12 Acres Winery
I agree with what I found on the net: ... rounds off any dish ... The noble Chardonnay has rich, but still soft acids, a fruity aroma and a full taste, which acts as a perfect complement to many gastronomic specialties. It loves the company of several ...
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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 the corner. Opening a bottle of sparkling wine can be a a dangerous proposition. There's a lot of pressure under that cork! But if you like living on the edge, there's always sabrage. When t... Read More
Every wine producing country has strengths and weaknesses, some more than others. Chile has many high points that make it a go-to country when looking for outstanding wine. The number of unique regions that feature diverse soil types and microclimates is simply astounding. Chile has three thousand miles of coastline north to south as well as mou... Read More
White wines are a summer classic, but it has been a long summer. There is a good chance that you are surfeit with white wine by now. Ultra-hip rosé and orange wines aren’t your only options. Be a true trendsetter and cozy up with a late summer red. Summer calls for diaphanous red wine grapes that allow fresh fruits to shine without the deep, dar... Read More
Hi, I'm Bruce. I'm a UC Davis graduate of enology (26 years ago..alas) and have recently joined Snooth. I was a former winemaker and enologist at two wineries on Long Island during the 1990s and am now semi-retired in Sarasota, FL.I'm still working in the wine trade, part-time in retail, but otherwise retired. I'm still active in wine and eno... Read More
Looking forward to trying these wines. Pick-up is May 1st. Joel going back to his roots and old school production methods for these small lot wines. The EssentialsFor this first release, Once & Future wines will be sold on a first come, first served basis. We have no idea what the demand might be for these wines, but the volumes are small tha... Read More
Hi everyone. This is my first post on the boards. My wife and I are doing a long weekend in Healdsburg (Jan 15-17) and Yountville (Jan 17-19) over MLK weekend and were looking for some recommendations on wineries to visit. We tend to like more full bodied red wines, but are open to other wines as well. We are from New York and want to focus o... Read More
Took the day off Friday--my seniority means lots of vacation, my house project means I took very little of it this year. Wife and I headed up to Spring Mountain Vineyards, courtesy a most-excellent Snooth-friend, who made us a gift of one of his annual visits and tastings--as a member of their wine club, he receives several and he was unable to... Read More
Today I received the e-mail solicitation from Under the Wire. I was in the second mailing. So, the wine I really wanted was "Sold Out" before I even opened the e-mail. I did get something, though:2 X 2012 Broussard Vineyard Sparkling Chardonnay Wishlisted 2 X 2012 Alder Springs Sparkling ChardonnayI have posted several times on this board tha... Read More
Italians love Champagne. They enjoy an age-old custom of beginning a meal with a conversation and an apertivo. Very often this apertivo takes the shape of an effervescent wine. It has come about that the sparkling wines from Italy’s premier bubbly zone, Franciacorta, emerged from a passion for true French Champagne. We are speaking of the “Champ... Read More
A 2013 climate study titled “Wine, climate change and conservation” by climate change expert Lee Hannah posited that the world's vineyards would experience average temperature increases between 2.5 and 4.7 degrees Celsius in the next 35 years. While the forecast did not bode well for France, Italy and California, “swaths of the British Columbia... Read More