This is FANTASTIC! For the past few days, I have been under the weather. I do not know if it was due too excessive heat. Regardless, my bug has passed and I see a bottle in the refrigerator with a red label, which I recall purchasing (Intrinsic) from Total Wines. “Hmmmm, let me seeContinue reading “2014 INTRINSIC – SENSORY OVERLOAD!”
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VINOTERRA 2014 Rkatsiteli
A Georgian Orange Wine I can not tell you how excited I am right now. So excited that I spilled a glass of wine, ORANGE WINE at that; trying to capture a picture. Finally got my hands on a bottle of Georgian Orange Wine from my local Total Wines. Before I even share theContinue reading “VINOTERRA 2014 Rkatsiteli”
Trummer’s Coffee and Wine Bar’s Wine Flight
It’s sunny, hot and too late to drive to a vineyard. Desperately wanting to try something new, I remembered a coffee and wine bar that opened last year called Trummer’s Coffee and Wine Bar, Gainsville, VA; coffee and wine, my two main indulgences. Wine Flight (very small sample of available wines) Trummer’s offers threeContinue reading “Trummer’s Coffee and Wine Bar’s Wine Flight”
The Legendary Mr. David A. Harvey – ORIGINS OF MODERN USAGE OF ORANGE WINE
On February 8, 2016, I posted a blog title “Orange Wine”. The research material that was utilized for my blog had inaccurate information. It was reported that UK Wine Merchant David Harvey “accidentally” created the term “Orange Wine”. Well, Mr. Harvey himself contact me and provided accurate information. YES, MR. DAVID HARVEY! 🙂 IContinue reading “The Legendary Mr. David A. Harvey – ORIGINS OF MODERN USAGE OF ORANGE WINE”
Still in a Zin Mood – Brazin 2013 Old Vine Zinfandel
Goodness, I hope the scent of nail polish remover is coming from my fresh manicure that was done two hours ago and not from this Brazin 2013 Old Vine Zinfandel (Lodi, CA). LAWD JESUS, let’s get this wine tasting started so I can decide if it’s going to be a Knob Creek evening :).Continue reading “Still in a Zin Mood – Brazin 2013 Old Vine Zinfandel”
“Sunshine in a Bottle” – Cana Vineyards 2012 Rhapsody in White
Note. This blog was written during my “blogging block”. I had no trouble sipping just to lazy or tipsy to post. As an FYI, there are a few more wine blogs coming that was created during this temporary phase of blockage. Cana Vineyards 2012 Rhapsody in White – I selected this wine becauseContinue reading ““Sunshine in a Bottle” – Cana Vineyards 2012 Rhapsody in White”
The Federalist and Tobaccology to the Rescue!
Don’t you love when your friends gift you with a good bottle of wine. My first experience of “The Federalist Zinfandel, 2014” was gifted during the Washington, DC area 2016 Blizzard. Before I describe the wine, l first have to give applause to Tobaccology for being the Number One Cigar Shop and Lounge inContinue reading “The Federalist and Tobaccology to the Rescue!”
Rome Anejo and Petit Verdot
ROME Anejo, at first puff, produces full peppery flavors with a hint of mineral that reminds me of Cabernet Franc. (I find myself continuously sniffing the cigar wrapper). This a smooth medium-full bodied smoke with a slight cocoa aroma and taste; very nice! BACKGROUND Romeo y Julieta cigars, named after Shakespeare’s play, was createdContinue reading “Rome Anejo and Petit Verdot”
Varietals Pronunciation and Characteristics
Cleaning out my email, I came across an excerpt on “Varietal Characteristics” written by James Laube and James Moleworth that was posted on April 13, 1996. I’m assuming I saved the excerpt from Wine Spectator magazine website or email. What is fascinating the authors demonstrating to the reader the correct pronunciation of varietals, atContinue reading “Varietals Pronunciation and Characteristics”
Wine Wednesday – Coronas 2012 Tempranillo
I was so determined in becoming familiar with “snap chat” that my wine glass had already reached my lips and I was swallowing. DANG IT! I wanted to record a proper tasting. Well, based upon my initial response Coronas 2012 Tempranillo is DELICIOUS!
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