The lineup at @bigibila_wines's station at the Melbourne Food & Wine Festival 😍. One of the things we love most about wine tastings is that you always learn something. We found out that this awesome winery has the largest growth of Cab Franc outside of Rhone in France where the grape is native to. Awesome stuff! 🍷😍 #MFWF
"Passel Estate has quickly established a distinct house style, with fine-grained tannins derived from both the fruit and the new oak woven through the medium-bodied palate. The bouquet is entirely at one with the palate, blackcurrant/cassis to the fore, elegance derived from the timing of the harvest. Throw in the perfect balance, and say no more" - James Halliday, 2017 🍷
One of my teammates posted this and it really hit home with me and why I chose this biz:.
“As a recovering fitness addict, certified personal trainer, and lover of all things healthy, I have so many people ask me...how in the hell did you end up in a wine biz.
Well first of all, it’s wine people. I mean for the love of all things it’s been around since before Jesus and it will be here until He comes back to take us home. So there’s that. Not ever gonna go out of style ✔️.
Number two, total honesty here...I really like people. And I was sooooooo tired of people running away from me and hiding from me at parties. Like, I’m really fun. Now they run towards me because they’re like “hey there’s that wine girl, maybe she brought some badass wine”. People will actually WANT to talk to you about wine. How refreshing.
Number three, totally jiving with the first two, NO ONE NEEDS TO BE CONVINCED TO DRINK WINE. Oh you like wine? You like free wine? Ok cool. Here you go. .
And last but certainly not least. It’s freaking fun. There is not a single judgmental person here. You can be whoever the hell you want to be. Including a wine loving, recovering fitness addict like myself. .
And seriously...it’s wine 💁🏼♀️”
So THAT’S how you pronounce it 🤦🏻♀️ I’d never paid attention to Mourvèdre until I went to #pasorobles , where it seemed like the grape was blended into everything 😋 If you’re a Cabernet Sauvignon fan, give #Mourvèdre a shot! Also known by its Spanish name, #Monastrell 🍇
#foodpairing : pair with rich foods that will absorb Mourvèdre’s high tannin 🍖🥩
Episode 269 Bottle - Director’s Wine
If you grew up and/or watched any movies before the 2000s then you’ve probably seen multiple Francis Ford Coppola movies and familiar with his work. He’s made many legendary movies including The Godfather series and Apocalypse Now. He also makes great wine. In fact, he has a winery in Geyserville, CA in Sonoma County just north of Healdsburg. He actually has quite the selection with multiple labels, some distributed and some exclusive to the winery. The Director’s Cut label is the most distributed label he has that has quality grapes making really drinkable wines. The Cabernet Sauvignon is great with lots of deep flavors and structure great for sipping on its own but can stand up to rich foods like filet mignon and braised lamb shank, too. It’s has 5% Cab Franc, 10% petit Verdot, and the rest Cab Sauv. It’s about $15 at Safeway and anywhere from $12-$18 at BevMo or Total Wine so it’s a quality purchase right off the bat. It’s $30 at the winery so I would t buy it front here but I highly recommend you visit. The views are stunning and the winery itself is a mini amusement park for adults. It’s half a museum with memorabilia form his moves as well as a full restaurant with great food, and of course lots of wine. You will not be disappointed.
#wine#winetime#wineoclock#winethirty#winelover#wino#wineislife#winein60seconds#thedrunkensomm#abottleaday#cabernetsauvignon#cabblend#cabernetfranc#petitverdot#directorscut#francisfordcoppola#winery#geyserville#california#sonomacounty#healdsburg#winepairing#foodie @coppolawine @geyserville_ca @sonomacounty @safeway @bevmo_co @totalwine @sonomacountywinegrowers @sonomacountyvintners @sonoma_valley #igers#igdaily#igwine#instagood#instadaily#instawine#picoftheday
1️⃣9️⃣9️⃣7️⃣ 🗞 RIP Diana, Wi-Fi, 🦅 Flu, Tiger 🏆, Tyson👂
🎵 Candle in the Wind, Wannabe, MMMBop
🎥 Titanic, MIB, 5th Element, Con Air
🗣 Oh my God, They killed Kenny!
🗣 Make a move & the 🐰 gets it
Mature 🇮🇹 Cab @ £80 that’s touch muted on the 👃 but full of big aged flavour 🍷 Rich ruby 👃 Dusty smoked damp faded dark fruits w/ herbs, minerals, cocoa & a puff of smoke 👄 Med body of smooth soft black fruits w/ gloopy creamy mocha, minerals & morello cherry 🎯 Med+ of above & dry cocoa
Review 1997 on @vivino #vivino#vivinoapp