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Caliza Pink Paso Robles

Wine Review: Caliza Pink Paso Robles 2014

By Snooth Editorial

Light and fruity strawberry and watermelon aromas. Just a touch of perceived sweetness due to the freshness of the acidity but it's nice and dry with strawber..

June 29, 2015

Sulfite It To Say: Stop Demonizing Sulfites In Wine

Sulfite It To Say: Stop Demonizing Sulfites In Wine

By Claudia Angelillo

A recent Wired article by Christopher Null reiterated what many wine lovers have believed for quite some time: Sulfites are an utterly natural part of wine li..

June 29, 2015 in Commentary

Syrian Brothers Produce Notable Wines Amid Distance, Danger

Syrian Brothers Produce Notable Wines Amid Distance, Danger

By James Duren

To say that a vineyard is one of the world's most idyllic man-made refuges is not an understatement. Tranquil hills, ocean breezes, mountain air and the deli..

June 29, 2015 in Commentary

Castello di Bossi C. Berardenga Chianti Classico

Wine Review: Castello di Bossi C. Berardenga Chianti Classico 2011

By Snooth Editorial

Very classic aromas of raspberry and ripe cherry. Medium bodied and very refreshing with powdered sugar, cocoa powder, raspberry preserves, black cherry and a..

June 26, 2015

The Advent of Plastic Wine Bottles?

The Advent of Plastic Wine Bottles?

By Claudia Angelillo

First it was natural vs. synthetic cork. Then it was cork vs. screw cap. Recently we’ve been seeing boxes and cans take on the formidable glass bottle. Now, t..

June 26, 2015 in Commentary

Drink Like You're Worth a Billion Bucks

Drink Like You're Worth a Billion Bucks

By James Duren

Among the vast litany of troubles for the world's billionaire's lies the painstaking task of knowing what kind of wine an uber-rich mogul of wealth should be ..

June 26, 2015 in Commentary

Atalon Pauline's Cuvee Napa Valley

Wine Review: Atalon Pauline's Cuvee Napa Valley 2012

By Snooth Editorial

Black cherry, blackberry preserves and crushed violet aromas with hints of dark chocolate and youthful character. Full and rich in the mouth, with gripping ta..

June 25, 2015

Evans & Tate Cabernet Sauvignon Margaret River Redbrook

Wine Review: Evans & Tate Cabernet Sauvignon Margaret River Redbrook 2010

By Snooth Editorial

Toasted almond and dark chocolate on the nose with bunches of dark fruit - blackberry and black cherry and bramble fruit. In the mouth its more red fruit focu..

June 25, 2015

Forbes Drops “Best American Dessert Wine Ever” on 2010 Sipper

Forbes Drops “Best American Dessert Wine Ever” on 2010 Sipper

By James Duren

Nick Passmore, Forbes' wine and spirits columnist, may have entered the realm of hyperbole this past Saturday when he crowned a particular American wine as th..

June 25, 2015 in Commentary

Peregrinating and Wine is Not a Crime

Peregrinating and Wine is Not a Crime

By Claudia Angelillo

Walk it off, indeed. A group of fundraisers in Wisconsin is fighting to change a state law that forbids them from walking between multiple locations and tasti..

June 25, 2015 in Commentary

Maculan Palazzotto Cabernet Sauvignon Breganze

Wine Review: Maculan Palazzotto Cabernet Sauvignon Breganze 2011

By Snooth Editorial

Quite pronounced aromas still holding some heat and powdered sugar, chalk and red raspberry aromas with a touch of perfumed floral violet. Smooth and creamy i..

June 24, 2015

Santo Wines Assyrtiko Santorini

Wine Review: Santo Wines Assyrtiko Santorini 2014

By Snooth Editorial

High notes of heat and top notes of pineapple and violet with orange blossom and marmalade. Pleasant minerality and acidity with green apple and lime fruit fl..

June 24, 2015

Linguistics Lesson: How to Pronounce Those Tricky Wine Names

Linguistics Lesson: How to Pronounce Those Tricky Wine Names

By James Duren

Elite Daily reporter Kaylin Pound is a self-professed wine expert. But while one's palate is an indispensable part of one's ability to decipher the forward f..

June 24, 2015 in Commentary

Chinese Wine Drinkers Get Better Learning Through Language

Chinese Wine Drinkers Get Better Learning Through Language

By Claudia Angelillo

Wine has the power to overcome just about anything. It has been known to conquer distance, time, and taste. (Remember when Americans only drank Sherry?) Now, ..

June 24, 2015 in Commentary

“It's Kind of Like the Beer of Wine”:  Bros not Bashful About Rosé

“It's Kind of Like the Beer of Wine”: Bros not Bashful About Rosé

By James Duren

Liberation is here. Men long wanting to drink pink wine in the open – unashamedly, without limit and with great enthusiasm – may now have their moment in the..

June 23, 2015 in Commentary

L.A. County Puts the Kibosh on Grapevines

L.A. County Puts the Kibosh on Grapevines

By Claudia Angelillo

Grape growers and vintners are anxious to farm the arable land surrounding Los Angeles, specifically the Santa Monica Mountains. A recent vote has temporarily..

June 23, 2015 in Commentary

Barolo: Then and Now

Barolo: Then and Now

Barolo is the “King” of Italian wines. Its crown, however, has changed during the past 50 years or so. Italy’s wine laws went into effect in the mid-1960’s. A..

June 23, 2015 in Wine Reviews

Aussies Give Their Perspective on Fake Wine Outbreak

Aussies Give Their Perspective on Fake Wine Outbreak

By James Duren

This past week, the Australian Broadcasting Network's RN Drive navigated the murky, mischievous waters of the wine fraud world. And what better source with ..

June 22, 2015 in Commentary

Saying Cheers to #TheNew10

Saying Cheers to #TheNew10

By Claudia Angelillo

Last Thursday the U.S. Department of the Treasury announced their plans to evict Alexander Hamilton from his long-time residence on the ten dollar bill. His p..

June 22, 2015 in Commentary

WSJ Releases List of 12 Must-Try Summer Wines

WSJ Releases List of 12 Must-Try Summer Wines

By James Duren

Following suit with the rest of the wine world – and certainly not wanting to leave enthusiastic summertime quaffers with a parched palate this July and Augus..

June 19, 2015 in Commentary

The Results Are In: Vinexpo Says Americans Are (Very) Thirsty and Rather Simple

The Results Are In: Vinexpo Says Americans Are (Very) Thirsty and Rather Simple

By James Duren

You've got to hand it to the United States. They love their wine in all its forms – by the glass, by the bottle, through the written word and by just about an..

June 19, 2015 in Commentary

You Can Thank A Cavalcade of Bacteria for Your Golden Palate

You Can Thank A Cavalcade of Bacteria for Your Golden Palate

By James Duren

So it turns out your intimations of cassis and petroleum have more to do with saliva than smarts. Or so it seems.

June 19, 2015 in Wine Reviews

Hook 'Em Horns! Wine, Beer to Assault Austin at Longhorn Home Games

Hook 'Em Horns! Wine, Beer to Assault Austin at Longhorn Home Games

By James Duren

As if ten of thousands of rabid Texans flashing their “Hook 'em Horns” hands and burning the nation's collective retinas with their ever-effervescent burnt or..

June 19, 2015 in Commentary

Lodi Wines: Past, Present, Future

Lodi Wines: Past, Present, Future

By Claudia Angelillo

There’s nothing quite like having wine friends. After all, our mutual topic of interest is a social lubricant. But there’s so much more to it, as Snooth’s rec..

June 19, 2015 in Commentary

Go New Oak or Go Home

Go New Oak or Go Home

By Kevin Chandler

Few things better represent the art of winemaking more than the image of oak wine barrel racks inside a picturesque château, as they lovingly age the sweet ju..

June 18, 2015 in Commentary

Winemaking Revolution in Land of Pharaohs and Nile

Winemaking Revolution in Land of Pharaohs and Nile

By James Duren

A cavalcade of countries are entering the wine rice, yet few headlines mention Egypt in their lists of “Next Great Wine Regions”. This past week Times of Isr..

June 18, 2015 in Commentary

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