch, or sweet style mass produced wines from the variety, the grape now is often thought of as bland, or lifeless. Master Sommelier Bobby Stuckey, however, disagrees, naming Pinot grigio one of the noble varieties, capable of tr ...

    6 readers - By Hawk Wakawaka/ Hawk Wakawaka Wine Reviews

      Louis Riesling – Yummy, Yummy!

      CheapWineRatings.com - - 3 readers - 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 between Oppenheimer and Nierstein in Germany.

      Deu La Deu Alvarinho – Mesmerizing

      CheapWineRatings.com - - 3 readers - 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 that tends to be typical with them is a light frizzante bubble.

      Smoked Tri-Tip Sandwiches with Chimichurri Sauce

      Vindulge - - 2 readers - I have two words for you – Chimichurri Sauce Chimichurri sauce, where have you been all my life? Hubs catered an event recently leaving us with several pounds of leftover smoked tri-tip. The tri-tip was certainly delicious on its own, but after munching on leftovers for the next few days, I have to admit, it started to get rather boring. I know I know, #firstworldproblems.

      6 Albariños to try out…

      Vindulge - - 2 readers - … 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.

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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…

      7 readers - By Tim Lemke/ CheapWineRatings.com

      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…

      2 readers - By Vindulge

      Deu La Deu Alvarinho – Mesmerizing

      … lemon-drenched melon flavors up front with some salty mineral flavors hitting the mid-palate and carrying into the finish. And that finish is exceptionally long. While there’s no fizz, it still has a pleasant mouth feel. But most importantly, it’s just yummy. Wine: Deu La Deu Alvarinho Variety: Alvarinho Vintage: 2011 Alcohol: 13% Rating: 90 Price…

      3 readers - By Tim Lemke/ CheapWineRatings.com

      Smoked Tri-Tip Sandwiches with Chimichurri Sauce

      …. Or you can do like me and toss it all into the trusty food processor and puree for a few quick seconds, saving your hands the job of chopping. Don’t limit yourselves to just serving this with your favorite cut of grilled steak, though it’s definitely a good place to start. Try it on chicken, veggies, shrimp, tacos, tofu… you name it. It makes…

      2 readers - By Vindulge

      Friday Favorites — still rocking the rosé wines

      … A weekly roundup of my favorite things in the categories of wine, food, travel, and lifestyle. WINE I’m still drinking rosé and it’s a great time of year for it. We have had a damn near perfect fall season so far. With the exception of some light rain a few days in September the weather has been amazing these last few weeks. Therefore, I’m…

      1 readers - By Vindulge

      Louis Riesling – Yummy, Yummy!

      …, crisp apple, lemon and passionfruit flavors with perfect balance and stellar acidity. It’s a dry wine, so there’s no real sweetness to those flavors, just the essence of the fruit. Granny smith apple flavors linger on the finish, where you’ll also find some mineral notes. This is a yummy, yummy, yummy riesling. Wine: Louis Riesling Variety…

      3 readers - By Tim Lemke/ 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…

      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

      …. Need an idea 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

      … need to get to know them first. But they just invited me with open arms,” and showered him with food and wine. And of course the moment he said the word barbecue I had to know more. “In Argentina,” he continues, “barbecues last all day long. You estimate about 2.5 lbs of meat per person since you start eating and drinking at around noon, and don’t…

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      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
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