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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
Ok, new year and time for a new topic of discussion. Just yesterday I opened this Pinot Noir from California that initially sounded promising. First - it was given to Sandra as a retirement gift so it was free. Second - a Pinot Noir bottled in St. Helena CA, so it has to be decent, right? and Third - a nice looking label. Well, this 2014 Me... Read More
Yesterday was spent almost entirely in Washington DC; we headed out at 1 PM on the Metro to have lunch at Oceanaire, a fine seafood restaurant near the White House. After that it was a short walk to the Renwick Gallery, which just opened again on this Friday the 13th with a new exhibit of modern art. Soon it was time to head out again, this ti... Read More
Secret Santa 2015 was a success! We eventually figured out who the senders and recipients were based on past drinking habits and assorted sleuthing. Some bottles were consumed quickly but others are in storage awaiting the right moment to enjoy them. Thanks to everyone for participating. Final pairings are listed below:JONDERRY - received bo... Read More
There’ll be enough Pinot Noir at the 13th annual Pinot Noir Summit to have you looking sideways. The event, hosted by Affairs of the Vine (AOV), will happen July 24-25 at the Atlantis Casino Resort & Spa in Reno. The Summit will be the capstone to the AOV’s tasting competition, called the Annual Pinot Noir Shootout”. “The 13th annual Pinot Noir ... Read More
It's time to start impressing your wine friends with your wine memory. This past week Snooth contributor Charles Antin published a story in Food & Wine about the various methods wine drinkers can use to memorize names, flavors and other aspects of wines which they want to remember. “The biggest wine complaint I hear from my friends … is that th... Read More
Some interesting places listed here that seem worthy of exploring...Next "Biggest" Wine Regions Read More
Super Bowl XLIX will be played on February 1, 2015 at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. It’s too early at the time of writing to pick wines from the two final states represented in the game, though for something you could find easily throughout the US there are only two producers in the current eight team bracket: Washington an... Read More
Hi All, I hope you all have great Holiday season.I bought some Champagne and other sparkling white wine today and for the first time noticed there is no year indicated on the label. I haven't noticed that before.I am guessing it is only new to me.But I wonder why not all wines indicate the year and what does it mean, if at all.Thanks for your i... Read More
The Iberian Peninsula is home to the world's best value wines, but the country in question isn't who you think. According to a press release from the group, a team of nine wine experts from an independent UK wine consortium tasted bottles of wine available in nine UK supermarkets: Asda, Aldi, the Co-op, Lidl, Marks & Spencer, Morrisons, Sainsbu... Read More
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