Wine Buzz

Wine Buzz: October 2014

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

This Halloween, try something with a bite! Red blends slide toward the 'dark' side for October and ... read more>

Wine Buzz: September 2014

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

REMINDER: Mark your calendar & put up signage: the Jewish High Holy Days begin this month on Wednesday, September 24th at sundown. CHATEAU ST. JEAN LIGHTENS UP WITH ‘BIJOU’ CHARDONNAYSonoma-based Chateau St. Jean, long a leader in California Chardonnay, hit shelves in August with Bijou, a wine with a purposefully lighter touch of oak. After ... read more>

Wine Buzz: August 2014

Friday, August 1st, 2014

FRESCOBALDI LAUNCHES NIPOZZANO ‘OLD VINES’ IN THE U.S. Tearing a page from the American wine label book, Marchesi de’ Frescobaldi has gone “old vine.” Nipozzano “Vecchie Viti” is a new wine made from the oldest vineyards surrounding the Nipozzano Castle in the heart of the Chianti Rufina DOCG. (With 700 years of winemaking experience, the ... read more>

Wine Buzz: July 2014

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

RIESLING ROLLING, ROLLING, ROLLING… Reprising last year’s successful road trip, Riesling guru Paul Grieco and Wines of Germany traveled from Key West to New York City recently on a one-of-a-kind truck container retrofitted as a wine tasting room, spreading the gospel of Riesling. Grieco, partner at the James Beard-nominated restaurant Hearth and Terroir wine bars ... read more>

Wine Buzz: June 2014

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

FREIXENET REFRESHES PORTFOLIO WITH MODERN, EASY-DRINKING ‘MIA’ WINES Think “Barcelona in a bottle.” That spirit is at the core of Mia, a new line of wines arriving from Spain this month. Mia is the dream of Barcelona winemaker Gloria Collell, who for the past 20 years has worked with the Ferrer family of sparkling Freixenet. ... read more>

Wine Buzz: May 2014

Friday, May 2nd, 2014

GEYSER PEAK RELEASES ‘GROUNDBREAKING’ RED TRIO Applying a semantic twist to the notion that great wine is grounded in terroir, Geyser Peak’s latest high-end releases express a literal connection to the earth. Each is named to honor formations related to the geologic upheaval that created the Sonoma County winery’s namesake mountain. The stylish wines include ... read more>

Wine Buzz: April 2014

Friday, April 4th, 2014

LIVING LARGE: A VOCE’S BRILLIANT BIG BOTTLE PROGRAM About three years ago wine director Olivier Flosse found himself in the cellar at New York City’s A Voce restaurant staring at a 18-liter bottle of Frescobaldi Mormoreto and had a thought: This bottle would be much happier if people were to just drink it. “I told ... read more>

Wine Buzz: March 2014

Monday, March 3rd, 2014

LOS VASCOS GETS A TOUCH-UP Chilean winemaking is unquestionably modern, so why not its packaging? Pasternak Wine Imports has announced that starting with the 2013 vintage, Los Vascos Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and Rosé will be sealed with screwtops. Besides enhanced practicality, screwtops are particularly well suited for fresh, aromatic wines with good acidity. The winery’s ... read more>

Wine Buzz: February 2014

Monday, February 3rd, 2014

NEW NICOLAS FEUILLATTE ROSÉ IS THE NEW LIFE OF ANY PARTY Nicolas Feuillatte’s newest Champagne—cleverly dubbed D’Luscious—is a demi-sec rosé made with Champagne’s three primary grapes, Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier and Chardonnay, and aged for three years. It is full-bodied for a rosé with notes of dark summer fruits and a velvety finish, pairing well ... read more>

Wine Buzz: January 2014

Monday, December 30th, 2013

GRAFFIGNA SCALES GREAT HEIGHTS WITH NEW RED BLEND In 1870, Santiago Graffigna planted vines in the shadow of the mighty Andes, with an understanding that altitude would enhance the quality of local red varieties. Graffigna Centenario Elevation Red Blend pays tribute to his vision, with the high-altitude fruit delivering a complex, powerful wine that still ... read more>
 
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