Tag Archives: Pinot Noir

Burgundy Travelogue Part one: wineblog #38

“… all the winegrower is trying to do is to put the land in the glass” – Joy Pygott   It is one thing to write about wine made in different parts of the world. It is an entirely different … Continue reading

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Visiting the Sonoma Wine Road: wineblog #27

I’m making wine for the consumer, not the wine writers … Americans love fruit forward flavor and a good price. – Jess Jackson I have some hesitancy towards writing about this area because it is such a great spot to … Continue reading

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Enjoying wine: wineblog #26

Drinking good wine with good food in good company is one of life’s most civilized pleasures – Michael Broadbent How many times have you been invited to a party where the people are great, the food is tasty and the … Continue reading

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German Wine: wineblog # 20

A German wine label is one of the things life’s too short for, a daunting testimony to that peculiar nation’s love of detail and organization – Kingsley Amis I am hard pressed to come up with any friends, acquaintances, or … Continue reading

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Burgundy: wineblog #17

                  Nothing makes the future look so rosy as to contemplate it through a glass of Chambertin. – Napoleon Bonaparte “I have never been a fan of Burgundy because it sounds, well, too French!”  This is a statement I have heard … Continue reading

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Champagne: wineblog #16

I only drink Champagne when I’m happy, and when I’m sad.  Sometimes I drink it when I’m alone.  When I have company, I consider it obligatory.  I trifle with it if I am not hungry and drink it when I … Continue reading

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Tasting wine: wineblog #13

       Evaluating wine   Wine is bottled poetry – Robert Louis Stevenson I recently read a review of a 2007 Pinot Noir wine from the Russian River Valley in Northern California in which the wine was described as, “A wine … Continue reading

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