Reviews

Eleven Eleven Winery: A Napa Valley Gem

Eleven Eleven Winery: A Napa Valley Gem

Eleven Eleven Winery is a relatively newcomer to the wine scene in Napa, Established in 2014 by three partners: Ellie Anest, Carol Vassilliadis, and Aureilen Roulin, this wine project is off to an impressive start, With veteran winemaker, Kirk Venge, at the helm, Eleven Eleven has produced several outstanding wines as we learned in our recent tasting of their portfolio. …

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12 Spicy West Coast Chardonnay Wines (Wine Spectator)

12 Spicy West Coast Chardonnay Wines (Wine Spectator)

Tasting Highlights' wine reviews are fresh out of the tasting room, offering a sneak peek of our editors' most recent scores and notes to WineSpectator.com members.Originally from France, Chardonnay is now grown in every major winemaking country, and is the most famous white wine on the planet. Because the grape itself is fairly neutral, the resulting wine's style is defined …

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Wine Reviews: Weekly Mini Round-Up For October 1, 2018

Wine Reviews: Weekly Mini Round-Up For October 1, 2018

I taste a bunch-o-wine (technical term for more than most people). So each week, I share some of my wine reviews (mostly from samples) and tasting notes in a “mini-review” format. They are meant to be quirky, fun, and (mostly) easily-digestible reviews of (mostly) currently available wines (click here for the skinny on how to read them), and are presented …

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2018 Boschendal The Rose Garden Rose South Africa

2018 Boschendal The Rose Garden Rose South Africa

I cannot recall coming across a South African wine in Costco prior to this one from Boschendal. I have definitely been asked if Costco carries South African wine, likely because most wine lovers know that some really excellent juice comes from this country. Needless to say, I was excited when I saw this. Some of you are probably thinking, “isn’t …

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8 Bold Argentine Malbec Wines (Wine Spectator)

8 Bold Argentine Malbec Wines (Wine Spectator)

Tasting Highlights' wine reviews are fresh out of the tasting room, offering a sneak peek of our editors' most recent scores and notes to WineSpectator.com members.Argentina's identity lies with Malbec; it accounts for 86 percent of the country's vineyard acreage. But the wines have more than one identity. Argentina's wine regions range from 1,400 to 6,500 feet in elevation, with …

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