Wine Spectator

    NAPA VALLEY EARTHQUAKE ~ HALT THE SAMPELS

    …This is a public service announcement (PSA) from the Napa Valley office of Wine Spectator… You know how you ask, “What can I do to help?” Yeah… it’s one of those moments. NAPA VALLEY EARTHQUAKE 2014 I just received this Email and know it’s importance, as I have samples that I’d like to send in this direction. As a result, I understand how…

    7 readers - By Wine Blog

    Winebits 344: Wine crime and wine shipping

    …: The Wine Spectator gets a lot of criticism here, but when it does something well, it deserves praise. Such was the recent post detailing wine shipping laws for every state — and it’s not even behind a pay wall. The good news is that 40 states will allow winery-to-consumer sales next year, up from 27 in 2005. The bad news is that just 14 states allow…

    8 readers - By The Wine Curmudgeon

    Intro To The Obligatory Chapter On Wine Tasting Techniques.

    …. If the best you can come up with is coffee tastes like… well, coffee, and peaches smell like peaches, you might ask, “Why don’t wine reviewers simply write that Syrah tastes like Syrah and Riesling smells like Riesling.” Would you buy The Wine Spectator if the reviews of the latest releases of German Rieslings looked like this? 95 REINHOLD HAART…

    8 readers - By winesnark.com

    Oregon white wines score in Wine Spectator

    … Wine Spectator's list of Oregon wine scores for 2008 included 510 wines (vintages ranging from 2005-2009), of which 110 were white wines. The post Oregon white wines score in Wine Spectator appeared first on Northwest Whites. …

    6 readers - By Northwest Whites