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Tenuta di Corte Giacobbe Vigneto Runcata Soave Superiore

Wine Review: Tenuta di Corte Giacobbe Vigneto Runcata Soave Superiore 2014

By Snooth Editorial

Lightly smoky and earthy lemon and green apple aromas with the lightest hint of caramel around the edges. This has a wonderful creamy acidity permeating the p..

March 1, 2017

Brecon Estate Conviction Adelaida District Paso Robles

Wine Review: Brecon Estate Conviction Adelaida District Paso Robles 2015

By Snooth Editorial

Fruity on the nose with lemon, grapefruit and green apple notes plush and fresh and a touch of oak. Perky acidity and a bit spicy on the palate, the citrus an..

March 1, 2017

Lamoreaux Landing Semi-Dry Riesling Finger Lakes

Wine Review: Lamoreaux Landing Semi-Dry Riesling Finger Lakes 2015

By Snooth Editorial

Lemony zest and minerality on the nose, a stony flinty nose with green apple notes. On the palate, ripe apple, pear and peach fruit, a soft mouthfeel, light a..

February 28, 2017

Lamoreaux Landing Dry Riesling Finger Lakes

Wine Review: Lamoreaux Landing Dry Riesling Finger Lakes 2015

By Snooth Editorial

Lemon and spice on the nose, fresh and inviting. Cool and light in the mouth, this has a juicy citrus bite and a good acidity that balances out the palate lea..

February 28, 2017

Dashe Dry Riesling Mcfadden Farm Potter Valley

Wine Review: Dashe Dry Riesling Mcfadden Farm Potter Valley 2015

By Snooth Editorial

Fruity on the nose with lemon, grapefruit and green apple notes plush and fresh and a touch of oak. Perky acidity and a bit spicy on the palate, the citrus an..

February 27, 2017

50 Degree Riesling Trocken

Wine Review: 50 Degree Riesling Trocken 2014

By Snooth Editorial

Beeswax, honey and melon on the nose with touches of petrol and lemon zest. Full on acidity on the palate with tart lemon, peach and apricot fruit, a warming ..

February 27, 2017

Does your wine have a gender?

Does your wine have a gender?

By Snooth Editorial

Esteemed wine critics like Robert Parker and Antonio Galloni employ gender-positive terms in their tasting notes without compunction. Masculine wines are comm..

February 24, 2017 in Commentary

This is the next big sparkling wine region.

This is the next big sparkling wine region.

By John Downes

In the United Kingdom and Europe, English sparkling wine is taking wine shelves, newspaper columns and wine enthusiasts by storm. So much so that I accompanie..

February 17, 2017 in Commentary

A different way to think about pink wine

A different way to think about pink wine

By Michelle Williams

Provence is one of the oldest wine producing regions in the world. While Provençale rosé may be a popular trend, production of wine in Provence is not. Wines ..

February 10, 2017 in Wine Reviews

It’s okay to buy value sparkling wine for Valentine’s Day.

It’s okay to buy value sparkling wine for Valentine’s Day.

By Mark Angelillo

I took my then-girlfriend, now-wife to Florence for our first Valentine’s Day. The location in combination with more than a few bottles of Vino Nobile di Mont..

February 9, 2017 in Wine Reviews

Surprise! Bordeaux is Modern and Affordable.

Surprise! Bordeaux is Modern and Affordable.

By Gabe Sasso

Bordeaux is different things to different people. To many seasoned wine lovers it’s one of the most prestigious wine regions in the world, home to some of the..

February 3, 2017 in Wine Reviews

These New Wave Wine Grapes Are Really Catching On

These New Wave Wine Grapes Are Really Catching On

By Snooth Editorial

A new year provides the perfect opportunity to try new things, but how far will you go? Many wine drinkers cling to familiar grape varieties or settle for wh..

January 26, 2017 in Commentary

Millennial Wine Consumers in The United States

Millennial Wine Consumers in The United States

By Mark Angelillo

As millennials come of age and begin exploring wine as a passion and a pastime, they are causing a tectonic shift in the wine business. The fundamentals of th..

January 24, 2017 in Commentary

The Rise of Non-Traditional Wine Blends

The Rise of Non-Traditional Wine Blends

By Mark Angelillo

Here in the United States we are on a first-name basis with our wine grapes. The majority of casual wine drinkers understand what “Merlot”, “Moscato”, and “Ca..

January 20, 2017 in Wine Reviews

The 2012 Brunello Vintage is Positively Celestial

The 2012 Brunello Vintage is Positively Celestial

By Claudia Angelillo

Brunello is the Jack LaLane of wines. It’s powerful, strong, takes good care of itself, ages really well and lives nearly forever. These are testosterone-heav..

January 20, 2017 in Wine Reviews

The Perfect Event for Wine & Spirits People

The Perfect Event for Wine & Spirits People

By Snooth Editorial

ProWein is back. Wine and spirits professionals from around the globe are booking flights and rooms for this annual trade event in Düsseldorf, Germany. This y..

January 18, 2017 in Commentary

ProWein 2017 – The Global Stage for the Global Wine Industry

ProWein 2017 – The Global Stage for the Global Wine Industry

For 3 days in March, Düsseldorf, Germany will become the center for the international wine sector. After more than two decades, ProWein, International Trade F..

January 13, 2017 in Commentary

More Champagne Beats January Blues

More Champagne Beats January Blues

By John Downes

A friend of mine’s wife gets really annoyed if I recommend wines over ($15) (£10), not to mention my mates in the pub, so I’m expecting a lot of flack when th..

January 11, 2017 in Commentary

Snooth Editorial Update

Snooth Editorial Update

By Snooth Editorial

Mark Angelillo will take the mantle as Snooth’s chief taster. As architect of one of the world’s largest wine sites, Mark brings over a decade of experience t..

January 11, 2017 in Commentary

Carménère Wine Master Class: Lessons Learned

Carménère Wine Master Class: Lessons Learned

By Mark Angelillo

Carménère is an old grape variety from the Gironde. DNA analysis suggests that it’s a cross between Cabernet Franc and Gros Cabernet (which is itself a distan..

January 5, 2017 in Wine Reviews

Holiday Sparkling Bottle Pick List

Holiday Sparkling Bottle Pick List

By Snooth Editorial

We talked a lot about sparkling wine last week but there is a lot more to cover. The biggest sparkling wine day of the year, New Year's Eve, is right around t..

December 27, 2016 in Commentary

The First Rule Of Wine Drinking Is: There Are No Rules

The First Rule Of Wine Drinking Is: There Are No Rules

White wine with fish and red wine with meat, right? Sparkling before still before sweet—but the dessert needs to be sweeter than the wine. With so many rules,..

December 27, 2016 in Commentary

It’s officially time for winter white wines.

It’s officially time for winter white wines.

By Mark Angelillo

We wine lovers think of winemakers like celebrities. Much like chefs, we want our winemakers to flex creative muscle to create potpourris of grapes in the bot..

December 22, 2016 in Wine Reviews

The Decision to Spend More on Sparkling Wine

The Decision to Spend More on Sparkling Wine

By Mark Angelillo

I love a good value when it comes to sparkling wine, but there are so many occasions that warrant higher price points. In fact, purpose is the single most imp..

December 22, 2016 in Commentary

Have a Sparkling Holiday & A Grand Cru New Year

Have a Sparkling Holiday & A Grand Cru New Year

By John Downes

With the New Year just around the corner, pop the cork on a sparkling wine and it’s jingle bells all the way. The days when Champagne had it all its own way a..

December 21, 2016 in Commentary

Winery Spotlight: Martin Ray

Winery Spotlight: Martin Ray

By Gabe Sasso

Many wineries are distinctly associated with a single appellation or growing region. Martin Ray Winery unlike most can claim to real roots in two distinct Cal..

December 21, 2016 in Wine Reviews

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