Blog Profile / Wine School of Philadelphia


URL :https://www.vinology.com/
Filed Under:Food & Drink / Wine
Posts on Regator:501
Posts / Week:1.1
Archived Since:February 5, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Merryvale 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon Napa

2011  in Napa Valley was a difficult vintage. It was the year when using too much oak in the aging process turned the wine anemic and unpleasant. Many big name Napa wineries turned out duds in 2011. Not surprisingly, 2011 is  the least […] The post Merryvale 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon Napa appeared first on Wine School of Philadelphia.

Tudernum 2008 Montefalco Sagrantino

A classic Sagrantino with an intimidating style. Tobacco and cedar are the building material of this colossus. It is austere and muscular with the barest hint of fruit, some leafy plum buried under a thick layer of minerality. If there ever was […] The post Tudernum 2008 Montefalco Sagrantino appeared first on Wine School of Philadelphia.

Keith’s Bourbon BBQ Recipe

Bourbon Barbeque Recipe The important elements of this bbq recipe is to have deep flavors, and that is partly accomplished by having two types of sweet ingredients and two types of heat. The paprika/cayenne combination is important. However, you can mix and […] The post Keith’s Bourbon BBQ Recipe appeared first on Wine School of Philadelphia.

Rutini Encuentro 2014 Chardonnay, Uco Valley (Argentina)

Want a retro chardonnay? Something to enjoy while listening to Hall & Oates and noshing on some baked brie? Buy a case of this and get your freak on. Like many other Gen-Xers, I was introduced to wine in the 90’s, and […] The post Rutini Encuentro 2014 Chardonnay, Uco Valley (Argentina) appeared first on Wine School of Philadelphia.

Maison Nicolas Perrin 2013 Crozes-Hermitage (France)

The Northern Rhone it the ancestral home to Syrah, and it’s dominated by family-run wineries. Names like Chapoutier, Chave, Perrin, and Guigal top the family tree here. There used to be another, too: Jaboulet, which was sold in 2006. Nicolas Jaboulet has […] The post Maison Nicolas Perrin 2013 Crozes-Hermitage (France) appeared first on Wine School of Philadelphia.

Conceito 2012 “Contraste” Red, Douro (Portugal)

  The tension between tannin and acid is remarkable. This wine is tight as a guitar string, which brings a high toned musicality to the experience. A nose of crushed stone and white cherries warbles about, with the thunk-thunk of burnt vanilla […] The post Conceito 2012 “Contraste” Red, Douro (Portugal) appeared first on Wine School of Philadelphia.

Solena 2013 “Domaine Danielle Laurent Reserve” Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley (Oregon)

So the name of this winery is tricky. Solena was a side project that Laurent and Danielle Montalieu worked on while their vineyards matured. The plan was to eventually start making wines as Domaine Danielle Laurent, which is the name...Show More Summary

Tenor 2011 “2:2” Red, Columbia Valley (Washington State)

This bottle is a strong argument for why Columbia Valley should replace Napa on steak house wine lists. This Bordeaux blend (Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot) has the massive oak-and-smooth hugeness that lovers of Opus One dream about at night. Show More Summary

Elias Mora 2012 “Descarte” Toro (Spain)

I had a student recently who was adamant that I was too partial to Italian wines.  I was surprised at the comment, but he’s a smart guy whose come to many classes and an avid reader of the newsletter. I love all great […] The post Elias Mora 2012 “Descarte” Toro (Spain) appeared first on Wine School of Philadelphia.

Say Goodbye to “Rebranded” Wine & Spirits Stores

After several years of “rebranding” the Premium Wine & Spirits Stores, it looks like the PCLB is giving up.  In Philadelphia region, the stores are doing away with the posh glass-and-wood layout for a more industrial look. The...Show More Summary

Treana Winery 2010 Red, Paso Robles (California)

An enduring mysteries in the American wine market is wh […] The post Treana Winery 2010 Red, Paso Robles (California) appeared first on Wine School of Philadelphia. Check out the rest at Epikur Magazine!

Tamarack Cellars 2011 Firehouse Red, Columbia Valley

A winery town where hard work is valued, winemakers are […] The post Tamarack Cellars 2011 Firehouse Red, Columbia Valley appeared first on Wine School of Philadelphia. Check out the rest at Epikur Magazine!

Chateau Moulin de Clotte 2010 Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux

Hmm. Seems like the chateau owner may be in a financial […] The post Chateau Moulin de Clotte 2010 Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux appeared first on Wine School of Philadelphia. Check out the rest at Epikur Magazine!

Roth Estate 2011 Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast (California)

Ever wonder how empires start? Keep an eye on Bill Fole […] The post Roth Estate 2011 Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast (California) appeared first on Wine School of Philadelphia. Check out the rest at Epikur Magazine!

La Follette 2009 Chardonnay Manchester Ridge Vineyard, Mendocino Ridge (California)

Greg La Follette is not someone who would name a winery […] The post La Follette 2009 Chardonnay Manchester Ridge Vineyard, Mendocino Ridge (California) appeared first on Wine School of... Check out the rest at Epikur Magazine!

Clos de los Siete 2009, Mendoza (Argentina)

Clos de los Siete is a spectacle at the edge of the wor […] The post Clos de los Siete 2009, Mendoza (Argentina) appeared first on Wine School of Philadelphia. Check out the rest at Epikur Magazine!

woodcut-bottle

The post woodcut-bottle appeared first on Wine School of Philadelphia. Check out the rest at Epikur Magazine!

wineschool

The post wineschool appeared first on Wine School of Philadelphia. Check out the rest at Epikur Magazine!

vintage-corkscrew

The post vintage-corkscrew appeared first on Wine School of Philadelphia. Check out the rest at Epikur Magazine!

bottle

The post bottle appeared first on Wine School of Philadelphia. Check out the rest at Epikur Magazine!

Copyright © 2015 Regator, LLC