Archive for December 2010

Urban UCO Sauvignon Blanc 2008

This little guy delivers.  It has many of the standard Sauvignon Blanc virtues, but in a good way.  The nose and palate both possess an interesting ruby grapefruit zest characteristic that caries throughout the wine.  In the nose there are subdued notes dried of apricots, the token cat pee, and white chalky minerality.  The palate […]

Cellaring beer? Cellaring beer!

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Not to loose focus on wine… but the art of cellaring and appreciating beverages is something that can be enjoyed across disciplines.  It makes sense that Alaskan Brewing Co. has turned out this cellar gem, they’ve paired their beer with the harshest winter environs in the country.  Check out the story and let me know if […]

Do wine prices relate to taste?

The book Freakonomics created an entire genera of reading-which I am fanatically in love with.  They’ve recently expanded to radio, doing pod casts and other medium format pieces that are totally awesome.  Geeky economics met geeky wine in this interview, and I love every second. The interesting subjects; In a study of 6,000 blind taste […]

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