Is Grenache finally gaining respect? Will it be spoiled by success? Hearty varietal has found a home in California http://shar.es/mCi4a … Continue reading
Type: Dry rosé Made with: Mourvedre, Grenache, Counoise Plays well with: duck, figs, cheese, nuts and picnic fare. Let’s be clear. This is not a sweet wine. Alas, US rosés, in particular, have that bad rep from … Continue reading
Type: Dry RedMade: In Paso Robles, California with grenache, syrah, mourvedre, counoise grapesPlays well with: Slightly spicy beef dishes, anything laced with garlic. With Tablas Creek Vineyard GM Jason Haas one of the honchos behind the Rhone Rangers and … Continue reading
While waiting for the Rhone Rendezvous tasting at the recent Hospice du Rhone wine festival, we started chatting with winemaker and blogger Benjamin Spencer. You can catch one of his posts here at intowine.com. He also has a … Continue reading
We’re having an insanely good lunch at the Hospice du Rhone on the last day of April – duck confit, goat cheese, roasted veggies (food was catered by The Girl and The Fig, of Sonoma, California), and it’s the rosé … Continue reading
Oy. We’ve finally recovered from a busy weekend at the Hospice du Rhone (and the following week, which was busy but not for wine-related reasons). HdR is a two-day festival celebrating wines made from the 22 varieties of grapes … Continue reading
HdR pix being tagged and will up in FB album soon. What a mind-blowing event!
OMG!! The coat du rhone is truly ugly, but what a a cool honor.
One of the problems of covering an event like HdR is reporting accurately while enjoying the wines.
HdR auction way fun. If we were rich instead of good looking…..