Category: Sauvignon Blanc

The Miracle of the Scotch Filled Menorah

A review of the O'Dwyers Creek Sauvignon Blanc 2010 and the Tullibardine Aged Scotch Whisky.
The rituals associated with wine are nearly as numerous as any religious service. Opening, decanting, swirling, sniffing, tasting, and even spitting follow established patterns and recognized norms. Developed to enhance once sensory appreciation of wine, they have achieved a level

Don’t Whine; Join a Wine Club

A review of the Hagafen Sauvignon Blanc 2009 and the Laiphroaig Triple Wood Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky.
While the quality and diversity of kosher wines have dramatically increased over the past several years, they can still be difficult to find, unless you know where to look.

A Kosher Taste Tour – From Western Australia to Kentucky

A review of the Beckett's Flat Five Stones Sauvignon Blanc Semillion 2009 and the Maker's Mark # 46.
The Beckett's Flat Five Stones Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2009 ($15) is another one of those exceptional varietal marriages that the Australians do so well. A classic white Bordeaux blend, it has also found a home in the

Chilled, Fruity And Complex Wines Work Well For Summer

Some summer wine recommendations including Rosé, Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir.
Summer wines should be fruit-filled and complex enough to be interesting without overwhelming the traditional warm weather foods. They certainly need to be chilled, even the red ones, which will bring out their fruit flavors and balance. Here are some suggestions.

A Sure Cure For Brain Frying Heat

A review of the Goose Bay Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2008 and the story of the Gimlet.
An excellent accompaniment to salads, grilled chicken and other light summer fare is the Goose Bay Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2008 ($18). As New Zealand's first kosher (and mevushal,or boiled) wine, it displays the classic Kiwi Sauvignon Blanc crispness and

Try Corralling A Tamer Version Of Wild Turkey

A review of the Teperberg 1870 Terra Sauvignon Blanc 2010 and the Russell's Reserve 10 year old Bourbon.
A lovely kosher summer white wine is the Teperberg 1870 Terra Sauvignon Blanc 2010($16). Orange and tropical fruit aromas predominate in this medium-bodied effort that has slightly herbal accents to the grapefruit and lime flavors. It is

Napa’s Oldest Winery Leads Industry

A review of Charles Krug wines on their 150th anniversary.
The 150th anniversary of the Napa Valley’s oldest winery, Charles Krug, will be celebrated this summer. With a $21.6 million renovation of its winemaking facilities and vineyards under way, the winery is positioning itself to remain a leader of California’s wine industry. The winery’s story

Wines Celebrate The Spirit Of St. Valentine

Some suggestions for Valentine's Day wines including Cremant d'Alsace, Pedro Ximenez and several whose names reflect romance.
Many centuries ago, Euripides noted the intimate relationship between wine and passion: "Where there is no wine, there is no love." The ancient Greek playwright undoubtedly was alluding to the aphrodisiacal qualities of wine's myriad flavors. The choices

White Is One Of Summer’s Genuine Pleasures

Summer white wine suggestions including Sauvignon Blanc, Spanish whites, Chablis and Pinot Gris.
White wines, served with the lighter warm weather fare or sipped solo as the sun sets, come in a wide range of flavors and styles. Every wine-producing area creates worthwhile whites, making summer a perfect time to explore new varietals and regions.