My Wine Of The Week is another great wine from Bedrock Wine Co, where winemaker/proprietor Morgan Twain-Peterson is knocking it out the park!
This week’s sparkler is a Cava from Spain. I picked this up a BevMo for $9.99 (It was priced at $10.99 pre-BevMo club discount ) Poema is a small producer (when you consider the likes of Codorníu, Freixenet, and Segura Viudas), that is in Korbrand’s portfolio. They own 20% of the vineyard sources. The rest are under…
What’s the difference between aromas and bouquet in wine, and does it matter?
What’s the difference between aromas and bouquet – and who cares?
Are you familiar with Marsanne? If so, have you tried a 100% Marsanne wine? Here’s a great example!
You know the deal, the more some folks learn about a topic, the more shortcuts/slang/acronyms/initials/technical jargon can be tossed around. I’m here to help you understand those sometimes mysterious words and phrases, thus – Wine Words Demystified! This week’s word/phrase is Malolactic Fermentation According to Karen MacNeil‘s The Wine Bible: This process has nothing to do with regular FERMENTATION since…
My wine of the week for March 10-16 is the 2001 R. López de Heredia Rioja Blanco Crianza Viña Gravonia. Man that’s a long name! If you’re not familiar with Spanish, let me break it down for you – “Rioja Blanco” means White wine from Rioja – “Crianza” refers to how long the wine is aged…
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