Monthly Archives: July 2011

Freestone Vineyards: New Releases

Freestone Vineyards produces some of the finest cool climate wines along the Sonoma Coast. Last year we visited winemaker Theresa Heredia at the winery, located just five miles from the cold Pacific on the real Sonoma Coast. We tasted barrel … Continue reading

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The Pinot Noirs of Chile: Continued Progress

Chile is one of the most promising New World producers of Pinot Noir. Today producers are experimenting with growing Pinot Noir in marginal growing conditions, from Limarí in the north to Bío Bío in the south and including the cool … Continue reading

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Trentadue Offers Superb Values from Alexander Valley

Trentadue Winery is one of the finest family wineries in Alexander Valley. Established some 40 years ago by Leo and Evelyn Trentadue, the winery has gained a well-deserved reputation for producing some of California’s best value Zinfandel, Petite Sirah and … Continue reading

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The Great Sweet Wines of America

America’s winemakers from California to Virginia are producing some of the finest sweet wines on the market. We tasted hundreds of sweet wines for Report # 27 Sweet Wines of the World and found a number of American wines that … Continue reading

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Jordan’s Wine Pioneer: Omar Zumot and the Wines of Saint George.

It’s rare that one encounters a true wine pioneer. But Omar Zumot is undoubtedly the preeminent wine pioneer of Jordan. He had an early interest in winemaking and received his training in Ardeche while still in his teens, but it … Continue reading

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