Thursday, March 22, 2012

Vancouver sommeliers reveal their wine picks - Straight.com

Vancouver sommeliers reveal their wine picks - Straight.com:

Straight.com


Vancouver sommeliers reveal their wine picks
Straight.com
Robert Byford (Black + Blue) is the Glowbal Group's operating partner and sommelier who loves the newcomer Plume, which he describes as “a blend of 90 percent Cabernet Sauvignon fleshed out with Petit Verdot, Petite Syrah, Malbec, and a dash of Merlot; ...

The next big red - Ottawa Citizen

The next big red - Ottawa Citizen:

D Magazine


The next big red
Ottawa Citizen
By Rod Phillips, The Ottawa Citizen March 21, 2012 Solaz Tempranillo-Cabernet Sauvignon 2009: This is an easy-drinking red from Spain that delivers solid flavours. It's dry, well balanced, and has a refreshing texture that suits it to pizza, ...
What To Drink Now: South American Premium RedsD Magazine
Take a second look at merlotThe News-Press
Watch a 'Brief History of Merlot' and His BrothersThe Daily meal
Bradenton Herald
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Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Beer fans will savour the art of Rockbottom's brews - TheChronicleHerald.ca

Beer fans will savour the art of Rockbottom's brews - TheChronicleHerald.ca:


Beer fans will savour the art of Rockbottom's brews
TheChronicleHerald.ca
Tabali Reserva Merlot 2010, Limari Valley DO, Chile, 14.5%, $20, the Bishop's Cellar: Spicy notes of cinnamon and clove enhance the richly aromatic ripe plum fruit, with characteristic earthy herbal Merlot overtones. Plush, velvety plum and cherry ...



Monday, March 12, 2012

'Real Housewife' produces real good pinot grigio - Scranton Times-Tribune

'Real Housewife' produces real good pinot grigio - Scranton Times-Tribune:

Scranton Times-Tribune


'Real Housewife' produces real good pinot grigio
Scranton Times-Tribune
The pinot grigio-sipping star of the reality TV show, now in its fifth season on Bravo, has never been content limiting herself to a stereotype when people think housewife, even though that term earned her a certain amount of fame.
Fish-fry wines are a pleasant surpriseSTLtoday.com

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Sunday, March 11, 2012

News from the Cellar: RESPECT this Washington wine deserves - Times Record News

News from the Cellar: RESPECT this Washington wine deserves - Times Record News:

Times Record News


News from the Cellar: RESPECT this Washington wine deserves
Times Record News
Michelle Indian Wells Cabernet Sauvignon, and I have to tell you, this is a fantastic wine. With grapes coming from some of the best vineyards in Washington, this wine is made up of 89 percent Cabernet Sauvignon, 6 percent Syrah, 3 percent Malbec and 2 ...
Napa set for second International Cabernet Symposiumdecanter.com

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Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Chardonnay perfect for autumn fare - Independent Online

Chardonnay perfect for autumn fare - Independent Online:

Independent Online


Chardonnay perfect for autumn fare
Independent Online
By MYRNA ROBINS A recent addition to the valley's chardonnay output is a praiseworthy trio from Mont Rochelle, the current releases being an unwooded 2010, the 2008 barrel fermented and the flagship 09 Chardonnay Sur Lie. As March gets into its stride, ...

Sunday, March 4, 2012

Wine Time: Treana Red 2009, Paso Robles - The Augusta Chronicle

Wine Time: Treana Red 2009, Paso Robles - The Augusta Chronicle:

San Luis Obispo Tribune


Wine Time: Treana Red 2009, Paso Robles
The Augusta Chronicle
The wine is a blend of 70 percent Cabernet Sauvignon and 30 percent Syrah, fermented individually in open-top, stainless steel tanks for 14-20 days. Pump-overs and long macerations brought out more color and tannins. Each varietal was aged separately ...
A toast to SLO County wine festivalsSan Luis Obispo Tribune

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Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Find tasty, affordable wines - The Desert Sun

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Find tasty, affordable wines
The Desert Sun
“This is our first year,” said Eric Latto, 33, of Paducah, Ky., as he sipped a crisp, lime-scented pinot grigio with his girlfriend Emily Messer, 29. “I've never seen so many wines in one place. We'll be back.” In a rewarding couple of hours I was able ...

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Craig Lee / Special to The Chronicle - San Francisco Chronicle

Craig Lee / Special to The Chronicle - San Francisco Chronicle:

San Francisco Chronicle

Craig Lee / Special to The Chronicle
San Francisco Chronicle
The question we always face with Napa Zinfandel is what role it should play in the Zin universe. The neighborhood makes most of these wines ambitious in scope. But even in a Napa context, Zinfandel should take a friendlier mien than Cabernet.

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Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Noir thriller down under - Yorkshire Post

Noir thriller down under - Yorkshire Post:

Yorkshire Post

Noir thriller down under
Yorkshire Post
I am in Martinborough, a small town in the southern part of North Island which was once the heart of sheep-grazing country, but which now ranks as one of the world's quality regions for Pinot Noir. The name of the town comes from John Martin, ...
My first love: Pinot NoirMSN India
On becoming a Master of WineChina Daily

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