San Valencia Winery
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History of the grape: Some believe Malbec is named after a Hungarian peasant who spread plantings along the French co...
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Our friend, Outthere, has made us aware of the Historic Vineyard Society, and I, personally, have enjoyed reading about his experiences with the society, and his interactions with some of the producers who source from these vineyards. Yesterday, Mrs. Emark handed me an article entitled "The Battle for America's Oldest Vines" that she had clippe... Read More
I was listening to someone on the radio talking about Spanish Rioja and how there is some movement over the last few years in the new world modern style Rioja producers to favour French barrels to tone down the harshness, earthiness and spice to produce a wine with perhaps more elegance, sophistication, his words not mine. Personally I enjoy bot... Read More
Hi everybody, this is my first post on SnoothI was wondering if anyone had an opinion on the effects of proximity to the ocean for changing characteristics of wine. Does it have similar effects, even in different parts of the world? For example, grapes grown from Sancerre to Muscadet in the Loire valley demonstrating similar changes to character... Read More
Hi all,New to this forum and new to the joys of drinking good wine.Always loved drinking wine but don't know much about it, I've always drunk run of the mill labels but a friend recently introduced me to a South African red 1685 Boschendal Shiraz, which i loved since then i have tried other Boschendal's Chardonnay & Cabernet Sauvignon, also a B... Read More
The Vuelta e Espana starts today. In honor of this three week long cycling grand tour race I am planning to focus my attention on the wines of Spain for the next three weeks or so.What recommendations do you have for wines from Spain? The race begins in Sevilla and goes counter-clockwise through Alicante, Barcelona, Bilbao and then finishing i... Read More
Just for fun can you answer these questions.1 What Chateau is this?!http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_qxwE4Z1CKdA/RwPU0MZtpEI/AAAAAAAAA8Q/R9MnbhJiFHY/s400/DSCF0254.JPG!2 What Chateau is this?!http://www.eveandersson.com/photos/usa/ca/napa-county/chateau-montelena-exterior-large.jpg!3 What winery is this?!http://www.napavalleypictures.com/robert.mondavi.... Read More