Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Negroni Sbagliato Recipe

Negroni Sbagliato Recipe

Have you ever really bungled a cocktail? I mean, really screwed it up to the point where you had to toss it in the sink? With the Negroni Sbagliato, you can screw up a drink and yet still make something delicious. You see, sbagliato, in Italian, means "bungled" or "mistaken."

Monday, May 21, 2018

Alban Vineyards Central Coast, California Wine Syrah Grenache

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Everything about Alban Vineyards, San Luis Obispo, Central Coast, California, wine producer profile, wine tasting notes, wine and food pairing tips, best vintages, history of the property, information on their wine making techniques, terroir and soil. You can also read about the Grapes used for California wine and learn about the extensive History of Napa Valley, California Wines

Friday, May 18, 2018

Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Grapes Flavor Character History Food Pairings

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Cabernet Sauvignon is planted all over the world in a myriad of climates. It reaches its full potential in Bordeaux, especially in the Medoc as well as in Pessac Leognan, and of course the Napa Valley region in California. It is used to produce much of the world’s most expensive wine.

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Chilano - Red Blend - 2017


Alcohol Content: 12.5%

TERROIR
Country: Chile
Region: Central Valley
Winery: Ventisquero


TASTING NOTES

Visual: purple-red, slippery, violet, shiny, opaque reflections

SMELL: Fruity, aromas of ripe red fruits, notes of spices. Very fine, very intense and persistent

TASTE: Balanced in alcohol, round, good body, balanced in tannins. Harmonic, in the mouth aromas is quite thin, very intense and persistent.

SCORE: 89 pts


Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Is Wine Vegetarian, Vegan or Neither?


A beverage made from pressed grapes must be vegetarian, right? Well, some winemaking techniques can make certain bottles a no-go for the animal-friendly crowd. Learn how animal derivatives end up in your wine, and how to spot vegetarian- and vegan-friendly wine.