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Video: Louis Roederer A LA RECHERCHE DE L’OEUVRE

Date: Wed, Aug 26, 2009 Wine Tasting

Ever wonder how all the Cristal poured on the ground in rap videos was made? Take 1637 seconds and find out! From the seemingly menial tasks in the vineyard throughout the year, to the selection of the lots that make it into the final blends, this film documentary is a well produced look at one of [...]

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Fred Franzia Dominates The Wine Business

Date: Thu, Aug 13, 2009 Wine Tasting

Snuggling close to selling 1.2 a billion (500 Million) bottles of Charles Shaw, 66 year old Fred Franzia has got his right foot on the gas and isn’t braking for anything.  He’s a determined man with a simple yet unpopular approach to the wine business: sell an ocean of wine at a price people laugh [...]

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Starbucks Ads Wine To Menu at 15th Ave

Date: Fri, Jul 24, 2009 Wine Tasting

Forego that afternoon cup of Joe for a more relaxing glass of wine at Starbucks 15th Ave. Coffee & Tea. The Uber Caffeine dealer opened it’s first location under the new name and will serve from a rotating wine list priced from $5- $7 a glass and beer offerings from $4-$5 at 3 test stores [...]

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Vinut – Wine Cellar Management 2.0

Date: Tue, Jul 21, 2009 Wine Tasting

Looking for a way to manage your wine cellar online? You might want to check out the just launched Vinut.com, a slick new web application that is easy to use and accessible via your browser from your desktop or smart phone. The site, available in English and German, is the brain child of Joseph [...]

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Khaya Cookies – Delicious Treats From South Africa

Date: Tue, Jul 14, 2009 Wine Tasting

South Africa has shot onto the scene as a wine making region of note, and now a company aims to expand on that success by producing cookie’s that include ingredients like grapeseeds and Rooibos that, they claim, can be paired with wine. The Khaya Cookie Company was founded by Alicia Polak, an investment banker turned [...]

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A Glass A Day Keeps Alzheimers At Bay

Date: Mon, Jul 13, 2009 Wine Tasting

As with all studies of wine and your health moderate consumption is key, this time to reduce the risk of contracting Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers at Wake Forest University in North Carolina found that the participants that had 1 to 2 glasses of wine per day of the group of over 3,000 seniors over 75, [...]

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Summer Sips From the Rutherford Wine Company

Date: Tue, Jun 16, 2009 Wine Tasting

Is it really summer? You would have a hard time determining that by comparing this years weather to the last few years, but, now is the time we like to give a few summer wine recommendations. Winexpression was sent a few wines from the Rutherford Wine Company, who own the Rutherford Ranch Winery (Napa Valley), Round [...]

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Wine Wipes – The Answer to Wine Stained Teeth?

Date: Mon, Jun 15, 2009 Wine Tasting

Stained teeth are unattractive, embarrassing, and now a thing of the past thanks to Wine Wipes, a product for cleaning up your crimson smile. A disposable pad is removed from the compact and the mirror affixed to the lid guides you as you rub off the stain. The package contains 20 wipes, a mirror, and [...]

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Tasting Notes: Dog Food

Date: Thu, Jun 4, 2009 Wine Tasting

No notes from Winexpression, however, 18 brave souls did belly up to the bar and taste dog food alongside various types of pâté and other ground up meat to see if they could pick it out from the line up. The result? Only 3 of the 18 people that participated were able to correctly identify [...]

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Top 10 Wine Myths Debunked

Date: Wed, Jun 3, 2009 Wine Tasting

Urban legends and myths continue to dupe us. Until the Paris tasting in 1976, the myth that France was the only Country that could produce high quality wine lived on in oenophiles minds. Even though you may laugh at the myths below some people are still fooled by them. Let’s try to set the record [...]

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Atlas Olive Oils - Tasting and Recipe

Date: Mon, Jun 1, 2009 Wine Tasting

(Posted by T.A.P.) I’m definitely not an expert on olive oil, the way it should taste, the different nuances, the proper color, etc.  But, much like wine, I do know what is pleasing to my palate.  So when Atlas Olive Oils asked if I would sample their olive oil I thought I’d give it a try.  [...]

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Review - Three Olives Root Beer Vodka

Date: Tue, May 12, 2009 Wine Tasting

Citrus. Vanilla. Raspberry.  What do these have in common?  They are all flavors of vodka that most are familiar with and that large distillery’s typically don’t venture away from producing.  But what about root beer vodka?  Now that’s another story.  I’d never heard of root beer vodka before being sent a press sample from Three [...]

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Review: Four - The Premium Wine Tube

Date: Mon, May 11, 2009 Wine Tasting

You’ve heard it all of your life, “Don’t judge a book by its cover.” And most likely, as you’ve applied that principal throughout your life, you’ve realized it really is good advice. That Pad Kee Mao you wouldn’t have touched a few years ago? It’s now become something you crave ever since you [...]

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Flayvors of Washington Video Contest Announced

Date: Mon, Apr 13, 2009 Wine Tasting

Columbia Crest, the maker of some very nice value wines in Washington State, has announced a partnership with Food Network star Bobby Flay to promote the second annual “Flayvors of Washington” video cooking demonstration contest. The winner will receive a prize package valued at over $5,000 USD, and a chance for one-on-one cooking time with [...]

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