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Grenache: The Perfect Wine ‘Committee Member’

Have you ever served on a committee, perhaps at your place of employment or for a charitable endeavor?

Were you ever tempted to quit the committee because somebody on it, while they exhibited creative thinking and had good ideas, was just too pushy? 378 more words

Wine In The Glass

d'Arenberg 2011 Icons

Funny old year 2011. There’s been a constant struggle with general (and somewhat ignorant) perception that the vintage was shithouse across Australia. It’s no secret that it was wet and cool in some regions, but that shouldn’t be enough to disregard every single wine released from 2011. 711 more words

Tasting Notes

Turning over a new leaf

Version française

When you live in the Languedoc you are surrounded by vines. They are everywhere and form the world’s biggest vineyard area, producing one third of all France’s wine. 906 more words


The Harbor General Store in Gig Harbor Welcomes Locus

The Harbor General Store in Gig Harbor, WA started carrying Locus Wines. And with a vengeance: They carry all of the current wines, 2014 Locus Dineen Vineyard Semillon, 2014 Locus Rosé, 2013 Locus Rhone-style red and 2012 Locus StoneTree Vineyard Syrah. 75 more words

Locus Wines

Canal Market in Portage Bay Neighborhood to Retail Locus Wines

Canal Market is famous local foodservice personality Ericka Burke’s post-Volunteer Park Cafe endeavor in the Portage Bay neighborhood. The idea is similar to Cone & Steiner in the 19th Ave corridor in Capitol Hill, but maybe a bit more complex, with fresh pastries, opportunity for sit-down breakfast and lunch service. 82 more words

Locus Wines

2012 Roc d’Anglade Rouge. Vin de Pays du Gard. Languedoc, France. 12.5%

50% Carignan 25% Mouvedre 15% Grenache 10 % Syrah

No new oak and sees whole bunch fermentation for 18 days.

Vibrant purple in appearance

This is a wine full of energy that is lively on the palate. 62 more words


Great whites from Paso Robles? Tasting panel makes the case

The Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance stopped in San Diego on July 30 as part of its grand tasting tour program. In addition to 34 wineries pouring some 200 wines for the restaurant and retail trade and a consumer program, the tour featured a tasting seminar to demonstrate that the viticultural area produced more than robust reds from many varieties. 569 more words