Tag Archives: Pinot Noir

Pinot Around the World

When we hear the word Pinot, we think of the red Pinot.  But did you know that the Pinot’s – Noir, Gris and Blanc are genetically identical? It’s complicated I know, but if you were test their DNA, you would … Continue reading

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For The Love of Champagne

There’s this lure about Champagne; she seduces us with her fine bubbles, her lineage, her cache, chicness, and sometimes, that je ne sais quoi. Somm’s adore her…in fact there’s not one wine professional out there who I know that doesn’t … Continue reading

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South African Adventure – De Grendel Wine Farm

I’ve discovered what a wine farm really is…more than just wine, De Grendel, at 7 km from the Atlantic Ocean and 180 m above sea level, boasts a massive landscape with not only wine being produced, but blueberries, cattle, sheep … Continue reading

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What’s YOUR Favourite? – Part 2

Many of you took the time to read and comment on the lineups posted from my post earlier this week. I thank you and appreciate your comments! I loved that the choices were a little of everything. Today’s lineup will … Continue reading

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Thirsty Thirty-Something Thursday #22 – German Sekt

Most everyone is familiar with Champagne, Cremant, Cava, Sparkling Wine, Prosecco, or Franciocorta. But how many of us have had Sekt, or even know Sekt? Sekt is a sparkler from Germany, and usually made in traditional method (second fermentation in … Continue reading

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