Author: Nancy (CSW)

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Three of The Many Approaches To Sustainability In Bordeaux

Sustainability initiatives in Bordeaux include a variety of approaches. These efforts must at least preserve, if not restore, the environment and have a positive effect on society. According to the Le Conseil Interprofessionnel du Vin de Bordeaux (CIVB, Bordeaux Wine Council), the region began its sustainability efforts 20 years ago. 35% of Bordeaux’s vineyard area were taking a certified environmental […]

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New Release Wines From The Pairing

Today we’re sipping three new releases from The Pairing that were sent to us as tasting samples. The Pairing range of wines is part of a highly-regarded family of wines that includes JONATA and The Hilt. This is our second taste of The Pairing wines. Matt Dees is the winemaker for all three ranges and the vineyard sources for The […]

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A New Wine From Domaine Bousquet: Gaia Pinot Noir Rosé

Just in time for spring and summer sipping (not to mention National Rosé Day on June 12) we have a delightful rosé from Domaine Bousquet, Argentina’s noted organic winery, to share with you. We received this wine as a tasting sample. This is the inaugural vintage of Domaine Bousquet’s Gaia Pinot Noir Rosé, made using estate-grown Pinot Noir. Since the […]

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Sullivan Rutherford Estate 2017 Coeur de Vigne

Today we’re sipping a delightful Cabernet Sauvignon blend that hails from Napa Valley’s Rutherford sub-AVA. We received this wine as a tasting sample and it provided us the opportunity to sip delicious wine and take a brief look at the region’s history. I never know where a wine I taste is going to take me. In the case of Coeur […]

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New Releases From Napa’s Flora Springs: Trilogy and Cabernet Sauvignon

Today we are sipping red wines from Napa Valley made by Flora Springs. Both wines are a celebration of quality winemaking, Cabernet Sauvignon and family. We received both wines as tasting samples. From the very beginning Flora Springs has been a family operation. Flora and Jerry Komes purchased the abandoned winery, originally built between 1885 and 1900 at the foot […]

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A Spring Meal To Celebrate St. Supéry Sauvignon Blanc

St. Supéry Vineyards & Winery in Napa Valley believes in its Sauvignon Blanc so much that they established #SauvBlanc Day in 2010 to celebrate the variety. This year we are celebrating Sauvignon Blanc Day with St. Supéry and prepared a spring meal to pair with the 2019 St. Supéry Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc, which we received as a tasting sample. […]

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Corvezzo Prosecco: Organic Prosecco Grown And Made Near Treviso

This has turned out to be Prosecco Week on Pull That Cork. It’s an unofficial designation, but this week has been filled with delicious Prosecco that has been perfect for springtime sipping. We’re ending the week, and Earth Month, by sipping and sharing organic Corvezzo Prosecco, which we received as tasting samples. Giovanni Corvezzo is the third generation to lead […]

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Getting to Know Ca’ di Prata Prosecco

Today we’re tasting three variations of Prosecco from Ca’ di Prata. Included in the group is a Brut Prosecco DOC, Extra Dry Prosecco Rose DOC and Extra Dry Prosecco Valdobbiadene Superiore DOCG. We received all three wines as tasting samples. The qualities I enjoy most about Prosecco are its bubbles, relatively low alcohol and fruit flavors. Affordability is another attractive […]