Listen to “Southern Syrahs: Hand of God & Mollydooker” on Spreaker. Chip and Lainie take a deep dive into Syrah, sampling Hand of God from Argentina and Mollydooker’s “The Boxer” from Australia. As is often the case, both marvel at how the same grape can express itself so differently.
Listen to “Vanguard of the Zin Revolution” on Spreaker. The Russian Revolution was all about Red Vs. White (armies), which is analogous to how Zinfandel is understood and consumed here in the United States. Make no mistake: Neither Lainie nor Chip is a communist, they are nonetheless firm “red” partisans when it comes… Continue reading Zin Revolution: A Review of Easton Zinfandel Amador County 2015
Wine: St. Daniel Pinot Nero (Blauburgunder) Riserva (note that the link is to the 2017 vintage) Producer: Colterenzio (Schreckbichl) Country of origin: Italy (Alto Adige) Vintage: 2016 Wine type: Red wine Varietal: Pinot Nero (Pinot Noir) Cost: $18 Disclosures: We purchased this wine ourselves and did not receive it as a sample or gift.… Continue reading This Nero Doesn’t Fiddle Around