Archive for the Tag 'Shiraz'

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Valentine Value Vinos from Around the Globe ~ Wines of the Week ~ Vintage Prosecco and Paringa

PREFACE THE HEART OF THE DEAL ~ THE WINERY: info is coming from the company’s own statement I can’t make up their history Nor am I to try THE SCIENCE OF THE DEAL ~ WINEMAKING THE SOUL OF THE DEAL ~ SAMPLE Sample from: Quintessential Wines   2016 Vintage Prosecco, Veneto Italy THE HEART OF […]

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Petite Sirah, fighting the good fight

Petite Sirah, fighting the good fight is constant… Sigh… yet another example of job security for me, as I just read from a Midwest source:

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Zing Goes the Strings of My Heart ~ Introducing Eden Road Wines

Zing Goes the Strings of My Heart ~ Who remembers that one, besides me? I recently wrote about Australian wines, and how the Australians may have shot themselves in the foot by flooding the American market with very inexpensive wines.  Wine pros agreed, and that tells me that I was on the right track for […]

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Do Americans expect to pay well below market value for great Australian wines, shunning the cost of the great ones?

The Australians flooded our market with Shiraz, when Syrah took its initial step onto the US stage as a variety worthy of attention. I believe, and tell me if I’m wrong, that their $7 bottles of wine set a precedent for all future Australian wines… At least it’s seemed to for many years that would […]