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Foradori Vigneti delle Dolomiti Lezèr 2022 $27 (90 points)

Somewhere between a deep rosé and a light red, this distinctive wine is ruby-colored and lush on the palate, with flavors of roasted plum, dried strawberry and grilled herbs, with a rich, tarry undertow enlivened by blood orange peel acidity and a subtle zestiness. Try this with chicken or other offerings from the grill. Teroldego and Schiava. Drink now. 4,200 …

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Los Angeles wine bars: A Decanter guide

Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles. Los Angeles has long been a drinking town, from the heady first days of Hollywood’s fledgling movie industry to the mid-century Rat Pack era of Manhattans and Martinis. Cocktails rather than wine have ruled the scene, despite Los Angeles‘ status as the southern anchor city of America’s largest wine-producing state. When wine bars started appearing …

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Roodekrantz: A Focus on Old Vine Chenin Blanc in South Africa

Marius Burger Jr, Marius Burger Sr, & Danie Morkel Roodekrantz is a joint venture between winemaker Danie Morkel and the Marius Burger family established in 2015.  The laudable goal of this venture is to highlight and protect old vineyards in danger of being ripped out for more productive, younger vines, or for housing.  We tasted the Roodekrantz Chenin Blanc portfolio …

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Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 6/2/24

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. How This Sommelier Pairs Rare Wines from Saga’s CellarNice profile, great wines, but look …

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Burgundy’s Domaine Faiveley Buys Control of Sonoma’s Williams Selyem

One of Burgundy’s power players has bought an iconic name in California Pinot Noir. Four years after acquiring a minority stake, Domaine Faiveley has purchased a majority share of Williams Selyem, the Sonoma-based winery founded by Burt Williams and Ed Selyem in 1979. The sale includes the brand, inventory, winery and more than 135 acres of vineyards in Sonoma’s Russian …

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Sonoma County Vineyard | Sonoma County located in the North …

Sonoma County located in the North Bay region of the San Francisco, California Bay Area is home to more than 425 wineries and nearly 60,000 acres of vineyards.   Grapes were planted in Sonoma County as early as 1812. Padre Jose Altimira (1787-1860) planted several thousand grape vines at Mission San Francisco Solano in what is now the city of …

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Alto Douro (UNESCO site), 18-04-2024 | In het noordoosten va…

In het noordoosten van Portugal – langs de rivier Douro – vormt het lijnenspel van de wijnterrassen tegen de berghellingen een uniek landschap. Sinds 2001 staat dit wijngebied dan ook op de werelderfgoedlijst van UNESCO. De opname werd gemaakt bij Vilarinho Cotas. Zie ook de foto in eerste commentaar hieronder.   In northeastern Portugal – along the Rio Douro – …

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Bordeaux 2023 market analysis: ‘Brilliant’ Pichon Comtesse down 35%

Château Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande 2023 has released at a discount of more than 30% versus on its 2022-vintage en primeur offering from last year.  Rated highly by Decanter and others, this could be one to watch in what is expected to be a busy few days of releases in the Bordeaux en primeur campaign – following a pause …

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Wine Reviews: Mini Round-Up for June 3, 2024

The post Wine Reviews: Mini Round-Up for June 3, 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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Chianti Classico annata: New releases in 2024

Tenuta Casenuove lost nearly 50% of the harvest in 2022. Italy’s mid-August public holiday, Ferragosto is synonymous with the height of the country’s summer break, but in 2022, it also marked a crucial turning point for the vintage. Following the arid 2021 vintage, 2022 needs new superlatives. With little rain or snow in autumn 2021 and winter 2022, the dusty …

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Pencapaian Besar Slot Megaways : Trik Dan Cara Menang

Pencapaian Besar Slot Megaways ” 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 ” Pencapaian Besar Slot Megaways “.” Slot Megaways telah merevolusi dunia perjudian online dengan mekanisme permainan yang …

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Cool customers: The top red wines to chill

By the time you read this, summer (or at least late spring) will hopefully have arrived in your corner of the northern hemisphere. And every year – along with gardener’s tans, finding your flip flops and wishing that you’d cleaned the barbecue the last time you used it – the warmer weather brings questions about chilling wine. Scroll down to …

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Kurtatsch Müller Thurgau Alto Adige Graun 2021 $19 (90 points)

Fruit-forward and appealing, with a well-spiced range of tangerine, blood orange and ruby red grapefruit flavors. Buoyed by vibrant acidity, this is light-bodied and mouthwatering, with fresh herb, floral and mineral notes through the finish. Drink now. 2,500 cases made, 600 cases imported. Source : 53523c6309c7e3930949d54918d93b39

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The sommelier suggests… Oregon Pinot Gris by Ron Acierto

Ron Acierto is wine & beverage director at the Tributary Hotel’s o?kta restaurant in McMinnville, Oregon. He is an Imbibe 75 Person to Watch for 2024, as voted by Imbibe magazine in the US. I have long had an affinity for this lovely wine. In my native Philippines, the national beverage is beer. Growing up, I never dreamed that wine …

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