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Margaret River wine industry pioneer John Gladstones dies aged 92

Vineyard scene in Margaret River. Gladstones was widely known as the ‘godfather of Margaret River’ after recognising the region’s vast potential back in 1966. Two years ago, he was made an Officer in the Order of Australia in recognition of his distinguished service to viticulture and agriculture. The Australian Wine Encyclopedia described Gladstones as ‘in the view of many, Australia’s …

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Slot Pragmatic Mempengaruhi Industri Kasino Online

Slot Pragmatic Mempengaruhi Industri ” merupakan judul dari sebuah artikel kami kali ini. Kami ucapkan Selamat datang di ” steveheimoff.com “, ” Revealing the World of Gambling Through Words, Strategies, and Real Stories “. Pada kesempatan kali ini,kami masih bersemangat untuk membahas soal “Slot Pragmatic Play telah menjadi salah satu nama yang paling diakui dalam industri kasino online. Dengan serangkaian …

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Wine with burgers: Pairing advice

Wine with burgers: Styles to consider Cabernet Sauvignon Syrah / Shiraz Grenache / Garnacha Sangiovese Pinot Noir Cabernet Franc  Grüner Veltliner with chicken burgers Rossese di Dolceacqua with tuna burgers Orange wines or earthy Pinot Noir with veggie burgers A brief burger history An ancient recipe book named Apicius suggests that Romans were eating wine-infused meat patties centuries before Ronald McDonald and his associates, …

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Taste of Vail: Ski, sip and savour at Colorado’s premier food & wine festival

Under the Alpine sun, there’s Taste of Vail – the ultimate spring-break festival for ski lovers, culinary connoisseurs, spa goers and wine enthusiasts. One of the top food and wine festivals in the US, Taste of Vail has been transforming the cobblestoned streets and mountaintops of Vail for over 30 years, bringing winemakers, chefs and epicures together in the heart …

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A wine lover’s weekend spent ‘Sideways’ in the Santa Ynez Valley

A vineyard of syrah grapes located along Foxen Canyon Road. Twenty years on, ‘the Sideways effect’ continues in the Santa Ynez Valley. The film, directed by Alexander Payne, follows the misadventures of two middle-aged friends on a bachelor weekend road trip through Santa Barbara’s Sta Rita Hills, visiting some of the area’s most celebrated vineyards and restaurant staples. The protagonist, …

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Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 5/26/24

Hello and welcome to my weekly roundup of the wine stories that I find of interest on the web. I post them to my magazine 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. Millennials loved these Napa wineries. They shut down anywayMaybe they didn’t love them quite …

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Marin – Potential Wasted?

The pioneers of California viticulture were the Mexican padres who, beginning in the late 1700s, planted grapes as they established missions up the coast of what was then known as Baja California. Their methodical march northwards in California and their dedication to planting vineyards for sacramental wine means that long before wine grapes were even imagined as crops in Napa …

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Wine Reviews: Mini Round-Up for May 27, 2024

The post Wine Reviews: Mini Round-Up for May 27, 2024 appeared first on 1 Wine Dude. 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) …

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American Syrah: 30 top buys

Colombia Valley is one of America’s prime spots for Syrah. Syrah in the US remains an enigma. Cult brands that emerged during the 1990s – Sine Qua Non on the Central Coast or Cayuse Vineyards in the Walla Walla Valley – are among the country’s iconic and most expensive wines. But by and large, Syrah is still the perennial underdog …

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Best Médoc, Haut-Médoc, Moulis & Listrac 2023 wines tasted en primeur

Médoc, Haut-Médoc, Moulis & Listrac 2023: A variable vintage Scroll down to see notes and scores for the top Médoc, Haut-Médoc, Moulis & Listrac en primeur 2023 wines {“content”:”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”} See the top-scoring Médoc, Haut-Médoc, Moulis & Listrac 2023 en primeur wines {} {“wineId”:”82889″,”displayCase”:”standard”,”paywall”:true} {“wineId”:”82663″,”displayCase”:”standard”,”paywall”:true} {“wineId”:”82893″,”displayCase”:”standard”,”paywall”:true} {“wineId”:”82712″,”displayCase”:”standard”,”paywall”:true} {“wineId”:”82714″,”displayCase”:”standard”,”paywall”:true} {“wineId”:”82672″,”displayCase”:”standard”,”paywall”:true} {“wineId”:”83030″,”displayCase”:”standard”,”paywall”:true} {“wineId”:”83026″,”displayCase”:”standard”,”paywall”:true} {“wineId”:”83023″,”displayCase”:”standard”,”paywall”:true} {“wineId”:”83021″,”displayCase”:”standard”,”paywall”:true}

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Dog Point Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough Section 94 2021 $45 (93 points)

Aromatic, complex, succulent and fleshy, offering flavors of beeswax, litsea oil and peach preserves, with candied ginger and honeysuckle accents. A whiff of smoke mingles with the crisp citrus and herbal notes at the lip-smacking core. Drink now through 2034. 1,500 cases made, 200 cases imported. Source : 97428d184b6c88947a2f592af094b53e

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Bodegas Juan Gil Jumilla 2021 $18 (88 points)

Brambly herb, floral and spice notes accent ripe flavors of wild strawberry, mulberry, red licorice and singed orange peel in this balanced red, with supple tannins and a hint of toast on the finish. Drink now. 34,600 cases made, 13,400 cases imported. Source : 04fe00e2cbda1868d101baddeec216dc

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2021 Bodegas Manzanos 111 Cabernet Sauvignon Navarra

A regular reader of the site who is good at sniffing out Costco wine values alerted us to this bottle, on sale with a limited time discount (thanks Anne). Costco’s normal price is $11.99 which is already nice since retail is around $17 and online the bottle goes for $15. Until 5/19 though, you can … Source : https://costcowineblog.com/2021-bodegas-manzanos-111-cabernet-sauvignon-navarra/

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Cultivating Eden: 150 Years of Henschke Winemaking

There’s a lot of talk these days among the wine cognoscenti about the waning significance of the distinctions “Old World” and “New World” when it comes to describing wine. Blind tastings among experts (most recently one held at the London Wine Fair) make it clear that even the most knowledgeable palates can’t reliably identify into which of the two categories …

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2021 Harvey and Harriet Red Blend

Just a couple of months ago, we found the latest vintage of one of our favorite California wines, My Favorite Neighbor. It was back in Costco stores for the third straight vintage and we were pumped to find it, scoring it 94 points. The wine is produced by Booker vineyards and runs $47 at Costco. … Source : https://costcowineblog.com/2021-harvey-and-harriet-red-blend/

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2022 Domaine Mickael Mothe Chablis

Here’s a new Chablis for us hitting stores right now. We always enjoy tasting through these, and especially love drinking them outside when the weather is warm. The Kirkland Chablis arrive in February this year, so likely long gone from most stores. We found this bottle to be a nice replacement, same price, same rating, … Source : https://costcowineblog.com/2022-domaine-mickael-mothe-chablis/

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