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Napa: 12 Wineries in One Day

After relocating from Vancouver, BC to California in August 2014, I was thrilled to hear my parents planned their first weekend trip to visit me. We only had 2.5 days together so I planned a weekend where they could see as much as possible (without the San Francisco touristy destinations, which they’ve already done). 415 more words


South African Syrah and Rhône-style wines

Presented by Eilís Cryan on 24 May 2016. Thirteen red wines were presented: Kanu Rockwood Red 2011, Kloof Street Rouge 2012, Savage Follow the Line 2014, Savage Red 2013, Sijnn 2010, Doran Family Wines Shiraz 2012, Slayley Cellars Shiraz 2000, De Trafford Blueprint Syrah 2012, De Trafford 393 Syrah, Savage Syrah 2014, Kershaw Clonal Selection Syrah 2012, Mullineux Syrah 2013 and Mullineux Schist Syrah 2012.


Tasting and dinner at Stanley's Restaurant 2016

Wines were presented by Jonathan Tonge on 22 March 2016. We tasted five wines with the meal: two whites, two reds and an Eiswein. Whites: Villa Wolf Pinot Blanc and Kaiserstuhl Weissburgunder 2013. 21 more words


1980s Bordeaux

Presented by Des Drumm on 23 February 2016. Fourteen reds were divided into five flights: Juniors (3), Minors (3), Intermediates (2), Seniors (4) and All Stars (2). 103 more words


Etna wines

Presented by Ramón Moreno on 26 January 2016. We tasted fifteen wines: one sparkling, two whites, one rosé and eleven reds. Sparkling: Planeta Carricante Brut 2013. 69 more words


Syrah/Shiraz blind tasting

A blind tasting of Syrah and Shiraz wines presented by David Rorke on 27 November 2015. Eleven wines were tasted: Giaconda Warner Vineyard Shiraz 2002 (Beechworth, Australia), D’Arenberg Dead Arm Shiraz 2000 (McLaren Vale, Australia), Gesellmann Syrah 2011 (Mittelburgenland, Austria), Matetic EQ Syrah 2013 (San Antonio, Chile), Dom. 65 more words


Beaujolais Crus

Presented by Niamh Boylan on 27 October 2015. We tasted one white and thirteen reds. White: Dom. Terres Dorées Beaujolais Blanc 2012. Reds: Dom. Verdier-Logel Côtes du Forez Cuvée Gourmets 2014, Dom. 75 more words