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    New Jersey Wineries Are Bringing Home The Bling.

    … New Jersey Wineries Are Bringing Home The Bling. The Monthly Wine Writing Challenge #MWWC12 theme is “local” which inspired me to check out the New Jersey wine scene. You can read all of the entries and cast your vote at mwwcblog.wordpress.com/ from October 14th through the 20th. Alba Vineyard in Milford New Jersey. I recently picked up…

    4 readers - By Don Carter/ winesnark.com

    Tales From: Frick Winery, Dry Creek Valley

    … his vibrant spirit with a hearty chuckle, which came through often while tasting through more than a dozen of his wines. We started with the varietal wines… My favorite of the whites—I bought some to take home. 2012 Frick Winery Grenache Blanc: Retail $27. Rich and full. Great mouthfeel. Melon and peach with a bit of pineapple. On the big side…

    1 readers - By Jeff Kralik/ the drunken cyclist

    AI WEIWEI ON CHINA'S NEW RICH

    …“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…

    2 readers - By Philip White/ drinkster

    Back In Action

    … with apple. Palate: Rich acidity with honey and lemon. We enjoyed this bottle with crab legs on our anniversary. A delicious combo. Gilles Louvet, 2012 Chardonnay South of France Made from organic grapes. $14, World Wine & Spirits Bright & golden with hints of green. Nose: White floral perfume with light citrus. Palate: Medium acidity…

    4 readers - By Sarita Cheaves/ Vine Me Up

    Toledo Area Wine Events & Tastings: October 8-11, 2014

    … Donati – Claret – Central Coast, California, 4. 2009 Sterling Vineyards – Platinum – Napa Valley. Nominal fee per sample or $7 per flight. TREO Wine Bar, 5703 Main St., Sylvania, (419) 882-2266. New Zealand Wine Tasting. Six fabulous wines paired with small plates. $25 per person. Andersons, Talmadge Road, Wine Tasting. 6-8 PM. Penfolds, and Thorn…

    4 readers - By Toledo Wines and Vines

    ‘Drinking Local’ at Total Wine: A Big ‘ol Wine Store in Atlanta

    … On a recent trip to Atlanta I had the fortune to mix business with pleasure. The pleasure was seeing friends from high school at a get-together that was essentially BYOB. For me, that meant wine shopping. I had to hunt locally in Atlanta, but I’m no longer a local. I haven’t lived there since the 1980’s, and had no clue where to go. So I opened…

    5 readers - By jvb uncorked

    The Poplar Grove/Monster Vineyards strategy for quality

    … spine of minerality this variety displays. The fruit flavours are exceptionally pure and intense, with a refreshing brightness reflecting good acidity. 91. Poplar Grove Blanc de Noirs 2013 ($24.90). There are five varietals in this rosé which was made by the saignée method (bleeding juice from freshly crushed red varieties). This wine is 41% Merlot…

    4 readers - By John Schreiner/ John Schreiner on wine

    Finding Wine Values in Burgundy wines

    …Janelle and I with grower Guillaune Baduel and his mother. Guillaune produces a delicious Bourgogne wine which we purchased for $12 Euros. Finding Wine Values in Burgundy wines When we say Burgundy, we do not mean those gallon jugs labeled Burgundy. We mean finding values and bargains in the fine Burgundy wines of France. We are currently…

    3 readers - By Wine Values and Bargains

    Birthday Cake Vineyards Cheesecake Wine

    …) for White wine and Black Forest Cake for Red wine. The Ice Cream Cellars flavors are French Vanilla for White and Espresso and Raspberry Ripple for Red. The wine is sourced from vineyards in France and is simply labeled “grape wine”, but the grapes are sort of beside the point with the Birthday Cake Vineyards wine. The color is a glistening and almost…

    4 readers - By CHEAP WINE FINDER

    Traveling Winers Weekend Wine Picks – 06 October 2014

    … Explore a new wine this weekend! Whether you’re into dry, sweet, red, white, Italian, French or even “Hops”, consider trying our suggestions below! Traveling Winers Weekend Wine Picks Tom Joe “Hops ‘r Better” Winer Wine: 2009 Portal Colheita Type: Red Vineyard: Duoro Portugal Buy local “Okay, okay – I went for the points here! It’s difficult…

    6 readers - By Khristine Claud/ The Vineyard Trail

    Not Your Typical White Wines

    …Not Your Typical White Wines I was recently contacted by fix.com about an article that Joe Roberts, otherwise known as 1WineDude, wrote for their website. The title, Off-the-Beaten-Path White Wine Varieties and Why You Should Try Them, caught my eye because I am a white wine lover. Generally speaking I agree with the list although I really think…

    4 readers - By Hoot n Annie

    2011 Barrel 27 Wine Company High on the Hog White BACON GIVES ME...

    …2011 Barrel 27 Wine Company High on the Hog White BACON GIVES ME A LARDON (get a shirt from my fave local butcher!). Hehe, I’m so punny. I’m really digging the white Rhône blends coming out of California. This is no exception. Perfumed yellow roses, some funk, white shrooms, apple cider, hard pears, and marine rock on the nose. Very smooth on the palate. Nice acidity. Underripe pears, apple cider, stone, and florals with a hint of chestnuts. 4/5 bones $$ Southern Rhône White Blend 13.2% abv Paso Robles, California, USA…

    1 readers - By Shiba Sommelier

    South African reds break new ground at Cape wine auction

    … Point Vineyards, CWG Reserve White (Sauvignon Blanc-Semillon), Cape Point 2013 – average bottle price R933.33 (£52) • Ataraxia, Under the Gavel Chardonnay, Hemel-en-Aarde Ridge 2013 R833.33 (£46) • Jordan, Auction Reserve Chardonnay, Stellenbosch 2013 R833.33 (£46) • Mullineux, The Gris Semillon, Swartland 2013 R733.33 (£41) • Cape Chamonix, CWG Reserve Chardonnay, Franschhoek R733.33 (£41) …

    1 readers - By Decanter

    LE CLOS JORDANNE CLAYSTONE TERRACE CHARDONNAY 2007

    … cellaring this ageworthy beauty 3-5+ years, or, if you wish to enjoy it now, decant it (yes, decant a white wine to bring the fruit forward) and match it to roast pork. (VINTAGES panel, Jan. 2010) Featured 6/1/2009 Like this: Like Loading... This entry was posted in Canadian, JG Review, Wine. Bookmark the permalink.…

    7 readers - By John Galea/ Canadian Wine Guy

    Oct. 11 LCBO Wine Picks: Sonoma + Piedmont

    … Franc; this is a big wine that you'll want to decant and serve now or cellar for at least 5 years. There are plenty of choices for sweet wine lovers as well, with three Gewürztraminers (2 from Alsace and 1 from Ontario) and a pair of German Rieslings. Enjoy my LCBO wine picks from this Vintages release. May you enjoy great wine and give thanks…

    4 readers - By Jason Solanki/ Vintages Wine Picks & Reviews
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