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Munching Vidal Blanc on Keuka Lake, New York
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Enjoy my video tour through six of the rarer grape varieties Kenneth Volk experimented with, from Aglianico to Touring Nacional, and see how they show eighteen or so years since harvest. I have always found his wines challenging, complex, not always lovable, but true to their European roots, funk, acidity, and all. Although Ken Volk’s life of winemaking is coming to an end, you can still order some of these gems at https://www.volkwines.com/order.php Continue reading
Last August, while killing time in a never ending sea of weddings, Wayward Wine toured Paso Robles, California.
Paso is an American Viticultural Area (AVA) a three hour drive North of Los Angeles (without traffic…so, five hours). For us it took twelve hours from our home in Oregon. To overgeneralize, Paso is a large, hot, dry, sunny, inland plain. Continue reading
I’m finding it hard reaching for red this Thirsty Thursday. It is still August. Summer has yet to leave us. I do not want to hear the word Fall. But then we have Barbera. No, not those perpetually rerun Saturday … Continue reading
Summer has hit us. Red wine is last thing I want to drink. Beer would fair better. But something needs drown out the AC on eco-mode. This Thirsty Thursday turns to that old favorite: Barbera. Continue reading