Tags » Chilean Wine

Budget Wine: Frontera Pais Chile 2013

If you are familiar with the history of American wines you’ve heard of the Mission grape. This was the varietal grown by the early California missions that was quickly supplanted when Bordeaux varietals, which made more complex, age worthy wines, became available. 194 more words

Wine Reviews

Tuesday Toast: Facing Fears

Is it Friday yet? This week has gone by so slowly it’s frustrating. I’ve been fighting a cold since Thursday so that makes matters worst, and today has been a day of many emotions. 502 more words

Meet the Don...

Story and photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling GourmetTM

All rights reserved

Food photos are of real food with NO photoshop

The indomitable and implacable Travelling GourmetTM goes to taste Don Melchor premium wine by Concha y Toro and… 570 more words

Food And Drink

Wine Review: 2011 Montes Limited Selection Cabernet Sauvignon Camenere

When I think about what regions do most of my wine collection come from I am really surprised about how little french wine I do have. 351 more words


Sauvignon Blanc Review

Date: 2 September 2014
Brand: Casa Viva, Sauvignon Blanc
Vintage: 2010
Color: White, but slightly golden. If it were my urine sample, I would think “Good job, but I still need to drink more water.” 218 more words

Wine Reviews

Alka Carmenere: Blackberry & Clay in a Chilean Wine

Some grapes are ex-patriots. They immigrate across oceans, get settled, and find themselves happier in their new home than perhaps they ever were in their native homeland. 407 more words

Red Wine

Budget Wine: Marchigue Carmenere Reserva Colchagua Valley 2012

I am a fan of unusual wines, especially when they are inexpensive. With the hundreds if not thousands of wines available on any city block, 1/2 of them tasting so much alike, it is cause for celebration when you find something strikingly different. 207 more words

Wine Reviews