Archive for May, 2009

Ramey Wine Cellars Tasting @ Great Grapes

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

Winemaker David Ramey of Ramey Wine Cellars will be pouring his wines at Great Grapes in Cary on Wednesday, June 3rd from 5:30-7pm. He will be pouring Chardonnay, Cabernet and Syrah, so stop by to experience these wines and talk to the man who made them.

North Carolina Wine TV

Tuesday, May 26th, 2009

Two Triangle-based guys are on a mission to learn more about North Carolina wine and share their experiences online with the rest of us. Check out Kipp and Jeff’s first two episodes where they reviewed a RayLen Carolinius and Westbend Riesling.

Judgement at Woodcroft @ Hope Valley Bottle Shop

Thursday, May 21st, 2009

Hope Valley Bottle Shop will be doing their own recreation of the famous 1976 Judgement of Paris where several California wines outranked some of the biggest names of Burgundy and Bordeaux in a blind tasting tomorrow, Friday, May 22 from 5-7:30pm. There will be a blind tasting of six different wines, three of which will […]

Shiraz Blind Taste-Off @ Brandywine Cellars

Thursday, May 21st, 2009

Brandywine Cellars is holding a Australian Shiraz Taste-Off tomorrow, Friday, May 22 from 6-8pm where you, the customer, get to pick the next Customer Favorite Shiraz. The tasting is free so all you need to bring is your taste buds. Eight wines will be available to taste, ranging in price from $11 to $17.

Southern Season’s May wine case for $99.99

Thursday, May 21st, 2009

Wine #1, Belle Provencale Cotes du Ventoux Rouge ($8.99) Wine #2, Belle Provencale Cotes du Luberon Blanc ($8.99) Wine #3, Belle Provencale Cotes du Ventoux Rose ($8.99) Wine #4, Montevina Pinot Grigio ($9.99) Wine #5, Montevina Chardonnay ($9.99) Wine #6, Montevina Cabernet Sauvignon ($9.99) Wine #7, Domaine de Bernier Chardonnay ($10.99) Wine #8, Salmon Creek […]


Thursday, May 21st, 2009

Eric and I have been big fans of Rosé ever since our trip to Spain last year. There is a good variety to these wines, but our favorites trend to the dry and fruity side. Wine Authorities in Durham has the best selection of pink wine in our area and in their newsletter this week, […]

Triangle Restaurant Week reviews

Tuesday, May 19th, 2009

Eric and I visited three new restaurants last week for Triangle Restuarant Week: Four Square (Durham), Solas (Raleigh) with our favorite review writer Chris, and Il Palio (Chapel Hill). There were good and disappointing aspects to each place, but in the end our favorite of the three was Four Square which came out on top […]

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