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The Largest Blind Tasting of American True Rosés (Ever)

In my youth I had a penchant for hyperbole, as I imagine many teenagers do. I would banter about vociferating countless superlatives (“Pete Rose never  1,259 more words


A Quando-ary: When to Taste …?

2 June 2017

Experience: 3.5/5
Wines: 3.5/5

Quando Vineyards & Winery was very close to Arendsig Wines. The wine farm had been recommended by fellow… 816 more words


Terlato Passport of Rosé

This Saturday (June 10th) is National Rosé Day. While I think these various “Days” are a bit silly, this one does help to shine a bit more light on perhaps my favorite style of wine (OK, that is a blatant lie–sparkling wine is way out in front, but rosé might be second). 743 more words


Brief return to Mas Coutelou

Version francaise

After my sojourn in Alsace it was great to return to the Languedoc. Sadly I was already aware that due to a bereavement I would have to leave within a couple of days to return to the UK. 488 more words


An impression of the Real Wine Fair (II)

Moving on to the other side of the world, South Africa. Three estates were present: Mother Rock, mentioned here and here in the past; Jurgen Gouws, whose wines could qualify as my gateway drug to South Africa after having tasted them at RAW two years ago; and… 990 more words


MmmmmMonastrell Monday! 

Taking a break from my studying, I caught myself in a little daydream; thinking back to not long ago and a trip to Jerome, AZ… 369 more words

Wines I Like

Withering France Sud

Onion skin-headed-pink. Big rich oily floral, sagebrush and pekoe with tangerine high notes. In the mouth, granny smith takes on intense weighty, meaty mouthfeel, giving an-almost-red-wine dinstinction to the bold fruit and cellar floor. 25 more words