This is the last of a three part series on the terroirs of New Zealand’s Central Otago. After Gibbston and Wanaka and The Cromwell Basin and Bannockburn, we are finishing with Bendigo and The Alexandra Basin, the two lowest elevation, most easterly sub-regions.
In anticipation of the upcoming 2012 Wine Bloggers’ Conference later this week the editors at Palate Press: The online wine magazine have gathered several different perspectives on wine bloggers. We are now publishing those of Talia Baiocchi, a wine writer and blogger who has written for Palate Press and is currently the wine editor for Eater.com.
In anticipation of the upcoming 2012 Wine Bloggers’ Conference later this week the editors at Palate Press: The online wine magazine have gathered several different perspectives on wine bloggers. We are now publishing those of Bill Deutsch, president and CEO of WJ Deutsch, an importer of wine and spirits whose portfolio includes important brands like Yellowtail.
But for all the history, notoriety, accolades, and figures, I couldn’t help wondering if Penfolds might have a bit of an inferiority complex. It certainly would help to explain why they felt the need to give a breakfast that few could ever forget to a room full of U.S. right coaster sommeliers who are no strangers to fine cuisine.
Visiting the oldest and most prestigious wine-growing areas in Europe, it’s entirely possible to run into very old vines interplanted with different red and white varieties. In these situations, the owner might not even have identified all the grapes in his vineyard.
This is the second in a three-part series on the terroirs of Central Otago. After Gibbston and Wanaka, last week, here is a look at the largest winegrowing areas: The Cromwell Basin and Bannockburn, which combi...
Imagine dining at an incredible restaurant with a group of friends. You peruse the wine list—and then you notice your friend smirking as he pulls a bottle out of a brown paper bag. He didn't warn you that he was going to bring his own and pay the corkage fee. That might be annoying enough, but then you notice that the bottle is Two Buck Chuck.