Wine Tasting Archive

Wine Tasting Archive

France
A Quartet of French Wines
France Food and Wine Journal
France: Alsace
Helfrich Alsace Wines
Caves Martin Zahn Gewurztraminer 2006
Albert Mann Gewurztraminer 2006
Ehrhart Pinot Gris Im Berg 2006
Day at the Ballpark with Alsace Wines
Albert Mann Pinot Blanc 2006
Domaine Schoffit Harth Riesling 2004
France: Beaujolais
A Bit of the Best of Beaujolais
Joseph Douhin Saint-Amour 2005
Georges Duboeuf Chénas 2003
Louis Claude Desvignes Morgon 2005
Chanrion Côte-de-Brouilly 2005
Domaine Des Grands Fers Fleurie 2004
Joseph Drouhin Moulin-à-Vent 2005
Georges Dubouef Régnié 2005
Château Thivin Brouilly 2005
France: Bordeaux
Volute Single Serve Wines
Château Franc-Maillet Pomerol 2000
Château Fleur Cardinale 2004
France: Burgundy
Domaine Marc Roy Gevrey-Chambertin 2007
Jaeger-Defaix Rully Rabourcé 2005
Verget Saint-Véran 2004
Louis Latour Pinot Noir Bourgogne 2005
Verget Bourgogne 2003
Domaine de Courcel Pommard 2000
France: Loire
Régis Minet Pouilly Fumé 2005
Domaine Ricard Touraine Blanc 2005
Pascal Jolivet Pouilly-Fumé 2005
Frederic Mabileau Bourgeuil 2005
Domaine du Closel Savennières 2004
Domaine de la Noblaie Chinon 2004
Château du Cléray Muscadet 2004
Domaine Le Pichot Vouvray 2005
Célestin Blondeau Sancerre 2004
France: Languedoc-Roussillon
Château d'Aussières Corbières
Château d'Eau Pinot Noir 2005
Château Champ des Soeurs Fitou 2005
Château Champ des Soeurs Fitou 2004
Mas Janeil Côtes du Roussillon 2003
Château d'Oupia Minervois 2005
Domaine Louise-Fabry Corbières 2002
France: Provence
Domaine Castell-Reynoard Bandol 2005
Miraval Côtes de Provence 2004
Domaine du Gros' Noré Bandol 2000
France: Rhône
Guigal Côte de Rhône Rosé 2005
Château Pesquié Les Terrasses 2004
Guigal Châteaunef-du-Pape 2003
De la Garrigue Vacqueyras 2004
Château du Trignon Gigondas 2004
France: Cognac
Louis Royer Cognac

Spain
Licia Albariño 2010
Pulchrum Crespiello 2003
Bodegas Chozas Carrascal Utiel-Requena
Bodegas David Moreno Rioja
Viña Cimbrón Verdejo Rueda 2008
Scala Dei Prior Priorat 2003
Peique Mencía Bierzo 2006
Naia Rueda Las Brisas 2006
Martín Códax Albariño 2006
Arrocal Ribera del Duero 2005
Martín Códax Ergo Rioja 2005
Viña Godeval Valdeorras 2005
Valderiz Ribera del Duero 2005
Altos de Luzón Jumilla 2004
CastellRoig Xarel-Lo Penedès 2005
Vizcarra Ribera del Duero 2005
Pablo Menguante Garnacha 2005
Bodegas Bernabé Navarro Beryna 2004
Tintoralba Crianza Almansa 2000
Nora Rías Baixas Albariño 2005
Province Running Bulls 2005

Portugal
Adega Coop. de Borba Wines
Meandro do Vale Meão Douro 2005
Casa de Vila Verde Vinho Verde 2005
Casa Santos Lima Touriz 2004

Switzerland
Bonvin Dôle du Valais 2005
Bonvin Humagne Rouge 2005
Château D'Auvernier Neuchâtel 2005

Austria
Lois Grüner Veltliner 2010
Gesellmann Blaufränkisch 2003
Berger Grüner Veltliner 2005

Germany
Clean Slate Riesling 2010
Heddesdorff Riesling 2005
von Hövel Riesling 2005
Schloss Schonborn Riesling 2005

Croatia
Zlatan Plavac Grand Cru 2004

Romania
Amavinum Murfatlar Pinot Noir 2005

Slovenia
Movia ExTo Tocai Friulano 2006
Vlado Estate Dancing Man 2003

Georgia
Tamada Saperavi 2003

Israel
Galil Mountain Winery, Upper Galilee
Yarden/Golan Heights Winery
Recanati Winery, Galilee
Margalit Winery, Ceasarea
Domaine du Castel: Judean Hills


California
Wines With Altitude
Woodbridge by Robert Mondavi
Woodbridge Moscato 2008
Dancing Bull Wines
Mirassou California Wines
Redwood Creek Wines
Ghost Pines Wines
Little Black Dress Wines
Bogle Old Vines Zinfandel 2005
K-J Vintner's Reserve Meritage 2004
Fetzer Valley Oaks Chardonnay 2005
Pleiades XIV Old Vines
Mark West Pinot Noir 2005
Renwood Select Series Viognier 2004
Mystery California Merlot 2004
California: Napa
Louis Martini Lot 1 Cabernet 2003
Goosecross Cabernet Sauvignon 2003
Swanson Napa Valley Merlot 2003
Joseph Phelps Cabernet 2004
Duckhorn Napa Valley Merlot 2004
Beringer Reserve Chardonnay 2005
St. Supéry Sauvignon Blanc 2005
Martin Ray Cabernet 2002
California: Sonoma
Dry Creek Vineyards Dry Creek Cabernet Sauvignon 2008
Kachina Vineyards Dry Creek Cabernet Sauvignon 2007
Pedroncelli Dry Creek Three Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon 2010
Muscardini Rancho Salina Blend 2010
Muscardini Alice’s Vineyard Rosato di Sangiovese 2011
Muscardini Tesoro red blend 2009
Muscardini Unti Vineyards Dry Creek Valley Syrah 2009
Sequana Dutton Ranch Pinot Noir 2009
Sequana Sundawg Ridge Pinot Noir 2008
Sequana Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2009
La Crema Winery
Hartford Family Winery
St. Francis Winery & Vineyard
Ravenswood Vineyard Designate Wines
Blackstone Sonoma Reserve Wines
Gallo Family Vineyards Sonoma Wines
Kendall-Jackson's Wise Wine Watchers
Dancing Lady Zinfandel 2005
Sonoma Is Sonoma
MacMurray Pinot Gris 2007
Cru Vin Dogs Wines
MacMurray Pinot Gris 2006
Gallo Family Reserve Merlot 2005
Frei Alexander Valley Cabernet 2005
Gallo Family Reserve Chardonnay 2006
Gallo Family Estate Cabernet 2003
Gallo Sonoma Reserve Cabernet 2005
Zabaco Toreador Zinfandel 2005
MacMurray Ranch Pinot Noir 2005
Paul Hobbs Chardonnay 2005
Ferrari-Carano Fumé Blanc 2006
Ravenswood Old Vine Zinfandel 2004
Sebastiani Pinot Noir 2005
K-J Grand Reserve Cabernet 2004
Louis M. Martini Cabernet 2004
Trefethen Riesling 2005
Chimney Rock Stags Leap Cabernet 2004
California: Mendocino
Muscardini Pauli Ranch Ukiah Valley Barbera 2010
Artezin Mendocino 2010 Zinfandel
Bonterra Mendocino Reds
Bonterra Rhône Varietals
Bonterra Bordeaux-Style Wines
Bonterra Organic Wines
California: Central Coast
Sequana Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir 2009
Robert Mondavi Private Selection
Five Rivers Wines
Full Boat Chardonnay 2005
K-J Grand Reserve Chardonnay 2005
California: Santa Ynez Valley
Zaca Mesa Syrah and Viognier
Zaca Mesa Wines
Bridlewood Estate Winery
2008 Syrah Symposium, Santa Ynez Valley
Bridlewood Reserve Viognier 2006
Gainey Sauvignon Blanc 2002
California: Monterey
Big House Wines
Monterey River Road Wine Trail
Carmel Road in Monterey
Jekel Does Monterey Proud
Pinot Perfection, Monterey County
Clos La Chance Chardonnay 2005
Estancia Pinot Noir 2005
Francis Coppola Chardonnay 2005
California: Paso Robles
Adrian Grenier SHFT House Wine 2009
Estancia Paso Robles Zinfandel 2003
Gravity Hills Zinfandel 2004
California: Edna Valley
Chamisal Vineyards Edna Valley

Washington State
Senoj Estates Syrah 2007
Mercer Estates Wines
Tamarack Cellars Firehouse Red 2005
Bonny Doon Pacific Rim Riesling 2005
L'Ecole No. 41 Semillon 2004

New York State
Macari Sette and Merlot
Paumanok Vineyards Long Island
Macari Vineyards Long Island
Bedell Cellars First Crush 2007
Hermann J. Wiemer Riesling 2006

Georgia State
Persimmon Creek Vineyards

New Mexico State
Casa Rondeña Vineyards

Italy
Is Bolla the Official Wine of Pizza?
Italy: Trentino
Maso Canali Pinot Grigio 2007
Italy: Piemonte
Bersano Arturosè Metodo Classico Brut Rosé
Francesco Borgognone Ruchè Vigna del Parroco 2014
Livio Amelio Ruchè di Castagnole Monferrato 2014
Luca Ferraris Ruchèdi Castagnole Monferrato "Bric de Bianc" 2014
Luca Ferraris Ruchèdi Castagnole Monferrato "Classic" 2014
Luca Ferraris Ruchèdi Castagnole Monferrato "Opera Prima" 2014
Tenuta Montemagno Ruchè di Castagnole Monferrato 2014
Tenuta Montemagno Vino Spumante Metodo Classico
Azienda Agricola Garrone Evasio & Figlio Ruchè di Castagnole Monferrato 2014
Azienda Agricola Garrone Evasio & Figlio Grignolino d’Asti 2014
Azienda Agricola Garrone Evasio & Figlio Barbera del Monferrato 2014
Azienda Agricola Garrone Evasio & Figlio Barbera d'Asti 2014
Azienda Agricola Garrone Evasio & Figlio Barbera d'Asti Superiore 2014
Crivelli Ruchè di Castagnole Monferrato 2014
Massimo Marengo Ruchè di Castagnole Monferrato 2014
Canntina Sociale di Castagnole Monferrato Ruchè di Castagnole Monferrato 2014
Eugenio Gatti Ruchè di Castagnole Monferrato 2014
Poggio Ridente Vino Bianco
Poggio Ridente Albarossa Piemonte 2013
Poggio Ridente Ruchè di Castagnole Monferrato "San Marziano" 2012
Poggio Ridente Barbera d’Asti DOCG “Vallia” 2012
Poggio Ridente Barbera d’Asti Superiore DOCG “San Sebastiano” 2011
Goggiano Nebbiolo d’Alba DOC 2014
Goggiano Grignolino d’Asti DOC “Brunot” 2014
Cascina Ca'Rossa Langhe Nebbiolo 2006
Tre Donne Barbera d'Alba 2003
Attilio Ghisolfi Pinay Langhe 2005
Grimaldi Dolcetto d'Alba 2005
Pio Cesare Barbaresco 2001
Italy: Veneto
Zenato Pinot Grigio delle Venezia 2007
Prosecco di Conegliano Valdobbiadene
Allegrini Recioto Classico 2003
Gini Soave La Frosca 2004
Le Ragose Valpolicella 2003
Coati Bruno Amarone 2003
Italy: Toscana
Castello di Bossi Chianti Classico 2007
Da Vinci Chianti DOCG 2006
Monsanto Chianti Classico Riserva 2002
Terre di Bò Brunello di Montalcino 2001
Italy: Umbria
Tudernum Riesling Frizzante 2007
Pieve del Vescovo Lucciaio 2002
Italy: Campania
Vinosia Taurasi 2002
Vesevo Greco di Tufo 2005
Italy: Puglia
Terre D'Uva Primitivo Di Manduria 2006
Italy: Basilicata
Basilisco Aglianico del Vulture 2000
Italy: Sardegna
Cardedu Vermentino di Sardegna 2004
Italy: Sicilia
Maurigi Tenuta di Budonetto
Feudo di Santa Tresa Grillo 2005

Hungary
Zoltan Demeter Tokaji Furmint 2005

Moldova
Lion Gri Cabernet Sauvignon 2006

Greece
Kir-Yianni Petra Florina TO 2005
Vatistas Red Monemvasia 2001
Gentilini Robola of Cephalonia 2006
Domaine Karydas Naoussa 2003
Skouras Grande Cuvée Nemea 2004

Cyprus
Keo Heritage Maratheftiko 2001


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Australia
Peter Lehmann 2009 Barossa Wines
Jacob's Creek Heritage Wines
Shingleback Wines McLaren Vale
McWilliam's Hanwood Cabernet 2006
McWilliam's Hanwood Shiraz 2006
McWilliam's Hanwood Riesling 2006
McWilliam's Hanwood Merlot 2006
Wakefield Shiraz and Chardonnay
Wakefield 2005 Rieslings
Wakefield Cabernet Sauvignons
Clarendon Hills Grenache 2004
Penfolds “St. Henri” Shiraz 2002
Kangarilla Road Shiraz Viognier 2005
Leeuwin Estate Riesling 2004
Four Emus Shiraz 2004
Yalumba Barossa Shiraz Viognier 2004
Emma's Cottage Semillon
Long Flat Eden Valley Riesling 2004
Jacob's Creek Shiraz 2004

New Zealand
Jackson Estate, Marlborough
Whitehaven Sauvignon Blanc 2007
Cru Vin Dogs Sauvignon Blanc 2006
Oyster Bay Chardonnay 2005
Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2006
Allan Scott Sauvignon Blanc 2005
Amisfield Pinot Noir 2003
Te Kairanga Sauvignon Blanc 2005
Matua Valley Sauvignon Blanc 2006
Three Miners Central Otago Pinot Noir 2004
Oyster Bay Pinot Noir 2005

South Africa
Glen Carlou Paarl South African Wines
Sebeka South African Wines
Sebeka South African Wines
Raats Original Chenin Blanc 2006
Steenberg Sauvignon Blanc 2005
Man Vintners Chenin Blanc 2004
Graham Beck Pinno Pinotage 2004

Chile
TerraNoble Gran Reserva Carmenere 2009
Wines of Chile New York Grand Tasting
Root: 1 Sauvignon Blanc 2006
Rayun Sauvignon Blanc 2006
Viu Manent Carménère Reserva 2003
Marques de Casa Concha 2004

Argentina
Tilia Torrontés 2010
Wines With Altitude
Bodega Septima Mendoza
Don Miguel Gascón Malbec 2006
Cocodrilo Cabernet Sauvignon 2005
Crios de Susana Balbo Rosé 2006
Trumpeter Malbec/Syrah 2005
Alamos Malbec 2005
Tamari Malbec 2005

Uruguay
Castillo Viejo CataMayor Tannat 2005

Scotland: Whisky
Tomintoul Distillery, Speyside


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