Category: Pinot Noir

Quick Review: Sokol Blosser Pinot Noir

Sokol Blosser 2007 Dundee Hills Pinot Noir ($45 at http://www.sokolblosser.com/) He Sips It had been a while since She Sips and I just opened a bottle to try on a random night.  So last night, we popped open a bottle of Sokol Blosser 2007 Dundee Hills Pinot Noir from Oregon.  We were not disappointed.  In the... Read more »

Quick Hits: This Week in Wine

Quick Hits: This Week in Wine
What alcohol level do you expect in Pinot Noir? Is there one correct answer? Vineography attended a panel at an event called World of Pinot Noir that examined this topic. The panel included Jim Clendenen from Au Bon Climat, Adam Tolmach of Ojai Vineyards, Michael Browne from Kosta Browne, among others. If you have the... Read more »

5 Wines to Drink this Summer

Everyone loves a list; so, here’s ours. Please note these are only five wines we like to drink during the summer; there are many more. In compiling the list, we tried to think of wines we like to drink on a warm, sunny day, wines that go down easy, sometimes too easy. We also tried... Read more »
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Giveaway: August Ziegler Pinot Noir

Giveaway: August Ziegler Pinot Noir
Hello Readers! We’re putting together a list of the best wines for the summer, which will run next week, in time for summer’s official beginning (and for the rain to stop, hopefully, here in Chicago). And we’d like your input. So, tell us your favorite wine to sip over the summer. We’ll try to find... Read more »

She Said: The New Cupcake

Last post, I mentioned Pam and her Paramels. She brought her homemade, flavored caramels as dessert, something to end our meal of grilled brats. And while she did not intend for them to pair with our 2007 August Zeigler Pinot Noir, they definitely did. Pam’s caramels are the new cupcake. One bite of these tasty... Read more »

Fine Wine Brokers: a Bottle to go with Brats

Fine Wine Brokers: a Bottle to go with Brats
The meal: brats on the grillThe store: Fine Wine Brokers in Lincoln SquareThe wine: a German Pinot Noir–that’s right, GermanThe details: $21.95 for the 2007 August Ziegler Pinot Noir PfalzThe verdict: Pairs well. Buy a bottle. Perfect for Memorial Day BBQs. Walking in to Fine Wine Brokers, 4621 N. Lincoln Ave., you immediately know they... Read more »
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