Category Results for: White Wine

 

New Zealand’s 2013 Vintage hailed as “Vintage of a Lifetime”: 2013 Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

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 […]

Filed under: Five-Bangs For Your Buck Wines, New Zealand Wine, Sauvignon Blanc, White Wine, Wines Under $15, Wines Under $20, Wines Under $25 |

 

Brancott Estate Flight Song: A New Lighter Wine Range

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

Brancott Estate, located in Blenheim, New Zealand, was founded in 1934. Originally known as Montana Wines, Brancott Estate got its current name from Brancott Vineyard, which is its original Marlborough vineyard and home. In 1973, Brancott Vineyard was the site of the first Sauvignon Blanc plantings in Marlborough. Chief winemaker Patrick Materman joined Brancott Estate […]

Filed under: New Zealand Wine, Pinot Grigio/Pinot Gris, Sauvignon Blanc, White Wine, Wines Under $15, Wines Under $20, Wines Under $25 |

 

A Wine for Tonight: 2013 Robert Mondavi Private Selection Riesling

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

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? If so, you might want to check out the 2013 Robert Mondavi Private Selection Riesling from the Central Coast of California. Our selection criteria include: A very good Quality rating […]

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Challenging Wine Pairing: Peeps Marshmallow Confections

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

As we enter the Easter season, the colorful little Peeps marshmallow confections are always popular. And, it has been fun for us at Wine Peeps to use the little treats as our “unofficial” mascot. Since we are always trying to come up with fun ideas for our challenging wine pairings, we decided that it was […]

Filed under: American Wine, Challenging Wine Pairing, Five-Bangs For Your Buck Wines, Food & Wine, Idaho Wine, Riesling, Sparkling Wine, Washington State Wine, White Wine, Wines Under $15, Wines Under $20, Wines Under $25 |

 

Taste Washington 2014: Highlights from Seattle’s Wine & Food Weekend

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

Taste Washington, held in Seattle annually, is the nation’s largest single-region wine and food event. This past weekend brought Washington wine lovers from around the country to Seattle to drink, eat, and be merry. The event spanned two days with Seminars offered each morning followed by the Grand Tasting each afternoon. Hosted by Seattle’s Convention […]

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Milbrandt Vineyards: 2012 Ancient Lakes Riesling and 2012 The Estates Viognier

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

Brothers Butch and Jerry Milbrandt planted their first vines in Washington’s Columbia Valley and Wahluke Slope in 1997. Today, Milbrandt Vineyards is comprised of over 2,000 acres of estate vineyards. After selling their grapes to wineries throughout Washington for years, the Milbrandts launched their own winery in 2005. Joshua Maloney, who previously worked for wineries […]

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A Wine for Tonight: 2012 Chateau Ste. Michelle Gewurztraminer

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

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? If so, you might want to check out the 2012 Chateau Ste. Michelle Gewurztraminer from the Columbia Valley of Washington State. Our selection criteria include: A very good Quality rating […]

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A Wine for Tonight: 2012 Stoneleigh Sauvignon Blanc

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

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? If so, you might want to check out the 2012 Stoneleigh Sauvignon Blanc from the famed Marlborough region of New Zealand. Our selection criteria include: A very good Quality rating […]

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Digging into the Cellar for an Amazing Wine Pairing Dinner

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

There are as many different types of wine parties as there are wines. Through the years, we have hosted numerous wine parties. Regular readers are familiar with our regular Wine Tasting Dinners and have probably read about our Digging into the Cellar Parties, Tasting Groups, and Open That Bottle Nights. Recently, we had the opportunity […]

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A Wine for Tonight: 2012 William Cole Vineyards Albamar Sauvignon Blanc

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

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? If so, you might want to check out the 2012 William Cole Vineyards Albamar Sauvignon Blanc from the Casablanca Valley of Chile. Our selection criteria include: A very good Quality […]

Filed under: A Wine for Tonight, Chilean Wine, Sauvignon Blanc, White Wine, Wines Under $15, Wines Under $20, Wines Under $25 |