In this video Jessica Farley and Sommelier Bill Esley taste and compare notes on three red wines under $15. The wines include a classic Pinot Noir from Erath Winery in the Oregon Willamette Valley, the 2009 Eric Texier Cotes du Rhone from France made from grenache-carignan-cinsault, and a Snoqualmie certified organic Merlot from the Columbia Valley in Washington state.
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White Wines Under $15 – Our newest co-host Jessica Farley brings in some white wines priced under $15 to taste through with Sommelier Bill Elsey. Wines are Cupcake Sauvignon Blanc from New Zealand, an Alsaltian white blend from Kuentz-Bas, and Huber Riesling from Austria.
Natural Wines are the topic tackled here by Joe Roberts for Wines.com TV. What are natural wines? Are they better than conventional wines?
Wine Pair Sommelier Bill Elsey chats with Darold Gordon, owner of the Austin New Orleans Po Boy and Gumbo Shop, about what to think about when pairing authentic Cajun dishes and wine. Among Bill’s wine suggestions are Albarino, Sauvignon Blanc, Vouvray, and off-dry Riesling from Germany.
Wine Pairing – Bill Elsey, Texas’ Best Sommelier 2011, visits Coat & Thai and offers some wine pairing suggestions for Thai food. Rieslings from the Mosel or drier-style Rieslings from Alsace, Australia or Washington State.
Joe Roberts discusses red wine headaches and wine allergies. Are they caused by histamines? Sulfites? Dehydration? He gives tips on how to drink wine without ill effects.