Will Travel For Wine

Tuesday

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August 2014

Saturday

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August 2014

The Basics of Umami

Written by , Posted in Education, Food, Wine, Wine Tasting

Get Fresh SD

[Featured Image: Get FreshSD] It would happen without warning. I would be happily sipping a beautiful red wine with an enthusiastic winemaker or coworker, agreeing with all of their descriptions of the wine, when they would say it; “Umami”. I would pause my nodding in confusion. Umami? Did this wine remind them of some sort […]

Thursday

14

August 2014

BK To the Rescue

Written by , Posted in Australia, Natural Wine, South Australia, Wine, Wine Tasting

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[Featured Photo: BK Wines] Who said that all Australian Syrahs are high alcohol fruit monsters? Wandering through the local bottle shop in the middle of nowhere, Queensland (Maleny for those armed with a sense of Australian geography… or Google), I came across BK Wine’s 2013 Syrah Nouveau. Another name in Vine St. Import’s epic arsenal […]

Friday

1

August 2014

Understanding Sherry with Pepe

Written by , Posted in Education, Other Libations, Wine, WSET

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Until the WSET course I took recently, I never gave much thought to Sherry. Well, outside of regarding it as Frasier’s high-class beverage of choice. I’m generally not a huge fan, and I think I will always prefer swirling a big glass of Pinot Noir over quaffing a tiny glass of Sherry – that pesky […]

Friday

25

July 2014

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