Daily Archives: May 16, 2024

Straight Talk Episode 21: Salvestrin Winemaker Natalie Winkler, Plus … the World’s Strongest Wine Thieves?!

Salvestrin Family winemaker Natalie Winkler struck a chord when the 2018 Salvestrin Dr. Crane Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon earned a spot among Wine Spectator‘s Top 10 Wines of 2021. But it all started with a bottle of Oregon Pinot Noir, she tells host James Molesworth in the newest episode of Wine Spectator‘s Straight Talk podcast. Winkler represents a new breed of California …

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Leggero Appassimento

Chris, Norfolk has added a photo to the pool: Leggero Appassimento Rosso Puglia IGT Semi-dry Italian red wine with aromas of of plum, amarena cherry, dark berries, jam, spice and chocolate. Alcohol: 14% volume. Source : https://www.flickr.com/photos/183120664@N08/53651376241/in/pool-14289677@N00

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First taste: Alvaro Palacios 2023 new releases

The line-up of 2023 new releases from Decendientes J Palacios, as well as library vintages, presented at a tasting in the winery cellar in Bierzo in March 2024. The en primeur tasting of the Palacios portfolio is an annual highlight for wine lovers and collectors, bringing together top wines from Priorat, Rioja and Bierzo. This year’s event was held in …

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Cullen Wines: 2024 Ancestral Wine releases

Cullen Wines Ancestral Wines releasae 2024 Family is fundamental to many in the world of wine. But few wineries embrace the celebration of family lineage and legacy to the degree that Cullen Wines does. The Margaret River vineyard was founded by Dr Kevin John Cullen and Diana Madeline Cullen in 1971, with the adjacent Mangan Vineyard planted between 1995 and …

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 4/28/24

Hello and welcome to my weekly dig through the pile of wine samples that show up asking to be tasted. I’m pleased to bring you the latest installment of Vinography Unboxed, where I highlight some of the better bottles that have crossed my doorstep recently. This week included a few nice whites from around California, starting with the Sauvignon Blanc …

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Roederer Estate

sarahstierch has added a photo to the pool: Mendocino Grove, Mendocino, California mendocinogrove.com/ Source : https://www.flickr.com/photos/sarahvain/53699569122/in/pool-17918700@N00

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