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“Today’s recommended wines are first and foremost food-friendly. In general, the overall quality of the kosher wine we tasted is better and more consistent than our last look two years ago. Though well-established Israeli brands were generally available, it was tougher to find French, Chilean, Spanish and New Zealand kosher wines this time.”
I didn’t know about the “U”, “K” or “P” labelling protocol. That’s really interesting.
“The label will carry the certifying organization’s symbol, often a circled “U” or “K.” In addition, wines labeled as kosher for Passover also carry a P to the right of the circled symbol.”
From the SF Chronicle, read more here
Update: Serious eats on the same subject here
The Chronicle has done its annual review of Oregon Pinots. I normally like to write my own precis of the articles I link to but the Chronicle’s own is so good I’ve just included it.
A coda: After the trials of 2007, Oregon received a Pinot bounty last year. The initial 2008s we encountered were brimming with pretty fruit. If the ’07s are an uneven lot, a new crop of excellent Pinots should soon be winding their way down Interstate 5.
However to get their recommendations you have to read more: <link>
The fine wine merchants Bordeaux Index have selected their top six wines for drinking this season. Here they are and here’s the site where you can order them <link>
Bordeaux Index’s Top 6 Wines –
1. Red Bordeaux Chateau Belgrave 2000, 5eme Cru Classe, Haut Medoc
£210 per case of 12 bottles in bond
2. Domaine de Souviou Rose 2006, Bandol, Provence
£115 per case of 12 bottles in bond
3. White Burgundy, Domaine Caillot Meursault 2006
£200 per case of 12 bottles in bond
4. Dr Loosen, Wehlener Sonnenuhr Kabinett 1994
£160 per case of 12 bottles in bond
5. Crozes Hermitage, 2005, E Guigal
£120 per case of 12 bottles in bond
6. Pol Roger Non Vintage Champagne
£230 per case of 12 bottles in bond
£240 per case of six magnums in bond