Daily Archives: August 11, 2019

Vinography Unboxed: Week of 8/4/19

Hello, and welcome to my periodic dig through the samples pile. I’m pleased to bring you the latest installment of Vinography Unboxed, where I highlight some of the better bottles that have crossed my doorstep recently. This week was Pinot and Cab week, it seems. For starters, I was very happy to taste a couple of bottles from Waits-Mast Cellars, …

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he massacres are trump’s fault, and everybody knows it

No, he didn’t pull the trigger. He just gave permission to the guy who did. Look: For decades it’s been the lie of NRA-obsessed republicans that “guns don’t kill people, people do.” Because no gun ever pulled its own trigger, republicans thought they could fool people into being against gun-control laws. And you know what? The argument worked, despite its …

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Steenberg Wine Farm. Constantia. Cape Town. South Africa.

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Place of Changing Winds, a remarkable Pinot from the Macedon Ranges

Place of Changing Winds Clos de la Connerie 2017 Macedon Ranges, Australia This wine is made by Luke Lambert for Robert Walters (an importer – he’s the founder of Bibendum Wine in Australia) who has planted a remarkable vineyard at ultra-high density. He began planting in Bullengarook in 2012, and has added more vines over the years, and the density …

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Quinta da Bacalhoa | fabian.kron

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Lisboa travel guide for wine lovers

Lisboa might have been off your radar, since output from its three historic, quality-focused DOC sub-regions (Bucelas, Carcavelos, Colares) is minuscule. What’s more, for most of the last century, the region was predominantly an engine room for the supply of bulk wine to the colonies and cheap drinking for Lisbon’s traditional tabernas. However, led by boutique estates and artisanal winemakers, …

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Wine shop | Nenad Stojkovic

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Regional profile: Cairanne

‘It’s been a relentless struggle, but I am very happy now.’ These were the words of Denis Alary, president of the Syndicat de Vignerons de Cairanne, speaking in February 2016. He was referring to what can only be called the long saga of raising Cairanne from a Villages wine to cru – full appellation status – which started in July …

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Wine Reviews: Cartograph Wines

Cartograph dates back to around 2009, when founders Alan Baker and Serena Lourie came to Healdsburg with two barrels of Pinot Noir. Alan had been making his own wines at CrushPad, the San Francisco custom crush facility. Drawing on his tech consulting experience, he also oversaw CrushPad’s online platform, Crushnet. It was at this facility where he met Serena Lourie …

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grapes-3_MaxHDR_Dehaze (1 of 1)

old_hippy1948 has added a photo to the pool: spent the morning in the vineyard cutting and trimming vines. The grapes have formed and the crop looks good so far. About another 2.5 months and these will be crushed and be waiting to become a delicios wine. Source : https://www.flickr.com/photos/gary_constantine/48475779482/in/[email protected]

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