Category Results for: Italian Wine

 

Wine Book Club: A Vineyard in Tuscany

Wednesday, August 26th, 2009

Thank you for joining us for the August “virtual meeting” of the Wine Book Club. Many thanks to Dr. Debs of Good Wine Under $20 who originally proposed the idea for the WBC where bloggers and wine lovers come together for book reviews and discussions after reading a selected text. Dr. Debs chose A Vineyard […]

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Book Review: Taste—A Life in Wine

Friday, May 29th, 2009

I love a good autobiography because you not only have a good read but you also learn something about real people and the real world. Anthony Terlato is chairman of Terlato Wines International and Terlato Wine Group and has been involved in the wine industry for over 50 years. Formerly known as Paterno Imports, Terlato […]

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Wine Book Club: Passion on the Vine

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

Thank you for joining us for the May “virtual meeting” of the Wine Book Club. Many thanks to Dr. Debs of Good Wine Under $20 who originally proposed the idea for the WBC where bloggers and wine lovers come together for book reviews and discussions after reading a selected text. Dr. Debs and I have […]

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Who is #1 in Wine? Italy Makes their Claim

Friday, May 22nd, 2009

Italy says it is #1 in wine production, although it admits it is a close race with France and depends on the vintage. France is #1 in wine exports and historically was #1 in production, too. Spain is #1 in acreage planted to grapes. United States is #1 in wine imports. Today, I’m going to […]

Filed under: Barbera, Brunello, Five-Bangs For Your Buck Wines, Italian Wine, Montepulciano, Moscato/Muscat, Nebbiolo, Pinot Grigio/Pinot Gris, Red Wine, Sangiovese, White Wine |

 

Good Alternatives to America’s Most Popular Restaurant Wines

Friday, April 10th, 2009

A few months ago, I saw a list of America’s most popular restaurant wines that was published in a post on the popular wine blog, Vinography: Kendall-Jackson Vintner’s Reserve Chardonnay Beringer Vineyards White Zinfandel Cavit Pinot Grigio Italy Sutter Home White Zinfandel Inglenook Chablis Ecco Domani Pinot Grigio Italy Yellow Tail Chardonnay Australia Copperidge Chardonnay […]

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Wine Blogging Wednesday #54: A Passion for Piedmont

Wednesday, February 18th, 2009

Our host for the February edition of Wine Blogging Wednesday, the blogosphere’s monthly virtual wine tasting event, is David McDuff of McDuff’s Food and Wine Trail. David selected A Passion for Piedmont (a title he borrowed from wine writer Matt Kramer’s Piedmontese cookbook) as this month’s theme in which he asked us to pick any […]

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Wine Tasting Dinner: Sparkling Wine

Wednesday, November 26th, 2008

This time of year with the holidays rapidly approaching, my “wine” attention tends to focus on bubbly. I absolutely love sparkling wine but do not drink it often enough. However this time of year, I make sure to celebrate with friends and family and enjoy some sparkling wine. With that in mind, it was easy […]

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Private Tasting: Red Sparklers

Monday, September 15th, 2008

We enjoy trying new wines and treating ourselves to different things to keep our wine journey interesting. One of our recent double-blind private tastings featured wines that may be both new and different to you. While we have enjoyed red sparkling wines before, our experience with them is definitely limited. Yes, I said red sparkling […]

Filed under: Australian Wine, Five-Bangs For Your Buck Wines, Italian Wine, Lesser Known Varietals, Shiraz/Syrah, Sparkling Wine, Wines NOT To Buy (1 & 2 Star), Wines Under $15, Wines Under $20, Wines Under $25 |

 

Super Bargain Wines for Tough Times

Friday, September 5th, 2008

As gas prices climb higher and higher and your employer balks at that long-overdue pay raise, have you started looking for wines on sale at reasonable prices? Sure you have, but remember there is a big difference between a cheap wine and a bargain wine. A wine is only a bargain if it’s a good […]

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Wine Tasting Dinner: Summer Whites

Wednesday, July 16th, 2008

Last Friday was a beautiful, sunny day in Seattle, the perfect day to enjoy some crisp, cool white wines for summer. Our wine tasting dinner this month was a slight departure from our normal tasting format. This tasting featured six different white varietals instead of six different wines within the same varietal. Since the Wine […]

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