Archive for September 9th, 2008

Sep 09 2008

Barrel Project 2008 – Meeting #2 at Vivo in Chicago

This is the Just Grapes’ Barrel Project second meeting. We are making a barrel of 2008 Trailside Cabernet Sauvignon from Rutherford, Napa Valley. We met at Vivo Restaurant in Chicago and blind tasted the following wines to determine what the group preferred in winemaking styles.

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Sep 09 2008

2004 Emilio Moro, Ribera del Duero, Spain

Robert Houde of Garnacha Imports reviews the 2004 Emilio Moro, Ribera del Duero, Spain during a Wines of Spain Seminar at Just Grapes in Chicago.

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Sep 09 2008

Is there any clear reason for red and white glasses?

Red wine glasses are wonderful. They are fat and round, meaning they hold more wine to begin with, and they are easier to hold when you’ve had more wine by night’s end. White wine glasses, on the other hand, are rather skinny and pale. Not one to judge by appearance alone, I’m less fond of […]

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