Posts Tagged ‘Uncorked Hermosa’

Wine of the Week – Rock Wall Tannat

The grape is tannat. It hails from the South of France. This wine is called The Palindrome because the word “Tannat” is a palindrome. So is “Go hang a salami, I’m a lasagna hog”.   “Whaaaat?   Read ’em both backwards.   Like Tweets from our president, tannat is a grape you’re going to be…

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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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