Archive for the ‘Pinot Noir’ Category

An excellent introduction to New Zealand Pinot Noir.

Monday, October 20th, 2008 Posted in Cheap and Red, New Zealand, Pinot Noir | 1 Comment »

Repeating myself from an earlier post: "While dining at our favorite local bistro, I saw a Pinot on the wine list from New Zealand. Being a fearless barbarian I gave it a go. It was wonderful. Light, fruity, very different in ...

Don’t Buy This Wine… unless you have a bird to cook.

Monday, October 13th, 2008 Posted in Cheap and Red, New Zealand, Pinot Noir, The Spit Bucket | No Comments »

While dining at our favorite local bistro, I saw a Pinot on the wine list from New Zealand. Being a fearless barbarian I gave it a go. It was wonderful. Light, fruity, very different in character to a French, Oregon, ...

Smoking Loon 2006 Pinot Noir

Friday, July 11th, 2008 Posted in California, Cheap and Red, Pinot Noir, Regions | No Comments »

OK, so I fell for the funny name. The wine? meh.   I love a good pinot, though I'm not obsessed. This one is nothing to obsess over either. It is moderately cheap, but it isn't a value by any stretch. It ...