Category Results for: Shiraz/Syrah

 

A Wine for Tonight: 2008 Plantagenet Hazard Hill Shiraz

Thursday, March 8th, 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 Plantagenet Hazard Hill Shiraz from Western Australia. Our selection criteria […]

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Kerloo Cellars: The Call of the Cranes

Monday, March 5th, 2012

Ryan and Renee Crane own Kerloo Cellars, located in Walla Walla, Washington. Ryan and Renee relocated from Seattle to Walla Walla to pursue their winemaking dream. Shortly after moving to Walla Walla, Ryan earned an AAAS in Enology and Viticulture. He gained experience working crush under Marie-Eve Gilla at Forgeron Cellars and then served as […]

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Challenging Wine Pairing: Beef Lettuce Wraps

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

Recently, I came across a recipe for beef lettuce wraps with wowee sauce. This sounded delicious and seemed like a great prospect for one of our challenging wine pairings. Seasoned ground beef topped with shredded carrots and sliced water chestnuts garnished with wowee sauce was fabulous wrapped in the Boston lettuce leaves. Wowee sauce is […]

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A Wine for Tonight: 2008 d’Arenberg The Stump Jump Shiraz

Thursday, February 2nd, 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 d’Arenberg The Stump Jump Shiraz from the McLaren Vale region […]

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A Wine for Tonight: 2008 Plantagenet Omrah Shiraz

Thursday, January 12th, 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 Plantagenet Omrah Shiraz from the Great Southern region of Western […]

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Owen Roe Winery: David O’ Reilly Took His Dream Solo

Wednesday, December 28th, 2011

After founding Sineann with Peter Rosback in 1994, winemaker David O’Reilly took his dream solo when he started Owen Roe Winery, named for Irish patriot Owen Roe O’Neil, in 1999. Located in St. Paul, Oregon, Owen Roe produces wines from both Oregon and Washington fruit. O’Reilly sources his fruit from small vineyard sites in Oregon […]

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Australian Shiraz Blends for Your Cellar or for the Holidays

Monday, December 19th, 2011

As I’ve said before, in 2005, we took the trip of a lifetime to Australia. We fell in love with the country, the people, and the wine. While Australia is quite versatile in the number and quality of wines it can successfully produce, it is best known for Shiraz. When you visit Australia, you quickly […]

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Australian Shiraz to Stock Your Cellar (or Fill a Stocking)

Monday, December 5th, 2011

In 2005, we took the trip of a lifetime to Australia. We fell in love with the country, the people, and the wine. While Australia is quite versatile in the number and quality of wines it can successfully produce, it is best known for Shiraz. Many people mistakenly think Australia is a newcomer to the […]

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Hedges Family Estate: French Flair on Red Mountain

Monday, November 7th, 2011

Hedges Family Estate, located on Red Mountain, is the largest family-owned winery in Washington State. Founders Tom and Anne-Marie Hedges created an export company called American Wine Trade in 1986 to sell wine to foreign importers. Out of that business came the establishment of a négociant-inspired wine called Hedges Cellars. Tom and Anne-Marie bought land […]

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A Wine for Tonight: 2008 Chateau Ste. Michelle Syrah

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

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 Chateau Ste. Michelle Syrah from the Columbia Valley of Washington […]

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