May 2015

winery: Kangarilla Road “Alluvial Fans” Shiraz region/G.I.*: McLaren Vale, Australia (In Australia, wine regions are denote as Geographical Indications, or G.I., similar to AVA’s (American Viticultural Area) in the United States and AOP’s (Appellation d’Origine Protégée) in France.) A couple weeks ago, I had the pleasure of...

region/G.I.*: McLaren Vale, Australia (In Australia, wine regions are denote as Geographical Indications, or G.I., similar to AVA’s (American Viticultural Area) in the United States and AOP’s (Apellation d’Origine Protégée) in France.) A couple weeks ago, I had the pleasure of meeting Kevin O’Brien, owner and winemaker...

wine: Blindfold by The Prisoner Wine Company grapes: 35% Chardonnay, 60%: Viognier, Roussanne, Marsanne, Grenache Blanc, 5%: Semillon and Riesling regions: Napa Valley, Sonoma (Carneros), Santa Ynez company history: The Prisoner Wine Company is owned by Huneeus Vintners, who also owns Chilean winery Veramonte, Sonoma Pinot Noir producer...