Category Results for: Wine Century Club

 

Raising a Glass to the Wine Century Club

Tuesday, May 12th, 2009

The Wine Century Club turned 4 last Thursday. The Club was founded by Steve and Deborah De Long in 2005 to promote a€?the many unsung grape varieties used to make wine.a€? Dad (John) and I became members of the Wine Century Club last year after tasting at least 100 different grape varieties. While we have […]

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Wine Word of the Week: Aroma

Thursday, May 7th, 2009

This weeka€?s Wine Word of the Week is aroma. Official definition from Jancis Robinsona€?s The Oxford Companion to Wine: Aroma is an imprecise tasting term for a relatively simple smell such as that of a grape, fermenting must, or young wine. Originally from the Greek word meaning a€?spicea€?, it has evolved so that in generally […]

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Road Trip: Mid-America

Friday, May 23rd, 2008

In recent weeks, wea€?ve reported from the road on winery visits in California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Tennessee and Kentucky. Today, Ia€?ll report on our wine tasting visits in Ohio, Wisconsin, Missouri, and Nebraska. On the way out of Cincinnati, Ohio, we stopped at Ohioa€?s oldest and largest winery, Meiera€?s Wine Cellars. It was almost […]

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Wine Century Club Tasting II

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2008

We had so much fun exploring new wines in our first Wine Century Club Tasting that we decided to do it again. We headed over to K&L Wine Merchants to order another case of wine (actually a bakera€?s dozen this time), each bottle containing at least one grape variety that we had not previously tasted. […]

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Montonico

Wednesday, April 16th, 2008

Since we began our Wine Century Club adventure, we have all been more aware of unusual grape varieties. Strolling through a local wine shop the other day, Mom (LaGayle) stumbled across a bottle of 2006 La Quercia Montonico. The shelf-talker got her attention when it referred to Montonico as a rare white varietal and said […]

Filed under: Italian Wine, Montonico, White Wine, Wine Century Club, Wines Over $25 |

 

Wine Century Club Tasting

Monday, April 7th, 2008

After attending the Unique Wines from Around the World program last month, Dad (John) and I became inspired to see just how many different grape varieties we have had through the years. We had heard about the Wine Century Club (if youa€?ve tasted at least 100 different grape varieties, you are qualified for membership) but […]

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