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Tag Archives: Rhône wine

• Rhone Rangers Ride Into L.A. for Grand Tasting at Vibiana 6/23

Rhone Rangers Ride Into L.A. for Grand Tasting at Vibiana 6/23

The Rhone Rangers ride into Los Angeles, with over 50 wineries pouring their American- grown Rhone wines. The events include a seminar, lunch with the winemakers and a walk- around tasting reception.  See different types of tickets (general admission/VIP) below. GENERAL ADMISSION | 3-6pm This event takes place at Vibiana, an historic site located in […]

• Rhône varieties are the future for South Africa

Rhône varieties are the future for South Africa

Chenin Blanc pioneer Ken Forrester has spoken out about South Africa’s obsession with Bordeaux blends, believing the country’s future lies with Rhône varieties. in South Africa, but Rhône varieties is where we should be headed,” Forrester told the drinks businessat Cape Wine 2012 in Cape Town last week. “We have the ideal climate for them, […]

• Hospice du Rhône: 20th Year of The Wine Event this April 26-28

Hospice du Rhône: 20th Year of The Wine Event this April 26-28

Twenty Years of Hospice du Rhône in 2012! Mark your calendar for the 20th gathering of the Hospice du Rhône wine event taking place April 26-28, 2012 in Paso Robles, California. For the past 20 years, three-days in the late spring have been reserved for an exclusive weekend surrounding all things Rhône. A palate provoking weekend […]

• Fat white wines for colder days

Fat white wines for colder days

The time for crisp, refreshing summer whites and rosés is over for another year (don’t all cry at once), but that doesn’t mean you have to give up white wine altogether. Most wine promotions at this time of year tend to focus on autumn reds, but after months of talking about crisp, refreshing whites and […]

STARS of Paso Robles Wine Tasting Coming to So Cal – May 12 & 13

STARS of Paso Robles Wine Tasting Coming to So Cal – May 12 & 13

LEARNABOUTWINE.com Presents The 2nd ANNUAL STARS OF PASO ROBLES COMING TO SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA MAY 12 & 13 www.STARSofPASOROBLES.com The latest in Learn About Wine’s flagship wine tasting series: the 2nd Annual STARS OF PASO ROBLES, featuring more than two dozen of the leading wineries from this up and coming wine region. The wines are stunningly […]

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• Mourvèdre (more-VEH-dra) grape is tops in Paso Robles

Mourvèdre (more-VEH-dra) grape is tops in Paso Robles

Wine Spectator highlights the grape and the California region with its choice for 2010 Wine of the Year: the 2007 Saxum ‘James Berry Vineyard’ red blend, which is 31% Mourvèdre. It’s hard to pronounce, and it can make wines that smell gamy. But Mourvèdre just might be the best grape grown in Paso Robles, one […]

• Feel at Home on the Rhône

Feel at Home on the Rhône

Côtes du Rhône is the most diverse wine region in France. It produces full-bodied reds of Côte Rôtie in the north and Châteauneuf du Pape in the south. It’s known for its memorable whites in the Condrieu region. People spend days going from one vineyard to another on tasting tours. Please remember to have a […]

• Rhone reds from historic vintage fail to deliver

Rhone reds from historic vintage fail to deliver

The current Vintages release features 15 Southern Rhône reds from the widely acclaimed “historic” 2007 harvest. Reds from the region tend to be dominated by Grenache grapes, but up to 19 varieties are possible in some of the blends. At the top of the wine chain are the Châteauneuf-Du-Papes normally, plus single village wines from […]