Category Results for: Five-Bangs For Your Buck Wines

 

Fall Line Winery: Current and Upcoming Releases

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

Recently, we had the pleasure to catch up with winemaker Tim Sorenson and taste through Fall Line Winery’s current and upcoming releases. We tasted six of their current releases and also previewed three other wines that will be released in the fall of 2015. While we were very impressed with all nine wines, we thought […]

Filed under: American Wine, Cabernet Sauvignon, Five-Bangs For Your Buck Wines, Red Wine, Tempranillo, Vineyards, Washington State Wine, Wines Over $25, Wines Under $25 |

 

Wine Tasting Dinner: Sauvignon Blanc from Around the World

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

Sauvignon Blanc has been one of our favorite white varieties for years. We have a soft spot for Sauvignon Blanc from the Marlborough region of New Zealand, which was solidified on our trip to the region in 2005. Ever since, we have made it a point to try Sauvignon Blanc from other countries/regions when we […]

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Long Shadows Vintners: 2011 Sequel Syrah [Wow! Alert]

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

Founded by Washington wine pioneer Allen Shoup, Long Shadows Vintners is a collection of ultra-premium wineries comprised of internationally acclaimed winemakers from the major wine regions of the world. Each winemaker is a partner in a unique winery dedicated to producing a single Columbia Valley wine representing a “best of type” that reflects the winemaker’s […]

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Mumm: Bubbly from France and Napa

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

The Mumm family founded the G.H. Mumm champagne house in 1827. In 1876, as a tribute to some of their most prestigious clients, G.H. Mumm decorated a few of their bottles with a crossed red silk ribbon as a reference to the Legion of Honour. Today, G.H. Mumm is the leading champagne brand in France […]

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New Releases from Fielding Hills, 2011 Vintage

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

Fielding Hills Winery, a small, family-owned winery in Wenatchee, is one of the top wineries in Washington State. Owner/winemaker Mike Wade and his wife Karen are longtime apple and cherry growers who have turned a middle portion of their orchard near Mattawa into a vineyard. Their RiverBend Vineyard, planted in 1998, is in the Wahluke […]

Filed under: American Wine, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Five-Bangs For Your Buck Wines, Merlot, Red Wine, Shiraz/Syrah, Washington State Wine, Wines Over $25 |

 

Challenging Wine Pairing: Gnocchi

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

While gnocchi does not receive as much attention as other pastas, potato gnocchi has become popular and frequently appears on restaurant menus. In fact, in the past year, I have enjoyed delicious gnocchi both in Italy and here in Seattle. Since we Wine Peeps enjoy Italian food very much, I decided to prepare a challenging […]

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A Wine for Tonight: 2011 Rodney Strong Sonoma County Cabernet Sauvignon

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

Would you like a quick suggestion for a good wine to drink tonight (or this weekend) that won’t break your budget and is widely available? If so, you might want to try the 2011 Rodney Strong Sonoma County Cabernet Sauvignon from Sonoma County in California. Our selection criteria include: A very good Quality rating of […]

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Wine Tasting Dinner: 2007 Washington Syrah Revisited

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014

Washington Syrah compares favorably with the best in the world. Washington Syrah generally falls somewhere in between the jammy Shiraz of Australia and the more austere Syrah of the northern Rhone. It generally has good acidity and tannins. The common denominators of our favorite Syrahs from Washington have been deep, dark purple color and luscious […]

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New Zealand’s 2013 Vintage hailed as “Vintage of a Lifetime”: 2013 Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

Kim Crawford Wines, located in New Zealand, was founded in 1996 by owner/winemaker Kim Crawford and his wife Erica. In the beginning, Kim Crawford Wines was one of New Zealand’s first “virtual wineries.” They sourced their grapes from growers across New Zealand, made the wine at other wineries, and managed their sales and marketing from […]

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A Wine for Tonight: 2012 Columbia Crest H3 Cabernet Sauvignon

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

Would you like a quick suggestion for a good wine to drink tonight (or this weekend) that won’t break your budget and is widely available? Many of our readers have said this is something they would like, so here is this week’s selection, the 2012 Columbia Crest H3 Cabernet Sauvignon from the Horse Heaven Hills […]

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