This Week In Wine Review: September 4 – 10, 2016

This Week In Wine: We take a look at which wines reviews can be trusted, we review the 2014 Kendall-Jackson Grand Reserve Chardonnay, and we prepare a Quick & Healthy Halibut Fillets recipe.

Welcome to this weeks edition of This Week in Wine — your one-stop serving of this week’s best wine related posts, including wine tips (aka Grape Tips), wine recommendations and food and wine recipe pairings, pulled from our weekly editions of This Week In Wine. Bookmark this page to peruse while you cheerfully and (very) warmly welcome September — and start your weekend off on the right foot. Here’s to another delicious week!

Wine 101

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This Week In Wine 101: Which Wine Reviews Can I Trust?

When it comes to wine reviews there’s an endless pool of opinions but which reviews can you trust to have your palate’s best interest at heart? It’s like a veritable pool of wine olympic ratings and critics, all competing for your attention. If you’re a newcomer to the wine scene and are unsure which reviews to trust, it can be a bit of a gamble, considering the fact that you are still discovering an assortment of varietals as well as discerning the differences between what you deem as poor, good, great and excellent wine! I’m not saying you’ll lose your money, but when it comes to wine, the matter is entirely subjective. Not to mention, when you have the means to invest or purchase a more expensive case or bottle of wine, it’s better to have a couple or several trusted wine reviews (opinions) to back up your purchase instead of shopping in the dark and picking a bottle at random.

Wine Wednesday

2014 Kendall-Jackson Grand Reserve Chardonnay - THEGRAPE

This Week In White Wine: Kendall-Jackson Grand Reserve Chardonnay 2014 ($17)

Kendall-Jackson aims to create extraordinary wine from California’s best vineyards. And we think they’re doing a terrific job! Today, Kendall-Jackson winery produces a variety of premium wines for all occasions. Here’s one white wine we recommend: the highly raved, 2014 Kendall-Jackson Grand Reserve Chardonnay.

Food & Wine Friday

Halibut Fillets And Wine - THEGRAPE

This Week In Food & Wine: Halibut Fillets And Wine

Where exactly does the time go? Whether it’s longer workdays, shuttling kids to and from activities, or workouts after work, when you get home the last thing you want to do is slave over a hot stove for any length of time. Well, if you’ve got 10 minutes (Yes! 10 minutes) then we’ve got a great meal meal for you! This halibut with herb butter recipe will to only satisfy your tastebuds but also your waistline, and when paired with our selection of wines you’ll wish every meal could be this great.

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This has been another great week of Wine 101, aka  Grape Tips, Wine Wednesday recommendations and Food & Wine Recipes! We hope you enjoyed this episode of This Week In Wine. We’re not only confident you’ll enjoy this weeks grape tip but we’re excited for you to try this week food and wine suggestions. If you enjoyed this post please don’t forget to like it above and join the discussion by leaving a rating and a comment below. Thanks and we’ll see you next week for another edition of This Week In Wine. Feel free to share your thoughts with us in the comments below and at Cheers!

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