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
Resonance Vineyard is a sleepy property in the Yamhill-Carlton AVA in Oregon’s Willamette Valley, where it’s been selling fruit to various local vintners for decades. That changed in 2013, when the property was sold to famed French wine operation Maison Louis… Continue reading ?
Live video is something that freaks authors out … me included. But with a cheeky Chilean pinot noir in hand, this intrepid author attempts to answer your questions on Facebook Live! Here’s the replay from last Sunday 14 August where I get into ad stacking and other book marketing tips, as well as writing habits, […]
Comstock Wines Estate Vineyards conveniently pairs the two with Yoga in the Vines. Can you do Downward Dog while sipping Sauvignon Blanc? Extended Puppy with Pinot Noir, or Cow Face with Chardonnay?
"I was always a hobby person as a kid, but I I would push them beyond where anyone would normally go," chuckles winemaker Jamie Kutch. The last real hobby I had was DJing. We're not just talking about playing music, we're talking turntables, mixing, blending, scratching and shredding. Show More Summary
Résonance 2013 Pinot Noir Résonance Vineyard This Willamette Valley Pinot Noir has European heritage… Brett Anderson
Emeritus began in 1999 when the irascible Brice Cutrer Jones, founder of Sonoma-Cutrer, bought a coveted 115-acre apple orchard in Sonoma’s Russian River Valley. Apples went out. Pinot noir grapes went in. The goal: Craft an all-estate-grown Burgundy-style wine “from… Continue reading ?
Mac Forbes is a bit of a legend. He’s been a pioneer of lighter, lower alcohol, naturally made wines from the Yarra Valley. As well as his regular wines, he makes small quantities of ‘EB’ (experimental batch) wines. This is one of those, and just 3000 bottles were made. It’s three Pinots together: Noir, Gris [...]
The Change HEALDSBURG, CA: MacMurray Ranch Pinot Noir grapes pass through veraison, gaining a purple color while ripening near Healdsburg, California. Many vintners across Northern California are reporting the beginnings of veraisonShow More Summary
After he says he was stood up by a moving company, Tituss Burgess did not take a breath and a sip of pinot noir. Rather, the Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt actor very publicly lost his cool on Frank's Express with a scathing Yelp review on Wednesday, giving the New York City...
At the tail end of Burgundy—France’s revered wine region whose Côte-d'Or slopes are praised as pinot noir’s perfect fit—a different grape takes over. Here, in the Beaujolais zone, the best sites, running along the forest-topped granite hills in the area’s north, are given over to gamay—a variation more specifically named gamay noir à jus blanc. Show More Summary
For the last few days I’ve been in Oregon, staying in a house with a view of one of the great historic Pinot Noir vineyards of the world. It’s the original vineyard of The Eyrie Vineyards, and this is an important vineyard for north American Pinot Noir. Back in 1965, the pioneering David Lett moved to [...]
Having wine with you and ready to drink makes everything better. That’s why you need this Wine Dispensing Travel Tote. It can dispense up to five liters of wine from a tap on the side, plus…
New wines from Landmark — not just the chardonnay we frequently see, but also the winery’s pinot noir. Thoughts on both expressions follow. 2014 Landmark Vineyards Overlook Chardonnay Sonoma County – Robust on the nose, with an initial body that… Continue reading ?
Tyler Winery 2013 Pinot Noir N Block Bien Nacido Vineyard Santa Maria Valley Roughly 100 cases of Tyler Winery 2013 Pinot Noir N Block Bien Nacido Vineyard Santa Maria Valley are produced annually... Ian Cauble
Rhys Vineyards 2013 Pinot Noir Swan Terrace Santa Cruz Mountains is a classic, intense Pinot Noir perfume... Ian Cauble
One of the "worst" mistakes any wine lover can make involves the wine drinking equivalent of getting stuck in a rut. Lots of people know what they like, and choose to stick with it, always opting for the Merlot, or the Pinot Noir, or...Show More Summary
André Clouet Brut Champagne Cuvée 1911 Grand Cru Bouzy The Champagne is derived from 100 percent Pinot Noir from the Grand Cru vineyards of Bouzy... Ian Cauble
German wines are only made for roast pork knuckles and boiled sausages with lots of kraut, right? Not so. Here’s a look at a couple of German bottlings that are down-right cool for the summer, designed for lighter fare. 2013 S.A.… Continue reading ?
It's June, and that means one thing when it comes to wine in San Francisco: Pinot Noir. For the past 12 years, June has played host to PinotDays, a celebration of the grape that brings wineries and wine lovers together for a couple of...Show More Summary