Archive for August 2011

2005 Bodegas Roda Rioja Roda Reserva

Aug 31st, 2011 | By
2005 Bodegas Roda Rioja Roda Reserva

2005 Bodegas Roda Rioja Roda Reserva – Spain, La Rioja, Rioja (7/30/2011) A whiff of the barnyard on the spicy, dark fruited nose. On the […]



2007 Bodegas AAlto Ribera del Duero AAlto

Aug 29th, 2011 | By
2007 Bodegas AAlto Ribera del Duero AAlto

2007 Bodegas AAlto Ribera del Duero AAlto – Spain, Castilla y León, Ribera del Duero (7/29/2011) Ripe dark berries, coconut, vanilla, dark chocolate, refreshing acidity, […]



Pommard and Nuits want grand cru’s

Aug 29th, 2011 | By
Pommard and Nuits want grand cru’s

The Organisme de défense et de gestion (ODG) of Pommard in Burgundy (the association of wine growers) wants the premier crus Rugiens and Epenots recognized […]



French wine humour: Jesus changes water in wine

Aug 26th, 2011 | By

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cgrSyokK6H0



Emilio Lustau Jerez-Xérès-Sherry Rio Viejo Oloroso Seco

Aug 26th, 2011 | By
Emilio Lustau Jerez-Xérès-Sherry Rio Viejo Oloroso Seco

N.V. Emilio Lustau Jerez-Xérès-Sherry Rio Viejo Oloroso Seco – Spain, Andalucía, Jerez-Xérès-Sherry (7/29/2011) Roasted nuts, citrus and orange peel and licor, a hint of caramel […]



Roman wine jars found off Albania

Aug 26th, 2011 | By
Roman wine jars found off Albania

A team of American and Albanian archeologists found a well preserved Roman ship wreck off the Albanian coast with 300, unfortunately empty wine jugs, reports […]



Shaking wine bottles

Aug 25th, 2011 | By

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wrlGYVNtwNU



2010 José Pariente Verdejo Rueda

Aug 25th, 2011 | By
2010 José Pariente Verdejo Rueda

2010 José Pariente Verdejo Rueda – Spain, Castilla y León, Rueda (7/30/2011) Ripe pear and white apple, flowers, citrus… refreshing and easy to drink. (88 […]



2010 Marqués de Riscal Verdejo Rueda

Aug 25th, 2011 | By
2010 Marqués de Riscal Verdejo Rueda

2010 Marqués de Riscal Verdejo Rueda – Spain, Castilla y León, Rueda (7/28/2011) Lemon, pear, ripe apple, lemon herb on the nose and the palate; […]



Belgian topchef launches own wine

Aug 25th, 2011 | By
Belgian topchef launches own wine

Belgian topchef Peter Goossens launches four wines with his name, signature and photo on the label: two whites, one rosé and one red. They will […]