Monthly Archives: April 2011

Esporao Wine Tasting at Renaissance 4 May 2011

This is a Special Wine Tasting Opportunity Join Jack Brice and Kelly Wright from Esporao Wines for SIX wines and food matched to the three whites and three reds Wednesday, May 4, 2011 at 6:00 p.m. at the Renaissance Hotel … Continue reading

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Notes from Quantum Theatre “Maria de Buenos Aires” tasting with Grapenuts

For the fortunate 50 people who got tickets before they sold out – the Grapenuts (www.grapenuts.org) goes to Quantum Theatre (www.quantumtheatre.com) “Maria de Buenos Aires” tasting was great fun for all.   Even the performers enjoyed some authentic Argentine bites and … Continue reading

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Château Haut Beyzac 2009 Bordeaux

If I didn’t know better I’d think this were a dense and muscular right bank Bordeaux – but it is actually a Haut Medoc (Left Bank) wine that uses a more-common-on-the-right-bank blend of 75% Merlot and 25% Cabernet Sauvignon. This … Continue reading

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Chateau Tour de Rodet Graves 2009 Bordeaux

The Bordeaux region of Graves is located south and east of the best known Bordeaux regions.   Graves soils include a great deal of ice-age glacial alluvial gravels, so much so as to prompt the region to named after them.   It … Continue reading

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Longview Iron Knob Dry Riesling 2009

Many people enjoy the grapefruity crispness of New Zealand Sauvignon Blancs.  I do too.  But increasing popularity has brought to market seemingly countless New Zealand SauvBlancs with similar but nicely consistent character.   This is not a bad thing at all, … Continue reading

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