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A Trip through the Wines of Romania

A Trip through the Wines of Romania

By Luiz Alberto

I know this is a bold statement. With so many amazing wines being produced worldwide today. But, with that being said, I am convinced that there should be roo..

May 17, 2019 in Wine Reviews

Volage Crémant de Loire Rosé Brut Sauvage

Wine Review: Volage Crémant de Loire Rosé Brut Sauvage

By Snooth Editorial

Citrus on the nose with a touch of crushed almond meats. Creamy bubbles ride in on dried rose petals. Tart fruit flavors with a bit of citrus pith finishing o..

May 16, 2019

Yep, there's great wine in Bali.

Yep, there's great wine in Bali.

By Mark Angelillo

One of my goals for 2019 was to read more of wine books. It's a resolution to which I've stuck, and more of my recent favorites will be shared with you here i..

May 3, 2019 in Wine Reviews

This weekend, I’m celebrating wines from Stags Leap.

This weekend, I’m celebrating wines from Stags Leap.

By Mark Angelillo

April 23, 2019 in Wine Reviews

Why am I so in love with Lodi?

Why am I so in love with Lodi?

By Luiz Alberto

Before I start talking about my reasons* behind being in love with Lodi, let’s get one simple fact straight: Lodi is a very big production area. With over 100..

April 19, 2019 in Wine Reviews

Big Brand Wines You Can Trust

Big Brand Wines You Can Trust

By Mark Angelillo

I left out a half-full bottle of red wine on the kitchen counter overnight. It greeted me in the morning as I brewed the coffee. The thought of Italian immigr..

March 22, 2019 in Wine Reviews

Columbia Winery Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley

Wine Review: Columbia Winery Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley 2015

By Snooth Editorial

Dusty and dry but quite fruity aromas of plum, raisin and red currant. Nicely spiced and red fruited on the palate with raspberry, red currant and Bing cherry..

March 21, 2019

Columbia Winery Chardonnay Columbia Valley

Wine Review: Columbia Winery Chardonnay Columbia Valley 2016

By Snooth Editorial

White peach and blossom with tangerine zest notes and fresh herb adding another dimension. This is soft, juicy and dry on the palate showing good cool fruit n..

March 21, 2019

Ancient wine grape finds a home with millennial drinkers.

Ancient wine grape finds a home with millennial drinkers.

By Mark Angelillo

This isn’t one of those “next great grape!” articles. People are drinking more Grolleau, period. It may have something to do with growing interest in the Loir..

March 8, 2019 in Wine Reviews

Tenuta di Ghizzano Il Ghizzano Red Blend Tuscany

Wine Review: Tenuta di Ghizzano Il Ghizzano Red Blend Tuscany 2016

By Snooth Editorial

Dry, fungal and earthy aromas with plum and cranberry fruit with some red currant and mineral salinity. Tart and refreshing with drying tannins and expressive..

March 6, 2019

Veni Vidi Vici Vini Pinot Noir Danube River Plains Bulgaria

Wine Review: Veni Vidi Vici Vini Pinot Noir Danube River Plains Bulgaria 2015

By Snooth Editorial

Chunky cherry aromas with notes of plum. Nice tannin and tart cherry notes on the palate, a bit dry and dusty with a soft floral and clay character and a fini..

March 6, 2019

Troon Vineyard Mt Reserve Southern Oregon

Wine Review: Troon Vineyard Mt Reserve Southern Oregon 2014

By Snooth Editorial

Rich, creamy vanilla aromas with dark baking spice and heady black currant notes on the nose. A bit tart on entry but still presents nice black fruit flavors ..

March 6, 2019

The wines that were created for baguettes.

The wines that were created for baguettes.

By Mark Angelillo

We’ve all heard the name Pays d’Oc, and many of us are familiar with the history of the French appellation, born as a replacement for the Vins de Pays ‘countr..

February 22, 2019 in Wine Reviews

My Valentine’s Day Wine Alternative

My Valentine’s Day Wine Alternative

By Mark Angelillo

Happy Valentine's Day to all who celebrate. My wife and I agreed long ago that this holiday would never be a huge deal in our world. After all, we already hav..

February 14, 2019 in Wine Reviews

Culinary Trends are Changing the Way Wine is Consumed

Culinary Trends are Changing the Way Wine is Consumed

By Mark Angelillo

We are firmly entrenched in the era of globalization, and the exchange of culinary ideas has reached a fever pitch. Both casual and fine dining are the corner..

February 8, 2019 in Wine Reviews

Superbowl Bagel & Wine Pairings

Superbowl Bagel & Wine Pairings

By Mark Angelillo

While I appreciate a good football game, the food and drink opportunities afforded by Super Bowl Sunday take precedent. Consider the de rigueur offerings – wi..

February 1, 2019 in Wine Reviews

How to really use Marsala wine

How to really use Marsala wine

By John Downes

Famous British chef Delia Smith boosted sales of Marsala years ago when she poured the amber liquid into one of her famous recipes. Sadly, since then you rare..

January 24, 2019 in Wine Reviews

How to Choose the Right Cabernet

How to Choose the Right Cabernet

By Mark Angelillo

Cabernet Sauvignon is a shape-shifter. This is true for nearly every grape, but most especially Cab. Perhaps because it is grown in so many places, we are awa..

January 18, 2019 in Wine Reviews

Detox Wines for January Drinking

Detox Wines for January Drinking

By Mark Angelillo

The holidays are over, but the wine celebrations never end – in our corner of the internet at least. January calls for easy-breezy wines that pair well with h..

January 9, 2019 in Wine Reviews

Five Fab Sparklers, One Location.

Five Fab Sparklers, One Location.

By Mark Angelillo

The rush for sparkling wine is here, and there’s still enough time for you to grab one of my all-time faves. Franciacorta is Italy’s answer to Champagne, some..

December 30, 2018 in Wine Reviews

It’s Generation Prosecco.

It’s Generation Prosecco.

By Mark Angelillo

I can hear the bottles popping already – it’s New Year’s Eve. There are roughly four million bottles of Prosecco circulating around the United States in a giv..

December 30, 2018 in Wine Reviews

One of Tuscany's Best Kept Secrets

One of Tuscany's Best Kept Secrets

By Mark Angelillo

You know the wines of Tuscany, sure – but it’s such a blanket term. Drill a bit deeper and there’s a world of hidden gems to discover far beyond the ones you ..

December 29, 2018 in Wine Reviews

Can you pair wine with curry?

Can you pair wine with curry?

By John Downes

After all the Christmas and New Year festivities, I have to escape for a good curry! We all have a favourite curry but matching these exotic dishes with wine ..

December 17, 2018 in Wine Reviews

A refresher on Wines of Chile

A refresher on Wines of Chile

Chilean wine has had an interesting past few decades in the established markets of the northern hemisphere. The UK in particular has enjoyed these wines for d..

December 14, 2018 in Wine Regions

The Greatest White Wines In The World

The Greatest White Wines In The World

By Michelle Williams

A commune in the Cote d’Or, ten kilometers from Beaune, lies Puligny-Montrachet. The mere whisper of the name causes oenophiles to perk up. Why? This sleepy 4..

November 30, 2018 in Wine Reviews

Your Thanksgiving Holiday Show-Stopper

Your Thanksgiving Holiday Show-Stopper

By Mark Angelillo

We ought to banish preconceived notions in all areas of life, especially wine. You’ve probably heard a lot about how Bordeaux’s late harvest wines should be c..

November 21, 2018 in Wine Reviews

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