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  • Chance of Air

    Wine Whore Review: Clos La Chance Central Coast California Estate Malbec 2005 (click for more info)   - VS - This week, the rules have changed. My latest wine experiment has brought me into new territory. I have decided to pair two wines previously unlikely ever to have been put ...
  • Whore-Off!!!

    Wine Whore Review:   "Without passion for wine, there would be no passionate wine…" -TWW While the chance to drink free wine is an enormous perk, the decision to become ‘The Wine Whore’ fundamentally arose from my passion to honor those individuals who dedicate their lives to the pursuit of t...
  • Smooth Sippin'

    Wine Whore Review: As the Wine Whore, I really enjoy drinking wine, but I also get a kick out of cool wine gadgets. My favorite accessories are those that are impressive looking and also serve a purpose. That's why I was excited when my friend Cheryl introduced me to a wine gadget that...
  • Wild, Wild, West

    Wise Wine Review: Rominger West Yolo County California Syrah 2005 (click for more info) Taste Score = 8/10 Points Enjoyability Score = 8.5/10 Points Overall Score = 8.25/10 Points (Additional stats below) Rominger West uses grapes from Yolo County Vineyards You won't find gun sl...
  • The Price of Air

    Does the cost of a bottle determine how long it needs to breathe? Last week I worked to dispel this myth that cost equals quality. This week, I have decided to put this theory to another test. For this week's poll, I am asking you to again decide which pair to compare but I have added a ...
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  • Stick 'em Up!

    Wine Whore Review I am excited to announce that I have found my long lost Wine Whore twins. Where have they been hiding all of these years? Of all places, I found them half way around the globe in South Africa. Okay, we aren't REALLY related, but we DO share a love for the grape. Lik...
  • Soar Like a Hawke

    Wine Whore Review: Hawkes Pyramid Vineyard Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2005 (click for more info) Taste Score = 9.5/10 Points Enjoyability Score = 9.5/10 Points (Additional stats below) This week, the rules have changed. My latest wine experiment has brought me into new terri...
  • Brasset's Blue Zin

    Wine Whore Review: "Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on." - Samuel Butler When it comes to learning the instrument of life, one man has done the equivalent of the drum solo "In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida" (substitute wine for the hallucinogenics, of ...
  • Party On!

    Wine Whore Review: The best way to enjoy wine is in the company of friends and family. As a huge fan of tasting events, my favorite bottles are those I have had the opportunity to share with others. My favorite social gatherings are wine tasting parties. These parties are a perfect way to ...
  • Get in Synch

    Wise Wine Review: Veraison Stagecoach Vineyard Napa Valley Synchrony 2004 (click for more info) Taste Score = 9.5/10 Points Enjoyability Score = 9.5/10 Points Overall Score = 8.4/10 Points (Additional stats below) As part of this week's theme of Price versus Quality, I decided ...