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Jean-Maurice Raffault, Cabernet Franc, Chinon France 2018: Wine Video Review
Hunting for a versatile value red wine from a grape and region less traveled? Check out my review of Cabernet Franc from Chinon here:
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Cabernet Franc, Chinon, drink, France, Jean-Maurice Raffault, Organic, Raffault, Review, travel, viticulture, wine, wine review, Winery Leave a comment
Homemade Wine Review: My Own Field Blend And 2019 Harvest Report
2019’s harvest did not go as planned. Still, I managed to squeeze out a wine from my backyard experiment vines. Watch my review of it here: Continue reading
Posted in OENOLOGICAL ODYSSEY, Pinot Noir, Riesling, White Tagged 2019, chardonnay, drink, field blend, harvest, harvest report, home winemaking, Oregon, oregon wine, pinot blanc, Pinot meunier, pinot noir, riesling, travel, Tualatin, vineyard, viticulture, Wayward Wine, White wine, Willamette Valley, wine, wine review, winemaking 1 Comment
Thirsty Thursday: Château La Roque, Pic Saint Loup, Languedoc, France 2010
Thursday: it is neither Wednesday nor Friday.
For the employed, work still binds your thoughts. A distant weekend glows but faintly. Internet cat porn provides a fleeting, albeit empty distraction
Such a lost weekday deserves a decent drink: something real but not demanding.
Enter Château La Roque. Winter still grips us, so my palate races to the Mediterranean: specifically Pic Saint Loup in the Languedoc:
Vines surround its eponymous mowhawk-mountain, Pic Sanit-Loup. The warm sea and cool plateau inland traps this region in a sort of goldilockian limbo. Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged biodynamic, Grenache, herbs de provence, Jack Boutin, Jacques Figuette, Languedoc, Mourvèdre, Pic Saint Loup, Syrah, viticulture 3 Comments
PREMATURE.AGGRANDIZATION: Stoutridge Winery
Our wine tour of the Hudson “gunks” off first with Stoutridge Winery. The winery sits at the end of a pit. On the right, a drainage pipe pours into what aspires to be a pond. Small plots of vines run … Continue reading
Posted in Hudson Valley, WINERIES WANDERED Tagged barrels, bottle, grapes, home wine, Hudson valley wine, vines, viticulture, wine tasting 2 Comments
Of wine and a maker I sing. Equipment and a bucket of Barbaresco arrived two weeks ago, brought in by my wife and her student slaves. I knew nothing of wine-making. Yet since my life swung into wine sales in … Continue reading