Last night I ate dinner at the Staunton Grocery in Staunton VA. We had an outstanding New Zealand Sauvingon Blanc from Mohua last night. The wine has excellent grapefruit flavors without being overpowering. Think of a grapefruit juice mimosa but tastier.
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It turns that that I did the Pollak Vineyards barrel tasting two weekends in a row. I had friend in from out of town today, so we we went again the 2nd weekend of the tastings. The tasting covered 5 different wines (4 varietals) each of which I’m pretty excited about. Jake Busching, [...]
Last week on the way back from Lynchburg, VA to Charlottesville, VA I stopped in at Rebec Vineyards, which is just north of Amherst, VA. The vineyard is located in a beautiful setting just off Highway 29 with several acres of vines surrounding the building where tastings are available. I was albe to speak to [...]
The other night I finished a Memorial Day barbeque with Veritas Vineyards and Winery‘s 2006 Othello. The description from its web site describes it as: “Othello, our noble hero, held high in men’s regard, epitomizes our ruby-styled Port wine fortified to win the heart of Port aficionados. Do not think of [...]
Tonight for dinner we combined the best of two worlds. 1) White Hall Vineyards 2007 Chardonnay 2) Dr. Ho’s Humble Pie Pizza. A Fat and Sassy and Margarita Pie to be eact. It’s one of Charlottesville’s best Pizza joints, if not the best. The White Hall Chardonnay pours with an excellent aroma. Once [...]
On Saturday, May 9th I happend to head over to the Greenwood Gourmet Grocery for a weekly wine tasting I had read about. The tasting this week featured Gabrielle Rausse. As Mr. Rausse was going to be at the tasting, I was hoping to discuss the effects of climate on his wines while [...]