August 2016

16 Aug Mas de Daumas Gassac

winery: Mas de Daumas Gassac grape blend: 80% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% rare regional grape varieties region: Languedoc, France the winery Mas de Daumas Gassac translates into the Daumas and Gassac Ranch, and it is an iconic winery in southern France’s mediterranean Languedoc region. It has been called the “Lafite...

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14 Aug Greywacke

winery: Greywacke (pronounced “gray-wack-ee”) grape: Sauvignon Blanc region: Marlborough, New Zealand the winery Winemaker Kevin Judd is considered the pioneer of the New Zealand wine industry. Born in England and trained in Australia, Kevin moved to New Zealand and became the founding winemaker at Cloudy Bay in the...

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02 Aug Castello di Farnetella

wine: Castello di Farnetella region: Chianti Colli Senesi, Italy (in the region of Tuscany) grape blend: 90 % Sangiovese, 10% Merlot Chianti vs. Chianti Classico Similar to the title of Champagne or Port, Chianti is the name of both the region and the wine itself. Chianti is situated...

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