The vineyards of Sablet, in the Vaucluse department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region, are built on a mound of sand, from which its name derives. The town and its surrounding vineyards are located at the foot of the Dentelles de Montmirail. The terroir is of sandy soils and decalcified red clays mixed with pebbles ofContinue reading “Sablet. A sensuous Southern Rhone wine from one of the most romantic villages in France.”
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Whisky 101 – an introduction to whisky. The basics explained.
Whisky (or Whiskey if we’re talking about the US or Irish version), is one of the best ways I know to savour an incredibly interesting spirit and enter a beautiful state of relaxation. Whether it’s an evening by the fireplace or a social gathering with friends, this is one sure way to enhance your evening.Continue reading “Whisky 101 – an introduction to whisky. The basics explained.”
2010 Petit Toumilon, Graves. At 16.95 you get an outstanding wine & a great vintage
Château Toumilon has been in the family for three centuries. This is their second wine. Lovely notes of cassis, cedar, spice and leather. Very balanced and gentle on the palate, much like a more expensive Bordeaux. Superb value from a landmark vintage of the appellation of Graves, with its gravelly terroir and amazing history. InContinue reading “2010 Petit Toumilon, Graves. At 16.95 you get an outstanding wine & a great vintage”
Greek Wines! Fun, quality, affordable, and a best kept secret. Pass it on…
Have you discovered Greek wines yet? They are high quality, tasty, great for food pairing, & a lot of fun. Get in on the Greek wine Renaissance. – Posted using MobyPicture.com
Delightful wines from @ktimagerovass Gerovassiliou winery #greece fr @kolonakigroup
On the slopes of Epanomi, near the city of Thessaloniki, a well-cared vineyard surrounds the modern winery, where the renowned Domaine Gerovassiliou wines are produced. These are wines full of character and luscious flavour. – Posted using MobyPicture.com
@ApexMarine Qwest LS818 w rear bar. Beaut quality #pontoon
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Dry Creek Cab & Zin fr Sonoma. Very nice.
These are rich new wines from Wine Lovers agency. http://www.drycreekvineyard.com/ – Posted using MobyPicture.com
Chateau Desmirail Margaux 2009 – Grand Cru Classe (3rd Growth): The dark color and very mature dark fruit bouquet…
… revealed a lot in the first few seconds! Being 70% Cabernet Sauvignon and 30% Merlot, the distinct cassis was the first aroma and flavor to hit the palate, followed by raspberry, plum jam, chocolate and cedar. As the layers slowly unfolded, a dusty earthy quality and other fruity, floral nuances developed. The wine isContinue reading “Chateau Desmirail Margaux 2009 – Grand Cru Classe (3rd Growth): The dark color and very mature dark fruit bouquet…”
Really great food & wine at Caspian Grill persian restaurant in downtown Oakville. The reviews are in. Everyone loves this place.
From the attentiveness of all the staff and Mozifian family to the wow-tasting food, fine wines, and beautiful decor, this is a winner. Wines range from Austrian to Italian to Lake Erie North Shore. Can’t wait to go back with more people. – Posted using MobyPicture.com
Wine tasting 101 – tips on how to taste wine here:
Using Viewpointe 05 Cabernet Merlot Reserve (or any similar red) learn how to taste wine like a pro… http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ItDu2FsnSbw&sns=em – Posted using MobyPicture.com