Blind Tasting Buddies, by Medium Plus

Wild Ginger Tasting, with Erica Catubig

Wine Tasting, February 26th 2017 Wild Ginger – Sunday Tasting Group Guest host, Sommelier Erica Catubig Wines: ’15 Henri Bourgeois, “Les Baronnes” Sauvignon Blanc, Sancerre, Central Vineyards, Loire Valley, FR ’15 Domaines Barons de Rothschild (Lafite), “Légende” Sauvignon Blanc/Sémillon Blend, Bordeaux Blanc, FR ’13 Beringer Vineyards, “Private Reserve” Chardonnay, Napa Valley, North Coast, California, US […]

Fri Feb 24

Wine Tasting, February 24th 2017 10am, Blind Tasting Buddies Session Wines: ’99 P.S. Bäumler Becker, “Wehlener Sonnenuhr Spätlese” Riesling, Bernkastel, Mosel, DE ’12 Cloudy Bay, Chardonnay, Marlborough, South Island, NZ ’14 Santo Wines, Union of Santorini Cooperatives, Assyrtiko, Santorini, Aegean Islands, GR ’14 Stroppiana Dario, Nebbiolo, La Morra, Langhe, Piedmont, IT ’13 Errazuriz, “Max Reserva” […]

Thu Feb 23

Wine Tasting, Feb 23rd 2017 Blind Tasting Buddies, 8pm Session ’12 Cloudy Bay, Chardonnay, Marlborough, South Island, NZ ’14 Cakebread Cellars, Sauvignon Blanc, Napa Valley, California, US ’99 P.S. Bäumler Becker, “Wehlener Sonnenuhr Spätlese” Riesling, Bernkastel, Mosel, DE ’14 Bodega Colomé, “Vino Blanco de Gran Altura” Torrontés, Valle Calchaquí, Salta, AR ’13 Four Roses, “Small […]

Aged White Wine Comparative

Wine Tasting, Feb 23rd 2017 Master Sommelier Prep Group Canlis, Seattle, WA Format: Comparative. Each participant brings a wine, which is poured in a blind flight of 5-wines. Rountable style, each person tastes through one wine out loud in front of the group, with a 3-minute time limit. Following their conclusion, each person around the table adds […]

6-Flight Blind, Feb 22

Wine Tasting, Feb 22nd 2017 Advanced Sommelier Prep Group Westward, Seattle, WA Format: 25 minutes, 6 wines, full “grid”. Students preparing for the CMS Advanced Sommelier Exam. ’15 Torres, “Pazo das Bruxas” Albariño, Rías Baixas, Galicia, ES ’14 Cakebread Cellars, Sauvignon Blanc, Napa Valley, California, US ’14 Bodega Colomé, “Vino Blanco de Gran Altura” Torrontés, […]

Exploring Pink Wines, Diverse Regions

Many shades, from around the world. Rosé, Rosado, Rosato, Weissherbst, Rosa, Pink

Charles Smith Wines Jet City

Field Trip Report: Charles Smith Wines Jet City. February 17th, 2017 What we learned: “Today I had a great experience visiting Jet City Winery, I learned about the Missoula Floods, and the effect they had in what is Eastern Washington today. I learned the different types of acids that exist in wine and why malolactic fermentation […]

Thu Feb 16

Wine Tasting Lustau, “Papirusa” Manzanilla Fina Sherry, Sanlúcar de Barrameda, ES Lustau, “Los Arcos” Amontillado Sherry, Jerez, ES Lustau, “Solera Superior, Rare Cream” Sherry, Jerez, ES Yalumba, “Museum” Fortified Muscat, Victoria, AU The Rare Wine Co, “Historic Series, Charleston” Sercial, Madeira, PT The Rare Wine Co, “Historic Series, New York” Malmsey, Madeira, PT Kopke, “10 Years Old” […]

Fri Feb 3

Wine Tasting, Feb 3rd 2017 ’15 La Galante, Sauvignon Blanc Blend, Bordeaux, FR ’15 Pewsey Vale Vineyard, “Individual Vineyard Selection” Dry Riesling, Eden Valley, South Australia, AU ’15 Domaine Mosny, “Feuilles d’Automne” Chenin Blanc, Montlouis-sur-Loire, Touraine, Loire Valley, FR ’14 Saint Cosme, Viognier, Condrieu, Northern Rhone, FR ’89 Domaine Pichot, “Domaine Le Peu de la […]

Fri Feb 2

Wine Tasting, Feb 2nd 2017 ’15 La Galante, Sauvignon Blanc Blend, Bordeaux, FR ’15 Pewsey Vale Vineyard, “Individual Vineyard Selection” Dry Riesling, Eden Valley, South Australia, AU ’13 Tenuta J. Hofstätter, Pinot Grigio, Südtirol Alto-Adige, IT ’15 Domaine Mosny, “Feuilles d’Automne” Chenin Blanc, Montlouis-sur-Loire, Touraine, Loire Valley, FR ’13 Yalumba, “Old Bush Vine” Grenache, Barossa, […]