Posts Written OnFebruary 07, 2006

WBW #18 Round-Up Published


TWell, by my count 34 of you took part in Wine Blogging Wednesday #18 Wine Shops That Feel the Love, hosted by Dr. Vino. This was a great theme idea and I’m glad we had such a great turn out. The good doctor has posted the round-up, so let’s all take a look, feel the love and thank him for hosting this time ’round. I’ve hit a slight snag for March’s edition of the event (the blogger scheduled to host has gone missing it seems) but I think I have a backup plan that will work just fine. Stay tuned…

WTN: The Brotherhood Winery 2004 Dry Riesling


I love riesling…particularly those from the Mosel (in Germany) and those from the Finger Lakes. I drink riesling all the time and love its food-friendliness and relatively affordable quality. You can get top-flight riesling for a fraction of the cost of similar quality Bordeaux, California Cab, etc. Over the weekend I tasted The Brotherhood Winery’s 2004 Dry Riesling ($10) and had reasonably high hopes. Why? Well, I remember thinking a previous vintage, tasted at their tasting room in the Hudson Valley, was pretty good for ten bucks. Plus, this wine was made from Finger Lakes fruit… Well I was definitely…