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Zin-Phomaniac Zinfandel Lodi

Wine Review: Zin-Phomaniac Zinfandel Lodi 2015

By Snooth Editorial

Dusty black tea, raspberry and blueberry aromas. Chewy red fruit and baking spice flavors, tart and full of mixed berry with more of the dried black tea leaf ..

October 18, 2017

Acorn Alegria Vineyards Heritage Vines Zinfandel Russian River Valley

Wine Review: Acorn Alegria Vineyards Heritage Vines Zinfandel Russian River Valley 2014

By Snooth Editorial

Candied raspberry and strawberry aromas with a concentrated cherry preserve note and mixed berry frosting. Dry and earthy but still with loads of fruit, this ..

October 16, 2017

Melini Chianti Riserva DOCG

Wine Review: Melini Chianti Riserva DOCG 2013

By Snooth Editorial

Light cherry and strawberry aromas with a touch of earth and earthy spice. Dry on the palate but pleasant with mixed berry notes, this is simple and approacha..

October 13, 2017

Wine Lovers Rally Around California

Wine Lovers Rally Around California

By Snooth Editorial

News of raging fires in our beloved California wine regions is positively heartbreaking. The impact of these fires is felt around the world. We find ourselves..

October 13, 2017 in Commentary

Lieb Cellars Cabernet Franc Reserve North Fork of Long Island

Wine Review: Lieb Cellars Cabernet Franc Reserve North Fork of Long Island 2015

By Snooth Editorial

Light cherry and raspberry fruit aromas with a candied sugar quality and a hint of wildflower. Nicely fruited and pleasantly herbed on the palate, with dark r..

October 11, 2017

Cline Family Cellars Cashmere Red Blend California

Wine Review: Cline Family Cellars Cashmere Red Blend California 2015

By Snooth Editorial

Dusty cocoa and vanilla aromas with light red berry fruit. Surprisingly soft on the palate with touches of crushed flower and perfume amidst tart red fruit an..

October 10, 2017

Bridlewood Pinot Noir Monterey County

Wine Review: Bridlewood Pinot Noir Monterey County 2014

By Snooth Editorial

Pleasant, unassuming cherry and raspberry aromas. Cherry flavors and good acidity on the palate with a touch of earth and a finish that's a bit spiky with mor..

October 9, 2017

How to Write the Best Ever Wine Tasting Note

How to Write the Best Ever Wine Tasting Note

By Snooth Editorial

Writing is a cathartic exercise. The same can be said about tasting wine. Amazing things will happen when the two practices are merged. Tasting notes are an o..

October 6, 2017 in Wine Reviews

The Real Scoop on Greek Wines

The Real Scoop on Greek Wines

By Michelle Williams

In many ways Greece is the ancient epicenter to modern society. Governmental structures, intellectual gatherings, food and wine celebrations, all stem from Gr..

September 29, 2017 in Wine Reviews

Wines of Substance and Longevity

Wines of Substance and Longevity

By Gabe Sasso

If you have any familiarity with Italian wines it’s likely that the name Bertani is well known to you. Located around Verona, the Valpolicella region is most ..

September 22, 2017 in Wine Reviews

A Stroll through Burgundy

A Stroll through Burgundy

By John Downes

You know the scene. He walks into the wine bar, orders a glass of Macon Villages and spends the next half hour telling you he's an expert on Burgundy. Well, d..

September 22, 2017 in Commentary

It’s not all about Zinfandel.

It’s not all about Zinfandel.

By Snooth Editorial

Zinfandel lovers unite in Sonoma’s Dry Creek Valley. Eno-tourists are anxious to visit the area known to some as the Zinfandel grape’s spiritual home. But ple..

September 15, 2017 in Wine Reviews

The Water and Your Wine

The Water and Your Wine

By Nova McCune Cadamatre MW

Galileo once said “Wine is water, held together by sunlight.” With all the record rainfall that NY has been getting this year, it’s been impossible not to thi..

September 15, 2017 in Wine Reviews

The Many Sides of German Wine

The Many Sides of German Wine

By Alan Tardi

This past spring I took my very first wine trip to Germany. Before I took off, I did a bit of homework: There are thirteen regions (Anbaugebiete) for quality ..

September 8, 2017 in Wine Reviews

Wine Grapes in the Spotlight

Wine Grapes in the Spotlight

By Snooth Editorial

Today we’re profiling a wine grape of true substance. It’s an undisputed champion of depth in terms of both color and fruit. This grape gives new meaning to t..

September 1, 2017 in Wine Reviews

Summer Rosé for Fall & Winter Pairings

Summer Rosé for Fall & Winter Pairings

By Mark Angelillo

Have you been drowning in rosé? For most of us it’s a summertime guarantee. Gratefully, the majority of rosé have something unique to share. Endless combinati..

September 1, 2017 in Wine Reviews

Spanish Wines in the Shadows

Spanish Wines in the Shadows

By John Downes

Navarra may sound like a dusty desert town in an old Western movie but in reality it’s a little known wine region that’s been overshadowed by Rioja, its illus..

August 17, 2017 in Commentary

The Last Wines of Summer

The Last Wines of Summer

By Snooth Editorial

Apples, gourds, and snifters of port are right around the corner. Let’s cherish the last bits of summer before they’re all gone. Here are four choice picks, a..

August 17, 2017 in Wine Reviews

It’s Time to Rethink Cava

It’s Time to Rethink Cava

By Michelle Williams

What comes to mind when I say Cava? Perhaps your initial thoughts are inexpensive and great for mimosas or other sparkling cocktails. Cava has suffered a bit ..

August 11, 2017 in Wine Reviews

The Future of New Zealand Wine

The Future of New Zealand Wine

By Cameron Douglas MS

The future of New Zealand wine is strong – both through local sales and, increasingly, export. International trade in wine remains highly competitive, market ..

August 4, 2017 in Wine Reviews

The Future of Emilio Moro

The Future of Emilio Moro

By Snooth Editorial

You already know and adore Emilio Moro. This winery is the jewel of Ribera del Duero. The Moro family, now four generations deep into winemaking, is known for..

August 4, 2017 in Wine Reviews

Expert Reveals German Wine Secrets

Expert Reveals German Wine Secrets

It’s no secret that we love German wines, but there’s more to them than meets the eye. Germany is well known for superior winemaking, perfectly evolved grape ..

July 31, 2017 in Wine Reviews

Spanish Wines Get Specific

Spanish Wines Get Specific

By John Downes

As the world’s winemakers look to single vineyard wines to mark them out from the crowd, a trip through southern Spain with the Grandes Pagos de Espana took o..

July 14, 2017 in Wine Reviews

This wine region is making waves.

This wine region is making waves.

By Snooth Editorial

This region may have a section at your local retailer, but perhaps you haven’t noticed it yet. Then again, the wines may appear in the catchall “Wines of the ..

July 14, 2017 in Wine Reviews

What it means to be a wine icon.

What it means to be a wine icon.

By Mark Angelillo

There are lots of wine brands out there, but only some can be called iconic. These brands shape winemaking in a forward-positive direction. They lead the char..

July 11, 2017 in Wine Reviews

Superior Summer Reds: Dolcetto

Superior Summer Reds: Dolcetto

By Alan Tardi

On the last night of Nebbiolo Prima, something quite unusual happened: we left the area of Barolo and drove thirty minutes south, to the township of Dogliani,..

June 23, 2017 in Wine Reviews

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