Tagged "Red"


Anything But...Bordeaux?

Posted by William Whelan II on

As a new generation of wine drinkers emerges in the U.S., the world of wine has begun to adapt to their preferences, with some regions coming along quicker than others. In Bordeaux, some have dragged their feet in evolving with the times.

In fact, Bordeaux has slowly fallen out of favor with Americans in general. Where it was once ABC, Anything But Cabernet, it’s become ABB, Anything But Bordeaux. Continue Reading...

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Smooth 'n' Funky

Posted by Patrick Bradley on

 

At least that's what they call me down at the bodega. It also happens to describe two of the wines I took home with me on a recent wine haul. If you're anything like me, you like a spicy red; but most wines of that nature are medium-bodied, with little to no finish. But the Conde de Valdemar "reserva" rioja (D. O. C.), whose tasting notes have all the usual suspects you'd expect of a rioja, coats the palate with a beautiful, silky finish. Continue reading...

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Different types of wine

Posted by Ilya Dorfman on

With over 1,300 different wine grapes out there how do you find wines you'll like? Discover similar tasting wines with this chart of almost 200 different types of wine. Organized by style and then flavor, it's easy to see the taste relationships and look for synonymous wines. A great exploratory tool for a wine lover.


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