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  • Viognier

    History of the grape: Viognier is thought to be an indigenous grape of Croatia that was brought to the Rhone in Franc...

  • Norton

    Norton was first created in the experimental garden of the eccentric Dr. Daniel Norton in 1820s Richmond, VA. His int...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Nebbiolo

    History of the grape: Two schools of thought exist as to the origins of Nebbiolo (which means “little fog” either for...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

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  • Pretty good price allowing a bigger plunge--get this Gattinara while the getting's good. Seems Cauble is of similar opinion about that region's wines to a statement I made over in WB...  ;-) Nervi, Podere dei Ginepri, Nebbiolo, “Spanna,” Coste della Sesia DOC Piedmont, Italy 2012 Many of you are familiar with Nebbiolo’s uncanny ability to captur... Read More

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  • Some interesting Chianti Classico, at good prices, vouched for by our very own GDP...   Red soils in ChiantiA “New” Chianti Classico: Gregory Dal Piaz on Lecci e Brocchi"Discovering" great wines today is a crapshoot. Simply put, there are not many producers out there who are both little known and fabulous. One must rely on luck and timing, above... Read More

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  • MJET, purchase the racks online at Wine Racks America. I found through some searches either here, on WineBeserkers or CellarTracker. My contractor is very impressed with the service and knowledge of the rep he has been dealing with.Next big thing to work on is how to arrange everything. The vast majority of my current holdings are from Californi... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Lets see your AWESOME wine...


  • Historically the northern frontiers of Greece. Huge interaction with it. Where Alexander the Great started. Formerly part of Yugoslavia. There are some countries where you lay the substrate for a night out in beer and later hard stuff, while in others you start with wine. Macedonia for me is wine (yogurt and cheese pretty good, too). Tikves is a... Read More

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  • Ixsir Rose Altitudes 2014

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    Had this with lunch at Mercat Bistro about a month ago. Completely lovely. Soft, with bits of peach, ripe grapefruit, and strawberry, along with almond and baking spices. Creamy and lush in the mouth. Read More

    Wine review by puhnner


  • Weird thread to revive. Twice no less!Anyhow, I suppose the OP and the other poster won't be around again. Too bad. Tokaj is the region, Tokaji means roughly "from the region of Tokaj". Pronunciation is the same. Tokay is a British bastardization of the word and Tocai an Italian one, which they are no longer allowed to use under the EU rules, ju... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Dry or sweet???


  • I doubt that current Burgundy makers of any repute would risk shipping grapes in from outside the region to beef up their pinot.  They would get caught too easily and besides, no one drinks the best wines, they just collect them. If they do drink them, buyers have some excuse for why they might fall short.  In any case, vignerons can add sugar o... Read More

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  • Calling back to your indirect shot at Pinot Noir Mark, I think it's great that you've tried and tried different CA examples, but you really need to try a few good red burgundies before joining Greg and his opinion. In fact, I think his opinion on Pinot Noir is overplayed for effect, and better understood if you get the full picture, which I'll a... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Hello Snooth!


  • DM - I'm not sure about Nebbiolo in Walla Walla.  The region seems to be too hot for Nebbiolo in comparison to Northern Italy. Some of the better Washington Nebbiolo I have had comes from Red Mountain vineyards.  Which is interesting, because when you look up "Hot Washington AVA" in the dictionary you find a picture of Red Mountain!  The quality... Read More

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  • Finally getting some pictures posted from our B&B getaway last Wednesday and Thursday.  We stopped at two wineries on the way down to the Northern Neck region of Virginia (Ingleside Vineyards and The Hague Winery), and then did another winery associated with the B & B (Dog & Oyster Vineyard) before coming back home on Friday.  We had two very ni... Read More

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