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Tag Archives: White wine
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
Breaking Bad: French Wine Rules VS Vincent Paris, Granit blanc, 2015
French wine has many, many, many rules. Many. To put a place name on a label might require using one grape type, one pruning method, a max yield, a min or max potential alcohol, using only sugar or water additions, barrel and bottle aging times. Why do the French do this? Well, ideally, this preserves traditions and wine styles. Otherwise, France might endlessly chase trends: tearing up Merlot for Syrah in Bordeaux, planting Chardonnay in Sancerre, or making Prosecco in Champagne. *Shudder
In Cornas, northern Rhône’s smallest (possibly most adorable) region, you can only make 100% Syrah. Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged cornas, drink, drinking, France, label, Roussanne, Syrah, travel, Viognier, White wine, wine Leave a comment
A Wild Fall White Wine: Nino Negri, Ca’Brione, Valtellina, Italy 2015
For all intents and purposes, it is basically Fall. Actually Halloween as my wife started decorating in August. But with temperatures dropping and rain falling, I want a white wine with some meat on its bones. Tired of the same old Chardonnay? Then you have come to the right post.
Let us fly to the crown of Italy, 30 minutes from Switzerland, where the valley of Valtellina slices open a couple Alps. Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Ca'Brione, chardonnay, drink, Food, Incrocio Mazione, italy, Sauvignon blanc, travel, valtellina, White wine Leave a comment
Riesling from Argentina? Luigi Bosca, Las Compuertas, Lujan de Cuyo, Mendoza 2014
Why fight the cold outside? Let us acclimate to the season with a left field, Winter white. We head south, to a country synonymous with big reds and steak: Argentina. Yes, Argentina, a country that has sold its soul to Malbec. Let us pick the exact opposite of Malbec, the coolest climate grape common to cold, wet, Germany: Riesling. Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Argentina, drink, dry riesling, Luigi Bosca, Mendoza, riesling, White wine, wine Leave a comment
Free Tasting & Happy #HugelDay November 14th @BlackBirdWines
Celebrate all that fantastic France is by enjoying the nationwide celebration of Alsatian wine producer Hugel today, November 14th. Blackbird Wine Shop will pour five scintillating whites from 2-5pm for free in Northeast Portland. Be there!
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