#Winestudio – Week 4; A Taste Of Conegliano Valdobbiadene Superiore di Cartizze

Last month I participated in the #winestudio Conegliano-Valdobbiadene (“CV”)program.  The program was about painting a picture of the history, terroir and people associated with this Prosecco Superiore D.O.C.G zone.     This is the fourth of four posts about the CV program.  You’ll find links to the previous weeks below: Week 1, held October 3rd was an overview of…

#Winestudio – Week 2; A Taste Of The Rive of Conegliano Valdobbiadene

During the month of October, I’m participating in the #Winestudio Conegliano Valdobbiadene (“CV”)program.   The  four-week program features a region, that until last year, I was unfamiliar with. While attending  the 2016 Wine Bloggers Conference, I attended a session put on by the Consortium of Italian Wine and Food.  One of the wines, I tried was a Conegliano Valdobbiadene…

2016 Conn Creek Malbec Rosé #WineStudio

Last month I participated in the #WineStudio Rosé program.  The online program,  which included a virtual tasting of a diverse selection of wines from France, Spain, Mendocino and Napa Valley was held each Tuesday in June.  The last week featured the 2016 Conn Creek Malbec Rosé. I previously posted about  a tempting trio of high quality…

Domaines Paul Mas: A Passion for Everyday Luxury #WineStudio

Earlier this week I had the opportunity to participate in the #WineStudio June Rosé program (see below for more information) featuring three Rosés from Domaines Paul Mas.  The virtual tasting included one sparking wine and two still wines.  The Rise Of Rosé in the U.S. Anecdotally, I was aware of the rise in popularity of Rosé…

2015 Angels & Cowboys Rosé #WineStudio

2015 Angels & Cowboys Rosé The Angels & Cowboys Rosé is a blend of Grenache Rouge, Merlot, Petit Verdot and Grenache Blanc sourced from Carneros, Alexander Valley & Dry Creek Valley.  The wine was crafted using the traditional Provençal method, including grapes bespoke for Rosé.  To preserve nature’s generosity along with old-world tradition, the grapes were…

2015 Pedroncelli Dry Rosé of Zinfandel #WineStudio

2015 Pedroncelli Dry Rosé of Zinfandel Dry Creek Valley Pedroncelli has been making an “intentional” rosé of Zinfandel since the mid-50s!  Fruit for this wine is sourced  from  the Pedroncelli estate Home Ranch and Buchnignan Vineyard.   It is crafted by combining free run juice from early picked grapes (60% of the blend) and 40% saignée (juice drawn…

2015 Ellipsis Pinot Meunier Rose #WineStudio

2015 Ellipsis Wine Company Rose of Pinot Meunier Ellipsis Wine Company sources Pinot Meunier grapes are sourced from Christine’s Vineyard located in the Sonoma Coast AVA bordering Russian River Valley.  This is an “intentional”  rosé that’s a  blend of  90% Pinot Meunier, 5% Zin, and 5% Syrah. The grapes were picked at 24 brix and…