Blind Tasting Buddies, by Medium Plus

Rhône Whites Faceoff

Wine Tasting, March 27th, 2019 The Rhône region of France is famous for it’s red Syrah and Grenache based wines, although the whites from its many appellations are equally fascinating. Primary grapes include Viognier, Marsanne, Roussanne, Clairette, and Grenache Blanc, among many other minor varieties. From Condrieu to the Luberon, the white wines of the […]

Sweet & Strong – Fortified Wines, Feb 13 & 15

Wine Tasting, February 13th and 15th 2019 Group favorites indicated in bold. Flight 1, Sherry: NV Valdespino, Equipo Navazos, Fino Sherry “La Bota de Fino”, “Macharnudo Alto #68”, Jerez DO, Jerez de la Frontera, ES, 15% ABV NV Bodegas César Florido, Amontillado Sherry “Cruz del Mar”, Jerez DO, Chipiona, ES, 17.5% ABV NV Bodegas César […]

Beaujolais Exploration Nov 14 & 16

Wine Tasting, November 14th and 16th 2018 Wines: 2007 Stéphane et Vincent Perraud, Muscadet Sèvre-et-Maine “Clisson”, Pays Nantais 2017 Raisins Gaulois, Marcel Lapierre 2015 Michel Tete ‘Les Capitans’ Saint-Amour Beaujolais 2016 Domaine de Grand Pré Cuvee Le Loup Brouilly 2017 Chateau Thivin Cote de Brouilly Cuvee La Chapelle, Beaujolais, France 2017 Envínate Benje 2016 Domaine […]

Feb 28 + Mar 2: Blind Wine Classics

Wine Tasting, February 28th and March 2nd, 2018 Wines: 2016, Melipal, “Ikella” Torrontés, Mendoza, AR 2015 Ginglinger-Fix, Gewürztraminer, Alsace, FR 2012 Château du Seuil, Graves Blanc, Sémillon / Sauvignon Blanc (70/30), Bordeaux, FR 2013 Schoenheitz, Riesling, Alsace, FR 1995 Poço do Lobo, Arinto, VR Beiras, PT 2014 Kenbishi, “Kuromatsu” Honjozo Sake, Hyogo, JP Okunomatsu, “24%” […]