Tag: wine tasting

2012 E. Guigal Côte Du Rhône: A Special Sipper for the Daily Drinker

I’ve been learning a lot about Rhones lately. Specifically New World Rhones from the West Coast here in the US. For me, that means there are a lot of good quality, local wines available. But I can’t help but feel one can only appreciate what the New World has to offer by studying from those who have been doing it the longest.

Where do our modern-day “Rhone Rangers,” like Bonny Doon and their ilk get their influence? How are Old World techniques implemented today? For that we must turn to Old World wines straight from the Motherland, France.

I am but one little woman in the whole wine world and don’t have fancy French labels at my fingertips. Luckily there are producers like Guigal Estate who import affordable French wines for regular folks and wannabe wine snobs like myself.

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Book Review: The Drops of God Volume 1

Manga + Wine = Awesome

In full disclosure, this series is technically old news and I have read through it before. But, like any good book, I can read it again and again and the content still feels fresh and relevant, and I pick up on things I may have missed the first time around. Bonus points — in this manga, we learn about wine.

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The Drops of God Series Volume 1 by Tadashi Agi & Shu Okimoto

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