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The Week in Zinfandel (6/15/15)

Welcome to the latest installment of The Week in Zinfandel. If I missed your post or story please send me a link and I will be sure to include it next week. Cheers! Finding Our Way Now writes about Perry Creek Winery. Natalie Maclean writes 10 Best Zinfandel Wines to Buy Now. Cliff’s Wine Picks reviews the 2009 Turley Zinfandel…

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Bottle Notes, Petite Sirah

2012 Navarro Vineyards Petite Sirah – Bottle Notes

Located in the Anderson Valley, Navarro has been producing exceptional, fairly-priced wines since 1974. The winery is best known for its range of Pinot Noirs, including the showstopper Deep End Blend (available through futures). They also produce an age-worthy Cabernet Sauvignon a delicious Zinfandel and their whites are noteworthy with a one-of-a-kind Riesling, Gewurztaminer and Muscat Blanc. Purple in color.…

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Washington Rosé Recommendations

I had planned to save the post until the first day of Summer, but lets face it, Summer is here despite what the calendar says. Every year I try to write about a few new Rosé wines to put on your radar for Summer sipping. Last years suggestions can be found Washington Rose Recommendations for Memorial Day. I find my preference…

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The Week in Zinfandel (6/8/15)

Welcome to the latest installment of The Week in Zinfandel. If I missed your post or story please send me a link and I will be sure to include it next week. Cheers! Cliff’s Wine Picks reviews the 2013 Bella Grace Zinfandel. The Wines of Lodi, CA writes Why Cool Kids are Lovin’ Lodi. Charles Olken writes Why My View…

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Bottle Notes, Zinfandel

2006 Williams Selyem Zinfandel Forchini Vineyard – Bottle Notes

Williams Selyem Winery began when Ed Selyem and Burt Williams started making wine as a hobby in 1979 in Forestville, California. Their first commercial release was in 1981, and in less than two decades they created a cult-status winery of international acclaim. Setting a new standard for Pinot Noir winemaking, they put Sonoma County’s Russian River Valley at the forefront…

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Bottle Notes

New Releases from Attune Wines

Attune Wines was founded in 2011 by Mike and Nancy Scribner, Ken and Debbie Venner and David Povlak. The winery currently produces a Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Rosé. Kenneth Juhasz is the consulting winemaker. Kenneth also owns Auteur Wines and works with other labels including Donum Estate, Pali Wine Company and Gary Farrell. I recently was fortunate to try the…

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The Week in Zinfandel (6/1/15)

Welcome to the latest installment of The Week in Zinfandel. If I missed your post or story please send me a link and I will be sure to include it next week. Cheers! Lodi News-Sentinel writes Creating Bold Zinfandel Sourced from Lodi Grapes. The Wines of Lodi, CA writes about Stama Winery. Toledo Wines and Vines reviews the 2013 Dry…

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