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Discovering Crémant d’Alsace Rosé

When I think of the wines of the Alsace I think white wine. After all 90% of the wines produced in the Alsace are white. But there’s growing interest in one particular red wine, Pinot Noir. This is a recent development, in part due to changing climate conditions. Show More Summary

Tasting six inexpensive Pinot Noirs on camera, and with tasting notes

Pinot Noir is one of my very favourite grape varieties. It’s a tricky grape, though, and finding good affordable Pinot can be a challenge. So I tried six inexpensive Pinot Noirs on camera, and gave my robust, honest opinions of them. Mr Noir Pinot Noir 2016 South Australia 14% alcohol £11.99 Virgin Wines Very fresh and supple with a [...]

Stop Making These 12 Word Choice Errors Once and for All

Bill is at a wine bar on Saturday night, enjoying a glass of Pinot Noir. After striking up a playful conversation with Lisa (who prefers Syrah), he asks for her telephone number. Lisa agrees to Bill’s request, and he creates a new “contact” in his cell phone. Show More Summary

The daily lemming

This might hit the spot: Klar's Pinot Noir soap. "One among a line of plant-based soaps, Klar's Pinot Noir Soap is manufactured using natural extracts from the grape cultivar called pinot noir. Famous for both its deep hue and its inclusion in some of the finest wines around the world, the pinot noir lends the […]

‘The Sideways Effect:’ How A Wine-Obsessed Film Reshaped The Industry

The 2004 movie about an obsessive wine snob helped boost California's pinot noir production by 170 percent.

Take a Ride with the California Rhone Rangers

There is more to life than Cabernet, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. It's quite easy to get stuck in a rut when it comes to wine, mostly because the rut isn't all that uncomfortable. You shouldn't be blamed for drinking what you like. OnShow More Summary

Climate Change Is Coming for Your Favorite Wine

Changing weather patterns are already impacting your favorite pinot noir — just ask your sommelier Last week Donald Trump announced he would be pulling the United States out of the Paris Agreement, the first-ever multi-national effort to curb the effects of climate change that was first adopted in 2015. Show More Summary

5 minutes with ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ star Tituss Burgess

Before Tituss Burgess “pinot noir”-ed his way to cult stardom in “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” as the flamboyant roommate of the titular character, he was a Broadway performer — and even before that, he was an advocate for the LGBT community. Now with a bigger mic, Burgess will be in Washington Thursday for a block party […]

Aromatic And Affordable Wines From Alsace, France—Plus Free Tastings!

From its exceptional climate and soils, Alsace produces Crémant d’Alsace sparkling wines, as well as still wines from five key grape varieties: Riesling, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, Gewurztraminer and Pinot Noir. [ more › ]

A Brief Guide to Pairing Food and Wine While You Travel

2 months agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

Planning on indulging in beef bourguignon while you're in France? Grab a glass of pinot noir.

Tituss Burgess Channels Ursula In 'Little Mermaid' Cover

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Before Tituss Burgess sang about Pinot Noir on Netflix’s “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt,” he was singing “Under the Sea” as Sebastian in Broadway’s “The Little Mermaid.” And although his costume from the 2007 play looks like something his...Show More Summary

The Luscious Wines of New Zealand Are Enchanting Bay Area Imbibers

Northern California is now the world's biggest importer of New Zealand wines because local wine nuts are discovering the country's expressive, vibrant varietals -- including pinot noir, syrah and cabernet blends -- are not just great price performers but come from a beautiful place at the forefront of sustainable winemaking.

Get Your Pop Culture On At Vulture Festival

This years lineup includes a pajama party brunch with the cast of Playing House, a Pinot Noir tasting with Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’s Tituss Burgess, a preview of Anthony Atamanuik’s hilarious take on Donald Trump from The President Show, two private dining Supper Club events from TNT with Claws and Will cast members, plus folk legend Cat Power in Concert. [ more › ]

16 Russian River pinots that will set you back but deliver for the cost

You can find good examples of pinot noir in nooks up and down the California coast — it's a big place — but one of the state's most renowned spots for the beloved wine style, if not the single-most renowned spot, is the cool-climate Russian River Valley appellation in Sonoma County. With its coastal...

How Big Little Lies Helped Me See I Was in an Emotionally Abusive Relationship

I took a gulp of Pinot Noir from my oversize wine glass in an effort to avoid the TV screen. Our weekly Big Little Lies viewing party took an unexpected turn as I watched Nicole Kidman's character, Celeste, hold back in a therapy session,...Show More Summary

Master Somm Fred Dame and Vintner Dan Kosta Discuss Why Pinot Noir Is a Passion

4 months agoLifestyle / Travel : RobbReport

The industry insiders explain why the varietal’s diversity is such a draw and why ratings are risky… Viju Mathew

T-Rex Wine Bottle Holders Go Prehistoric on Your Pinot Noir

4 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : technabob

You can get any wine holder you want, but the best choice is obviously this T-Rex wine bottle holder from Atlantic Collectibles. This beast comes in both dead or alive versions. What could be better than…

Blind Spot: Mac Forbes makes great value Aussie wines for The Wine Society

Blind Spot is a range of own-label wines made for The Wine Society by Mac Forbes. They’re great value, and made in quite an elegant style. I like them a lot, although the Pinot Noir will be too volatile for some. The Garganega, especially, is really beautiful for the price. Blind Spot Garganega 2016 King Valley, [...]

Two lovely Kiwi Pinots: Burn Cottage and Ata Rangi

It was nice to drink these two side by side: a couple of New Zealand’s most highly regarded Pinot Noirs. Both were showing really beautifully, in the middle of a dinner with some other strong wines. Ata Rangi Pinot Noir 2013 Martinborough, New Zealand Fresh, floral and detailed with lovely black cherry and raspberry fruit. Real finesse [...]

Free of spirits, I faced flak from friends

At a recent dinner party, I asked a bartender for a spirits-free drink: "Sparkling water, no ice, lime, please." It threw the fellow for a loop. "The pinot noir is excellent," he almost whispered, trying to persuade me to take a glass. Throughout the evening, the bartender, who had morphed into...

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