Archive for September, 2007
Thursday, September 27th, 2007 Posted in grapes, reviews, wineries | No Comments »
Why does a sparkling wine house make a still Pinot Meunier? As a curiousity, or to help wine people teach about varietals? The latter is always my secret theory. It ... Read more..
Wednesday, September 26th, 2007 Posted in grapes, wineries | 3 Comments »
Say that five times fast, right? To go for the easy joke, this wine with a mouthful of a name was a real mouthful. (Ba-dum-bump.) Tasted at Lake Travis Wine ... Read more..
Friday, September 21st, 2007 Posted in personal | 4 Comments »
So, I've been a member of this book club for going on two years now, and we have lots of fun. We meet monthly, and communally choose the books that ... Read more..
Thursday, September 20th, 2007 Posted in grapes, regions, reviews, wineries | 1 Comment »
What an delightful wine. Tasted at Cork & Co., a downtown wine bar, as part of an excellent French wine flight, I was blown away by this Vouvray. I had ... Read more..
Wednesday, September 19th, 2007 Posted in grapes, regions, restaurants, reviews | No Comments »
I canâ€™t get enough of that tasty, tasty New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc.Nothing else quite compares; white Bordeaux can come close, with its filigree minerality and level-headed conjoined twin Semillon. Chilean ... Read more..
Tuesday, September 18th, 2007 Posted in industry, press | 2 Comments »
Iâ€™m shopping.Â When I started this experiment of writing about wine, having been out of the business for what seems like forever but is actually only 2 years, I promised ... Read more..
Friday, September 14th, 2007 Posted in events, reviews | 1 Comment »
I had a freaking fantastic time at the Specâ€™s at Brodie Lane Tasting Tuesday the other day! Itâ€™s a neat event that occurs the second Tuesday of every month. You ... Read more..
Wednesday, September 12th, 2007 Posted in grapes, regions, reviews | 4 Comments »
Drink Indigenous is this Wine Blogging Wednesday's theme.
Well, I'm a dumbass. I thought that the dominant varietal in this wine, Cannonau, was indiginous to Sardinia, one of the Italian ... Read more..
Tuesday, September 11th, 2007 Posted in personal | 4 Comments »
When I was in the wine business, I had lots of people that shared my interest in wine, and who were just as excited as I was about tasting something ... Read more..
Thursday, September 6th, 2007 Posted in reviews | 3 Comments »
Yellow straw color. Simple yet powerful apple on the nose, with slight hints of violet. Palate echoes the green apples, good amount of sweetness here; medium acidity does not balance ... Read more..