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Newcomer vintners shaking up Chilean wine scene

...industrial and fixated on volume."It had quality but lacked character," said Patricio Tapia, Chile's most respected wine writer and the author of the Descorchados wine guide. But in the past decade "a new generation has been born, and Espi no...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/food/wine/2014-02-25/newcomer-vintners-shaking
Wine Time: Casillero del Diablo Chardonnay Reserva 2011, Chile

...and enough stainless to make it sharp and bracing, a terrific expression of Chardonnay.A sommelier at a recent wine writers conference said drinkers get too carried away with descriptors of what they drink. He said the only thing we should...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-06-12/wine-time-casillero-d
Lee brothers work to show fun side of Southern cooking

...Institution, the Southern Foodways Symposium, the StarChefs International Chefs Congress and the Symposium for Professional Wine Writers.And their new Lee Bros. line of cookware recently was introduced on Home Shopping Network."We introduce people...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2011-04-27/lee-brothers-work-sho
Applause | Things to Do
Candor Merlot, Lot 3 and Candor Zinfandel, Lot 3

...2009 (90 percent), with 5 percent each from the other two vintages.A year ago, the Hope Family folks gave several wine writers a chance to blend their own version of Lot 3 Merlot. I drank my blend a couple of months ago, and I thought it was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2011-11-09/candor-merlot-lot-3-a
Moscato makes a splash for summer

...sweetness in their wine, but knowledgeable folks can also appreciate the beauty of moscato," says Leslie Sbrocco, wine writer and founder of Thirsty Girl.There are light, low-alcohol "frizzante" style sparkling wines from Italy. Major...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/food/recipes/2010-08-03/moscato-makes-splash-s
Recipes | Food | Life
Small bites

...wines, wine styles and regions. The book has an introduction and tasting notes by Doug Frost, master sommelier, wine writer and consultant, of Kansas City, Mo. It is illustrated with plenty of color photos, including many scenic shots of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/21/foo_34463.shtml
Food
Small bites

...nearly every entry. -"The Complete Idiot's Guide to Wine Basics" (Alpha, 2004, $18.95 paperback) is by wine writer Tara Q. Thomas, who kindly and informally sets out to answer questions and assumes nothing can be taken for granted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/02/foo_441574.shtml
Food
Living briefs

...ginger wasabi dressing. THE WINERY: This winery was started in the 19th century by former Londoner Henry Lindeman. Wine writer Lain Bradford can be reached at lain@winetalk.org or write him in care of The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/11/liv_424968.shtml
Life & style
Wine talk

...1981 and has been known as a Rhone Ranger, meaning that he makes American versions of the classic French Rhone wines. Wine writer Lain Bradford can be reached at lain@winetalk.org or write him in care of The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/04/foo_424244.shtml
Food
Living briefs

...FLAVORS: Ripe blackberries, plum, and hints of blueberries framed with oak notesPAIRS WITH: slow-grilled steak Wine writer Lain Bradford can be reached at lain@winetalk.org or write him in care of The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/28/liv_413712.shtml
Life & style