If you want to drink the best wines, look for the SOB.
Huh? You know, wine made from Sustainable, Organic, or Biodynamic… 1,480 more words
I think it’s fair to say if I could hit the replay button on life, I’d come back as a winemaker (….working at a winery with gently rolling hills, south and southwestern exposures, limestone soil, a long growing season, warm climate – where you don’t have to bury the vines, 36 inches of annual rainfall, AND no tarantulas, snakes or Huntsman spiders in the vineyard or winery – since this is make-believe). 996 more words
Dark nutty nose, chirping of alcohol and dense fruit, funk burns off with decanting and gobs of heavily-manipulated dessert-spice overtones remain. Bitter and dark, a stew of banana peel tannins obfuscate everything but the burn of overt wet leather, pond-water and sultry cinnamon concentrated into a flabby muss so saline it leaves you frantically searching for fruit. 142 more words
From the winemaker – “A ‘whole greater than the sum of its parts,’ the Meritage is the result of the special synergy that is formed when everything comes together perfectly – in this case: Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Malbec and Petit Verdot. 73 more words
By Crystal Grobe
Another food-filled month has passed by in the fast lane and it’s not slowing down anytime soon. Between music festivals like Rock the Garden, birthday parties, and beautiful patio weather, there’s always something to fill up the long days of summer. 556 more words