Monthly Archives: August 2008

Rioja’s Noteworthy Wine Producers

In Report #13 The Wines of Rioja: Classical and New Wave, the International Wine Review identifies 30 noteworthy producers of classical (CL) and new wave (NW) Rioja wines. These producers are among the many outstanding wineries in Rioja whose wines … Continue reading

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Tasting Taylor’s Wakefield Wines at Marcel’s Restaurant

Earlier this week I attended a superb tasting and dinner at Marcel’s Restaurant in DC which was hosted by Jim Caudill of Brown-Forman for Neil Hadley, Marketing Director of theTaylorfamily’s Wakefield Vineyards inClare ValleyAustralia.It was a great opportunity to taste … Continue reading

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Rioja Wine and Food Pairing at Jaelo Restaurant

Pairing Rioja Wine with Food : A Tasting at Jaleo Restaurant Traditionally, wine was produced in Rioja as a beverage to accompany meals, and that tradition continues today.The dry minerality of Rioja’s whites and the complex earthiness of its reds … Continue reading

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Best of Riesling 2008

Best of Riesling 2008 Every two years in Bingen, Germany, The Best of Riesling competition invites a group of internationally recognized experts to choose their favorite Riesling wine. This year, more than 50 experts from a dozen countries gathered to … Continue reading

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