Tag Archives: zinfandel

Live wine blogging from Walla Walla, take two: the red wines

Today, the Wine Bloggers Conference was more focused on the terroir of Walla Walla: the geology, the producers, the varieties, the soils, the climate, the combination of things that are giving shape to this wine region. The well-organized winery visits, with three distinct stops for each group of bloggers, were very successful and allowed a [...]
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Tasting Note: Robert Mondavi 1995 Napa Valley Zinfandel

Zinfandel is like white wines: it doesn’t age well, right? Wrong. Oh, so wrong. On Saturday night, I opened a bottle of 14-year-old zin I’d pulled from the cellar a couple of weeks ago, to set it up right and make it ready for drinking on the right occasion. Which, in the end, meant pizza night on [...]
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California Wine all tastes the same? Says who?

Well, finally back to blogging. After an intense weekend at the Wine Bloggers Conference, followed by four full days of running around Sonoma and Napa – and Fairfield, and Berkeley and San Francisco – and then returning to a new position at the newspaper in Quebec City, and mulling over about twenty different potential post [...]
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