Posts Tagged ‘Pinot Noir’

Make Way for Rose’s!

It’s the time of the year when tender seedlings yearn for tepid emanations from the sun, black capped chickadees shed their winter coat and warble their prescient chant, and when we start thinking about Rose’s.    Rose’s have overcome a bad rap (most likely due to that White Zinfandel your mom used to drink) to…

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Wine Basics 1: Most Popular American Varietals

Most of the wines in America that we’re familiar with originated in Europe, mainly France. The difference between wines in the United States and France is a question of varietal vs. Terrior. Did I lose you? Let me explain. In the United States we often identify wine by the varietal (type of grape: Chardonnay, Merlot…

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A little something about Pinots

Maya: You know, can I ask you a personal question, Miles? Miles Raymond: Sure. Maya: Why are you so in to Pinot? Miles Raymond: [laughs softly] Maya: I mean, it’s like a thing with you. Miles Raymond: [continues laughing softly] Miles Raymond: Uh, I don’t know, I don’t know. Um, it’s a hard grape to grow, as you know. Right?…

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