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Corn silk, almond caramel, dried apricots, dried white cherry and white chocolate drive from the glass topped with an intriguing touch of caper. Rich and downright unctuous on the palate with lovely botrytis spice topping creamy, luxuriously deep apric...
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Little is known about the exact parentage of Chambourcin. It was a hybrid developed by Joannes Seibel in the Loire Va...
History of the grape: Verdelho has existed on the island of Madeira in Portugal at least as far back as the 15th cent...
History of the grape: Little is documented about the early years of this grape, which is surprising due to its distin...
“King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...
British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...
The irony here is that Syrah’s origins could give Carmen Sandiego a run for her international wallet. Syrah’s deepest...
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Those of my ilk tend to perpetuate certain notions. For example, the idea that smaller or newer is better, as if merely being either bestows some magical ability. It's a symptom of our society, with its 24-hour news cycle and instantaneous social declarations. It’s also a symptom of a wider problem, that of the irrelevant critic, remaining relev... Read More
Corn silk, almond caramel, dried apricots, dried white cherry and white chocolate drive from the glass topped with an intriguing touch of caper. Rich and downright unctuous on the palate with lovely botrytis spice topping creamy, luxuriously deep apricot fruit. This is packed with botrytis character that leads to a long, spicy finish, ending on ... Read More
This one is an indulgence - sweet and smooth with a wicked dark finish. Best enjoyed naughty, alone in tiny sips, with slivers of Stilton to contrast. Read More
Hello-My wife and I are taking a three day trip to Sonoma in August. I'm looking for some of the best wineries (rated by wine quality) to visit. Any suggestions?Thanks. Read More
Given NG's Californian Cab thread had morphed into Sparkling, I thought maybe that was a good time to take the interesting stuff coming through into its own thread.So I will start with the following sort of recapChampagne is a bit like Burgundy in that it is clearly leading the world in its reputation even in the places where local equivalents a... Read More
My friend had lined up a special VIP tasting at Beringer's Rhine House, but we had some time before our appointment, so we stopped in to St. Supéry on our way up north. I had tasted a couple of their wines and was curious to taste through their catalogue, so we stopped in. It's a surprisingly industrial looking facility, but nicely appointed in... Read More
Apr 23, 2010
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A local Las Vegas retailer sent out an email stating that the first 50 people to respond to the email would be able to take part in a sit down tasting of the 2006 Beringer Cabernet Sauvignon Private Reserve and a vertical of other vintages and single vineyard wines. The exclusive tasting wasguided by Decanter Magazine's Linda Murphy and featuri... Read More
Nice finish to the Beringer tasting. Syrupy sweet and nicely flavored. Read More
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