Writing on Wine

Michelle Zaludek
 
March 14, 2017 | Michelle Zaludek

Wine Glass 101

Let’s be honest, does it really matter what glassware your wine is served in?  Continue »

Michelle Zaludek
 
February 27, 2017 | Michelle Zaludek

Oak Barrels

Oak barrels can be described as the winemaker’s spice rack. They add variety in flavor to the wine, from notes of sweet vanilla all the way to hazy smoke.  Continue »

Michelle Zaludek
 
February 13, 2017 | Michelle Zaludek

Malbec

Let’s play a game. I’m going show you a word, and you’re going to tell me the first thing that comes to your mind. Are you ready?  Continue »

Michelle Zaludek
 
February 5, 2017 | Michelle Zaludek

Racking up the courage to try barrel tasting: What to look for in very young wine

If you’ve gone tasting a few times, you might have heard the term “barrel tasting” being thrown around — which, luckily, isn’t literal. Maybe you’ve watched or participated in it, and saw the winemaker stick some long eyedropper doohickey into a barrel and fill your glass with something that tastes absolutely nothing like the red wines you’ve grown to know and love.  Continue »

Michelle Zaludek
 
February 5, 2017 | Michelle Zaludek

Laying Down Wine

“How long should I keep this before opening it?” is one of the most common questions heard in the tasting room. You might have even asked it yourself, only to likely hear a less committal answer than you might have liked.  Continue »

Peachy Canyon Marketing
 
February 3, 2017 | Peachy Canyon Marketing

Peachy Canyon Winery Partners with Phenix Wine Distributors

Award-winning California Winery Extends Reach of Thriving Phenix Portfolio  Continue »

Time Posted: Feb 3, 2017 at 3:00 PM
Peachy Canyon Staff
 
January 24, 2017 | Peachy Canyon Staff

Wine Glossary

Let’s face it, you know at least one wine snob. And every time they taste a wine you watch them swirl the glass and hold it up to the light while talking about how the supple bouquet of this single varietal Zinfandel brings an interesting layer of complexity that wasn’t present in the last vintage — or whatever. You’re not totally sure what they’re talking about, but you want to be. At the very least to be able to beat them at their own game. Don’t worry. We’ve got your back. Here’s an ever-expanding glossary of wine terminology to keep in your back pocket  Continue »

Peachy Canyon Marketing
 
November 28, 2016 | Peachy Canyon Marketing

Paso Zinfandel Pioneer Earns 96 Points for Zin Port

Zinfandel Port awarded 96 points from Tastings.com in Chicago  Continue »

Ryan Lopez
 
March 25, 2016 | Ryan Lopez

2014 Incredible Red - 94pts & Gold

at Jerry Mead's New World International Wine Competition  Continue »

Ryan Lopez
 
March 21, 2016 | Ryan Lopez

Peachy Canyon wins big at “Best California Zinfandel" awards for 2016

The Fifty Best rating the finest in wines and spirits, has for the first time shined its spotlight on Zinfandel from California. The Fifty Best recently hosted a tasting where 25 recent release wines were evaluated for the distinguished “Best California Zinfandel" awards for 2016.  Continue »

Ryan Lopez
 
February 26, 2016 | Ryan Lopez

3 Gold Medals at The Toast of the Coast Wine Competition

This year’s competition included 694 wines from the US and Mexico. Wines were judged by a four-judge panel consisting of one wine writer, one wine maker, one professional sommelier and one wine marketer. Judging took place February 20th - 21st  Continue »

Ryan Lopez
 
February 25, 2016 | Ryan Lopez

2012 Cirque du Vin wins Gold at the West Coast Wine Competition

Established in 1982, the West Coast Wine Competition has annually recognized wines produced and bottled in the West.  Continue »

Time Posted: Feb 25, 2016 at 2:57 PM
Ryan Lopez
 
February 1, 2016 | Ryan Lopez

2013 Especial in California Grapevine

Appealing to drink now. Highly recommended. First place  Continue »

Peachy Canyon Marketing
 
July 28, 2015 | Peachy Canyon Marketing

Peachy Canyon Winery Appoints New Winemaker Robert Henson

Accomplished winemaker Robert Henson, previously of Tooth and Nail Winery, has joined the team at Peachy Canyon Winery as Winemaker.  Continue »

Ryan Lopez
 
July 13, 2015 | Ryan Lopez

90pts: Connoisseurs’ Guide

Peachy Canyon Viognier 2012: A whiff of jasmine joins more prominent notes of ripe peaches in the lime-tinged aromatic array here, and that set of goodies continues unabated in the mouth. Supple and somewhat on the rounded, glyceriny side in texture, but steering clear of excess and finishing heat at every stop, this wine can be enjoyed today yet can also be held for a bit.  Continue »


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