The Sipping Point Radio – 4/7

by Laurie Forster on April 7, 2012

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Sips of the WeekKnow Hall Winery

Richard and MaryBeth Seibert, Owners of Knob Hall Winery joined us to talk about their estate grown wines from MD. One of which recently won a gold medal at the International Eastern Wine Competition held in Santa Rosa, CA.

Dry Rose $12.99: Knob Hall’s 2009 Rosé is a crisp dry wine with a refreshing finish Made from Chambourcin, this is a dry style of Rosé…perfect for a picnic, sandwiches and pizza. A great example of a Rosé you would get on the Right Bank.

Chambourcin $23.99: A fruity yet full-bodied red wine that is ready to drink now or can be put down for several years. Chambourcin has great color and aromas and goes well with pork, lamb and pizza.

Le Reve Rouge $price: Light bodied with soft tannins red blend wine.  Flowery and fruity notes on the nose. Fruity raspberry flavors. Matches with everything from popcorn to ribs to burgers. Won the Gold Medal at the 36th Annual International Eastern Wine Competition (IEWC) , Santa Rosa, CA early March judging.

All “The Sips of the Week” are available at Wells Discount Liquors in Baltimore check them out at www.WellsWine.com

Wine Sandwich

Joe Roberts,  author of 1WineDude.com, joins Laurie to talk about a new PSU Study by John Hayes that says wine pros taste differently than everyday wine lovers. Joe Roberts is a certified wine geek and has been called “an original” by media maven Gary Vaynerchuk, “provocative” by the Seattle Times and “a Robin Hood in the exclusive world of vineyards and corkings” by The Urban Grocer. You may find Joe regularly roasting wine’s sacred cow (and pairing them with a robust, obscure red) at the award-winning 1WineDude.com.

Upcoming Events

4/27: Join me for the Willamette Valley Vineyards Wine Dinner at The Inn at 202 Dover5 courses $100 per person, for reservations call (866) 450-7600.

4/28: Makin Whoopie Comedy Show: Comedy about wine and ‘you know what’.  7:30 & 9:30 PM at The NightCat in Easton, MD. Tickets are $20.

4/28-29: St Michaels WineFest A fabulous weekend of wine, food and fun in St. Michaels, MD.

To get info from today’s show go to TheWineCoach.com or get my Free Wine App is for iPhone/iPad and Android…visit www.thewinecoach.com/app

Next Week

Next Week we’ll talk to the organizers of the Highlandtown Wine Festival where home winemakers will compete for the Gold. At the festival on April 22 they will offer tastings of their wine along with delicious food vendors during the festival.

Special thanks to Wells Discount Liquors, Sheehy Lexus of Annapolis, Crystal Cruises, The Cavit Collection, J Brown Jewelers and Santa Rita Winery.

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