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New Weekly Wine Tasting Group in Portland Oregon
WineMiser.com announces a new once a week wine tasting group in Portland
Tuesday Nights 7 PM til ? at the Portland Wine Storage tasting room.
Portland Wine Tasting Weekly Group
Upcoming Wine Tastings – November – December 2013
November 12th Cabernet Sauvignon The King of Reds
November 26th The other Noir, Gamay Noir aka Beaujolais
December 10th The Pleasures of Pinot – Pinot from everywhere in Vancouver at Cellar 55
Picture from November 5 Tuscan Wines
Results of Tuscan wine tasting
Pictures from the Septemebr 10 Rhone Wines Tasting
French Wine Regions
Rhone Rangers Scores September 10
The scoring for the tasting of the Rhone wines.
Arlene and her mother Ruth
The Lineup of Rhone wines tasted
Food for the Rhone wines- The Food, – Italian Herb Roast Beef, Pepper Crust Salame, Gorgonzola,Cotswold, Triple Cream Brie, Tarragon Crackers and Red Pepper Crackers. Plus tastes of Prosciuuto Crisps, Rasberries, Plums and Beef Jerky for wine taste identification.
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Wine Spectator Picks under $15
- PARDUCCI Merlot Mendocino County Small Lot Blend 2011 $13 (Wine Spectator)
A soft, juicy, sweet California Merlot
- JOSEPH MELLOT Pouilly-Fumé Le Chant des Vignes 2013 $20 (Wine Spectator)
A lively, mouthwatering Loire white
- BODEGAS Y VIÑEDOS MONTEABELLÓN Tempranillo Ribera del Duero 24 Meses en Barrica 2008 $42 (Wine Spectator)
A polished, balanced Spanish Tempranillo
- VIGNERONS DE CARACTÈRE Vin de Pays de Méditerranée Petit Caprice 2012 $12 (Wine Spectator)
A lively, gutsy Southern Rhône red
- PALI WINE CO. Pinot Noir Russian River Valley Bluffs 2012 $23 (Wine Spectator)
An appealing, subtly spicy Sonoma Pinot Noir
- 2010 Familia Zuccardi Malbec Q
<font color='maroon'><b><a href='http://www.erobertparker.com/newsearch/th.aspx?th=192736&id=1&___z=GGeo2yaNxliPy%2fdwkrrMXA%3d%3d'>2010 Familia Zuccardi Malbec Q</a></b></font><br>The 2010 Q Malbec (100%) was aged in French oak for 12 months. Inviting scents of cedar, Asian spices, lavender, and black cherry lead to a plush, dense, layered, pleasure-bent Malbec that will provide enjoyment over the next 6-8 years. It is an outstanding value. Importer: Adam Sager, Winesellers Ltd., Niles, IL; tel. (847) 647-1100<br> Rating: 90 <a href=http://www.erobertparker.com/newsearch/pfio.aspx?id=192736 >Estimated Cost: $18-$25</a>
- Phil Mickelson drinks $40k DRC – sipped & spit
<p>Phil Mickelson has really made the most of having the “Claret Jug” since winning the British Open last year. How much? He told the Scotsman about his Bacchanal: “I’ve loved having the Jug with me for the last 12 months,” he confirms. “The people who know and love the game get a big kick out […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drvino.com/2014/07/15/phil-mickelson-drinks-40k-wine/">Phil Mickelson drinks $40k DRC – sipped & spit</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drvino.com">Dr Vino's wine blog</a>.</p>
- G.D. Vajra in Barolo – “clean traditionalist”
<p>Giuseppe Vaira was caught in a fight when he was in elementary school. It wasn’t the sort of meet-you-at-the-bike-racks kind of thing. No, it encapsulated what might happen only to the son of a winemaker, or even the son of a Barolo winemaker. He was classmates with two other kids who were also from wine […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drvino.com/2014/07/10/vajra-barolo/">G.D. Vajra in Barolo – “clean traditionalist”</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drvino.com">Dr Vino's wine blog</a>.</p>
- New York City has the world’s best wine lists: WFW
<p>New York City has the most top wine lists in the world according to a new ranking from the World of Fine Wine. London is second, San Francisco third, and Chicago fourth according to the British publication, which rolled out the annual awards for best wine lists for the first time this year. Instead of […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drvino.com/2014/07/09/new-york-city-worlds-best-wine-lists/">New York City has the world’s best wine lists: WFW</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drvino.com">Dr Vino's wine blog</a>.</p>
- 2014 Family Winemakers Tasting: August 17, San Mateo
- Will Climate Change be the Death of Cork?
- The King of Zweigelt: The Wines of Umathum, Burgenland
- Help the indies, win a copy of Wine Grapes (sticky) (Free for all)
It's probably safe to say that all of those responsible for JancisRobinson.com and most of those who visit it are keen on independent wine retailers. Life is not easy for them. They may be powered by massive enthusiasm for our favourite fermented fruit juice but they are arraigned against the.
- Chemin de Chenin - the tasting notes (Tasting articles)
For the introduction to this collection of tasting notes, see Which path for the Loire's great grape? Notes are grouped by producer and ordered by style within each group (sparkling first, then in ascending order of sweetness), with a miscellany at the end. Scroll down to see Chenin superstars.
- TT - Georgia's dilemma - part 1 (Free for all)
24 July 2014 Many, many congratulations to Julia and Richard for being shortlisted for this year's Louis Roederer International Wine Writers Awards to be announced in September. Julia is shortlisted as Online Wine Communicator of the Year for her contributions to this site and Richard as.
- A Wine for Tonight: 2013 Julia’s Dazzle Rosé
- Challenging Wine Pairing: Gnocchi
- A Wine for Tonight: 2011 Rodney Strong Sonoma County Cabernet Sauvignon