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2016 Miraval Rose Cotes de Provence

2016 Miraval Rose Cotes de Provence

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A NATURAL RENAISSANCE  – THE WORLD EMBRACES CORK CLOSURES

A NATURAL RENAISSANCE – THE WORLD EMBRACES CORK CLOSURES

Check out my recent technical article in The SOMM Journal, August/September 2017 “One of the best efforts I have ever seen.”  A Wine Editor “Best article in the magazine.”  Another Wine Editor Catherine Fallis MS, Planet Grape LLC

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TASTE OUR TERROIR 2017 PAIRING COMPETITION RESULTS

TASTE OUR TERROIR 2017 PAIRING COMPETITION RESULTS

Message from Tami Kelly, Livermore Valley Winegrowers Association   TASTE OUR TERROIR 2017 PAIRING COMPETITION RESULTS –700 attended sold out event at Casa Real on July 20   Livermore Valley, Calif. (July 21, 2017)— Judges Catherine Fallis of PlanetGrape.com, Carolyn Jung of FoodGal.com and Laura Levy Shatkin of Napa Sonoma Magazine tasted 20 gourmet food […]

2017 Crios Rose of Malbec Mendoza

2017 Crios Rose of Malbec Mendoza

2016 Donnafugata Lighea Zibibbo Sicilia

2016 Donnafugata Lighea Zibibbo Sicilia

2016 Lake Sonoma Winery Rose Sonoma Valley

2016 Lake Sonoma Winery Rose Sonoma Valley

NEW ACT PROTECTS NEW ZEALAND’S GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATIONS FOR WINE

NEW ACT PROTECTS NEW ZEALAND’S GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATIONS FOR WINE

The SOMM JOURNAL   Web Exclusives New Act Protects New Zealand’s Geographical Indications for Wine by Catherine Fallis, MS As vibrant, warm, happy and lively the place, people and wines are, it is only after 25 years of global success that the New Zealand wine industry is locking down place name protection on a global […]

2016 te Pa Rose Marlborough

2016 te Pa Rose Marlborough

2016 Hacienda de Arinzano Tempranillo Rose

2016 Hacienda de Arinzano Tempranillo Rose

2016 Tiamo Organic Rose of Montepulciano Terre di Chieti

2016 Tiamo Organic Rose of Montepulciano Terre di Chieti

nv Cote Mas Brut Rose Cremant de Limoux St. Hilaire

nv Cote Mas Brut Rose Cremant de Limoux St. Hilaire

2016 Arrogant Frog Ribet Pink Rose Pays d’Oc Sud de France

2016 Arrogant Frog Ribet Pink Rose Pays d’Oc Sud de France

2015 Mas Astelia Rose Pastel Pays d’Oc Sud de France

2015 Mas Astelia Rose Pastel Pays d’Oc Sud de France

2016 Chronic Cellars Pink Pedals Rose Paso Robles

2016 Chronic Cellars Pink Pedals Rose Paso Robles

2016 Isabel Rose of Cabernet Sauvignon California

2016 Isabel Rose of Cabernet Sauvignon California

nv Collet Seduction Brut Rose Champagne

nv Collet Seduction Brut Rose Champagne

nv Sophora Sparkling Rose New Zealand

nv Sophora Sparkling Rose New Zealand

2016 Wither Hills Rose of Pinot Noir Marlborough

2016 Wither Hills Rose of Pinot Noir Marlborough

2016 Steele Cabernet Franc Rose Lake County

2016 Steele Cabernet Franc Rose Lake County

2016 Mt. Beautiful Sauvignon Blanc North Canterbury

2016 Mt. Beautiful Sauvignon Blanc North Canterbury

ROSE CHAMPAGNE NOT JUST FOR THE LADIES

ROSE CHAMPAGNE NOT JUST FOR THE LADIES

January/February 2017 Glass of Bubbly Issue 16 Master Sommelier Catherine Fallis   Despite the general perception, Rose Champagne is not for ladies only, although the very thought of it brings mouthwatering visions of decadence and frolic to mind. Rose is actually the weightiest and richest of Champagne styles, is made in non-vintage, vintage and luxury […]

BOTTEGA LIQUID METALS

BOTTEGA LIQUID METALS

September/October 2016 Glass of Bubbly Issue 14 Master Sommelier Catherine Fallis   Are you gold, rose or platinum? Like the iPhone 6sPlus, Bottega Liquid Metals offers choices of platinum, gold and rose gold metal coated bottles to showcase their premium Italian sparkling wines. The innovative and eye-catching packaging includes Moscato (platinum), Prosecco (gold) and sparkling […]

2013 Iron Horse Spring Rose Estate Bottled Sparkling Wine Green Valley of Russian River Valley

2013 Iron Horse Spring Rose Estate Bottled Sparkling Wine Green Valley of Russian River Valley

2015 Esprit Gassier Rose Cotes de Provence

2015 Esprit Gassier Rose Cotes de Provence