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The Wine Influence of TV

Last week, while my husband was in Bordeaux, drinking enough for the both of us, I went on a sabbatical from wine. Mostly to make sure I still could. While I managed the no alcohol policy for 9 months, that was over a year ago, and I've gotten well … More

Tags: pinot noir
Categories: What We're Drinking
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Drinking Chile – Veramonte Ritual Pinot Noir

The next wine we tasted from Chile this week was the Veramonte Ritual Pinot Noir.

Pinot Noir from Chile is getting big. Not necessarily in style, but in wine circles. When I visited Pinot Noir in early 2006, I tasted a few Pinot Noir from a few wineries, but … More

Tags: chile, pinot noir
Categories: Wine Recommendations
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Crisp weather = warmer wines

Some people are seasonal drinkers, choosing wines that match the weather. I tend to be one of those people. Summer = crisp whites; Winter = hearty reds. Granted, I mix it up a bit as there is never a bad time for most wines. This past couple of weeks, it’s … More

Tags: carmenere, italy, pinot noir, tempranillo
Categories: Pairing Wine With Food, What We're Drinking, Wine Recommendations
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What we’re drinking: Kenwood Russian River Pinot Noir 2007

We brought two bottles of Pinot Noir to a dinner last weekend. One was a high-end Central Coast Pinot coming from Gary’s Vineyard. The other was the Kenwood Russian River Pinot 2006. The former was about $50 while the Kenwood rang in at $20. As we do at most … More

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A Tale of Two Pinots

Last night in muggy DC, I tasted two Pinots, both from Oregon. One, a delicious ripe & lively Pinot Gris from King Estate and the other, a savory yet delicate Pinot Noir from Eyrie Vineyards.

2007 King Estate Pinot Gris- showed very ripe fruit aromas and flavors, … More

Tags: pinot gris, pinot noir
Categories: What We're Drinking, Wine Education
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