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2017 ROSÉS – PART II

This is the follow up to my first 2017 Rosé article. In that article I made reference to Part II and said that it will contain many notes on more rosés from different countries and regions plus many more notes on rosés from areas represented in the article. I also said that the format of […]

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2017 ROSÉS – A REMARKABLE VINTAGE PART I

  INTRODUCTION In May I published two articles introducing the 2017 Rosé season. THE ROSÉ PARADE   IS IT ROSÉ TIME? Since then I have been very busy tasting and drinking 2017 Rosés. It has become an annual rite of passage for me over many years now. And, after decades of buying, tasting, and drinking […]

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2016 ROSÉS: A GREAT VINTAGE AND MANY BARGAINS

    INTRODUCTION   A few weeks ago I published an introductory article to the 2016 rosés which contained  comments on the extraordinary quality of the vintage and links to other background rosé articles including why, when, and how to buy and drink rosés (to read that article click here). As I have always said, […]

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2015 ROSÉS AS SUMMER ENDS AND THE FALL SEASON BEGINS

  This is my third article on 2015 rosés (to read the other two articles click here  and here). And, although summer is gone it is not the time to stop drinking rosés. Here is what I had to say on that subject in an earlier article: And, although summer is the time that most […]

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MORE 2015 ROSÉS

  The beginning of summer is just around the corner and the 2015 rosé season is now in full swing. As I do every year, I have been happily tasting and drinking my way through a wide assortment of new rosés. Here is what I had to say in my first article on 2015 rosés: […]

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TIS THE SEASON: 2015 ROSÉS ARE HERE

                                 THE 2015 ROSÉS ARE SIMPLY DELICIOUS As the spring season marches along the 2015 rosés are leading the wine parade. From a very small beginning not that many years ago, rosés have soared in popularity. Over these years The Underground has been a leader in the rosé wine parade. And, just as it does […]

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2014 FRENCH ROSÉS

  When it comes to rosés France has no equal. There are more great rosés made in France than one could ever imagine. Here are notes on many old favorites that I buy every year as well as notes on some that are new to me. Truly, it is hard to go too far wrong […]

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MORE 2014 ROSÉS

SELECTED NOTES ON 2014 ROSÉS FROM ARGENTINA, CALIFORNIA, GERMANY, PORTUGAL, ITALY, AND SPAIN Like I have been doing every year for decades, I am buying and drinking a lot of different rosés this year. As I have said earlier, the 2014 rosés seem particularly bright and crisp (to read an earlier article on 2014 rosés […]

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2014 ROSÉS

  The 2014 Rosés are now beginning to arrive in full force. This will continue well into the summer. As I reported in early trade tasting articles on the 2014 rosés (to read those articles click here), the 2014 rosés seem particulary bright and crisp. Below are notes on some of the rosés that are […]

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A GRAND FOOD & WINE EVENT FEATURING OLD CALIFORNIA CABERNETS FROM INGLENOOK AND DIAMOND CREEK

  OLD CALIFORNIA CABERNET TASTING WITH JOHN TILSON 12/13/14   Dinner by Kelsie Kerr of Standard Fare, Berkeley 1960 Inglenook Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 1959 Inglenook Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 1958 Inglenook Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 1956 Inglenook Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 1955 Inglenook Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 1949 Inglenook Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon   […]

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