Wine and Walnuts

A blog about eating, drinking, cooking and reading in the not so Deep South

Frenzy Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, New Zealand, 2008, or, I Can’t Stop Writing About Sauvignon Blanc

Kimberly Houston | September 25, 2010

Frenzy Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, New Zealand 2008

The Frenzy Sauvignon Blanc isn’t the reason I can’t stop writing about Sauvignon Blanc, incidentally, it just happens to be another very tasty example of this wine varietal that I’ve discovered I like – very much – over the last few months. Maybe even love.
I used to be a snob [...]

Good Value Sauvignon Blanc for Late Summer Sipping: Valle Dorado Sauvignon Blanc, 2010, Curico Valley, Chile

Kimberly Houston | September 23, 2010

Valle Dorado Sauvignon Blanc 2010

Surveying the wine selection at work today, I thought, hmm, it might be late September here in the not-so-deep-South, but it is H.O.T., like, 90 degrees hot. Not the time just yet to switch to “transition reds,” I reckon.
So I picked up a value priced Sauvignon Blanc from Chile.  $6.99 retail, [...]

Great Summer Drinking Value Wine: Three Winds Sauvignon Blanc 2008

Kimberly Houston | June 27, 2010

Three Winds Sauvignon Blanc 2008

I think I’ve almost turned myself into a white wine drinker, and not just because it’s already blistering hot here in the not-so-deep-South either.
Sure, we all know whites and Rosés are much more palatable in the summer Southern months than reds, but because it has been so hot here lately, and [...]