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Raptor Ridge Estate Pinot Noir Chehalem Mountains

Wine Review: Raptor Ridge Estate Pinot Noir Chehalem Mountains 2012

By Snooth Editorial

Big bright sweet ripe cherries bursting through the nose with a touch of red licorice and floral notes of cherry blossom. Round and juicy on the palate and fu..

February 8, 2016

Sawtooth Estate Riesling Snake River Valley

Wine Review: Sawtooth Estate Riesling Snake River Valley 2014

By Snooth Editorial

Intriguing baked apple aromas are a touch phenolic and come with notes of tea leaf. Nice acidity and a smooth mouthfeel, with green apple and melon notes.

February 8, 2016

Davis Bynum Virginia's Block Jane's Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc Sonoma County

Wine Review: Davis Bynum Virginia's Block Jane's Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc Sonoma County 2014

By Snooth Editorial

Pleasant lemongrass, melon and grapefruit aromas. Juicy melon notes in the mouth with tart lemon and lime flavors freshening up the palate with tight puckerin..

February 5, 2016

House Wine Chardonnay Columbia Valley

Wine Review: House Wine Chardonnay Columbia Valley 2012

By Snooth Editorial

Creamy vanilla and green apple notes on the nose. Nicely fruit forward in the mouth, with peach, melon and green apple flavors and nice medium plus acidity. V..

February 5, 2016

Undervalued Wine Categories: Late Bottled Vintage Port

Undervalued Wine Categories: Late Bottled Vintage Port

By Gabe Sasso

Port is a category of wine that conjures up different images depending on your experience or taste. The styles and methodologies used to produce, and in parti..

February 5, 2016 in Wine Reviews

Apothic White Winemaker's Blend California

Wine Review: Apothic White Winemaker's Blend California 2014

By Snooth Editorial

Light notes of peach and melon on the nose. This shows a bit of sweetness popping on the palate, with mostly peach and orange flavors and a pleasant tingling ..

February 4, 2016

Gran Moraine Pinot Noir Yamhill-Carlton

Wine Review: Gran Moraine Pinot Noir Yamhill-Carlton 2013

By Snooth Editorial

Delicate violet and ripe black cherry aromas are bold and fresh on the nose. This is focussed and tight in the mouth, with cherry notes that open up well prov..

February 4, 2016

Winemaking on the Edge: Ningxia 2015

Winemaking on the Edge: Ningxia 2015

By Nova McCune Cadamatre

When I first saw the announcement that China was calling for international winemakers to come to Ningxia back in 2012 I was intrigued. However, being 7 months..

January 28, 2016 in Commentary

Making Sense of French Letters & Numbers

Making Sense of French Letters & Numbers

By John Downes

I was recently challenged to find a wine that would match a delicate dessert and continue to drink well into those lazy, mellow moments that follow every memo..

January 21, 2016 in Commentary

The 2011 Brunello Vintage Speaks

The 2011 Brunello Vintage Speaks

By Snooth Editorial

Per the treasured tradition, the latest Brunello vintage was premiered at the annual Benvenuto Brunello tasting event in New York City this past week. Event a..

January 21, 2016 in Wine Reviews

Nobody Talks About Wine in January

Nobody Talks About Wine in January

By Snooth Editorial

Nobody likes talking about wine in January. Sadly, wine is an abomination during this month of raw vegetable juice cleanses and soy milk smoothies. But we, as..

January 15, 2016 in Commentary

Meet Snooth's Brand New Editorial Team!

Meet Snooth's Brand New Editorial Team!

By Snooth Editorial

There are going to be some exciting changes at Snooth in 2016! We have a few new additions to the team who are sure to enrich your wine and food experiences. ..

January 15, 2016 in Commentary

MEET THE WORLD OF WINE IN DÜSSELDORF, GERMANY

MEET THE WORLD OF WINE IN DÜSSELDORF, GERMANY

From March 13 – 15, 2016, ProWein, the leading international trade fair for wines and spirits, will again be a must-attend event for anyone involved in the in..

January 13, 2016 in Commentary

Holiday Wine Value Picks Under Fifteen Bucks

Holiday Wine Value Picks Under Fifteen Bucks

By Snooth Editorial

Buying wine for a group doesn’t have to be expensive, nor should you feel pressured to buy in bulk from a big box store. While you may be able to obtain twelv..

December 22, 2015 in Commentary

Quiz: Which New Year’s Eve Sparkling Wine Are You?

Quiz: Which New Year’s Eve Sparkling Wine Are You?

By Claudia Angelillo

New Year’s Eve sparkling wine is arguably the most important wine selection you will make…for the rest of the year. But seriously folks, your New Year’s Eve s..

December 18, 2015 in Commentary

Northern Italy’s Big Little Secret Wine Region Is Making History

Northern Italy’s Big Little Secret Wine Region Is Making History

By Claudia Angelillo

“When was the land first used to grow grapes?” This is a common question addressed to New World wine regions. The United States, in all of her blushing youth,..

December 17, 2015 in Commentary

What Happened in Prosecco?

What Happened in Prosecco?

By Mark Angelillo

As we start gearing up for the holidays and need a bottle or two of sparkling wine to enjoy, of course choices abound. You may already know that there are som..

December 16, 2015 in Wine Reviews

New Holiday Food & Wine Traditions

New Holiday Food & Wine Traditions

By Christina Pirello

It’s getting to be that time of year when everything seems to be dedicated to stuffing -- from our tummies to stockings…to our skinny jeans! What if the holid..

December 11, 2015 in Wine & Food

Sizing Up Your Wine Bottles

Sizing Up Your Wine Bottles

By John Downes

You learn something every day and last Saturday was no exception. Did you know that at a Christening the bottle of celebration Champagne should be bigger than..

December 10, 2015 in Commentary

The Wine in Your Blindspot: Alsace

The Wine in Your Blindspot: Alsace

By Jeff Kralik

I guess I am like many people living in the U.S. since I am not entirely sure about how my ancestors came to this country. I think my father’s background is f..

December 8, 2015 in Wine Reviews

The Top Ten Wine Bars of 2015

The Top Ten Wine Bars of 2015

By Ilona Thompson

Forget fancy dinners. Your opportunity to sample rare wines by the glass from around the world exists in wine bar travel. Let’s take a quick jaunt around the ..

December 4, 2015 in Commentary

Cava, But Not As You Know It!

Cava, But Not As You Know It!

By John Downes

Christmas menus are already starting to engage the minds of chefs and one of them asked me last week for a wine match with his special recipe Christmas cake. ..

December 1, 2015 in Wine Reviews

The World’s Most Undervalued Wines: Chilean Pinot Noir

The World’s Most Undervalued Wines: Chilean Pinot Noir

By Gabe Sasso

Everyone wants a good deal. It doesn’t matter what you’re buying, we all like to save a buck. In the wine world there are several ways to save money and get a..

November 24, 2015 in Wine Reviews

Special Occasion Wines Worth The Price

Special Occasion Wines Worth The Price

By Snooth Editorial

‘Tis the season to break your piggy bank and spend its contents on some higher-priced wines! We spend a lot of time on Snooth talking about and presenting you..

November 19, 2015 in Wine Reviews

Holiday Wine Etiquette For Novices

Holiday Wine Etiquette For Novices

By Grigor Licul

The first rule: Exercise moderation in moistening your windpipe while working! Wine is responsible for an occasional scandal, and I want to start this article..

November 18, 2015 in Commentary

Vertical Wine Tasting is Revelatory

Vertical Wine Tasting is Revelatory

America’s first vertical tasting of the fine wines of Podere Sapaio from Bolgheri in Coastal Tuscany took place at my restaurant, Undici Taverna Rustica in Ru..

November 17, 2015 in Commentary

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