Archive for the Tag 'Chenin Blanc'

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Wine Grape Varietal Leaves

Wine Grape Varietal Leaves can all be found in resource books, but I wanted my own images. There are many wineries where I’ve worked, prior to becoming a consultant. At each one I learned a different segment of the wine business. While at Kendall-Jackson, I took advantage of Santa Rosa Junior College’s Demonstration Vineyard; which […]

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Three Top White Wines for the Weekend and Beyond from Wilfred Wong

When I first started tasting wines in the 1970’s, one of my favorites was the Charles Krug Chenin Blanc. Now way defunct, that wine at its best was simply pretty as can be. Fresh and full of fruit, this was one of my first introductions to the world of fine wines.

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Chenin Blanc Petite Sirah Conference at Clarksburg

chnnblnc-ps.jpg Welcome to the first Chenin Blanc Petite Sirah Conference at Clarksburg, November 14 –15. I’m delighted to say that I didn’t have to create this one. This tells me that Petite Sirah is beginning to stand on its own two legs… Yeah! the people behind this one are the following: Patricia Schneider, Program Chair […]

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Wine Grape Leaves

There are many wineries where I’ve worked, prior to becoming a consultant. At each one I learned a different segment of the wine business. While at Kendall-Jackson, I took advantage of Santa Rosa Junior College’s Demonstration Vineyard; which in all fairness was planted pre-K-J, when the facility was Chateau DeBaun. What’s interesting to note (I […]

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Little Black Dress ~ A bouquet that *is* a bouquet

I just opened a bottle of white wine from Little Black Dress ~ A bouquet that *is* a bouquet was the first thing that came to mind as the aromas wafted upwards… 2010 Little Black Dress Divalicious Wine The blend for this wine is the following… and keep up with me: 64% Pinot Grigio (Gris) 18% Moscato […]

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Kevin Zraly’s “Windows on the World Complete Wine Course” ~ The Phoenix Continues to Rise

On this 11th anniversary of September 11, we all woke up today remembering exactly how we found out that terrorists had invaded our world, on that fateful day in 2001. Some of us are one degree of separation, as I am, for being connected to a person who lost his or her life. The rest […]