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Tilar Mazzeo ~ The Widow Clicquot: The Story of a Champagne Empire and the Woman Who Ruled It

Date: Wed, Nov 19, 2008 Wine Tasting

Product Description The story of the visionary young widow who built a champagne empire, showed the world how to live with style, and emerged a legend Veuve Clicquot champagne epitomizes glamour, style, and luxury. But who was this young widow—the Veuve Clicquot—whose champagne sparkled at the courts of France, Britain, and Russia, and how did she rise [...]

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Painting by E.Denis

Date: Tue, Nov 18, 2008 Wine Tasting

© http://www.denis-art.com E. Denis was born in 1971 in Byelorussia. He was the youngest child in the family and all his free time he spent painting. Denis’s first website was created in 2001 which exhibited his earlier paintings and church bells. After that he took part in many exhibitions in his home country and abroad: USA, [...]

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Napa Cabernet And A Guest Live From NY

Date: Mon, Nov 17, 2008 Wine Tasting

Live from the New York Television Festival, Gary Vaynerchuk tastes some 2005 vintage Napa Cabs that can be found around the country.

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R de Rocbere 2007 ~ Vin de Pays D’Oc

Date: Sun, Nov 16, 2008 Wine Tasting

R de Rocbere is from Caves de Rocbere in Portel des Corbieres. Portel is on the border between the Corbieres hills and the flat coastal plain leading to the Mediterranean and produces some interesting and cheap table wines that often mix the character of both terriors. I’m not going to over sell this wine, but just [...]

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Omar Khayyam ~ And if the Wine you drink, the Lip you press

Date: Sun, Nov 16, 2008 Wine Tasting

And if the Wine you drink, the Lip you press, End in the Nothing all Things end in — Yes – Then fancy while Thou art, Thou art but what Thou shalt be — Nothing — Thou shalt not be less.

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Metrokane Rabbit Wine Opener Gift Set, Silver

Date: Sun, Nov 16, 2008 Wine Tasting

Product Description Reproduce flawless openings with multiple tools. The ultimate all-in-one wine corkscrew set for all your wine service needs. You get everything you need for wine bottle opening and service in this convenient and affordable Rabbit Corkscrew set from Metrokane. The 6-piece corkscrew kit includes the world-famous Rabbit Corkscrew, foil cutter, drip-stop drip ring, worm, [...]

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Wine Blog Killer

Date: Sat, Nov 15, 2008 Wine Tasting

A little while ago I had this blog and my top level domain hacked. Needless to say this had a negative effect of my search engine listing. I only have a wine blog for my own pleasure and it only makes up a very tiny amount of my total web hits across all my little [...]

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Wine Week 31

Date: Sat, Nov 15, 2008 Wine Tasting

This week all three wines come from South Australia. We look at yet another inexpensive riesling from the Clare Valley that is great value and a big, powerful shiraz from McLaren Vale. We also look at a red blend from a Clare Valley producer adored by wine critics and drinkers alike.

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Chateau Villepreux 2005 ~ Bordeaux Superieur

Date: Fri, Nov 14, 2008 Wine Tasting

A rather bland bottle of plonk form Bordeaux. It is drinkable and there are no nasty shocks in the glass but it is a dull wine. I would compare it to eating a slice of wholegrain/brown bread without any topping. O.K. but kind of pointless. A blend of Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon grapes. Cost = 4.15€  a [...]

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World Wide Wine 3#

Date: Thu, Nov 13, 2008 Wine Tasting

WINE NEWS: Chine Wine ~ Castel, France’s largest wine producer, has increased sales to China two fold. 5.5m bottles have been shipped this year and added to Castel owning a winery in China and a stake in a bottling plant, they are set to be the main driving force for the explosion of French wine in [...]

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Alyssa Rapp ~ Bottlenotes Guide to Wine: Around the World in 80 Sips

Date: Thu, Nov 13, 2008 Wine Tasting

Product Description Today wine is more popular than ever—and consumers need up-to-date, sensible, and sophisticated advice from those in the know. Based on one of the Web site’s most popular tasting events, this book will take readers on a journey through time and today’s vineyards. Combining essential information about wine, featuring a primer about the different [...]

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Paintings by E.Denis

Date: Wed, Nov 12, 2008 Wine Tasting

© http://www.denis-art.com E. Denis was born in 1971 in Byelorussia. He was the youngest child in the family and all his free time he spent painting. Denis’s first website was created in 2001 which exhibited his earlier paintings and church bells. After that he took part in many exhibitions in his home country and abroad: [...]

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Arizona wine tastings

Date: Tue, Nov 11, 2008 Wine Tasting

Gary Vaynerchuk tries 4 wines from Arizona and gives us an update on what is going on over in the “The Grand Canyon State”

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Mas 66 2005 ~ Corbieres

Date: Sun, Nov 9, 2008 Wine Tasting

A Leon-Nicolas Duhamel (Haut Gleon 11360 Villeseque des Corbieres) wine from the sunny Corbieres (well it is sunny today, I took the photo of the bottle on the terrace). Good deep rich ruby colour flows into the glass. There is a earthy early morning woods note on the nose that is rather jolly and welcoming. On the palate [...]

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