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Colourful Colmar

Now in Basel for the weekend, long-arranged as Ross was in the US last week.  I thought it would be fun to join him here, as our mountain apartment is being lent out. 376 more words


Old-fashioned new wine co-op in Napa

Today we made our third visit to Holman Cellars, a winery in Napa where some really interesting wines are being made.  What keeps drawing us back is the unique setup at Holman Cellars, where there are multiple winemakers and wine labels working out of the same space, sharing the same crush pad, and learning from each other’s successes (and occasional mistakes).   1,199 more words


Lodi: Where The Old World is New Again

I first heard about Lodi, California, from Jon Bonné, author of the The New California Wine (2013). Bonné highlights some of the hot winemakers making a “new” restrained version of California wines, such as Tegan Passalacqua from… 562 more words


A 158-Year-Old Family Winery

Living in Napa, literally within walking distance to local wineries, we often get locked in to our hometown wineries.  For the past few years, we have  been working our way up and down the Napa Valley and mostly ignoring wineries in neighboring Sonoma.  803 more words


The 11 things you need to know about wine from Alsace

I was originally going to call this article – ‘Alsace wine region needs to get on Tinder!’  Crazy title, but after visiting Alsace in June, I observed a lack confidence.   1,071 more words


paulcullenphotography reblogged this on The Uncorked Bottle and commented:

I have long been a fan of Alsation Gewurztraminer and I know that their Riesling and Pinot Gris is beyond reproach but I don't know of many people who have tried any of these wines unless I have introduced them to it. Here is a great guide from the Wine Wankers to all that you need to know about the Wines of Alsace and the culture of the land from which it comes and I would urge every lover of wine to seek out the wines of Alsace.

Chardonnay mon amour 

I started helping out in the family business when I was 13 during the weekends so my dad could get a couple of free hours to watch my brothers football games. 266 more words