Tag Archives: pinot noir

REWIND. wick-ed creativity.

we’ve all run into the empty bottle dilemma, right? you finish a bottle of wine and you don’t know what to do next. (besides open the next one, of course). the beautiful green glass and fancy wrapper are not dumpster worthy, but the space above your cabinets is filling up fast. REWINED, a charleston based […]

fifty favorites.

tim atkin, a renowned wine connoisseur, recently visited argentina (one of my favorite countries, if you haven’t figured that out already) to do some tasting and reasearch and to find some of argentina’s best wines. although he reported his fifty favorites, his excursions including touring vineyards, chatting with locals and trying a total of 450 different varieties. LUCKY. here […]

have your burger and drink your wine, too.

can you really pair one of your best backyard grilled patties with a glass of wine? although beer may be the burger’s traditional pairing, food and wine executive wine editor, ray isle suggests quite the contrary. what’s even better about his creative pairings? every bottle he suggest is UNDER $20. interestingly, he suggests the pairing […]

salentein pinot noir reserve 2009

aside from a good malbec, this 2009 pinot noir is at the top of my list of reds. i’m still working on my wine descriptors and processes but… “fruty aromas like cherries, strawberries and raspberries, notes of vanilla, 10-12 months in french oak barrels, 6 month in-bottle stowage.” a bottle of this beauty welcomed my […]