Posts Tagged ‘Natural’

Stay Rad Wine Blog TV Episode 158: Getting Horizontal with Merlot

February 28, 2015

In this episode, Jeff tastes two Trader Joe’s 2012 Merlots from two different AVA’s in the Napa Valley…

Wine Tasted:

Trader Joe's 2012 Oakville and Rutherford Grand Reserve Merlot

Trader Joe’s 2012 Oakville and Rutherford Grand Reserve Merlot

One Problem:

The natural cork in this wine was so dry that I could not pierce it with a cork screw.  This is never a good sign.  This would never happen with a screw top or synthetic cork.

The natural cork in this wine was so dry that I could not pierce it with a cork screw. This is never a good sign. This would never happen with a screw top or synthetic cork.

Stay Rad,

Jeff

What’s your favorite Napa Valley Merlot?  Why do you still think natural cork is better than synthetic closures?  Leave a comment, and let us know.

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Stay Rad Wine Blog TV Episode 106: Chicken, Waffles, and Wine!

June 22, 2013

In this episode, Jeff pairs KFC and Homemade Waffles with Wine!

Food Pairing:

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Chicken, Waffles, and Sparkling Wine!

Wine Tasted:

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Korbel 2009 Natural

After the Fact:

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Stay Rad,

Jeff

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