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Looking for a bite.

Brotte La Grivelière Cotes Du Rhone Tete De Cuvee 2014 photographed by Jerry Hall on Winewaves & More.
  • Maison Brotte is pictured on the front label of this Cotes Du Rhone cuvee, named for the Thrush bird species that overpopulate this region of southern France and feast on vineyard grapes. While Brotte is known for producing Chateauneuf Du Pape, cheers for this negociant label which offers a taste of the region at a very accessible price. La Grivelière Tete De Cuvee 2014 opens with aromas of blueberry and raspberry filled doughnuts, and the palate carries through with aromatic fruit, warm spices plus a firm gravelly backbone that is looking for a fun bite to eat.
  • Full feature | Posted 2017-02-27.
  • Tags: #redwine | #france | #grenache | #rhone | #chickenwine

Tempranillo Dude.

Flaco Tempranillo 2015 photographed by Jerry Hall on Winewaves & More.
  • Flaco translates to "dude". Tempranillo is Spain’s signature grape. Madrid is the great unknown in terms of Spanish wine regions, but it’s the home to old Tempranillo vineyards and wines selling at excellent prices. Flaco is fun to sip by itself but would be a highly versatile food wine. Cheers to this expressive taste of Madrid at a super price for a sustainable estate wine of this quality. Local price/750 ml: 10. (included in Woodland Wine Merchant 6/60 deal, 2/9/17.)
  • Full feature | Posted 2017-02-24.
  • Tags: #redwine | #spain | #tempranillo | #chickenwine

Climbing Mount Ventoux.

Caravinserail In Fine Ventoux Rose 2015 photographed by Jerry Hall on Winewaves & More.
  • Avignon's Caravinserail produces this striking Rosé on the southern slopes of the 6,273 foot Mount Ventoux, the vineyard elevation allowing slow ripening. Besides the origination of this wine, Mount Ventoux is also known as perhaps the most famous and feared of the great climbs of the Tour de France. In Fine is a delicious taste of Provence and a great buy.
  • Full feature | Posted 2017-02-16.
  • Tags: #rosewine | #france | #grenache | #rhone | #chickenwine

Handcraft by Cheryl Indelicato.

Handcraft by Cheryl Indelicato photographed by Jerry Hall on Winewaves & More.
  • The Indelicato family is one of California’s oldest in the vineyard and winemaking business. Cheryl is third generation and HandCraft is her brand with her style. She teamed up with winemaker Alicia Ysais to make these fruit-forward, easy-drinking, yet distinct wines. HandCraft supports Breast Cancer Awareness, too. Cheers!
  • Full feature | Posted 2017-01-03.
  • Tags: #redwine | #california | #spaghettiwine | #steakwine | #chickenwine

Starts well, finishes well.

Rodney Strong Sonoma Chardonnay 2014 on Winewaves & More.
  • Rodney Strong Chardonnay 2014 is a finely balanced Chardonnay from Sonoma with nice complexity at a great price. Cheers to Rodney Strong Vineyards and their devotion to Sonoma County - it most definitely comes through in this Chardonnay.
  • Full feature | Posted 2016-12-13.
  • Tags: #whitewine | #california | #chardonnay | #chickenwine | #seafoodwine

Estate grown Washington bargain.

Gordon Estate Columbia Valley Chardonnay 2014 photographed by Jerry Hall on Winewaves & More.
  • The Gordon brothers started over three decades ago farming and making wine in the Tri-Cities area and they've remained family-owned. They're a true "craft" winery as well as among the most experienced growers in the state. Cheers to this charming and sophisticated Chardonnay that could be mistaken for a much higher priced bottle.
  • Full feature | Posted 2016-10-12.
  • Tags: #whitewine | #washington | #chardonnay | #seafoodwine | #chickenwine


Bogle California Chardonnay 2014 photographed by Jerry Hall on Winewaves & More.
  • Clarksburg Chardonnay is supposed to display apple and pear aromas and flavors. Bogle fermented these expressive grapes in stainless and blended this Clarksburg juice with barrel-fermented Lodi and Monterey Chardonnay that had undergone partial malolactic fermentation. The result is mouthwatering and a best buy.
  • Full feature | Posted 2016-09-14.
  • Tags: #whitewine | #california | #chardonnay | #chickenwine

Organic Bordeaux Rosé bargain.

Les Hauts De Lagarde Bordeaux Rosé photographed by Jerry Hall on Winewaves & More.
  • With the current high popularity of rosé wines, you have to really look for a bargain. I wouldn't have expected to find it in Bordeaux, much less an organic selection. Les Hauts De Lagarde Bordeaux Rosé 2015 has the best sensibilities of a Bordeaux blend, fresh, flavorful and food-friendly.
  • Full feature | Posted 2016-08-15.
  • Tags: #rosewine | #france | #seafoodwine | #chickenwine | #organic