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How Do Volcanic Soils Influence Wine? Ask The Expert!

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 19:51:17 +0000

Exploring how volcanoes and wine can be an explosively good combination in today’s Ask The Expert! For a question like this you really need an expert who has specific experience with the topic at hand. So, of course, our natural choice was to go to the experts at Donnafugata, who have vineyards around the active […]

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Cameron Hughes Red Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon Lot 613 – Tannic and Tasty!

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 17:51:18 +0000

More deliciously discounted wine from the tiny Red Mountain AVA in Washington thanks to Cameron Hughes! Cabernet Sauvignon from the Red Mountain AVA in Washington. The wine is aged for 28 months in 60% new oak. Just 750 cases produced. This review is brought to you by Cameron Hughes Wine. The Cameron Hughes Red Mountain […]

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Antonelli Montefalco Sagrantino – Splendid!

Sat, 14 Apr 2018 20:30:42 +0000

When it’s time to splurge, look to Sagrantino! 100% Sagrantino from Montefalco, Umbria, Italy. The wine was aged in lightly toasted 500 hL oak barrels for 6 months, followed by 25 hL oak barrels for 18 months followed by 12 months in glass lined cement vats and finally 12 months in bottle before release. Sample […]

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Why Are Wine Bottles Different Shapes? Ask The Expert!

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 16:53:09 +0000

Have you ever wondered why some wines, like Pinot Noir, come in different shaped bottles? Keep reading for the answer in today’s Ask The Expert! In this edition of Ask The Expert we’re tackling an age old question. Winemaker Hal Landvoigt of Lunar Harvest joins us to answer the question: Why Are Wine Bottles Different […]

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Locations I Italian Red Wine – A Tour of Italy In One Bottle

Wed, 28 Mar 2018 15:01:16 +0000

As usual from Dave Phinney, this is an extremely tasty and unique blend. A blend of Negroamaro and Nero d’Avola from the Southern region of Puglia and Barbera from the Northern region of Piemonte in Italy. The wine was aged in barrels for 10 months. Sample submitted for review. The Locations I Italian Red Wine […]

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What Is The Role Of Native Yeast Versus Cultured Yeast In Winemaking? Ask The Expert!

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 15:16:53 +0000

This microscopic fungus is a big deal in the world of winemaking. Up next in our Ask The Expert series is a hot topic among wine lovers currently. And while it may seem like TMI for the average wine consumer, yeast plays a huge role in how wine tastes! To help us break down the […]

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Kirkland Signature Pauillac – A Big Name At A Budget Price

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 16:10:44 +0000

Costco scores big-time with a bargain-priced wine from the prestigious Pauillac appellation in Bordeaux. A Cabernet Sauvignon based blend from Pauillac, Medoc, Bordeaux, France. The wine is aged for 9 months in French oak. The wine is available exclusively at Costco for just $22.99. Imported by Misa Imports. From the bottle: The prestigious Pauillac appellation […]

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BevStow – Free Up Fridge Space and Keep Wine Fresh

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 14:45:03 +0000

An innovative way to find fridge space you didn’t even know you had! This post is sponsored by BevStow. Get it for 25% off on Amazon with the code “25OFFBEVSTOW”! Here at Reverse Wine Snob we love it when people come up with simple, yet innovative solutions for common problems. And one common problem that […]

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Kirkland Signature Napa County Cabernet Sauvignon – Punches Well Above Its Price Point

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 21:11:14 +0000

Our latest Costco pick! Plus learn the difference between Napa Valley and Napa County wine. Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa County, California. The wine is available exclusively at Costco for just $12.99. It is cellared and bottled by DC Flynt MW Selections, who produce a number of the Kirkland Signature wines for Costco. From the bottle: […]

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What Makes Washington Wine Special? Ask The Expert!

Fri, 09 Mar 2018 21:08:32 +0000

Why should California get all the love? A 40+ year Napa Valley veteran waxes poetic about making wine in Washington State. We’re back to tackle another question in our Ask The Expert series! In today’s edition, a big name from Napa Valley talks about what he loves about Washington State. Dennis Cakebread, owner of Mullan […]

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