Category Results for: New Zealand Wine

 

Tasting Group: New Zealand Pinot Noir

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

Since we live in Washington State and often drink wines from Washington State, we want to make sure that we continue to hone our knowledge of the entire world of wine and maintain well-rounded palates in order to make us even more objective when we evaluate wines from Washington State. Therefore, we are thoroughly enjoying […]

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Riesling Rendezvous: Producers and Enthusiasts from Around the World Celebrate and Promote this Noble Grape

Monday, July 19th, 2010

The third Riesling Rendezvous, hosted by Chateau Ste. Michelle of Washington State and Dr. Loosen of Germany, was held last week in the Seattle area. Nearly 70 producers from seven countries and six U.S. states traveled to Washington State to celebrate, explore, and promote Riesling. While Riesling is enjoying a resurgence of sorts (currently, Riesling […]

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A Wine for Tonight: 2008 Nobilo Regional Collection Pinot Grigio

Thursday, April 1st, 2010

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 Nobilo Regional Collection Pinot Grigio from the East Coast region […]

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A Wine for Tonight: 2008 Nobilo Regional Collection Sauvignon Blanc

Thursday, March 11th, 2010

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 Nobilo Regional Collection Sauvignon Blanc from the Marlborough region of […]

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Challenging Wine Pairing: Salsa Verde Chicken Enchiladas

Tuesday, November 17th, 2009

It is so much fun to find recipes, plan menus, and then determine the wines to pair with them. As I’ve mentioned before and regular Wine Peeps readers have probably concluded, we really enjoy spicy, flavorful foods. As I started planning the menu for this challenge, I decided to focus on Mexican/Southwestern foods. The main […]

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A Wine for Tonight: 2008 Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc

Thursday, November 12th, 2009

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 Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc from the famed Marlborough region of […]

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Sauvignon Blanc from Around the World

Friday, May 8th, 2009

Sauvignon Blanc has been one of our favorite white varieties for years. Our trip to New Zealand in 2005 solidified that love, and we have a soft spot for Sauvignon Blanc from the Marlborough region of New Zealand. While not for everyone, we just cannot get enough of the grapefruit flavors and crisp acidity of […]

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Private Tasting: New Zealand Unoaked Chardonnay

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2009

Recently, we had one of our double-blind private tastings. When we sat down for our dinner, all we knew were that the two wines in front of us were white, but we did not know their region of origin or varietal. For a more complete description of how we set up these private tastings, please […]

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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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Spotlight On: Kim Crawford Wines

Monday, January 19th, 2009

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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