|Region:||USA » California » Central Coast|
Long Liquor Store
The 2008 vintage has reached it's "expiration date". I got this for 75% off at a local liquor store since it expired about a month ago, which means I paid a mere $6 for 4 bottles worth of wine. I was unaware that box wines actually had expiration dat...
|Winery:||Kunde Family Winery|
|Region:||USA » California » Sonoma Valley|
Got this at a "take a chance" sale at a local liquor store for $3. I scored on this one. velvety nose with a little earth and chocolate. Good fruit on the palate. Dangerously smooth wine with a nice grip on the long finish. For $3 a bottle I shoul...
|Region:||Argentina » Mendoza|
I consistantly enjoy Layer Cake Malbec, it has the soothing taste that agrees with my wine palate. The dark fruit taste is deep, the chocolate overtones and the long smooth ending with just a subtle tannin risidual feeling on the inside of the mouth an...
|Winery:||Bodegas Marques de Caceres|
|Region:||Spain » Rioja|
|Varietal:||Graciano , Tempranillo|
A little hot on the nose at first but after letting it stand for 20 minutes in the glass it shows an earthy, leathery nose with a touch gaminess. Very smooth on the palate with nice acidity and a good amount of tannin. Tempranillo shines through with...
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Walk it off, indeed. A group of fundraisers in Wisconsin is fighting to change a state law that forbids them from walking between multiple locations and tasting wine.The Wine Walks, a bi-annual community fundraising event in Baraboo, Wisconsin, began in 2008. These wildly popular events generate a good store of cash for civic causes in the town ... Read More
This past week noted wine collector and infamous Chateau Margaux bottle-breaker WIlliam Sokolin passed away. He was 85 years old. According to an obituary in the New York Times yesterday, Sokolin was a “wine merchant for more than a half-century” whose father “opened a liquor store on Madison Avenue after Prohibition. Before becoming a wine-foc... Read More
These wine descriptions aren't the usual “floral hints and notes of melon.” The Huffington Post recently featured the hijinks of comedian Jeff Wysaski, a jokester whose trademark gag is planting jokes in public places. In the case of the HuffPo article, Wysaski planted fake tasting notes at a neighborhood liquor store. “If you're trying to find ... Read More
Had the pleasure to taste with GregT in San Diego yesterday evening. I had the idea to pair up Greg and a friend from the Netherlands who was in San Diego for a convention, due to their interest in Tokaj, and it seemed to work well, everyone having a good time.Lessons Learned: Harslevelu is good stuff, and probably my new favorite white wine gra... Read More
I am a life long wine enthusiast with a preference for Bordeaux, particularly if consumed at maturity. I do enjoy wines from other parts of the world but find I like the ones that have a claret style best. I dislike CA/domestic fruit bombs that seem so prevalent and popular in the U S.My bias toward Bordeaux was probably set when a friend of mi... Read More
It's true Emark, but you can get lost in that stuff. It's around the time my parents showed up in this country and they lived right by that store so they must have gone into it at some point.The Brooklyn Daily Eagle has a long history. There's a park I used to walk past in Brooklyn called Fort Greene Park. They filmed the Cosby Show a few street... Read More
Greetings,We have an old bottle of wine that we have very little knowledge about. I'm hoping that someone on this site might be able to enlighten us. Thanks in advance,Donna Read More
Hi all,Just want to introduce myself. I have recently started taking an interest in wine and have come to the point where I want to start learning more about it. At this point I can identify which lines I like, and which I don’t, but I really hope to be able to take it a step further and understand what makes it so that I like certain wines and ... Read More
Whats your favorite penny saving cab and WHY?! :)To make it easier, feel free to follow this format! Name: Belle AmbiencePrice (roughly): $9Why: Deep fruity notes of red berries, cherries and a little vanilla dolce at the end. A perfect way to wind down and relax in the evening after a long hard day at work. Read More
A first French Malbec for me (bought it at Jubilation Wine & Spirits - the best Liquor Store in Abq.). Loads of fruit compared to most of the Argentinian Malbecs I have had. Starts out with a 'jelly' fruit smell that quickly turns smokey and jammy, then a bit more smoke. Long, long finish which - surprise has a hickory barbecue taste along with... Read More
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