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    A Conversation with Stephan and Chloe Asseo of L’Aventure Winery, Paso Robles, CA

    L’Aventure Winery produces some of our favorite wine in the Paso Robles wine region in California. We asked Stephan and Chloe Asseo a few questions about their remarkable wine.     Tell us a short history of your winery including how it all began, the terr...

    9 readers - By 2 Hollywood Winos

    The Austin Winery

    The post The Austin Winery appeared first on Texas Wine Lover. http://theaustinwinery.com The Austin Winery is located on the east side of Austin and is an urban winery. Ross McLauchlan is the CEO and President who works on sales and sourcing grapes while Cooper Anderson ...

    7 readers - By Texas Wine Lover

      Ghost Pines 2011 Red Blend

      The Wit Is Out - - 7 readers - I received this as a Christmas gift in 2013 (yeah I know – what took me so long?) and has a delectable blend of Petit Verdot, Cabernet Franc, Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Sirah, Merlot & Sangiovese grape varietals ...

      Traditional Barolo at Borgogno in Piemonte

      Red Wine Please! - - 6 readers - After starting our northern Italian wine adventure in a Barbaresco, we went searching for the other famous Nebbiolo DOCG the next morning, that being of course Barolo. Where Barbaresco is sma...

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      The Austin Winery

      … The post The Austin Winery appeared first on Texas Wine Lover. http://theaustinwinery.com The Austin Winery is located on the east side of Austin and is an urban winery. Ross McLauchlan is the CEO and President who works on sales and sourcing grapes while Cooper Anderson is the Vice President and head winemaker. Chief of Operations is Matt…

      7 readers - By Texas Wine Lover

      A Conversation with Stephan and Chloe Asseo of L’Aventure Winery, Paso Robles, CA

      … an oenology college in Burgundy region of France. For 17 years I was making wine in the Bordeaux region of France. The Asseo Family owned three properties all on the Right Bank of France. Stephan also managed a few well-established wineries in the same region. In France, there is something called AOC (Apellation d’Origine Controle), which basically means…

      9 readers - By 2 Hollywood Winos

      Ghost Pines 2011 Red Blend

      … I received this as a Christmas gift in 2013 (yeah I know – what took me so long?) and has a delectable blend of Petit Verdot, Cabernet Franc, Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Sirah, Merlot & Sangiovese grape varietals from Sonoma County (56%), Joaquin County (23%) and Napa County (21%) which yielded a deep garnet color with an alcohol…

      7 readers - By The Wit Is Out

      Traditional Barolo at Borgogno in Piemonte

      … After starting our northern Italian wine adventure in a Barbaresco, we went searching for the other famous Nebbiolo DOCG the next morning, that being of course Barolo. Where Barbaresco is smaller, and the tiny villages are just that, there is actually a town of Barolo. It’s quaint, with a traditional European feel and maybe a Continue reading…

      6 readers - By Red Wine Please!

      #SpainLove: Gloria Ferrer’s 22nd Annual Catalan Festival 07/19/14 & 07/20/2014

      … As my lovely #Vinopanion readers already know, I am a *huge* fan of Spain, Spanish culture, food, and of course, #wine!  Indeed, I have had the great fortune to attend media trips to both the Navarra and Murcia wine regions of that Iberian country, and I just hosted two events for #MurciaWine at #WBC14 last weekend.  The Lady Beth Fontaine (Tw…

      5 readers - By Vinopanion

      Wine of the Week 8 – return of a favourite

      …With summer sporadically here, I was very excited to see that one of my favourite dry white wines had returned to Marks and Spencer, it’s great value too. Regular readers will know that I love wines that are just slightly unusual and a … Continue reading…

      3 readers - By Quentin Sadler's Wine Page

      Rant: Caveats of Direct Wine Shipping

      … to order wine from anywhere across the country. There are three important issues you need to understand, all matters which may serve to limit your ability to get wine delivered to you, despite this new law. First, the new direct wine shipment law only applies to wineries and does not allow you to receive shipments of wine from out of state wine shops…

      1 readers - By The Passionate Foodie

      Sud de France – excitement & variety

      …Recently I was invited to attend the Vinisud wine fair in Montpellier and had a great time sniffing out all sorts of wines from the south of France. The fair actually covers the whole of southern Europe, but I limited … Continue reading…

      1 readers - By Quentin Sadler's Wine Page