Category Results for: Wine Travel

 

Barolo: One of the Great Red Wines of the World

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

For many years, I’ve heard Barolo referred to as the “King of Wines”; but when I looked at a glass of Barolo, it looked like a wimpy wine because it was light red in color and somewhat transparent. Consequently, I had a hard time getting excited about it, especially when I looked at the price […]

Filed under: Italian Wine, Nebbiolo, Red Wine, Wine Travel, Wines Over $25 |

 

Pieropan: A Small, Family Producer in Italy’s Soave Region

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013

This summer, our family vacationed in Italy. It was my first trip to Italy, a place that had been on my travel bucket list for some time. While this trip was truly a family vacation filled with sightseeing, I’m sure it will come as no surprise that we Wine Peeps worked in some winery visits […]

Filed under: Dessert Wine, Five-Bangs For Your Buck Wines, Garganega, Italian Wine, Red Wine, White Wine, Wine Travel, Wines Over $25, Wines Under $15, Wines Under $20, Wines Under $25 |

 

Wines of Chile: Final Thoughts on an Amazing Trip

Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

Over the past few months, I have highlighted some of the people and places I encountered on my media trip to Chile in October. Chile is a long, narrow country that runs 2,600 miles along the southwestern coast of South America between the Pacific Ocean and the Andes Mountains. But don’t let its geography fool […]

Filed under: Carmenere, Chardonnay, Chilean Wine, Five-Bangs For Your Buck Wines, Moscato/Muscat, Red Wine, Sauvignon Blanc, White Wine, Wine Travel, Wines Under $10, Wines Under $15, Wines Under $20, Wines Under $25 |

 

Wines of Chile: Maule Valley

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013

During my media trip to Chile in the fall, I had the pleasure to visit a number of its wineries and vineyards and meet many of the movers and shakers in the Chilean wine industry. I am individually highlighting some of the wine regions we visited including reviews of wines I tasted from those regions. […]

Filed under: Cabernet Sauvignon, Carmenere, Chilean Wine, Five-Bangs For Your Buck Wines, Lesser Known Varietals, Malbec, Red Wine, Rose Wine, Sauvignon Blanc, White Wine, Wine Travel, Wines Over $25, Wines Under $15, Wines Under $20, Wines Under $25 |

 

Wines of Chile: Colchagua Valley

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

During my recent media trip to Chile, I had the pleasure to visit a number of its wineries and vineyards and meet many of the movers and shakers in the Chilean wine industry. I am individually highlighting some of the wine regions we visited including reviews of wines I tasted from those regions. Today, I […]

Filed under: Cabernet Sauvignon, Carmenere, Chilean Wine, Five-Bangs For Your Buck Wines, Lesser Known Varietals, Malbec, Merlot, Red Wine, Sauvignon Blanc, White Wine, Wine Travel, Wines Over $25, Wines Under $10, Wines Under $15, Wines Under $20, Wines Under $25 |

 

Wines of Chile: Cachapoal Valley

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

During my recent media trip to Chile, I had the pleasure to visit a number of its wineries and vineyards and meet many of the movers and shakers in the Chilean wine industry. I am individually highlighting some of the wine regions we visited including reviews of wines I tasted from those regions. Today, I […]

Filed under: Carmenere, Chilean Wine, Mourvedre, Red Wine, Vineyards, Wine Travel, Wines Over $25, Wines Under $20, Wines Under $25 |

 

Wines of Chile: Maipo Valley

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

During my recent media trip to Chile, I had the pleasure to visit a number of its wineries and vineyards and meet many of the movers and shakers in the Chilean wine industry. I am individually highlighting some of the wine regions we visited including reviews of wines I tasted from those regions. Today, I […]

Filed under: Cabernet Sauvignon, Chilean Wine, Five-Bangs For Your Buck Wines, Merlot, Red Wine, Wine Travel, Wines Over $25, Wines Under $15, Wines Under $20, Wines Under $25 |

 

Wines of Chile: Casablanca Valley

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

During my recent media trip to Chile, I had the pleasure to visit a number of its wineries and vineyards and meet many of the movers and shakers in the Chilean wine industry. Over the next few weeks, I will be individually highlighting some of the wine regions we visited including reviews of wines I […]

Filed under: Carmenere, Chardonnay, Chilean Wine, Five-Bangs For Your Buck Wines, Malbec, Pinot Noir, Red Wine, Sauvignon Blanc, Shiraz/Syrah, White Wine, Wine Travel, Wines Over $25, Wines Under $10, Wines Under $15, Wines Under $20, Wines Under $25 |

 

Wines of Chile: An Overview

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012

Spanish settlers first planted wine grapes in Chile around 1550. However, the Chilean wine industry really got its start in the 1980’s when Spanish winemaker Miguel Torres arrived in Chile and began making wines in the Curicó Valley. He ushered in a new era of modern winemaking and was the first in Chile to use […]

Filed under: Chilean Wine, General Wine Information, Vineyards, Wine Travel |

 

Oregon’s Dundee Hills AVA

Monday, September 24th, 2012

During the recent Wine Bloggers Conference in Portland, Oregon, Dad (John), Colby, and I had the pleasure of spending an afternoon in the Dundee Hills. These wine country visits are always a highlight of the conference. When we boarded the bus, we did not know where it was going as each bus had a different […]

Filed under: American Wine, Chardonnay, Five-Bangs For Your Buck Wines, Oregon Wine, Pinot Noir, Red Wine, Rose Wine, Sparkling Wine, White Wine, Wine Activities/Events, Wine Travel, Wines Over $25, Wines Under $20, Wines Under $25 |