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“King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...
History of the grape: It is thought Petit Verdot (“little green one”) predates Cabernet Sauvignon in Bordeaux, as far...
British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...
The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...
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Hewes’ Crab. Albemarle Pippin. Harrison. Grimes. Baldwin. Esopus Spitzenberg. Winesap. Apples. More specifically, cider apples with deep roots in The Commonwealth of Virginia. Each of these cultivars played an important role in the long history of hard cider in Virginia and are still grown today by some of the state’s most notable cideries.From ... Read More
Not content with sporting on the epic beards in all of winedom, Dezel is also a ... my tour recommended we visit Jefferson Vineyards, which was a short distance away. This visit led to two more tasting room visits that same day. This was my first time ever visiting these “fun places” called wineries. I really didn’t know what a blog was back th... Read More
Deep garnet color. Rich, jammy nose with cherry and blackberry notes. Very fruit forward with a subtle pepper character. More prominent spice on the palate intensifying towards a juicy finish. Edgy but structured. Yum! Read More
Loved this. Nice fuller bodied pinot. earthy and cherry fruit. So elegant Read More
I suppose yet again another post by someone who has stumbled upon a bottle of fine wine that surpasses their abilities to appreciate and wishes to know how best to dispose of it.... Years ago my father was gifted the above named wine when he retired from ABC TV in Chicago. How he stored this bottle I do not know. Years ago he gave it to me and I... Read More
A couple of news items I was pondering today.First, Robert Parker came out with his ratings for the 2009 Bordeaux vintage. Ever the masochist, I decided to go look at some prices in the marketplace after the ratings were released. Some samplings:2009 Chatau Latour 100 points $21,500 a case2009 Chateau Marg... Read More
I've recently discovered my interest in wine since turning 21, and I've been learning some of the lingo through this great site. I'm about to graduate from college in May, and I hope to leave my days of Franzia and refrigerated Yellow Tail out of a solo cup behind.I have a lot to learn, but I just wanted some input from you on how to become a w... Read More
If you could go anywhere in the world in November for a wine themed vacation, where would you go? And why? Read More
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This is the Viognier that turned me into a lover of this varietal. Read More
May 16, 2010
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