Iberian wine “finds”

Here are some interesting wines we recently tasted. Vinho Verde Branco–no frills packaging & finished with a screw cap.  VERY value driven wine from Portugal, which is certainly apropos for hot weather sipping.  PLUS, the price point is crazy good!  (I wonder how, considering the cost of the screw cap, label, bottle, box, shipping, tax, etc????  The wineContinue reading “Iberian wine “finds””

A Couple of Interesting Wines from Neyers

One of the most tantalizing facets of wine I have appreciated over the years is the synergy created by planting the right vines in the right terroir.  Especially in the skillful hands of a masterful winemaker, this can  create a much more interesting, intriguing wine. As the venerable Andre Ostertag would say, a vin deContinue reading “A Couple of Interesting Wines from Neyers”

New Releases 10-07-14

Slacker Stereotype 2012 Slacker The Professional 2012 A “side” project of Matt Trevisan of Linne Calodo featuring blends he crafts from grapes from the Slacker & Oakdale ranches.  Still, masterfully blended….BUT at a different price point.   Gramercy Cellars Syrah Columbia Valley 2012 Gramercy Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Lower East 2012 Stellar, highly acclaimed Washington StateContinue reading “New Releases 10-07-14”

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