Archive for March, 2010

Odd label, good wine.

Friday, March 19th, 2010 Posted in Carmenère, Cheap and Red, Chile | No Comments »

While stalking cheap Chileans at my grocer's wine section recently I noted a new label I'd never seen before. It features a large, long silver chile shape (which sort of looks like the shape of the country of Chile.) I ...

Cono Sur 2008 Carmenère. Toughest wine review, ever.

Saturday, March 6th, 2010 Posted in Carmenère, Cheap and Red, Chile | 2 Comments »

Last week, in fact a few days before the 8.8RS earthquake struck Chile, I saw this Carmenère on sale at my local grocer. I remember it well because I often shoot cell-cam photos like these: I do this to make a ...

Calcu Redux

Friday, March 5th, 2010 Posted in Cabernet Sauvignon, Carmenère, Cheap and Red, Chile, Merlot | No Comments »

Enjoyed a "Calcu Super Chilean" tonight with dinner. Drank it before, seemed even better this time. Above is a photo taken at dessert at our favorite restaurant. Yes, I made a mess of the tablecloth! Old Review:

Support Chile, drink some wine.

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010 Posted in Chile, Drunken Ramblings | No Comments »


Pardon the mess…

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010 Posted in Drunken Ramblings | No Comments »

I've been wrenching behind the wine bar here, and integrating my twitter account with the Vinagoth Blog. Stay tuned for more (and yes, I have some reviews queued up to publish!)

Support #Chile Drink a bottle …

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Support #Chile Drink a bottle of Carmenère tonight.