It's the season of acquisition in Australia. This past week Accolade Wines finalized a deal to acquire Grant Burge Wineries, owners of the historic Barossa vineyard Krondorf and headed by Grant and Helen Burge.Read more »
In a not-so-subtle way, South Africa's Western Cape government is asking its winemakers to consider using their low-end wine for something other than drinking.Read more »
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Varietals Produced in Helen View all
“With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...
Parentage of the grape: Crljenak to Austria to America. In the 1970s, claims surfaced that the Italian Primitivo is l...
The irony here is that Syrah’s origins could give Carmen Sandiego a run for her international wallet. Syrah’s deepest...
“King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...
Sauvignon Blanc is widely grown in California -- at over 15,000 acres, it’s now the third most planted variety -- and...
British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...
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I find the assertion that oaked chardonnay is somehow lacking in pure fruit ... in the hands of people like Helen Turley, chardonnay can be fully malo'd, fermented in oak, and packed with delicious ripe fruit flavor. Brewer Clifton still makes a pretty good bottle of wine, most of which I think see both wood and malo; I prefer the Sweeney Cany... Read More
I generally avoid wine clubs of any sort, even at my favorite wineries--I'm ... ... Kristin Scott Thomas and Helen Mirren at Oscar time. Elegant, classy, and knows how to make things happen. As Chuck said, "Your wine comes out at special occasions." Michael: "That's all I can ask." The Filice takes about a year longer than the Estate to real... Read More
Jul 6, 2010
My husbands loves the Marcassin Pinot Noir, how can I get on your mailing list?
I recently (re)watched the movie High Fidelity with John Cusack. The basic ... wines. The label is owned Helen Turley and John Wetlaufer. Arguably the most profound wine maker in California, Helen Turley is the creator of Marcassin Wines. The wines are completely allocated to a very private mailing list. The waiting list for an allocation... Read More
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