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What do you think? Should I send the winners this trophy? Welcome to the 2014 Curmudgies, the third annual, presented to the people and institutions that did their best over the previous 12 months to make sure that wine remained confusing, difficult to understand, and reserved for only the haughtiest among us.
… for. Pairing: Scallops with a sesame ginger dressing. The Nova Scotia scallops with avocado, hon-shimeji mushrooms, crunchy rice and sesame ginger dressing was a phenomenal pairing with this Chardonnay. Arboleda Cabernet Sauvignon, 2012 Grape Varietal: 95% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Cabernet Franc. Arboleda, meaning “a glove of trees” revolves…
… for the bottle. This helps the competition staff to place the wine in the correct categories for judging. The wines are judged by professionals in the industry, peers, or consumers. Awards are given and may include medals or ribbons to signify bronze (3rd place) silver (2ndplace) and gold (1stplace.) A double or Concordance gold means that every judge…