Daily Archives: April 1, 2024

Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 3/31/24

[ad_1] 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. How Neo-Prohibitionists Came to Shape Alcohol PolicyThis is by far the most important …

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2016 Bodegas Casa Primicia Vina Diezmo RV Reserva Rioja

[ad_1] We’ve never tasted this one before and wasn’t sure what to expect, but a $12 Rioja Reserva with seven years of age on it at Costco, needed to be checked out. And glad we did. This is a stunning wine at a ridiculously low price. Online we see it going for as high as $42. … [ad_2] Source : …

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The Cynic’s Guide To Wine Publications

[ad_1] The post The Cynic’s Guide To Wine Publications appeared first on 1 Wine Dude. [ Editor’s note: This is an April Fool’s Day post. It is intentionally cynical, acerbic, and satirical to the extreme. I do NOT actually feel this way about these publications. I have plenty of friends who work for these publications (all of which, I sincerely …

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Pahlmeyer’s progress: From smuggled vines to Napa favourite

[ad_1] Pahlmeyere winemaker Katie Vogt. Credit: Gallo Pahlmeyer is one of Napa’s best-known wines. It is famous for its top-shelf Cabernet and Chardonnay releases, and for the fact that it has unprecedented access to some of California’s most coveted sites: Stagecoach Vineyard and its own, Atlas Peak Proprietary Vineyard. Today a critical darling and a brand that takes pride-of-place in …

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Catabbo Tintilia del Molise Colle Cervino 2020 $30 (91 points)

[ad_1] This herbaceous red offers a fragrant overtone of tobacco, macchia and medicinal herb notes that complement flavors of pureed black raspberry and boysenberry fruit. Taut, fine tannins emerge on the well-spiced, lingering finish. Drink now through 2029. 29,336 cases made, 3,200 cases imported. [ad_2] Source : 27831465f122a24b1bd9b9aaf72b98ca

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Villa Wolf Riesling Pfalz 2022 $13 (90 points)

[ad_1] Distinctive in a good way, with elegance to the mulled orchard fruit and green melon notes, which veer very subtly off-dry. Hints of straw and earth combine with pine and fresh parsley accents, adding savory appeal. Silky on the palate, with racy mineral notes and quinine bitterness on the lingering finish. Drink now. 2,000 cases imported. [ad_2] Source : …

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