Category: Bruichladdich

The Taste Of Rocks

A look at the concept of "minerality" in wine with reviews of the Dalton Reserve Sauvignon Blanc 2012 and Bruichladdich, Islay Barley, Rockside Farm, 2007, Unpeated Single Malt Scotch Whisky.
Several of the wines we have recently recommended have a notable “minerality” as part of their flavor profile. At first glance, minerality seems to be

Wine For The Holidays – Part 2

A review of the Borgo Reale Prosecco Brut and a look at several Bruichladdich Single Malt Scotch Whiskies.
There is something very stressful yet comforting about planning the typical Thanksgiving meal. On the one hand, the menu is pretty much standard fare with turkey, stuffing, fall vegetables, something cranberry and plenty of dessert. On the

Cork It

A review of the Five Stones Shiraz 2010 and the SMWS # 23.72 Bruichladdich Single Malt Scotch.
One of the most beloved rituals in the world of wine snobbery is the extraction of the cork. Cork comes from the bark of the cork oak tree, or Quercus Suber that grows in Spain and Portugal. The

Interest By Non-Jews In Israeli Wines Growing

A review of the Saslove Aviv Marriage and the Bruichladdich Single Malt "Kosher" Cask along with a free offer from the International Wine Review.
Wine lovers across the Jewish community have long recognized Israel's wine industry's accomplishments, and tend to rejoice every time some nonkosher wine critic notices, too. While this cheerleading tribal affinity is

An Alluring Varietal

A review of the Dovev Cabernet Franc 2010 and some news about Bruichladdich along with a review of their 10-year-old, Unpeated, Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky.
Although often relegated to a secondary role in winemaking, Cabernet Franc is actually a very alluring grape varietal. Traditionally utilized as a blending grape to soften the tannins

Will Carignan Be The Varietal That Made Israeli Wine Famous?

A review of the Recanati Reserve Carignan Kerem Ba'al 2009 and the Bruichladdich 10-year-old single malt Scotch Whisky.
Australia has Shiraz, Argentina is known for Malbec, Chile for Carmenere and in California Cabernet is king. Whether by design, regulation or chance, nearly every winegrowing region has "its" grape. It adds a level of