Wine Bottle

    Chat en Oeuf Blanc 2012

    …Choosing a wine by name alone is a big risk, choosing a wine because it’s got a cat on the label is a disaster, but I couldn’t resist this label. I chuckled in the shop when I saw it, and thought I’d pick up a bottle, set it aside, and at the first opportunity I had to suggest a wine when Chateauneuf du Pape would be completely wrong I’d suggest…

    2 readers - By Erin Mellor/ Golly's Wine Drops

    Blossom Hill Winemaker’s Reserve Merlot

    …I was given this bottle of Blossom Hill Winemaker’s Reserve Merlot. It would be remiss of me not to tell you that, as this isn’t a bottle I spent my own hard earned money on. Don’t worry, I don’t have to de-friend anyone, I wasn’t given it as a gift, no-one brought it to the house, and it wasn’t left over from a party. No, a corporation sent…

    7 readers - By Erin Mellor/ Golly's Wine Drops

    Cork … It’s what’s for dinner

    … know there are all sorts of companies to deliver plastic to you, metal twist off caps, etc.. But, the process, the aromas, the aesthetics of using something natural, something coming from mostly Portugal, and the improvements to not allow TCA (Trichloroanisole) creep into this earthy product used to "put a cork in it" for wine bottles... I'm…

    9 readers - By Jo Diaz/ Wine Blog

    Who says you Can or Can’t?

    …What more evidence do we need? (this post is a follow-up to “Paper Wine Bottle to Rescue Wine Sales” and an interesting, but now unfortunately lost < and FOUND again>, conversation on Facebook about resistance to innovation) Quality wines in a can from Underwood (c) David L Reamer The Drinks Business writes an article about a packaging…

    By Wine Conversation