Louis Jadot Chardonnay Comparison

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Louis Jadot Chardonnay Comparison            by Marty Cook Please join us with Host Joe Via on Sunday, August 8th at 3:30 pm Eastern/New York Time for an hour long presentation that will explain and lead us through tasting of Chardonnay wines from the Burgundy region of France. Did  you know that a white, Burgundy wine is,…

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Wine Wednesday ~ “Plonk”

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PLONK          by Marty Cook What is “Plonk”?  Wikipedia defines it thusly: “Plonk is a non-specific and derogatory term used primarily in British and Australian English for cheap, low-quality wine. It is believed to come from Australian slang, in reference to blanc, before it became naturalised in Britain. Despite the reference to the colour white, the…

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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 ----------- There is a place to the east of southcentral PA. It is a magical place. A place where they make incredible wines. This place is known as Stony Run Winery. Owner and Winemaker Larry Shrawder is the man with the magical touch. He…

$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__________ The Allegro Cadenza event on August 27th has limited seats remaining!  Save your spot here!   All event information is kept current on the PWS website or contact the Treasurers for information.  For those fortunate to have seats reserved, here are Carl’s notes on the tasting lineup. The Cadenza Vineyards wines speak from…

$80 – $85

Wine Wednesday ~ Cabernet Sauvignon

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by Marty Cook Cabernet Sauvignon, often referred to as “The King of Wine Grapes”, is the topic of our upcoming installment of Wine Wednesday on this coming Wednesday, September 1st at 7:00 p.m. Eastern/New York time.   One of the Noble Grapes, “Cab Sauv” is representative of so many stylistic interpretations owing to “place” and “winemaker…

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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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Meaghan Frank of Dr. Konstatin Frank Winery – Finger Lakes, NY

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------- by Marty Cook           High above the steep southwestern slope of Keuka Lake, to the north of the town of Hammondsport, New York, sits a winery founded in 1961 by Dr. Konstantin Frank. The Dr. Frank Winery pioneered the vinifera movement in the Eastern United States. It was here in 1957…

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Wine Wednesday ~ Your First Wine

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Your First Wine(s)     by Marty Cook   A “tell all” segment of Wine Wednesday will occur next Wednesday, September 15th at 7:00 p.m. Eastern/New York Time. That’s when we get into some personal (and, possibly ancient) history regaling the tale of your first wine or wines or, to make it easier, one of the first…

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An Evening at Nissley Vineyards

Nissley Vineyards 140 Vintage Drive, Bainbridge

--------by Cathy Boyd Join the PWS at Nissley Vineyards on Saturday, September 18th at 5pm to enjoy the newest collection of Nissley Vineyard Wines, ‘The Reserve Collection’ and a fabulous grazing station prepared by Slice of Divine Charcuterie - www.sliceofdivinecharcuterie.com.   See the list of grazing station items and the nine wines at the end of…

$45 – $60