Gundlach Bundschu Celebrates 155 Years – Gewurztraminer for Your Easter Table

Easter Brunch

The Gundlach Bundschu family winery is celebrating 155 years of owing their piece of Sonoma vineyard lands known as Rhinefarm. Gundlach Bundschu (drop both ‘ds,’ gun-lock bun-shoo) is the oldest continuously-owned-family winery in California. Founder Jacob Gundlach purchased 400 acres…

Wine Glasses: Hungarian Leaded Crystal – a Collection of Jewel Colors

I was fortunate to receive a collection of what I believe are Hungarian leaded cut glass wine glasses from an Aunt. In her collection was one black glass that I think is no longer produced (center front), along with Blue,…

Line 39 Sauvignon Blanc 2011 and Pan-Seared Pork Chops

Hubby and I just finished dinner – a pan-grilled pork chop (about 9 ounces each) and fresh spinach with garlic and olive oil, enjoyed with (well, actually we started while the chops were cooking) the 2011 Line 39 Sauvignon Blanc.…

White Burgundy in the Bottle, Chardonnay or Both?

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When I first began learning about wine, it wasn’t by tasting, it was by reading, filling multiple spiral notebooks, memorizing and then the tasting followed. I’m one of those people who like research, and if the research is interesting, I…

Meiomi Pinot Noir 2011 and Pan-Seared AhiTuna: Luscious Pinot Priced Right

Meiomi Pinot Noir 2011

Meiomi Belle Glos has not only an interesting name, but an interesting back story to go with their award winning Pinot Noirs. Recently I had the opportunity to have dinner in Mesazul at the Trump Doral in Miami. I was…

Easter Wine: Sauvion Vouvray 2011

Easter is March 31, 2013, less than a month away, and with Easter arriving I see Spring. Daylight savings time kicks-in on March 10th. Warmer days, longer days and planting time is here or around the corner. Maybe you have…

Curvature Wines Cristie Kerr: Wine for Breast Cancer Funding, Awareness – Pride Mountain Produces Wine

Cristie Kerr, a 14-time LPGA winner has partnered with Pride Mountain Vineyards to produce the Curvature-label wine to promote awareness for, and raise money for, breast cancer. The wines are made at Pride Mountain and includes 2006-2009 Cabernet Sauvignons and…

Constellation Sells Leasingham, Stonehaven – Divests of Australian, UK and South African Wines

Constellation Brands has sold the historic, 116-year-old Leasingham Winery in Australia’s Clare Valley to local winemaker, Tim Adams. Australian Wine Equities is taking over Stonehaven. Leasingham was purchased by The Hardy Wine Company in January 1988. Constellation bought Hardy in…

Finding a Red Wine You Like – Building Bone Mass at the Same Time

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Earlier this week I posted about a new study on wine and health and part of this article is quoted there. I want to expand on the points of red wine and bone health, as bone health affects both men…

Interview: Nobilo Wines Dave Edmonds Winemaker – Maggie’s Wine Inaugural Post

I am excited to initiate my new wine blog with my interview with Dave Edmonds, the senior winemaker for the celebrated Nobilo Wines in Marlborough, New Zealand. Dave was in Tulsa for a tasting at Parkhill’s South where I tasted…

Maggie’s Wine – 2/20/13 – Under Construction – We’ll be live in just a few days – UPDATE LIVE ON FEBRUAY 22, 2013

We went live February 22, 2013. Just click the Home tab in the upper left corner right under the banner to see all posts. Thanks for visiting. In the meantime, please check the menu tab just under my banner. The…

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