Week in Wine

27 10 2006

Pinks

2005 Bonny Doon Vineyard California Vin Gris de Cigare ($12)

NV Korbel California Brut Rosé ($11)

Reds

2003 Bocce California Zinfandel ($10)

2004 Bogle Vineyards California Petite Sirah ($11)

2005 Elsa Bianchi Argentina Malbec ($9)

2003 Ironstone Vineyards California Cabernet Franc ($10)

2004 Ledgewood Creek Picnique Suisun Valley Rhone Blend ($10)

2005 McManis Family Vineyards California Zinfandel ($10)

NV Pizza Red Australia Red Wine ($8)

2003 R & B Cellars California Zinfandel ($10)





Week in Wine

25 10 2006

Columbia Valley Syrah

2003 Alexandria Nicole Destiny Ridge Vineyard Columbia Valley Syrah ($27)

2004 Ash Hollow Columbia Valley Syrah ($24)

2003 Avery Lane Columbia Valley Shiraz ($8) 

2004 Barnard Griffin Reserve Columbia Valley Syrah ($30)

2004 Bergevin Lane Vineyards Oui Deux Wahluke Slope Syrah ($30)

2004 Columbia Winery Columbia Valley Syrah ($15)

2004 Hogue Cellars Genesis Columbia Valley Syrah ($16)

2002 Red Diamond Columbia Valley Shiraz ($10)

2003 Silver Lake Columbia Valley Syrah ($13)

2004 Washington Hills Columbia Valley Shiraz ($9) 

2002 Columbia Crest Grand Estates Columbia Valley Shiraz ($11)

2003 Gordon Brothers Cellars Columbia Valley ($22)





Week in Wine

20 10 2006

White and pink

2005 Bloom Mosel-Saar-Ruwer Riesling $8

2005 Folonari Veneto Pink Pinot Grigio $7

2005 Happy Camper California Chardonnay $8

2006 Monkey Bay Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc $11

2005 Turner Road Appellation Series Central Coast Chardonnay $11

Red

2005 Man Vintners South Africa Shiraz $11

2005 Petit Bistro Vin de Pays d’Oc Merlot $9

2005 Petit Bistro Vin de Pays d’Oc Syrah $9

2005 Red Guitar Navarra Tempranillo/Garnacha $12

2003 Terra Rosa Mendoza Malbec $11





Week in Wine

17 10 2006

Oregon Pinot Noir

2004 Lemelson Vineyards Thea’s Selection Willamette Valley Pinot Noir ($32)

2004 Ponzi Vineyards Willamette Valley Pinot Noir ($35)

2005 Willamette Valley Vineyards Whole Cluster Fermented Oregon Pinot Noir ($18)

2005 Bergstrom Willamette Valley Pinot Noir ($30)

2003 Cooper Mountain Vineyards Five Elements Series Mountain Terrior Willamette Valley Pinot Noir ($35)

2005 Erath Oregon Pinot Noir ($18)

2004 King Estate Signature Collection Oregon Pinot Noir ($26)2003 Rex Hill Dundee Hills Cuvee Oregon Pinot Noir ($34)

2004 Scott Paul La Paulee Willamette Valley Pinot Noir ($38)

2004 Sokol Blosser Dundee Hills Pinot Noir ($32)





Week in Wine

10 10 2006

Oregon Pinot Gris

2005 Erath Oregon Pinot Gris ($14)

2005 Foris Rogue Valley Pinot Gris ($14) 

2005 Kings Ridge Oregon Pinot Gris ($13)

2005 Lachini Vineyards Oregon Pinot Gris ($18)

2005 Ponzi Vineyards Willamette Valley Pinot Gris ($17)

2005 Torii Mor Oregon Pinot Gris ($16)

2005 Torii Mor Reserve Willamette Valley Pinot Gris ($21)

2005 WillaKenzie Estate Willamette Valley Pinot Gris ($18)

2005 Willamette Valley Vineyards Oregon Pinot Gris ($16)





Week in Wine

3 10 2006

Mendocino County Pinot Noir

2004 Claudia Springs Klindt Vineyard Anderson Valley Pinot Noir ($28)

2004 La Crema Anderson Valley Pinot Noir ($29)
2004 Migration Anderson Valley Pinot Noir ($30)

2004 Roessler BlueJay Anderson Valley Pinot Noir ($32)

2003 Toulouse Vineyards Anderson Valley Pinot Noir ($32)





Dining Vegas

2 10 2006

New places to dine at in Sin City

Guy Savoy (Caesars Palace, 3750 Las Vegas Blvd): French

Pennazzi Ristorante (Harrah’s, 3475 Las Vegas Blvd): Italian 

Cabo Cantina (Red Rock Casino Resort and Spa, 11011 W Charleston Blvd): Mexican

Bistro Zinc (Montelago Resort, 15 Via del Canto, Henderson, NC): French-Cajun