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New Weekly Wine Tasting Group in Portland Oregon
WineMiser.com announces a new once a week wine tasting group in Portland
Tuesday Nights 7 PM til ? at the Portland Wine Storage tasting room.
Portland Wine Tasting Weekly Group
Upcoming Wine Tastings – November – December 2013
November 12th Cabernet Sauvignon The King of Reds
November 26th The other Noir, Gamay Noir aka Beaujolais
December 10th The Pleasures of Pinot – Pinot from everywhere in Vancouver at Cellar 55
Picture from November 5 Tuscan Wines
Results of Tuscan wine tasting
Pictures from the Septemebr 10 Rhone Wines Tasting
French Wine Regions
Rhone Rangers Scores September 10
The scoring for the tasting of the Rhone wines.
Arlene and her mother Ruth
The Lineup of Rhone wines tasted
Food for the Rhone wines- The Food, – Italian Herb Roast Beef, Pepper Crust Salame, Gorgonzola,Cotswold, Triple Cream Brie, Tarragon Crackers and Red Pepper Crackers. Plus tastes of Prosciuuto Crisps, Rasberries, Plums and Beef Jerky for wine taste identification.
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Wine Spectator Picks under $15
- AUGUSTE BONHOMME Muscadet La Forcine 2013 $9 (Wine Spectator)
A tangy Loire white
- ANTONIO BARBADILLO Manzanilla Sanlúcar de Barrameda Solear NV $15 (Wine Spectator)
A well-cut, high-pitched, vigorous Sherry
- DOMAINE LES VERRIÈRES Coteaux du Languedoc Les Pierres Plantées 2008 $33 (Wine Spectator)
A suave, intensely flavored Languedoc red
- YALUMBA Viognier South Australia The Y Series 2013 $12 (Wine Spectator)
A lively, focused Australian white
- BODEGA MATARROMERA Toro Cyan Crianza 2010 $26 (Wine Spectator)
A solid, polished, austere Spanish red
- 2011 L'Ecole No 41 Merlot
<font color='maroon'><b><a href='http://www.erobertparker.com/newsearch/th.aspx?th=245336&id=1&___z=PWcIH63DZ0NuIDWHCaQ%2bAw%3d%3d'>2011 L'Ecole No 41 Merlot</a></b></font><br>Moving to the Bordeaux blends, the 2011 Merlot Columbia Valley gives up plenty of dark fruit, underbrush, plum, chocolate and spice in a medium-bodied, mid-weight, easy-drinking profile. Made from 85% Merlot, 8% Cabernet Franc 5% Malbec and the balance Petit Verdot, drink over the coming 4 to 5 years. This was another fine set of releases from proprietors Megan and Marty Clubb. One of the original estates in Walla Walla, their entire lineup is solid, and in most cases, represents value. Tel. (509) 525-0940; www.lecole.com<br> Rating: 87 <a href=http://www.erobertparker.com/newsearch/pfio.aspx?id=245336 >Estimated Cost: $24-$35</a>
- Phil Mickelson drinks $40k DRC – sipped & spit
<p>Phil Mickelson has really made the most of having the “Claret Jug” since winning the British Open last year. How much? He told the Scotsman about his Bacchanal: “I’ve loved having the Jug with me for the last 12 months,” he confirms. “The people who know and love the game get a big kick out […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drvino.com/2014/07/15/phil-mickelson-drinks-40k-wine/">Phil Mickelson drinks $40k DRC – sipped & spit</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drvino.com">Dr Vino's wine blog</a>.</p>
- G.D. Vajra in Barolo – “clean traditionalist”
<p>Giuseppe Vaira was caught in a fight when he was in elementary school. It wasn’t the sort of meet-you-at-the-bike-racks kind of thing. No, it encapsulated what might happen only to the son of a winemaker, or even the son of a Barolo winemaker. He was classmates with two other kids who were also from wine […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drvino.com/2014/07/10/vajra-barolo/">G.D. Vajra in Barolo – “clean traditionalist”</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drvino.com">Dr Vino's wine blog</a>.</p>
- New York City has the world’s best wine lists: WFW
<p>New York City has the most top wine lists in the world according to a new ranking from the World of Fine Wine. London is second, San Francisco third, and Chicago fourth according to the British publication, which rolled out the annual awards for best wine lists for the first time this year. Instead of […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drvino.com/2014/07/09/new-york-city-worlds-best-wine-lists/">New York City has the world’s best wine lists: WFW</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drvino.com">Dr Vino's wine blog</a>.</p>
- Vinography Images: The Blue Berry
- 2014 Family Winemakers Tasting: August 17, San Mateo
- Will Climate Change be the Death of Cork?
- Help the indies, win a copy of Wine Grapes (sticky) (Free for all)
It's probably safe to say that all of those responsible for JancisRobinson.com and most of those who visit it are keen on independent wine retailers. Life is not easy for them. They may be powered by massive enthusiasm for our favourite fermented fruit juice but they are arraigned against the.
- High above the Cinque Terre (Nick on restaurants)
This article was also published in the Financial Times. At 8 pm one sunny evening I was standing deep in thought by a bus stop in the small seaside town of Moneglia on the Ligurian coast of Italy, just north of the Cinque Terre national park so beloved of walkers. During the day I had received.
- Calling thirsty graduates (Free for all)
A shorter version of this article was also published in the Financial Times. At this time of year many recent graduates will be wondering what to do with their hard-won degrees. While I cannot point them in the direction of specific vacancies, I can assure them that the world of wine needs many of.
- A Wine for Tonight: 2013 Julia’s Dazzle Rosé
- Challenging Wine Pairing: Gnocchi
- A Wine for Tonight: 2011 Rodney Strong Sonoma County Cabernet Sauvignon