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How Do Volcanic Soils Influence Wine? Ask The Expert!

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Exploring how volcanoes and wine can be an explosively good combination in today’s Ask The Expert! For a question like this you really need an expert who has specific experience with the topic at hand. So, of course, our natural choice was to go to the experts at Donnafugata, who have vineyards around the active […] The post How Do Volcanic Soils Influence Wine? Ask The Expert! appeared first on Reverse Wine Snob®.

Cameron Hughes Red Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon Lot 613 – Tannic and Tasty!

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More deliciously discounted wine from the tiny Red Mountain AVA in Washington thanks to Cameron Hughes! Cabernet Sauvignon from the Red Mountain AVA in Washington. The wine is aged for 28 months in 60% new oak. Just 750 cases produced. This review is brought to you by Cameron Hughes Wine. The Cameron Hughes Red Mountain […] The post Cameron Hughes Red Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon Lot 613 – Tannic and Tasty! appeared first on Reverse Wine Snob®.

Antonelli Montefalco Sagrantino – Splendid!

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When it’s time to splurge, look to Sagrantino! 100% Sagrantino from Montefalco, Umbria, Italy. The wine was aged in lightly toasted 500 hL oak barrels for 6 months, followed by 25 hL oak barrels for 18 months followed by 12 months in glass lined cement vats and finally 12 months in bottle before release. Sample […] The post Antonelli Montefalco Sagrantino – Splendid! appeared first on Reverse Wine Snob®.

Why Are Wine Bottles Different Shapes? Ask The Expert!

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Have you ever wondered why some wines, like Pinot Noir, come in different shaped bottles? Keep reading for the answer in today’s Ask The Expert! In this edition of Ask The Expert we’re tackling an age old question. Winemaker Hal Landvoigt of Lunar Harvest joins us to answer the question: Why Are Wine Bottles Different […] The post Why Are Wine Bottles Different Shapes? Ask The Expert! appeared first on Reverse Wine Snob®.

Locations I Italian Red Wine – A Tour of Italy In One Bottle

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As usual from Dave Phinney, this is an extremely tasty and unique blend. A blend of Negroamaro and Nero d’Avola from the Southern region of Puglia and Barbera from the Northern region of Piemonte in Italy. The wine was aged in barrels for 10 months. Sample submitted for review. The Locations I Italian Red Wine […] The post Locations I Italian Red Wine – A Tour of Italy In One Bottle appeared first on Reverse Wine Snob®.

What Is The Role Of Native Yeast Versus Cultured Yeast In Winemaking? Ask The Expert!

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This microscopic fungus is a big deal in the world of winemaking. Up next in our Ask The Expert series is a hot topic among wine lovers currently. And while it may seem like TMI for the average wine consumer, yeast plays a huge role in how wine tastes! To help us break down the […] The post What Is The Role Of Native Yeast Versus Cultured Yeast In Winemaking? Ask The Expert! appeared first on Reverse Wine Snob®.

Kirkland Signature Pauillac – A Big Name At A Budget Price

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Costco scores big-time with a bargain-priced wine from the prestigious Pauillac appellation in Bordeaux. A Cabernet Sauvignon based blend from Pauillac, Medoc, Bordeaux, France. The wine is aged for 9 months in French oak. The wine is available exclusively at Costco for just $22.99. Imported by Misa Imports. From the bottle: The prestigious Pauillac appellation […] The post Kirkland Signature Pauillac – A Big Name At A Budget Price appeared first on Reverse Wine Snob®.

BevStow – Free Up Fridge Space and Keep Wine Fresh

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An innovative way to find fridge space you didn’t even know you had! This post is sponsored by BevStow. Get it for 25% off on Amazon with the code “25OFFBEVSTOW”! Here at Reverse Wine Snob we love it when people come up with simple, yet innovative solutions for common problems. And one common problem that […] The post BevStow – Free Up Fridge Space and Keep Wine Fresh appeared first on Reverse Wine Snob®.

Kirkland Signature Napa County Cabernet Sauvignon – Punches Well Above Its Price Point

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Our latest Costco pick! Plus learn the difference between Napa Valley and Napa County wine. Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa County, California. The wine is available exclusively at Costco for just $12.99. It is cellared and bottled by DC Flynt MW Selections, who produce a number of the Kirkland Signature wines for Costco. From the bottle: […] The post Kirkland Signature Napa County Cabernet Sauvignon – Punches Well Above Its Price Point appeared first on Reverse Wine Snob®.

What Makes Washington Wine Special? Ask The Expert!

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Why should California get all the love? A 40+ year Napa Valley veteran waxes poetic about making wine in Washington State. We’re back to tackle another question in our Ask The Expert series! In today’s edition, a big name from Napa Valley talks about what he loves about Washington State. Dennis Cakebread, owner of Mullan […] The post What Makes Washington Wine Special? Ask The Expert! appeared first on Reverse Wine Snob®.

Duca Bortini Sangiovese Terre Siciliane – Wines For Humanity

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Perfect with meatball marinara! This review is sponsored by Wines For Humanity. 100% Sangiovese from Sicily, Italy. The Duca Bortini Sangiovese Terre Siciliane has an SRP of $18.99 and can be purchased direct from Wines For Humanity here. Imported by Kepp Wine Imports. Find our full write-up on the good things Wines For Humanity are […] The post Duca Bortini Sangiovese Terre Siciliane – Wines For Humanity appeared first on Reverse Wine Snob®.

Kirkland Signature Willamette Valley Pinot Noir – A Willamette Valley Value

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Another winning wine from Costco on their Kirkland Signature label. High quality Pinot Noir, highly recommended! Pinot Noir from Willamette Valley, Oregon. The wine is aged for an unspecified amount of time in French oak. The wine is available exclusively at Costco for just $14.99. The wine appears to be made by Precept Wines, who […] The post Kirkland Signature Willamette Valley Pinot Noir – A Willamette Valley Value appeared first on Reverse Wine Snob®.

Wines For Humanity – For The Betterment of Mankind

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Doing good while you’re drinking good. This post is sponsored by Wines For Humanity. Today we’re taking a look at Wines For Humanity, a company selling wine and hosting in-home tastings to raise money for charity. Companies offering in-home tastings are nothing new, but I don’t know of any others that have a core mission […] The post Wines For Humanity – For The Betterment of Mankind appeared first on Reverse Wine Snob®.

Tenet #7 – Love Wine

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Overcoming the intimidation factor, finding authenticity, good marketing and love. Detailing Tenet #7 in our Ten Tenets of Reverse Wine Snobbery: Love Wine. For many, myself included, there is a great intimidation factor involved in starting to learn about wine. What I’ve found; however, is that there really is no reason to be intimidated. I […] The post Tenet #7 – Love Wine appeared first on Reverse Wine Snob®.

How Has The Internet Impacted Your Winemaking and Wine Selling Strategy? Ask The Expert!

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The three tier system and other restrictive regulations have prevented the internet from completely transforming the wine industry like it has so many others. Nevertheless, it has still made quite an impact. In this edition of Ask The Expert we talk about how! Today we’re joined by Chris Saylor, CTO of Vintage Wine Estates, which […] The post How Has The Internet Impacted Your Winemaking and Wine Selling Strategy? Ask The Expert! appeared first on Reverse Wine Snob®.

Mamma Mia Red Blend – Mamma Knows Best

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Fresh, easy to drink and uncomplicated. Primarily Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot from Italy. The wine was aged for four months in stainless steel tanks. Sample submitted for review. The Mamma Mia Red Blend has an SRP of $12 and can be found for as low as $9. Ready to buy? Check your local retailers. Imported by […] The post Mamma Mia Red Blend – Mamma Knows Best appeared first on Reverse Wine Snob®.

David Frost Trader Joe’s Red – A Whole Lot of Sophistication for $7

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Only serious wine drinkers need apply. 40% Shiraz, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon and 30% Pinotage from Durbanville, Western Cape, South Africa. The wine is aged in French and American oak barrels for 6 months and has 4 g/L of residual sugar. The David Frost Trader Joe’s Red is available exclusively at Trader Joe’s for just $6.99. […] The post David Frost Trader Joe’s Red – A Whole Lot of Sophistication for $7 appeared first on Reverse Wine Snob®.

Why Are Some Wines So Sweet? Ask The Expert!

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Exploring how sweet wines are made. We’re back to tackle another question in our Ask The Expert series! In this edition, we explore how a winemaker produces a sweet wine – or conversely, a dry one. Whatever you prefer, whether bone dry or those that are sickly sweet, Winemaker Hal Landvoigt of Lunar Harvest breaks […] The post Why Are Some Wines So Sweet? Ask The Expert! appeared first on Reverse Wine Snob®.

The Best Tempranillo Under $20

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Silkbush Mountain Vineyards Altitude – Cheeky!

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A wine with altitude AND attitude. 35% Malbec, 25% Petit Verdot, 15% Shiraz, 15% Pinotage and 10% Merlot from vineyards on the slopes of Waaihoek Mountains in Breedekloof, South Africa. The wine has 3.1 g/L of residual sugar. Sample submitted for review. The Silkbush Mountain Vineyards Altitude will be hard to find as it is […] The post Silkbush Mountain Vineyards Altitude – Cheeky! appeared first on Reverse Wine Snob®.

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