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Find Next Year’s Best Wine at a Barrel Tasting

October 11, 2016 1:22 pm Published by

Barrel tasting with a wine club Many wine clubs hold barrel tastings, which are an opportunity for wine connoisseurs to try the most recent vintages and guess how good the wine will be in years to come. At these tastings, you can also meet connoisseurs and learn from them. You may also be able to buy wine futures at a discount, if you find something that’s likely to be particularly good in a few years. How wine is born and grows older It may help to understand the process of wine fermentation and aging. The fermentation itself takes place during... View Article

Time Running out for a Barrel Tasting

August 3, 2016 3:20 pm Published by

Wine club barrel tastings Wine clubs like the Anderson’s Conn Valley Vineyards wine club sometimes hold barrel tastings — usually in the spring or summer, when the weather is good and long before the vineyard is busy with this year’s harvest. There aren’t many more weeks left of summer this year, so if you want to go to one, start planning now. The difference between a St. Helena barrel tasting and other wine tastings is that the wines all come straight from the barrel. Here you can try last year’s Cab at its earliest stage, long before it’s ready for... View Article