Wine Advisor FoodLetter: Pork chops Liegoise
We follow up on last week’s nostalgia session with another Belgian-inspired dish from another favorite 1970s cookbook.
Wine Reports: Chehalem 2007 “Inox” Willamette Valley Chardonnay ($19.99)
Good fresh apple scents, like sticking your nose into a bushel basket of ripe autumn apples. Very tasty un-oaked Chardonnay.
Randy’s Culinary Wine & Food Adventures: Greg La Follette’s Extreme Winemaking
Greg La Follette of Sonoma’s Tandem Winery is cut from the same cloth as other extreme winemakers, writes Randy Caparoso. Their work is measured not only by what they put in the bottle, but also by the waves they generate while doing it.
Bucko’s Wine Reports: 100 new wines
White wines and ros s from around the world will refresh you during the dog days of summer, but you’ll still need some big reds to go with that grilled steak. Randy “Bucko” Buckner reports this month on 100 new wines in a variety of categories.
Briefs: CASA of Will County hosts wine-tasting benefit (The Herald News)
Wine tasting benefit
WineBlueBook: Wines compared by score and price
This month’s issue of WineBlueBook covers many White Burgundy, Tuscan Sangiovese and West Coast Chardonnay wines that were scored last month by the wine critics. A total of 737 wines are profiled in the August 2008 issue.
Burghound.com Selection of the Week
In this free sample from Allen “Burghound” Meadows’s fully searchable database of Burgundy tasting notes, this feature on WineLoversPage.com will display a new report on a “top value” Burgundy every week.
Schaefer on Wine: Chile’s organic and biodynamic wine leader
The wine world is “going green.” Correspondent Dennis Schaefer files this report from the largest organic grape grower in Chile, Emiliana Organico in the Colchagua Valley.
Vino 101: Selling Wine in a Recession
We’re in a recession, and eople are scaling back on the luxuries in life. Jorge Eduardo Castillo offers some surefire strategies to convince diners that they need not skip the vino.
30 Second Wine Advisor: Super Tuscan tasting
It’s a bird … it’s a plane … it’s Super Tuscan! No, a Super Tuscan is not an Italian version of Superman. But it’s a super kind of Italian wine.