Category: Michigan

Northern Wine Odyssey: Melanie Harlow on Michigan wine country as a setting in romance fiction

In this special Valentine’s Day episode, friend and fellow sommelier Isabella Fitzgerald joins Paul as co-host for a chat with

LOOSE TASTING NOTES FROM Michigan, NEW YORK, AND Virginia — January 18, 2021

These near-weekly posts contain short reviews that come almost verbatim from my notebook with only limited editing for wines that

NORTHERN WINE ODYSSEY: Gina Shay, Tonnellerie Cadus & the Michigan Wine Collaborative

For this episode of the Nothern Wine Odyssey podcast, Cork Report contributor Paul Brady speaks with Gina Shay who works

LOOSE TASTING NOTES FROM MICHIGAN, NEW YORK, AND VIRGINIA — October 20, 2020

As always, these are short reviews that come almost verbatim from my notebook with only limited editing for wines that

Loose Tasting Notes from Colorado, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Virginia and Wisconsin — August 27, 2020

Colorado Colterris 2017 Petit Verdot ($24*)Spicy oak, tobacco and deep, dark black and blue fruits on the nose with hints

Loose Tasting Notes from Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Virginia — July 30, 2020

Michigan Bel Lago Winery NV Pinot Grigio & Chardonnay ($14*)Not very aromatic — some apple and citrus. Light bodied and

Loose Tasting Notes from Colorado, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Virginia — July 28, 2020

Colorado Carlson Vineyards NV NSFW White ($12*)Smells like green apple Jolly Rancher with sweet citrus and honey. Light body that

[REVIEW] Brengman Brothers 2019 “Block 7” Pinot Noir Rosé

Aromas of fresh-sliced strawberries drizzled with just a little orange blossom honey are joined by scents of earthy dried mint

Bel Lago Vineyard 2017 Riesling

There is a bit more petrol here than you’d expect in such a young wine, but it’s not overwhelming. Instead,

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