The Wine Shop is offering 10% off their selection of Cotes du Rhone wines this week. They are also doing a few tastings today with Tournée du Sud wines from Northern Rhone. The first is a 100% Viognier from Côtes du Rhône, and the second is 100% Syrah of Crozes-Hermitage. And then on Friday tasting Orin Swift “Locations” wines: E-3, F-2, and I-1. These are delightful blends from Spain, France, & Italy. David Swift Phinney, the winery’s namesake, founded the winery in 1998. Since, he’s taken the wine market by storm with provocative, eye-catching labels and distinct, full-throttle flavor profiles.
Sparkling wine sales on on the rise. Everyone likes some bubbles…cheers.
Interesting article from Vine Pair on Bordeaux wine mixed with coca….a few decades ago.
Trying to figure out some wines for Thanksgiving? Here is some recommendations from Eric Asimov at the New York Times.
Wine Folly has a cool article on how to tell if a wine is corked. It happens more often then you think, and may be the reason a highly touted wine is not good to you.
I love this video of Somm Dustin Wilson “Tonging” a bottle of Port. I love good port in the winter and around the holiday.
An interesting article from the Wall St Journal on dark horse wines and trying varietals from wine regions that are aren’t particularly known for them.
Three Blind Wines is coming up Nov 20th, you can purchase tickets here.
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