Good Reads Wednesday

by Jeff Miller of Artisan Family of Wines (Seven Artisans, Sly Dog Cellars, Red Côte)
Every Wednesday I post my recommendations of the best of last week’s postings concerning wine, whether blogs or news. I list them in the order I read them, so you shouldn’t infer anything about the order …read more

HOW TO AVOID PASSING INTO OBLIVION

David Wynn was a man of category … Mountadam, early ’90s, with Howard Twelftree and the author

Men of Category

SPEECH to the
SOUTH AUSTRALIAN WINE PRESS CLUB 

at the EXETER HOTEL

Wednesday 27 March 2002

 by PHILIP WHITE 

  

I want to read
to you the opening passage from One Man’s Ambition, the introduction to Wynn
Winegrowers Diary, …read more

2013 Arrogant Frog White Wines

2013 Arrogant Frog Whites

So a few weeks ago I made an error and sorta double booked myself. On the one hand I had a virtual tasting featuring four wines from Arrogant Frog and winemaker Jean-Claude Mas, on the other I had a vacation I had booked that involved a cruise and a decided …read more

First kiss: Produttori del Barbaresco 2010 Barbaresco (classic)

mortadella pizza

Above: the food at Alfonso’s wine dinner at Dolce Vita in Houston was excellent. But the dish I couldn’t stop thinking about was the flatbread topped with perfectly sliced mortadella.

One of the highlights of my birthday week was my first kiss with Produttori del Barbaresco 2010 Barbaresco (classic).

(Please note …read more

2012 Gnarly Head Pinot Noir

2012 Gnarly Head Pinot Noir

Varietal: Pinot Noir
Region: Californica
Cost: $14 (SRP)

Winemaker’s Notes: Gnarly Head 2012 Pinot Noir takes “the heartbreak grape” for a walk on the wild side. This powerful pinot touts voluptuous aromas of red cherry, vanilla, earth, and spice, followed by a rush of black cherry and plum with hints of toasted hazelnut, …read more