Archives: October, 2005

linuxdave — October 21, 2005, 1:55 pm

WBW #15 Theme Announced

This month’s Wine Blogging Wednesday, a virtual wine tasting event, is going to be a great challenge for us. This month, we are to locate, drink, and review a wine that had less than 250 cases of it produced. This theme is tricky to begin with, but to find a cheap wine to fit the […]

linuxdave — October 9, 2005, 12:23 am

Yellow Tail Pinot Grigio 2005

I love cheap wine that doesn’t stray too far from the taste of the grape it is made from. Pinot Grigios fulfill this desire, and this year’s Yellow Tail is no exception. Pear, apple, pineapple, lime! A burst of flavor on the tongue! I enjoyed this wine while sitting outside on this cool fall day […]

linuxdave — October 8, 2005, 11:42 pm

Wine Blogging Wednesday #14 Results

In case you missed it, the results are in from the latest Wine Blogging Wednesday. I was amazed at all the regions that produce Pinot Noirs! This month’s challenge was to find a Pinot Noir from a “New New World” region. I think my Lindemans Pinot Noir review was the cheapest wine in the event! […]

linuxdave — October 5, 2005, 12:08 pm

Lindemans Bin 99 Pinot Noir 2004

In honor of the 14th Wine Blogging Wednesday, I am reviewing a “New New World” Pinot Noir. My goal was to find something cheap and exotic. I hit the nail on the head with the cheap part (hopefully the cheapest, at $6.49), but Lindemans is far from exotic. After searching several wine stores in this […]

linuxdave — October 4, 2005, 6:43 pm

Mateus Rosé

Due to the unusually hot October weather (almost 90 degrees here today!), I wanted an unusual wine that I could have chilled. After spending only several minutes in the air-conditioned wine store this afternoon, I found exactly that. This rosé from Portugal caught my eye first with its flask-shaped bottle, and then with the cheap […]