Wine Notes

  • Australila Gains Ground, but California Still King at Pinehurst's 2009 Wine Competition

    VILLAGE OF PINEHURST, N.C. - In a year of value in the wine industry, quality is still emerging in Australia, Chile and even North Carolina.  But the 60 panel judges at Pinehurst’s third annual Festival Focus Wine Competition still ruled that California leads the pack. More than 130 wineries submitted entries to the competition, from four New ...

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  • Beringer Vineyards Becomes Official Wine of PGA Tour in 2010

    Beringer Vineyards and the PGA Tour have entered into an official marketing partnership that designates Beringer as the “Official Wine of the PGA Tour, Champions Tour and Nationwide Tour” beginning in 2010. The renowned Napa Valley vineyard becomes the first wine brand to enter a marketing partnership with the Tour. As part of the partnershi ...

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  • The 5th Annual Florida International Wine Challenge

    The 5th Annual Florida International Wine Challenge, Florida’s leading professional wine competition, hosted its 2009 edition at the prestigious Smith & Wollensky Restaurant in South Beach April 25-26. The FIWC brings together Florida’s most respected and influential wine industry professionals to taste hundreds of wines from around the wor ...

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  • Château d'Angludet

    AOC:     Margaux Classification: Cru Bourgeois Exceptionnel Grape varieties:   Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot Blending:  Blending of Château d'Angludet  begins in the February after the harvest. The wines from the best plots are then selected by Benjamin Sichel for their complementar ...

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  • Banfi Chianti Classico

    Retails for about $16.00 a bottle Banfi Chianti Classico embodies all the characteristics that have made this wine an enduring classic: an alluring bouquet of black fruit and violets; rich flavors of cherry and leather; supple tannins and good acidity for dining. Fermentation takes place with a traditional skin contact of 8 to 10 days. Aging in ...

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