Posts Tagged ‘wines’

Portfolio Tastings: White Burgundy

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By Josh Perilo For the last couple of weeks I’ve been recounting my findings from the annual New York wine and liquor distributor portfolio tastings. “What are these portfolio tastings?” I hear those of you out there who haven’t read my last two installments asking. In a nutshell, the distributors that sell wine to liquor [&hellip
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Pinot Noir is Jazz

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By Josh Perilo Continuing on my recent ramblings, comparing different grape varietals to different genres of music, one grape in particular began to vex me. Pinot Noir. So unique, and yet incredibly hard to define, I tossed and turned trying to pin down what musical niche could possibly compare. Then it struck me like a [&hellip
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Merlot is Pop Rock

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Classic vino is a sugary superstar By Josh Perilo “If you had to describe a Merlot to someone who had never had it before,” my friend Bryan challenged, “how would you do it?” This was the statement that started me thinking about the metaphor that I eventually obsessed over: wine and music. These were, after [&hellip
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Portugal’s ‘Green’ Wine

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Vinho Verde is a delicious and light wine for summer By Josh Perilo When my friend Shirley returned from her trip to Spain and Portugal, she couldn’t stop talking about it. I was completely intrigued. “It’s called green wine!” She kept saying, “And they have it everywhere!” “What’s it like?” “So light. So refreshing. It’s [&hellip
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