The Christmas holiday may be over, but thanks to a local recycling program your Christmas tree can keep on beautifying Missoula.
Rosé To bid farewell to 2012 and celebrate the cusp of 2013, here are some bubblies to try.
Sauvignon Blanc You can pop a cork with a very satisfying Long Island sparkle: Lenz Winery and Pindar Vineyards in Peconic, Bedell Cellars and Pugliese Vineyards in Cutchogue and Sparkling Pointe in Southold all contribute appealing sparkling wines. Prices, $22 to $60.
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Cabernet Shiraz Add Champagne-like bubbles to your celebration with a glass of "stars" from Sonoma, Napa or Mendocino wineries.
Rosé California's wine country has several seasons — bud-break and the first wave of wine tourists, spring and fall passport events, the crush: celebrations of cabernets and pinot, chardonnays and zin. But at the end of the year, it's the bubbly that takes center stage.
Reuters Winemaker Alain Schwarzenbach tosses freshly harvested Pinot Noir grapes into a trailer at fa vineyard of the Schwarzenbach Weinbau winery in the Swiss town of Meilen, near Zurich.
Shipping Wine To India Digital snapshots may make cute holiday memories for all to share, but now a similar technology may soon help create superb Syrahs or marvelous Merlots. Researchers have created a new way to peer inside a grape to identify its composition and variety through computer imaging. This could cut back on laborious chemical analysis for winemakers.
Cabernet Shiraz Francisco José Rodríguez Pulido , a researcher at the University of Seville in Spain, said that the new system could work for both small growers as well as large companies.
From California California is the appellation for the following two red wines. That means the grapes can come from anywhere in the state. The following two wines are truly under the radar. They are really good examples of the kind of wines that can be found if you are adventuresome and willing to try new things.
Grover Vineyards India This is a very unusual wine produced in a very small quantity of around 50 cases. It is halfPinot Noir and the other half is comprised of equal parts Lagrein, Teroldego and Charbono. So that alone should make it a candidate for under the radar wine of the year. But, that aside, this is a really terrific wine that is a great value.
Shipping Wine To India Deep in color, the wine has a lovely perfume with spicy floral berry nuances and a briary undertone with a faint smokiness. Flavorful, with lots of sweet fruit it is supple and rounded with spicy briary nuances. Balanced and full bodied with an alcohol of 14.2 percent, this is a wine that also has a nice underlying crispness. Very easy to drink, it has early appeal and is a value – Outstanding.
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