Tag Archives: Pinot Noir

The Harmony of Wine and Music

One of the most satisfying things in life is pairing great foods with great wines. Doesn’t it satisfy your ego when you have found the right wine for a meal you created or chose an amazing wine at a nice restaurant? It really is fantastic! But how about if we go one step further? Many of the words you would

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Pillow Rd Vineyards Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2011

Created by winemaker Jade Barrett for Ladera Vineyards, this is a classic style Pinot Noir from Russian River Valley in California. The Pillow Road vineyard is located in the Russian River Valley of West Sonoma County, southwest of the city of Sebastopol in an area lovingly known as the Sebastopol Hills. This a superior viticultural region renowned for producing world class

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Angel’s Gate Archangel Pinot Noir Brut Rosé 2009

If the Angels have been stashing away their favorite wines, then they forgot to lock the gate because one of the best sparkling Rosés have just been discovered here! Angels Gate Winery is from the Niagara region of Canada and proves award winning wines can come from places you may least expect. And you thought Canada only had hockey, beer,

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A Garden of Summer Rosés

When Summer is coming up “Rosés”, then we must take advantage and sip them in. So many varieties, flavors, and smells…how can we try them all in just 13 short summer weeks? Colors that go from a pink salmon to a deep cranberry hue. They just scream fun, flavor, and festivities! Just as a rose can be wild and briery,

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Trius at Hillebrand Sparkling Brut (non-vintage)

After tasting this sparkling wine tonight from Trius Winery at Hillebrand in Niagara-On-The-Lake, Canada, I look for reasons to drink sparkling wine much more often! I bought this bottle from my last visit to Trius Winery last summer and it was definitely worth the wait. Great sparkling and great memories from a winery that loves to please the public palate.

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