Posts tagged: Robert Parker

Robert Parker: Farewell to the Emperor

Robert Parker: Farewell to the Emperor © The Wine Advocate Robert Parker has finally hung up his tasting glass and pen. Wine’s most influential writer of the past 40 years has retired. W. Blake Gray pays tribute to a legend. I come to praise Robert Parker, not to bury him, because this is not quite an […]

Sunday May 26th, 2019 in , | Comments Off on Robert Parker: Farewell to the Emperor

Robert Parker: The Man Becomes the Brand

Robert Parker: The Man Becomes the Brand By W. Blake Gray  Wine-Searcher.com Robert Parker used to be a person. He was a man of strong appetites; he loved wine of course, but also rye whiskey, soft-shell crabs and oysters. He liked horror movies, especially grotesque ones, and the Baltimore Ravens. He was devoted to his […]

Sunday November 18th, 2018 in , | Comments Off on Robert Parker: The Man Becomes the Brand

Top 100 wine # 3, receives 95 Point rating & FREE SHIPPING

The Beaux Frères Vineyard was a creation of Robert Parker and his brother-in-law (Beaux Frere) Mike Etzel.  The winery/vineayard is located on an 88-acre farm atop Ribbon Ridge in the Chehalem Valley near Newberg (Yamhill County, Willamette Valley, Oregon, USA). Tall and stately Douglas fir trees cover nearly 50 acres of the farm, with homestead […]

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Crowd pleasing Pinot Noir (93 Robert Parker)

Walter Hansel winery has been synonymous with good quality and well-priced wines for years.  Real crowd-pleasing wines for those who don’t want to break the bank and still want to get a good quality glass of wine.  The 2010 North Slope might be one of Steve Hansel’s best efforts to date.  Even with a 93 […]

Wednesday March 6th, 2013 in , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Crowd pleasing Pinot Noir (93 Robert Parker)

O’Shaughnessy gets 95 Points From Robert Parker

Betty O’Shaughnessy hails from Minnesota, having spent her childhood growing up in a rural farming community. After college she raised a family while building a career in real estate investing and development in Minneapolis. Her entrepreneurial spirit and passion for food and wine fueled the fires that transitioned her from owner/teacher of a cooking school […]

Wednesday October 10th, 2012 in , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on O’Shaughnessy gets 95 Points From Robert Parker

Capiaux 2008 Pinot Noir “Chimera” Sonoma

The Chimera is a blend of Hendricks (Sonoma Coast), Freestone & Widdoes (Russian River), Wilson Vineyard (Sonoma Coast) and Garys’ & Pisoni (Santa Lucia Highlands) vineyards. Only 500 cases were produced! “More beet root, black currant, plum, and cherry characteristics are found in the 2008 Pinot Noir Chimera Vineyard. With an attractive smoky earthiness, abundant […]

Thursday July 22nd, 2010 in , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Capiaux 2008 Pinot Noir “Chimera” Sonoma

Igneous 2006 Cabernet Napa Valley

(Pay only $79.99 and receive FREE SHIPPING* when you order six or more bottles BEFORE Sunday 5.23.10 – CALL or EMAIL ONLY!) Only 200 cases of this stunning new release were made.  I had a bottle open for 3 days and it was still drinking very well after all that time. I was surprised by […]

Friday May 21st, 2010 in , , , , , | Comments Off on Igneous 2006 Cabernet Napa Valley