Daily Archives: June 14, 2019

Vinography Images: Layers of Light

Layers of Light PAUILLAC, FRANCE: Layers of clouds and light and vines at Château Lafite Rothschild, which has been owned by the Rothschild family since the 19th Century. Lafite, as it is affectionately known, is one of four First Growths established by the 1855 Classification in Bordeaux. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting “save link …

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Pelosi: Impeach Trump or step aside!

I’ve reluctantly come to the conclusion that Nancy Pelosi’s constituents in San Francisco need to begin a petition drive to recall her from office. Madame Speaker has shown that she’s utterly out of touch with the prevailing sentiment in the Democratic Party, of which she is the nation’s leading, most powerful representative. A recent CNN poll showed that 76% of …

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Yélamos de Arriba (Guadalajara), bodega | Publicado en: La p…

Publicado en: La provincia de Guadalajara : (descripción fotográfica de sus comarcas) / dirección y texto de Francisco Layna Serrano ; fotografías de Pedro Arcilla, J. Artiñano, Tomas Camarillo … [et. al.] ; dibujos de Pastrana.– Madrid : Hauser y Menet, 1948. 352 p. : fot. b. y n. Signatura: D 1789       Done Source : https://www.flickr.com/photos/ceclm/48054174501/in/[email protected]

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Chateau Montelena | wirehead | Flickr

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Homage to the Noble Grape | The sweet nectar of the grape Ha…

The sweet nectar of the grape Has enhanced many cultures For thousands of years I raise my glass to your health   This photo was taken by a Kowa/SIX medium format film camera with a KOWA LENS-S 1:3.5/150mm lens and Hoya Skylight 1-B ø67 filter attached to a T/2 extension tube using Fuji 160NS film, the negative scanned by an …

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Some affordable, tasty Riojas

I’ve recently been doing some tastings for my Sunday Express column, and I’ve been reminded how good and affordable some Rioja can be. Of course, as with any major wine region, not everything is good, but this seems to be a region that every now and then throws up really interesting wines with some maturity and real complexity, at very …

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More fallout on that “national emergency” Trump wants to declare

Trump lost bigtime late last week on his vanity wall, but before Democrats pop the Champagne corks they would be well to recall his double threat: Either the Congress will give in to his blackmail over the next three weeks and give him the $5.7 billion, OR he’ll issue that notorious declaration of national emergency and fund it by raiding …

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Daily Wine News: Armenian Wine

Vineyards of Artashat in Armenia (Wikimedia) “Unlike neighboring Georgia, where wine production has continued unabated for millennia, Armenia’s wine culture has ebbed and flowed, and occasionally been drowned by waves of inclement history. Yet a growing number of Armenians are returning home with ambitions to resurrect the country’s wine industry, exploring Armenia’s abundance of literally antediluvian grape varieties.” John Szabo …

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Great Father’s Day wines: Which wine persona does your dad have?

Is your dad an old school Francophile? Use our ‘wines for father’s day’ persona guide to decide which fine wine gift your dad deserves. The Rhône Wolf Would you describe your dad as a perfect combination of power and finesse? Pamper your Châteauneuf-du-Papa with a gorgeous bottle of Clos des Papes 2005, recently rated 97 points by Decanter’s Matt Walls …

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Le Marche wineries to visit

Vineyards in Le Marche Le Marche wineries to visit Italy’s Marche region? Where’s that? A question one might ask, as the province itself must rank as one of the most secret and under-visited parts of Italy compared, say, to Tuscany, Umbria or the Veneto. Lying eiqudistant from Rome and Florence, washed by the Adriatic to the east and extending westwards …

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What makes a premium rosé?

As with all premium wines, weight, complexity, age ability are qualities to look out for, but I also look out for a little quirkiness, something moving away from the standard style. Premium rosés to try The post What makes a premium rosé? appeared first on Decanter. Source : https://www.decanter.com/premium/premium-rose-wine-to-try-418432/

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