Archive for the Tag 'Gamay'

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Beaujolais Nouveau Day is Here!

Tweet Beaujolais Nouveau Day is here once again, and I was fortunate enough to enjoy an early bottle, so I could blog aobut it on this very day. This year the 2014 Georges Duboeuf Beaujolais Nouveau is très fabuleux, once again. It has delicious aromas of bright red fruit, like raspberries and strawberries.  When I […]

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Hurray for Beaujolais Nouveau Day – Today, November 21, 2013

Tweet Beaujolais Nouveau Day is celebrated in France on the third Thursday in November with fireworks, music, and festivals. I got an E-Mail: Hi, Jo, Be among the first to taste the new 2013 Georges Duboeuf Beaujolais Nouveau, the first wine of the harvest! Available nationwide one stroke after midnight on November 21st, Nouveau will […]

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Pinot Noir Nouveau, a Rosé of Pinot Noir produced by River Road Family Vineyards and Winery

Tweet … the beginning of an American family tradition… Fresh off all the Beaujolais nouveau hoopla ~ At one past midnight on the third Thursday of each November, banners proclaim the good news: Le Beaujolais Nouveau est arrivé! “ (Nov. 15, 2012) Beaujolais Nouveau, the delicious and much sought after wine made from Gamay grapes, […]

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Gadgets and Gifts… Who doesn’t love them, and how about that Host Deluxe Aerator?

Tweet One of the most fun parts of this blog is what it now brings to my door. I mean, really, gadgets and gifts… who doesn’t love them? This newest addition to my wine accoutrements is the Host Deluxe Aerator. I’ve got a quick one called the Vinturi Travel, and I love it. It’s got […]

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Maison Louis Jadot Tasting Proposal ~ The Chance of a Lifetime

Tweet With a grandfather whose name was Peter Bernier (rhymes with Viognier), how could I not love French wine, and from a winemaker whose name is Jacques Lardier? I didn’t grow up in California. In fact, as I would watch cars passing by my house in Maine, on warm summer days, Donna Cadwell and I […]

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More Beaujolais ~ Oh Goodie! ~ Part II

Tweet My Beaujolais connection has done a Take II, because the first part of it was for the softer, more feminine Gamays. This tasting was for the big boys, and here are the details: Order of Wines to be Tasted Christophe Pacalet, Cote de Brouilly, 2006 ~ SRP: $16.99 This Côte de Brouilly, one of […]