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An impression of RAW 2015

The currently most divisive topic in the wineworld is without a doubt the natural wine movement. You are either for it or against it, and middle ground is seemingly non-existent. 968 more words

Wine Talk

Lammershoek, Lam, White, Paardeberg, WO Swartland, South Africa, 2012, 10.5% abv.

This was an awesome South African addition to The Drinking Group‘s afternoon get together.

The bottle got us all excited just for starters being a… 121 more words


May Tutored Tasting: Chenin Blanc

On Monday 18th May the WING group met to taste Chenin Blanc Wines, guided by Anna and Paul.

We all know the qualities (deep acidity and almost indestructible longevity), and versatility (from bone dry, through sparkling and… 515 more words


Fondues and Don’ts With Wine

Fondue is as much a social occasion as it is a dining experience. In fact, it may be even more so.

And what a concept for a restaurateur: simply chop up ingredients into bite-size pieces, place hot deep-frying vessels on the tables, and have the customers cook their own food — no need for Culinary Institute-trained chefs. 326 more words

Food And Wine Pairings/Recipes

Fort Simon 2012 Chenin Blanc

Stellenbosch, South Africa; 14.5% ABV
$6 at the Richmond, CA, store on 4 May

I don’t drink a lot of Chenin Blanc, but this has to be the weirdest one I’ve ever tasted, and one of the stranger white wines I can recall.  140 more words

Nor Cal GO

White Wine Flight at Sommeliers

King’s Ridge Riesling:
This wine is pale, daylight bright and clean. The aromas are rich with iced honey, with hints of florals. At first sip, it is honeydew, with slightly sharper edges, like the tart finish on honeydew melon after it’s sat on your tongue for a little time. 153 more words

Wine Reviews

Great Wine Rivers of the World: A Walk Along the Loire

The Loire – the longest (700 miles) and slowest river in France. The history of winemaking along its shores closely follows the classic narrative of Roman vineyard later revitalized by French monks. 418 more words