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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
- BIBI GRAETZ Toscana Casamatta White NV $13 (Wine Spectator)
A sharp, refreshing, lean Tuscan white
- ST. FRANCIS Merlot Sonoma Valley 2009 $20 (Wine Spectator)
An appealing, complex Sonoma Merlot
- PIERRE-HENRI MOREL Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2010 $50 (Wine Spectator)
A pretty, perfumy Châteauneuf-du-Pape
- RIEBEEK CELLARS Chardonnay Swartland 2013 $10 (Wine Spectator)
A direct, fresh South African Chardonnay
- WATERBROOK Mélange Columbia Valley 2011 $16 (Wine Spectator)
A light, tight, vibrant Washington red blend
- 2011 John Duval Wines Entity
<font color='maroon'><b><a href='http://www.erobertparker.com/newsearch/th.aspx?th=238282&id=1&___z=zX8e5TSDBcav6NE0HFOk1A%3d%3d'>2011 John Duval Wines Entity</a></b></font><br>Medium to deep garnet-purple in color, the 2011 Entity Shiraz is attractively scented of crushed blackberries, red plums and mulberries with underlying Szechuan pepper and Provencal herb hints. Medium to full-bodied, it has a good concentration of red and black berry flavors in the mouth marked by an herbal streak and a vibrant acid backbone. It finishes long and chewy. Drink it now to 2020+. Imported by Old Bridge Cellars, Napa, CA; www.oldbridgecellars.com<br> Rating: 90+ <a href=http://www.erobertparker.com/newsearch/pfio.aspx?id=238282 >Estimated Cost: $32-$43</a>
- LVMH enters Burgundy via Clos des Lambrays
<p>LVMH, the luxury goods company whose portfolio ranges from Louis Vuitton handbags to Dom Pérignon champagne, has made their first acquisition in Burgundy. The group has purchased Domaine des Lambrays just outside of Morey-Saint-Denis with its 21.9 acres of vineyards, including the Clos des Lambrays grand cru as well as several premier cru sites. Although […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drvino.com/2014/04/15/lvmh-enters-burgundy-via-clos-des-lambrays/">LVMH enters Burgundy via Clos des Lambrays</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drvino.com">Dr Vino's wine blog</a>.</p>
- Delectable: the only wine app you need
<p>In my wine classes, people often ask me, “What’s the best wine app?” I’ve been using wine apps since the early days of the app store and have generally found that they try to do too much (“a million logically possible food-wine pairings”) or too little (only offer limited price comparisons). But now when I […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drvino.com/2014/04/10/delectable-app/">Delectable: the only wine app you need</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drvino.com">Dr Vino's wine blog</a>.</p>
- This week in vineyard photos: drones, buds, caterpillars
<p>Vineyards and wineries can post some photos to social media that let us know what’s going on in their corner of the world. Here are a few worthwhile ones: Starting in the southern hemisphere, this one is a photo of the Craggy Range Te Muna Road vineyard in New Zealand. It’s taken by drone and, […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drvino.com/2014/04/05/week-vineyard-photos/">This week in vineyard photos: drones, buds, caterpillars</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drvino.com">Dr Vino's wine blog</a>.</p>
- Book Review: The Essential Scratch and Sniff Guide to Becoming a Wine Expert
- The Beauty of 2011 Burgundy: Highlights from La Paulee de San Francisco
- Seven Percent Solution Tasting: May 8, San Francisco
- Bordeaux 2013 - a guide to our coverage (sticky) (Free for all)
This year I was tasked with tasting the samples offered en primeur from the 2013 vintage in Bordeaux. It was widely regarded as the worst growing season in a long, long time - but I am assured it was pure coincidence that Jancis and Julia were unable to attend themselves. [Read Bordeaux en primeur.
- Eat out like a local in Shanghai (Nick on restaurants)
As the blossoming magnolia trees herald spring in Shanghai, the army of ex-pats who have come from afar to further their careers in this extraordinary city indulge in a more altruistic pastime: discussing where those who are just passing through can experience their adopted city’s most authentic.
- Cloudy Bay and cousins (Free for all)
Jean-Guillaume Prats' professional life has changed enormously since he walked out of Château Cos d'Estournel on Friday 1 February last year and began his new job at the Paris headquarters of LVMH's wine interests on the Monday. As the public face of Cos, sold to Swiss businessman Michel Reybier.
- A Wine for Tonight: 2011 Dry Creek Vineyard Heritage Vines Zinfandel
- Challenging Wine Pairing: Peeps Marshmallow Confections
- Taste Washington 2014: Highlights from Seattle’s Wine & Food Weekend