Articles Tagged: High/Low Weekend

New World and Old World – High/Low Weekend

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This week’s high/low weekend is a comparison of the new world and old world styles of wine. Australia is representing the new world with a Riesling from Edna Valley. I bet a few of you didn’t even know that Australia made Rieslings (you are not alone). But, they certainly do and if you enjoy Riesling with petrol characteristics, then you should really try Australia. The old world is being represented by Spain with a traditional, … Read more

France – High/Low Weekend

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This week’s high/low picks come from the famed French wine producing areas of Burgundy and Bordeuax.

You don’t normally associate Burgundy with value. But, believe it or not, this week’s low (value) wine comes from Burgundy and it’s a Bourgogne Rouge with a bit of funk.

I got home from work late and was hungry. Not surprisingly, I had plenty of wine but not so much food. The only thing in my refrigerator was bread … Read more

The House of Taittinger – High/Low Weekend

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Our apologies for getting High/Low Weekend up a bit late, but these suggestions are great for the entire holiday season!

I jokingly tell people that I am a huge fan of anything that sparkles! But, I really love sparkling wine and jewelry (I know, join the long line of women that love those sparklers). Notice that I don’t say I love Champagne but that I love sparkling wine. This is because the world of sparkling … Read more

Gruner or Chianti – High/Low Wine Weekend

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By day, I am wine student and spend most of my time studying. By night, I work at a high-end restaurant where I pour amazing wines. While I love wine from all over the world, my passion is for food-friendly wines that serve to enhance the dining experience and what people are eating!

One of my favorite white wines is Gruner Veltliner from Austria. It usually shows stonefruit along with citrus notes and vegetal notes. … Read more

High/Low Weekend – Oregon Pinot Noir

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We are launching a new series for your wine consuming pleasure! This new series is based on one of my favorite concepts – High/Low Wine. This will allow our readers to splurge on one wine while saving on the other. This originated in my wine tasting group where we had to bring two wines (once priced high and one priced low) that we blind tasting. It resulted in a number of surprising outcomes! Maybe we … Read more