Category Results for: New Zealand Wine

 

“Wow!” Wines can be Bargains, too

Friday, October 10th, 2008

Last month, I posted on Super Bargain Wines for Tough Times, which by our definition are wines with a price less than or equal to $10, of excellent quality (4-star quality or higher), and its price is less than or equal to one-half of wines of the same varietal and the same quality level (5 […]

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Private Tasting: Sauvignon Blanc

Wednesday, October 1st, 2008

Even though summer has officially ended and the cooler weather has us thirsting for big red wines to help warm us up, the Wine Peeps still enjoy white wines year-round as well. We recently had another one of our double-blind private tastings. This time when we sat down for our dinner of lobster tails with […]

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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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Wine Blogging Wednesday #47: Today’s Wine Brought To You By The Letter “S”

Wednesday, July 9th, 2008

Our hosts for the July edition of Wine Blogging Wednesday, the blogosphere’s monthly virtual wine tasting event, are Erin and Michelle of the Canadian wine blog Grape Juice. They selected a very fun and original theme, Today’s Wine Brought To You By The Letter “S”, that takes us back to our childhood and days of […]

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Wine Blogging Wednesday #43: Comfort Wines

Wednesday, March 5th, 2008

The March edition of Wine Blogging Wednesday is being hosted by Joel of Wine Life Today who selected Comfort Wines as our theme. He simply called for us to unwind and relax with a favorite bottle of wine. “Wine makes daily living easier, less hurried, with fewer tensions and more tolerance.” –Benjamin Franklin Since we […]

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You can buy great value wines for under $20 (some under $10).

Friday, January 11th, 2008

“You only have so many bottles in your life, never drink a bad one.” –Len Evans Wine prices are not inherently linked to quality and pleasure. As we’ve said in the About page, we’ve tried wines in and from almost every major wine-producing area in the world. We’ve had blind tastings and wine tasting dinners […]

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