Author Archive for: "Veedercrest Wines"

Frustrating Regulated Tasting World

We exist in a very regulated environment. So do not be offended if you go to a tasting event and find the producers are limiting the amounts of they are pouring or the amount they are willing to provide to you. They could lose their licenses to produce and sell alcoholic beverages which would of course put them out of business.

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Don’t Be Limited By Fear

There are so many different varieties of grapes out there in the real world. It is a shame we limit ourselves to the “big seven“, chardonnay, merlot, cabernet, pinot noir, zinfandel, sauvignon blanc and pinot grigio. For example did you know that in Spain they grow over 146 different varieties of grapes? Think of all the different fun flavor profiles that this allows you to experience.

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2008 Veedercrest Cabernet Sauvignon – Napa Valley

VINEYARDS Consistently the Oakville AVA produces some of the most tremendous wines in the valley. Wineries in the Oakville AVA include Robert Mondavi, Staglin, Swanson, and Opus One, and on the east side, Rudd, Gargiulo, Miner, Plump jack, Screaming Eagle, and Harbison, among others. The Ville Mille Rose Vineyard is on Money Road, north of the […]

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The Amazing Mind of Us Humans

Centuries ago there were no jet airplanes, no fax machines, no internet, no computers, no telephones. How is it that the human mind, one are of the world to another area of the world, came up with similar solutions to common problems. It amazes me when I think about our foods. A few curious oddities? The uniqueness and inventiveness […]

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1918 LICOROSO – An AH HA Moment

We had this amazing experience a couple of months ago. We were visiting wineries in Portugal. Portugal like Spain, Italy and France, has an amazing amount of wineries producing an amazing number of different varietals, many not known to us here in the United States. One of the wineries we were visiting was Vidigal in the town of […]

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