African Roots Wines
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“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...
History of the grape: Modern day French oenologist Pierre Galet states Chenin Blanc has been in France at least since...
The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...
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It’s the heart of winter here in the northern hemisphere, a time when our attentions turn to robust red wines. One wine in particular seems to be relegated to these cold months, and that is a bit of a shame. I’m talking about the often misunderstood Amarone. A powerful wine, one with relatively high alcohol and rich flavors, but one that often i... Read More
Pinot has been a much celebrated topic here on Snooth over the years I've participated, and it's obviously one of the more celebrated grapes in the wine world. It'll no doubt be a story line I plan on focusing on in years to come so I thought I'd start a thread, logging experiences. Sorry in advance, Greg T.Having said that, I've been mostly dis... Read More
Hi, a good friend will be at SanFrancisco next days, we have shared thousands of good bottles and we have plan to use this work travel to find (and buy) some good wines from California. We are not into California wines, just know and taste some world famous names like Mondavi. I'm asking u some advices about really good bottles, price is not a b... Read More
Help!I had this wine at a SF restaurant recently:2001 Valpolicella Ripasso, Brolo Delle Giare VenetoI liked it. Tried to look it up online and got thousands of hits for partial keywords. I did research that Valpolicella is a region of Italy, I would assume that Brolo Delle Giare is the winery? I read that this region makes a few different sty... Read More
Hey there - As a young wine drinker (22 yrs. old) I am still new to the wine world. I want to acquire as much wine knowledge as possible, and all of my mentors have pushed me down the same path, taste, taste, taste! Therefore I am at the point where I find it imperative that I begin to develop my pallet. What I am looking for are lower priced wi... Read More
Was just curious for some input what your favorite everyday value cabernets are that you are all currently enjoying in the under 20 dollar range? Thanks for all your inputs! Read More
It turns 350 years old today:http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5g2LTAvFRIx6p5xuFSZhFMCBKLFig Read More
Wines reviewed2006 Dolcetto dAlba 91pts2005 Barbera dAlba 91pts2004 Barbera dAlba 87pts2006 Langhe Nebbiolo - 89pts2005 Barbera dAlba Superiore -92pts2004 Barolo 90pts2004 Barolo Vigna Merenda 95ptsMeeting Federico Scarzello of the Azienda Giorgio Scarzello was as refreshing as it was intense. This young man is obviously a future star of... Read More