Category Results for: French Wine

 

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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Wine Tasting Dinner: 2012 Rosé from Around the World

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

Summer is the time of year when we turn our attention to rosé wines. In fact, many wineries only make small quantities of rosé wines to be released during the summer months. Rosé is French for “pink” and is used to describe wines of that color. Rosés are generally made from red grapes; however, unlike […]

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Challenging Wine Pairing: Pecan Pie

Monday, October 22nd, 2012

Pecan pie is one of the Wine Peeps’ favorite desserts. In fact, it is John’s absolute favorite! Kori is actually the pecan pie maker in the family; although, I made the one for this challenging wine pairing. Each year, Kori makes pecan pie for her dad’s birthday in November as well as for Thanksgiving and […]

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Highlights and Final Thoughts from the 2012 Wine Bloggers Conference

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012

Recently, Dad (John), Colby, and I spent three jam-packed days in Portland, Oregon, for the fifth annual Wine Bloggers Conference. Over 350 fellow wine bloggers, wine industry participants, and media members participated in tastings, keynote addresses, breakout sessions, and visits to local vineyards and wineries. [See the bottom of this post for a recap of […]

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Live Wine Blogging Recap from #WBC12 РWhites & Ros̩s

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012

Earlier this month, Dad (John), Colby, and I spent three jam-packed days in Portland, Oregon, for the fifth annual Wine Bloggers Conference. We were joined by over 300 fellow wine bloggers, wine industry participants, and media members for tastings, keynote addresses, breakout sessions, and visits to local vineyards and wineries. During the conference, we participated […]

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My Wine Bucket List—Expanded

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

Over the past several years, I have shared with you my bucket list of wines and then an update of it, as I have tasted several of the wines. In coming months and years, I’ll update it again as I add to my bucket list and enjoy tasting more of the wines on the list. […]

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Challenging Wine Pairing: German Chocolate Pie

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

This month I decided to do something a little different with our challenging wine pairing. Rather than do the usual pairing with a meal, we decided to do a pairing with a dessert. German chocolate pie is something that I’ve used many times as the dessert with our tasting dinners. On most occasions, I have […]

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A Wine for Tonight: 2008 Mission St. Vincent Bordeaux Rouge

Thursday, January 5th, 2012

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 2008 Mission St. Vincent Bordeaux Rouge from the Bordeaux region of […]

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Wine Tasting Dinner: Champagne

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

The holidays always get me in the mood for sparkling wine. On Friday evening, we decided to get a jumpstart on the holiday season by featuring Champagne in our 101st wine tasting dinner. Champagne is the most well-known sparkling wine in the world, and it can only be called Champagne if it is produced in […]

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Wine Word of the Week: Right bank

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011

This week’s Wine Word of the Week is right bank. Official definition from Jancis Robinson’s The Oxford Companion to Wine: Right bank is an expression much used of that part of the Bordeaux wine region that is on the right bank, or north, of the river Dordogne. It includes, travelling down river, Cotes de Castillon, […]

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