Quinta da Falorca – “Old Vines” Garrafeira 2009, 14% abv – from the Dão Is there anything nicer than being pleasantly surprised by how much a wine… Read More »Quinta da Falorca – Old Vines Garrafeira 2009
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Steel – Stone – Wood, Round One! Okay, so here is the first round of tastings of Steel, Stone and Wood from the “Sixpack” from Weingut Andreas… Read More »Steel – Stone – Wood, Tasting Notes Round One
The Sixpack: Two Bottles Each of Steel, Stone, and Wood Have you ever thought about what affects the taste of the wine you drink? Have you ever considered… Read More »Steel – Stone – Wood; an Experiment in Fermentation at Weingut Andreas Schmitges
150 Years of Canada! Open the Syrah! It’s Canada Day. We Canadians and our friends are celebrating the 150th anniversary of Canada becoming a country…… Read More »Poplar Grove Syrah for this Canada Day Feast!
New Zealand: sure the Sauvignon Blanc is fabulous – but what about the rest? That New Zealand is producing some very good wines should not… Read More »New Zealand: Clarity, Precision and Elegance