On The Retirement Of Robert Parker

Robert M. Parker, Jr. – arguably the world’s most famous, but unarguably its most influential, wine critic – is hangin’ up the spurs. Last week, The Wine Advocate announced that Parker, who had steadily been down-shifting his wine review duties over the better course of a decade, is retiring from the publication. What’s poised to change in the wine world? …

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Régis & Gabriele Dansault (Loire)

Gabriele & Régis dansault Montlouis-sur-Loire, Loire Valley I discovered the Domaine de L’Ouche Gaillard (which was before then under my radar) through my spotting and trying one of their reds (Farandole 2010), it was made from organic grapes and looking… Source : https://www.wineterroirs.com/2019/04/regis_gabriele_dansault_montlouis_loire.html

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Wine spills onto the docket at the Supreme Court

On Wednesday, the eyes of wine geeks and those in the wine industry will turn to the the Supreme Court. Wine will be on the docket, and, as you might expect, reds and whites do not map on to a political right and left. A love of wine is non-partisan even though no justice has ever proclaimed “I love wine” …

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Anson: Tasting Château La Gaffelière shows St-Emilion’s reinvention

Château La Gaffelière ‘La Gaffelière is easily becoming one of my favourite estates in an appellation that is undergoing a series of reinventions’ Is St-Emilion’s best-kept secret that Ausonius’ villa is almost certainly to be found, not under Ausone’s land, but under La Gaffelière’s? See also: Our Bordeaux 2018 en primeur verdict The post Anson: Tasting Château La Gaffelière shows …

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Fort Gin Review: Mighty Fortress or Crumbling Ruin?

Portsmouth! Following last week’s account of our adventures at Portsmouth Fish Market, we’re back to Pompey today — but this time we’re swapping fish for fortifications. Specifically, Fort Gin (£31.95, Master of Malt), which is made by the Portsmouth Distillery. The name Fort isn’t arbitrarily chosen: the distillery occupies one of Portsmouth’s old naval fortresses — designed, I suppose, to …

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Daily Wine News: Natural in the Northeast

(Source: Wikimedia) “Comparisons to other, old-world wine regions are often seen as Big Compliments, and while those nods can give you some helpful orientation when you’re trying to understand what’s in your glass, it can also just be plain futile. Who cares if a hybrid grape from Vermont tastes like an aligoté from Burgundy? Or a New York cab franc …

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Learn the Basics of Wine with Wine 1 2 3

By Julia Hoggins If you’re looking for something to read about wine in a short period of time, I would highly recommend Monika Elling’s Wine 123. Whether you’re just starting to like wine or are an experienced taster, this book offers a brief insight on the basics of understanding how to choose […] Source : https://www.kenswineguide.com/blog/?p=1615

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Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 5/26/19

Welcome to my weekly roundup of the wine stories that I find of interest on the web. I post them to my magazine on on Flipboard, but for those of you who aren’t Flipboard inclined, here’s everything I’ve strained out of the wine-related muck for the week. The Pay It Forward Philosophy of Laura Maniec Fiorvanti The most gracious lady. …

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2017 Kirkland Carneros Pinot Noir

We reviewed this wine last year, and it’s one that I was excited to see again.  A $10 Carneros Pinot Noir is one that I’m not likely to pass up.  I compared my photos from the last vintage to the 2017 label, and the two bottles are nearly identical.  The only change that I could discern was the vintage and …

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Bordeaux 2018: Reports Schedule

I am currently beavering away typing up all my Bordeaux 2018 tasting notes, and synthesising my thoughts on the vintage in order to create my region-by-region tasting reports. For those who have missed it, I already started with my introduction to the 2018 Bordeaux vintage, featuring a report on the growing season (tropical humidity and […] Source : http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/winedr/~3/cxHAbyX7L0M/

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Morgan: 2017 Releases from Monterey and the Santa Lucia Highlands

Morgan is one of the Santa Lucia Highlands’ finest wineries. Year in and year out, it produces high quality wines at fair prices. The winery is owned and operated by veteran winemaker Dan Lee who has been crafting wine at Morgan for more than 25 years. We first became acquainted with Dan and Morgan Winery some 15 years ago when …

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Fleury Wine | John Vacc

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