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Delights and disappointments

Three months in Margon has given me the opportunity to taste and drink a lot of wines. I have frequently said that I don’t write good tasting notes but here are… 82 more words


Riesling - NV; Su Vino Winery; Grapevine, Texas

Although non-vintage, we estimate this one has been sitting around for about seven years. Not a bad Riesling for a white wine of this age. This wine has a smooth body and a light fruity aroma with a wonderful deep yellow-green color. 68 more words


Our Five Favorite Wines For Thanksgiving

Picking out a wine for the Thanksgiving table can be a daunting task. With so much variety in type of grape and country it was grown, sometimes it turns into a guessing game more than anything. 414 more words


Volcano Blush - NV; Volcano Winery; Volcano, Hawaii

Check out this unique wine from the Big Island of Hawaii! Crafted from white grapes blended with berries for a good blush very suitable for summer sipping. 103 more words


The Best Wine in the World is PORTUGUESE!

The magazine Wine Spectator considered the Port wine Dow’s Vintage, from 2011 harvest, the best wine of 2014.
The fourth and third position were also obtained by other two Portuguese wines from Douro River valley, the Chryseia (2011) and Quinta do Vale Meão (2011), respectively. 6 more words

Tempranillo – 2011; Flat Creek Estate; Marble falls, Texas

2011 was a great year for Texas grapes, although a horrible year for just about everything else.  Red grapes from 2011 in Texas just have that extra pizzazz that red wine drinkers crave.  185 more words


Blush – 2005; Pheasant Ridge Winery; Lubbock, Texas

Just about every long time Texas wine fan knows that Pheasant Ridge makes the good stuff that will keep a long time.  This 2005 Blush has held true to their reputation.  69 more words