Monthly Archives: August 2011

Tokaji Aszú: The World’s Best Sweet Wine?

We tasted a lot of sweet wines for our Report #27 on The Sweet Wines of the World. Some of our very favorite ones came from the Tokaj-Hegyalia region of Hungary. At its best, Tokaji is complex and sweet but … Continue reading

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Cidre de Glace: Ice Cider from Québec and Vermont

Which sweet, unctuous drink is made from frozen fruit, sometimes single varietal and sometimes a blend of varietals, which is then pressed, fermented and sometimes aged in oak casks before being released and sold at high prices in elegant, thin … Continue reading

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The Wines of Temecula Valley: Thornton Winery

Located just 22 miles from the Pacific and just an hour’s drive from San Diego, the Temecula Valley is also America’ southernmost AVA. Rising hot air from the Palm Desert generates the Pacific winds that cool the 1100 foot high … Continue reading

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