Jean Trimbach began making wines in Alsace as long ago as 1626.Thanks to superb vineyards and excellent wines his descendants were able to build up an enviable reputation within the region and beyond. International acclaim came in 1898, when Frédéric Emile Trimbach showed his wines at the great international fair in Brussels, where he carried off the most coveted prizes. From that time Trimbach has been rated globally as one of the great names of Alsace. The jewel in the crown is the family's Clos Sainte Hune vineyard, widely seen as the king of Alsace Rieslings. The Trimbach family remains sole proprietor to this day. The house of Trimbach is based in Ribeauvillé. The family tradition has been proudly maintained from father to son through twelve generations of great wine-makers. Today, Hubert and Bernard Trimbach are at the helm, ably assisted by Bernard's sons, Pierre and Jean, The Trimbach family supervises every single operation, from planting and vinification to selection and bottling. Their skill and integrity are widely respected. The "Trimbach style" is seen all over the world as a symbol of Alsatian excellence. Visit the Trimbach website.
"The alcohol was so high on Gewurztraminer in 2009," explains Pierre Trimbach, "that we picked our own vineyards early, at the beginning of October, so as to arrive at a good balance when combined with juice from purchased grapes," and in the end, a "classic" 2009 Gewurztraminer - at 14.5% ... more
It is an elegant wine easy to understand, Pinot Blanc is the wine to choose to introduce Alsace wine to the people who never had Alsace wine before. Ideal when poured by the glass, it is fresh and clean, smooth in the aftertaste, medium-bodied with good fruit acidity. Enjoy Pinot ... more
"Trimbach only makes this wine in the best vintages. After this 2005, we’ll be waiting to see the 2008. Don’t expect this to be like Burgundy. This is a fruit-forward, fresh and easy drinking Pinot Noir with notes of strawberry and cherry. This will pair perfectly with grilled salmon." Ultimate ... more
One of the noblest of Alsace grapes, it produces a full, heady, rich fruity style, often with a lushness of aftertaste. Its great depth is balanced by the crisp acidity that gives structure and longevity. A slight smokiness, combined with underlying delicacy, is a typical feature. The selection of very ... more
Its delicate bouquet, the fine balance between its dry personality, its distinguished fruitiness and its natural vitality contribute to its exceptional richness. Riesling can be enjoyed throughout the meal, also with Alsace specialties, shellfish, seafood, quality fish, sushi/sashimi, white meats in white wine sauces or spices, pork dishes and refined ... more
Wine which is produced and bottled under strict supervision and meets all standards to be certified Kosher.
Wine which is produced using organic practices and is free of all synthetic chemicals, antibiotics, hormones and pesticides.
Biodynamic designation is regulated by Demeter, an international certification organization. Biodynamic agriculture is based on the view of a farm as a self-contained organism. Certified organic vineyards must meet Demeter"s additional criteria for a period of one year before earning the designation "biodynamic."
Sustainable practices incorporate organic standards and may exceed them and include ecologically and socially sound business practices such as fair pay for farm workers and energy conservation.
Wines sealed with a screw cap as opposed to a cork, which experts report protects and preserves wine more effectively than does a cork, while also eliminating the possibility of cork taint.
All wines naturally contain some sulfites, however wines that contain less than 10 parts per million sulfites are not required to include "Contains Sulfites" on their labels.
Wines that are still in the barrel and have yet to be bottled. Futures offer the opportunity to invest in a wine before it arrives in our store.
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The Wine Advocate is a bimonthly wine publication featuring the consumer advice of wine critic Robert M. Parker, Jr. Initially titled The Baltimore-Washington Wine Advocate the first issue was published in 1978. Accepting no advertising, the newsletter publishes in excess of 7,500 reviews per year, utilizing Parker's rating system that employs a 50-100 point quality scale.
Wine Spectator is a lifestyle magazine that focuses on wine and wine culture. It publishes 15 issues per year with content that includes news, articles, profiles, and general entertainment pieces. Each issue also includes from 400 to more than 1,000 wine reviews, which consist of wine ratings and tasting notes.
International Wine Cellar
Since 1997, the 100% subscriber-supported IWC has also been available in French and Japanese editions.
Wine Enthusiast Magazine is a lifestyle magazine covering wine, food, spirits, travel and entertaining topics. It was founded in 1988 by Adam and Sybil Strum and reaches 686,000 readers. Its wine ratings, conducted by reviewers in major wine-producing areas of the world, are considered an influential gauge for consumers and professionals in the wine industry.
Wine & Spirits
Wine and Spirits is America's practical guide to the straightforward, enlightened enjoyment of fine wine and and premium spirits. We have for 18 years served customers and marketers alike with a lively mix of wine reviews, features, profiles, food and wine pairings, new product introductions, travel pieces, history, opinion and wine business news.
Burghound.com was the first of its kind to offer specialized, and more importantly, exhaustive coverage of a specific wine region. The first Issue was released in January of 2001 and there are now subscribers in more than 50 countries and nearly all 50 states. Allen Meadows spends over four months a year in Burgundy and visits more than 300 domaines during that time.
James is one of the world’s leading authorities on Australian wine, matching intelligent, honest reviews with unparalleled knowledge of, and passion for, the wine industry.
Ultimate Wine Shop
The Wine Staff of the Ultimate Wine Shop has extensive knowledge of wine tasting, wine history, wine geography and much more!
Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wine
For thirty-five years, Connoisseurs’ Guide has been the authoritative voice of the California wine consumer. With readers in all fifty states and twenty foreign countries, the Guide is valued by wine lovers everywhere for its honesty and for it strong adherence to the principles of transparency, unbiased, hard-hitting opinions.
I rate wines using the 100-points scale. I have used this point system for close to 25 years. I still believe it is the simplest way to rate a wine, with its origins from grade school in the United States. A wine that I rate 90 points or more is outstanding (A), and worth buying. If I rate a wine 95 points or more (A+), it is a must buy.
View from the Cellar
View From the Cellar, an electronic wine newsletter published bi-monthly by John Gilman.
Homepage for wine writer, Neal Martin's, "Diary of a Wine Writer".
Malt Advocate magazine is America's leading whisky magazine. It's the number one source for whisky information, education and entertainment for whisky enthusiasts.
The Rhone Report
Dedicated to the wines and grapes of the Rhone Valley
Wine Review Online
Wine Review Online was originally conceived by Publisher Robert Whitley as an all-encompassing platform for the many talented wine journalists he came across in his travels as wine columnist for the Creators Syndicate.
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