Search Results for "pinot noir"
We’ve seen them holding court in restaurants: the proud, self-proclaimed wine connoisseurs who appear to know everything about wine and even manage to pronounce “Pouilly Fuisse” correctly (pu-EE-FWEE-say). They slowly peruse the wine list and duly impress everyone. But here’s ... Read More »
I admire when a winery steps outside the annoying conservative boundaries of the wine industry. Randall Grahm of Bonny Doon fame (an interview with him), The Three Thieves and their ground-breaking Bandit wine in a small box and chalk up another win to the folks at Oregon’s King Estate (reviews ... Read More »
This wine is so rich and concentrated, it’s like drinking a Merlot in Zin clothing. Intense cherry cola, ripe plum, toasty coconut and sweet blueberry wash over your tongue, kinda leaving you wondering where the Merlot went.... Read More »
I doubt the Romans contemplated the tannins in their grapey grogs. The end goal was drunkenness, mixed with gorging on food and other bodily pleasures. But Rome’s ancestors to the southeast are the true geniuses who most likely invented wine. Earthen jugs crusted with a reddish, wine-like substance ... Read More »
The wine list is daunting, With so many to choose. Who can help me? God, where’s the booze? But the selection tempts me, The cabernet so mysterious. Fifteen bucks a glass? Are you serious? There’s a sauv blanc, A pinot gris and a noir. Don’t know the producers, Can I... Read More »