Bringing back wine from travels, featuring Ribera del Duero

by wlancehunt in Austria, California, France, Germany, Red, Spain, Wine

Bringing back wines from Travels

Cabernet Franc the other Cabernet, an Autumn Wine Romp

tonight it’s still hot, and the storm that lurks on the horizon right now simply broods, unable to decide if it will unleash or merely sulk, we choose to stick with summer weight dinner of a terrine de Campagne

Everyday Circumstance and the Pomp of Bubbles

Every day above ground is a good day, and one worthy of celebration.

Oenotria—Italian Wines with Italian Food

The ancient Greeks called Italy “Oenotria” the land of wine. WIth over 350 regions and over 500 native wine grapes, this should surprise no one.

Tradition, Terroir, and Rieslings: Why Dirt Matters

Tradition, Terroir, and Rieslings: Why Dirt Matters—wine and food grow up together

Mid-May Wine Romp “Damn Good Wine”

Inexpensive wines make up the bulk of most people’s wine drinking. But reasonable doesn’t have to mean boring.

A Mix of Club and Local Gets

I’ve had a odd relationship with wine clubs over a lot of years, mostly ending up with my cancelling each one in turn and not wanting to sign up again. To any club. Ever. But wine clubs seem to have matured over the past couple of decades, and I’ve read there is a renaissance in […]

Wine Romp with An Ancient School Georgian Wine

The Georgian Qvevri method of making wine goes back to the 2nd or 3rd millennium BCE, long before Rome was even an Etruscan village and Burgundy was, well, just another spot of land in what would eventually become the Duchy of Burgundy in the Frankish Kingdom.

Another Wine Romp

This Wine Romp is about real people drinking wine in actual life, specifically a husband and wife in Brooklyn, sorting out what wines to definitely get again, what wines might be okay again, and what wines to avoid. A rough and ready to the good, the bad and the indifferent.

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