98 Rock’s Amelia and Dave Schuemann peel back the wine label

by Laurie on April 27, 2013

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Sips of the Week

Yard Dog White Blend, McLaren Vale, Australia $12.99
Winemaker’s Notes: From  this white is pale straw; zesty, high-pitched aromas of lemon and lime zest and white flowers. Dry and precise, with lively citrus and orchard fruit flavors that show good clarity and lift. Finishes tangy and dry, with good cut and subtle spiciness.

43% Chardonnay, 28% Semillon, 20% Pinot Gris, and 9% Sauvignon Blanc

 revolution malbec
 Revolution Malbec, Argentina $12.99

 Winemakers Notes: Displays layered fruit, spicy flavors, good balance, and a medium-long finish.  Argentina is in the midst of a Revolution. The same restless spirit which is the soul of the Argentine people has ignited a revolution in winemaking. This revolution has hundreds of young winemakers bringing out the natural beauty the vineyards of Argentina have to offer. Best reflected in its signature wines; Malbec and Torrontés. These wines express both power and elegance, soulfull yet unique. A reflection of Argentina itself. It is our passion to spread this spirit of rebellion and originality ¡Viva la revolución!

All the Sips of the Week are available at Wells Discount Liquors in Baltimore, MD check them out at www.WellsWine.com. To find these wines in other areas visit www.winesearcher.com.


Featured Guests
Amelia
from the 98Rock Morning Show (www.98online.com) joined me for an experiment selecting wines based SOLELY on the label. Watch our video to see the fun they had at Wells Discount Liquors shopping, sipping and exploring the thousands of wine labels up or grabs here: http://youtu.be/dEsB2sq05l8, You can also visit Amelia on Facebook 

Famous Branding and Wine Label Designer David Schuemann Joined us to talk about what wineries consider when creating their labels. Dave’s new book 99 Bottles of Wine tackles this topic and highlights 99 of his most iconic works. The book will be released in June and details can be found here:  http://www.99bottlesofwinebook.com

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Tune in to 98 Rock on 5/8  from 7-9AM  when Laurie will be joining the morning crew for some fun, wine and laughs!

 Next Week

Is all about living Gluten Free! Angry Orchard Cider and the Gluten Free Girl join us with the low down on how to still enjoy gourmet food and drink without gluten.

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Wells Discount LiquorsSheehy Lexus of Annapolis and Sergio’s Jewelers

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