Wine Blog

    • Day 7 – Last Day on the Seine!

      Rack of Lamb Liz Barrett with AMA Waterways Apricot Trilogy We are back in Paris for the final leg of our Celebration of Wine Cruise on the Seine! Last evening we dined at the Chef’s Table specialty restaurant at the ship’s stern. Chef prepared chicken carpaccio with tuna – basil cream, pan fried salmon with sesame – lavender crust and porcini salsa, grilled lamb rack wit ...

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    • Meiomi | 2013 vintages

      Not many people can trace their profession back five generations. Joseph Wagner, however, is one of those people. Joseph’s father and grandparents founded a little winery called Caymus back in 1971. Thirty years later at the ripe old age of nineteen, Joseph started work on creating his own single vineyard Pinot Noir label. He named it Belle Glos, after his grandmother.

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    • Exceptional wines for any kind of dinner event

      Exceptional wines for any kind of dinner event By: Linda Kissam A dinner gathering of any kind gives our friends license to break out the good stuff. If you’ve been assigned to bring a wine, then this is the article for you. As the person responsible for bringing the evening’s, wine you have an opportunity to find that perfect wine for the night.

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  • OZV | Old Zin Vines

    …. They rebuilt the winery and today, in addition to making their own wines they operate, custom crush, bottling, labeling, marketing and wine storage facilities. So, how about that wine? The 2012 OZV Old Zin Vines is a simple straight forward wine. It’s a big ripe jammy Zinfandel. The palate is dominated by blackberry jam, blackberry compote and blackberry…

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  • Beer VS Wine

    … that this is more than just a job. I have seen many people in breweries: the Brewers, owners, wives, or someone highly connected to the brewery who is taking their time out of whatever it is they're doing to respond to my messages. Its awesome. One of my favorite things about the way breweries connect with me {their consumer: the beer traveler…

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  • Arizona Wine Grower’s Association Recognizes Excellence

    …. The consensus at the time was that there were some world class wines being produced in Arizona. Unfortunately, there were also some wines that were not world-class. Gary Vaynerchuk noted that (I’m summarizing) that in order for the region to be taken more seriously, the consistency of quality in the region would have to improve. That was over 4 years ago…

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  • Dear Wine Snob

    … November 13, 2014 Dear Wine Snob This is an open letter to all wine snobs on the release of le Beaujolais Nouveau this week. Dear Wine Snob, I have the greatest admiration for you as a snob, and specifically as a wine snob. And so I know you will laugh at me when I declare that I am excited about the Beaujolais Nouveau release I know why…

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  • For the First Time Ever…Thanksgiving at Eddie V’s!

    … Last week I dined at Eddie V’s Prime Seafood restaurant’s Scottsdale Arizona location. Although Eddie V’s is very well known for their prime seafood, I decided to try out the steak. But not before trying the crab cakes. Looking towards the bar and live music First, I was pleasantly surprised by the setting. From the outside it’s easy to miss…

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  • Franciacorta Italian Sparkling Wine Review

    … By Linda Kissam, Head Wine Chix Franciacorta Italian Sparkling Wine Review I had the pleasure of presenting a wine tasting of five incredible Italian sparkling wines at a food wine and travel writers conference (www.ifwtwa.org) in Montgomery, Alabama at the Renaissance Montgomery Hotel & Spa * . The wines were from the Franciacorta…

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  • Limited edition leather wine tote

    … Specifications: Handmade in Italy Outside: French calfskin leather available in dark oxblood and dark brown Inside: Italian goatskin suede in camel Dimensions: 8.8″ wide x 4.7″ (at its deepest) x 13.8″ high Price: $1200 Available for purchase on or after November 1 at www.VinousMedia.com Limited run of 100 wine totes This entry was posted in Too Cute - Accessories and tagged Luxury, Vinous Wine Tote, wine blog, Wine Chixs, wine totes. Bookmark the permalink.…

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  • 3 New Releases from Paul Dolan Vineyards

    … of the environment doesn’t just stop with being organic. Special attention is paid to water reclamation and waste. Tim Thornhill, chief operating officer and owner talks about changes he made at his other project, Parducci Wine Cellars on this PBS interview: Paul Dolan Vineyards website Like this: Like Loading... Related …

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  • Scottsdale’s Palm Court Restaurant receives Wine Spectator honors

    …. The restaurant has a nice traditional feel to it, and open and airy atmosphere with nice big windows that allow diners to look out over the golf course and catch a sunset. I had a chance to talk quite extensively with Ahdy Youssef, the assistant Maitre’D and Wine Steward. He’s a very friendly and warm guy who got his start 17 years ago as a bus boy…

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  • The White Doe

    …. To purchase The White Doe, please visit: thewhitedoe.com. You can also order by calling 707–735–3500 or email service@americanpioneerwinegrowers.com. Learn more by visiting the home of the White Doe located at 22281 Chianti Road, Geyserville, CA 95441. …

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  • How to find a REALLY good wine class in Southern California

    … Head Wine Chix, Linda Kissam How to find a REALLY good wine class in Southern California By Linda Kissam, Head Wine Chix Neptune at LCA classroom Wondering how to find a REALLY good wine class in Southern California? Good news. Your ship has just come in. LCA Wine located in the uber cool South Coast Collection (SOCO) in Costa Mesa…

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  • Harvest time in Wine Country

    … time. Trione Pinot Noir grapes being sorted {Photo courtesy of Sherrie Housman} This entry was posted in My Dash, Sonoma County, Wine Blog and tagged harvest, Sonoma, Sonoma county, Trione, Wine, wine country by Jess Poshepny Vallery. Bookmark the permalink.…

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