Category Archives: Wine news

Fallen Stars

     After the latest attempt to get Pennsylvania out of the business of selling wine and liquor failed, I realized that I would miss the Chairman’s Selection program that offers some very good wines at a deep discount.  The Pennsylvania … Continue reading

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Saperavi: The Next Big Thing?

     The Red Wines of the East Coast have never gotten the love that their White Wine counterparts have received over the years and in most cases for good reason.  But that may change if an old Eastern European grape can … Continue reading

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There’s a New Kid in Town

     There’s a new kid in town and that kid is James McCeney.  James has established his Bridges Wine Co. in the Point Breeze section of Pittsburgh on the second floor of a former warehouse at 6901 Lynn Way.  McCeney … Continue reading

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Briar Valley Vineyards & Winery Who Knew?

     Western Pennsylvania has more than its share of myths and mysteries.  The B-25 that crashed into the Monongahela River near Downtown Pittsburgh but was never found or the reported U.F.O. landing site near Kecksburg are just two of the myths … Continue reading

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Standing Stone Vineyards Go Vertical

     Standing Stone Vineyards to host a vertical tasting of their popular Saperavi on Sunday November 16, 2014.  Tom & Marti Macinski become the first vintners in the nation to bottle the Saperavi grape under its newly recognized and rightful … Continue reading

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2013 Cossetti Dolcetto d’Asti

I tried this wine purely on a recommendation made by Trib Total Media wine expert Dave DeSimone and I am glad that I did.  2013 Cossetti Dolcetto d’Asti is offered by the P.L.C.B. as a Chairman’s Selection on sale for … Continue reading

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Wine review: S.Giorgio Amarone della Valpolicella DOC Classico 2009

Originally posted on Reijosfood:
S.Giorgio Amarone della Valpolicella DOC Classico is produced by Azienda Agricola Boscaini Carlo. Winery produces also particular white wine GARGANEGA an rosè wine MOLINARA but also Grappa and Olive oils. San Giorgio di Valpolicella, or Ingannapoltron,…

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Complimentary Tastings @ Morrell Fine Wine

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Bodega Goulart Malbec Clasico 2010

     It is no secret that I am a fan of Goulart Malbec simply because they consistently market a quality wine at a fair price.  Bodega Goulart Malbec Clasico 2010 doesn’t disappoint on either of those points.  The deep red … Continue reading

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