This week I was on a mission to revisit types of grapes that I had at some point in my life decided were not to my taste. 346 more words
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by Nina Sventitsky
I have seen this question in several blogs lately. Why is it coming up now?
It could be a result of the great 2012 vintage of wines from regions up and down the West Coast of the US, released starting last Fall and continuing into this year – in particular, wines that have been aged for a few years in oak are readily available from an outstanding vintage. 1,096 more words
Keith and Kimberly, Smelling the Wine !
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It is through the aromas of wine that wine is tasted. 231 more words
The Grape hosts a special Chef’s Come-As-You-Are featuring Russian River Valley’s Copain Wines on Thursday, March 26. Chef de cuisine Sarah Snow will feature an intimate 3-course bistro menu to complement selected wines. 121 more words
Keith and Kimberly Tasting Wine Blind
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To ensure impartial judgment of a wine, it should be served blind – that is, without the taster(s) having seen the label or bottle shape. 385 more words