Tagged: wine

Acidity in Wine

Sharing is caring! Often less talked about, acidity is arguably the most underappreciated taste when it comes to wine, maybe except for Champagne.  Ironically, without acidity, wines would be boring, lack of life and wouldn’t have any aging...

Top 39 popular grape varietals and their profile

Sharing is caring!Here are some of the most common varietals grown all over the world, along with their country of origin (or country where they are popularized) and of course, their common flavors. White Varietals Albariño (Spain) -lighter...

4 concepts of expert tasting and wine review

Sharing is caring!If you have read a wine review or two, notice how they all sound very similar? well! because almost always, they describe the 4 areas of taste in wine: sweet or dry, fruit or earth, light...

French Laundry wine theft, is Neal Caffrey in town?

Sharing is caring! Image from www.usanetwork.com/whitecollar White Collar, a very popular TV show on USA network now is in its 5th and final season.  The show surrounds a charming ex-conman -Neal Caffrey; in exchange for reduced sentence and...

Talmage Mariah Syrah Mendocino Ridge 2006

Sharing is caring!Tasted: Nov, 2013 This is a big wine, complete mouth feel with notes of currants, dark berries, smoked meat, the finish rounds off with chocolate and white pepper spice. Tannin are well integrated, however a couple...