Tag: USA

Caymus 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Review

Got to give it to the Yanks

Caymus 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon One winemaker has stubbornly been making only one variety since 1972, and to hell with the risk! Any good professional adviser will tell you that it’s risk management 101 to spread your risk and have a backup plan just in case. “Have another string to your bow”, or perhaps ” add…
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A glass of Zinfandel makes a worthy companion to an Aussie barbecue

Zinfandel may not be a varietal that is widely grown in Australia, but in the United States it’s one of the most commonly grown grapes, accounting for over 10% of all Californian vineyard plantings. And as I discovered recently, it’s a style with a story! Zinfandel grapes are black skinned and heat tolerant as consequently,…
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Beringer, White Zinfandel 2007 Review

Beringer, White Zinfandel 2007

It’s not a style that has made an impact in the Australian market, but white Zinfandel has been a huge success in the USA where the Beringer White Zinfandel is said to be “America’s favourite white Zinfandel”. And the “white zinfandel” moniker is somewhat surprising given that it is more pink than white in the…
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