Wine Wednesday ~ Fruit Wines and Dessert Wines

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Fruit & Dessert Wines              by Marty Cook The topic for our next Wine Wednesday on July 28th at 7:00 p.m. (Eastern/New York time) may initially be off-putting to some, as “Fruit & Dessert Wines” raises the suggestion that our discussion will revolve around sweet wines.  I like to think of it as “sweet wines with…

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Waltz Vineyards Estate Winery Tour & Tasting

Waltz Vineyards Estate Winery 1599 Old Line Rd., Manheim

The Waltz’s sixth generation farm is situated on a beautiful hill in Lancaster County, PA.  For generations, the farm produced traditional crops including tobacco, corn, soybeans and wheat. The vineyards were planted in 1997.  The farm enjoys a Continental Climate similar to Northern Italy and Central France. This unique micro-climate also boasts well-drained soils and…

$35 – $50

Wine Wednesday ~ “if you could have only one wine…”

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by Marty Cook Imagine being marooned on a desert island with nothing but a secure, climate-controlled wine cellar and an endless supply of wine but limited to only one varietal or blend. Not necessarily your favorite, but possibly your “forever” wine. What would that one wine be? All details will be distributed to PWS members…

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Louis Jadot Chardonnay Comparison

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Please join us with Host Joe Via on August 8th at 3:30 p.m. Eastern/New York time for a brief explanation and tasting of white Burgundy, comparing three wines from Maison Louis Jadot. With oak, with-out oak and Pouilly-Fuisse (po͞oˌyē fwēˈsā).  Huh?  Yes, we will explain.  Join us to discuss how each has its own distinctions…

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Wine Wednesday ~ “Plonk”

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We all do it.  We cut corners on the wine budget from time to time and buy lesser quality wine to drink during the week or to serve to less wine-favoring guests while saving “the good stuff” for ourselves.  What is your “go to” wine that gets you through?  Maybe  a box wine? All details…

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Stony Run Winery

The Cellar by Stony Run 150 Independent Rd, Breinigsville

Stony Run Winery - A Passion for Excellence by Joyce Soroka ----------- Located in the heart of Lehigh County and about 75 minutes from the Harrisburg area is Stony Run Winery. The winery was purchased in 2013 with 15 acres of original plantings of French American hybrids as well as California clones of V. vinifera…

$25 – $40

Wine Wednesday ~ Chardonnay

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This ubiquitous grape of French origin grows well in nearly all terroir and exhibits a multiplicity of aromas and flavors reflective of those terroir.  Yet, there  are those who decry this wine with “Anything But Chardonnay!”  Why is it hated and what is your favorite Chardonnay? ___________________________________________________________ All details for each individual event are posted…

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Paso Robles – AVA Updates

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Photo Courtesy of Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance Please join PWS and Host Joe Via on August 22nd at 3:30 p.m. Eastern/New York time, for a look at the Central Coast in California.  Specifically, the Paso Robles AVA including updates and new things to look for on wine shelves.  As this wine appellations' law evolves,…

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Wine Wednesday ~ Your Favorite Wine?

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Maybe there is a wine that you reserve for very special occasions, or another of which you can never get enough, or another without which you could never live.  Is it your favorite?  What is that wine? ___________________________________________________________ Additional details for each individual event are posted here closer to the actual event date, and distributed…

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Allegro Cadenza

Allegro Winery, Brogue PA 3475 Sechrist Road, Brogue

by Lynne Beeson__________ In music, cadenza refers to a passage of music typically contained within the last phrase of a work that calls for a soloist or, sometimes, a small ensemble to perform an improvisation or a previously composed ornamental line. The cadenza often allows performers to display their virtuosic skills as they "free-style" melodically…

$80 – $85

Wine Wednesday ~ Cabernet Sauvignon

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The King of Wine Grapes but representing so many styles: Old World and New World and some that bridge those two styles.  What Cabernet Sauvignon represents your particular preference? ___________________________________________________________ Additional details for each individual event are posted here closer to the actual event date, and distributed to PWS members and those on our distribution…

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Wine Wednesday ~ Merlot

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This much-maligned grape remains the favorite of many, save for the movie-goers who fell prey to undeserved bad press in “Sideways”.   Tell us about your favorite Merlot! ___________________________________________________________ Additional details for each individual event are posted here closer to the actual event date, and distributed to PWS members and those on our distribution list via…

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