“A sense of place.”

Hello, Feastlings.

This Saturday, Kevin is here to discuss terroir and will have four wines out that display it.  Terroir, if you’re unfamiliar with the term, is the notion that a wine displays on the nose and the palate a sense of where the fruit is grown, and while there are a great number of winemakers out there whose objective to to make wines that are “safe” and somewhat generic in order not to be overly earthy, there are a great many whose objective is exactly to create wines that are reflective of the place they come from.  The tasting is at 2:00 this Saturday, January 9, and costs $10 plus tax and tip, and if you’d like to join us, you can reserve a place at the tasting by calling us at 326-9363.  Sadly, web reservations won’t hold a place for you.

“Well-grounded Reds- a Sens of Place”

2011 Sila Mencia, Monterrei, Spain

2012 Sierra Bonita “Hacienda” red blend, Willcox, Arizona

2012 Miro “Cuvée Sasha” Monte Lago Vineyard red blend, High Valley (Sonoma)

2011 Domaine du Theron Cahors “Prestige” A.d’O.P., Cahors

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