All posts tagged "red wine"

  • IMBIBE: Zeroing in on Zinfandel

    The uneven history and uncertain future of a great American wine. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Although its origins go back to Croatia and, in more recent times, to Italy, I contend that Zinfandel is America’s great wine....

    • Posted June 28, 2017
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  • IMBIBE: Ocho de España

    Eight great affordable Spanish wines. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Whenever I’m wandering through Utah’s state wine stores, I am inevitably drawn to the aisles stocked with wines from Spain. Spain—along with Portugal and Greece—offers great wine values...

    • Posted May 31, 2017
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  • IMBIBE: Oui, Oui!

    French wines at a bargain. JACKSON HOLE, WY – If there is a country synonymous with wine, surely it’s France. And France is well-known for producing some of the planet’s most sought-after and most expensive wines. Thankfully,...

    • Posted May 9, 2017
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  • IMBIBE: Mr. Natural

    Will Bucklin makes gnarly wines from ancient vines. JACKSON HOLE, WY – I’m pretty sure winemaker Will Bucklin would shudder at being called a hippie. I’m of the opinion that the proprietor of Sonoma’s Bucklin winery (founded...

    • Posted March 21, 2017
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  • IMBIBE: Winter Wining

    Grapes to warm the bones after a day in the Jackson Hole tundra. JACKSON HOLE, WY – If you live in the Cayman Islands, sunny Los Angeles, Rio de Janeiro or other places with year-round warm weather,...

    • Posted January 17, 2017
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  • IMBIBE: Ravenswood Soars at 40

    Celebrating four decades of American Zin. JACKSON HOLE, WY – If you happen to be in the vicinity of Sonoma on Sunday, Sept. 11, you might want to swing by Ravenswood Winery on Gehricke Road. That’s the...

    • Posted September 6, 2016
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  • IMBIBE: Gulps of Guigal

    Spend some time with the whimsical wine of Rhône Valley. Whenever I think about the wines of the Rhône Valley in southeast France, what inevitably comes to my mind’s eye are the iconic gold-and-red-hued labels that identify...

    • Posted January 26, 2016
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  • IMBIBE: Bargain Red Roundup

    A six-pack of quality red wines under $13. During the cold of winter I really focus my wine palate on reds. While you can certainly spend a fortune doing that, you really don’t have to. Here are...

    • Posted January 19, 2016
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  • IMBIBE: Carménère is Calling

    A smoky, earthy wine for a cold and snowy night. Stroll the Chilean wine isle of your local wine shop, and you’ll find a wine variety there that you won’t see in most of the other sections...

    • Posted January 12, 2016
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  • IMBIBE: Rosé roundup

    Crisp and divine end-of-summer pink wines As summer marches inevitably toward fall, I’m getting in as much warm weather Rosé drinking as I can. Before we know it, we’ll be stoking the fireplaces and cracking open big,...

    • Posted August 26, 2015
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