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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 BYOB Weekly Group

Upcoming Wine Tastings – 2015

January 20, 2015 Merlot at Cellar 55 in Vacouver

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  • 2013 Altesino Rosso di Montalcino
    <font color='maroon'><b><a href='http://www.erobertparker.com/newsearch/th.aspx?th=1235323&id=1&___z=5rSiFOIir0zVhdHRf5rsmw%3d%3d'>2013 Altesino Rosso di Montalcino</a></b></font><br>The 2013 Rosso di Montalcino is a tight and tonic red wine with loads of fresh fruit and crisp acidity at the back. The wine is simple, clean and compact in structure. It would make a great pairing partner to pasta with a hearty meat sauce or breaded veal chops. It's your quintessential food wine. Altesino is an estate in dynamic motion. I had not been back in a number of years and the property has seen an impressive series of positive changes during my absence. Elisabetta Gnudi Angelini runs her historic property with deft precision and a careful eye for both aesthetics and quality. The yellow-rimmed botte in her cellar are a prime example of that feminine touch. When Elisabetta purchased the property in 2002 she had just emerged victorious from a bidding war with Château Margaux. The feisty Elisabetta who owns the adjacent Caparzo property tells me: "I just couldn't have French neighbors." Her aim in terms of winemaking is to stay true to Montalcino tradition. Because she owns vineyard parcels in the four quadrants of Montalcino, she has added blending flexibility to make the wines she wants by sourcing fruit with different ripeness from the various subzones. Importer(s): Leonardo LoCascio Selections (A Member of the Winebow Group), 31 West 27th Street, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10001, (212) 255-9414, winebowgroup.com/our-companies/leonardo-locascio-selections/<br> Rating: 89  <a href=http://www.erobertparker.com/newsearch/pfio.aspx?id=1235323 >Estimated Cost: $17-$36</a>

Dr Vino

  • Veni, vidi, Vietti – Vietti winery sold to Americans
    <p>Vietti, the Barolo winery founded in 1893 and known for its single-vineyard wines, has been sold to the American Kyle J. Krause. According to Wine Spectator, the sale includes the winery in Barolo’s Castiglione Falleto, the brand and 84 acres of vineyards. Luca Currado, enologist and current head of the winery, will be staying on […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drvino.com/2016/07/12/vietti-wine-sold-american-krause/">Veni, vidi, Vietti – Vietti winery sold to Americans</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drvino.com">Dr Vino's wine blog</a>.</p>
  • Brexit will give UK wine a hangover
    <p>Tumult (anarchy?) is the current state of the main political parties in Britain after the Brexit referendum. Will the vote to exit the EU leave the British wine trade in any better shape than the political parties? By way of background, the UK was, pre-Brexit vote, one of the bright stars in the wine world. […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drvino.com/2016/07/05/brexit-wine/">Brexit will give UK wine a hangover</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drvino.com">Dr Vino's wine blog</a>.</p>
  • Billionaire Bill Koch’s cellar on the block
    <p>Billionaire and famed wine collector Bill Koch’s wine cellar is up for auction at Sotheby’s in a three-day sale happening now. Koch is selling about 20,000 bottles with an estimated range of $10-$15 million. But don’t worry, he’ll still have plenty to drink since he’s only selling about half his famed collection. I attended the […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drvino.com/2016/05/20/bill-koch-wine-auction/">Billionaire Bill Koch’s cellar on the block</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drvino.com">Dr Vino's wine blog</a>.</p>

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