Wine Recommendations for October 2010. The Crush Is On!

Wine recommendations for October 2010 are ideal for fall celebrations. There is so much going on this month! The Crush is on; that time of the year when the grapes have been harvested, and their juice is beginning its magical transformation into wine. It is also the month that starts the holiday season. With Halloween parties, can Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years be far behind?

If you are planning get-togethers with family and friends, you are sure to find a wine or two that will turn that gathering into a truly special moment.

Enjoy the harvest!

The Whites

El Coto de Rioja Rioja White 2009. Medium-bodied wine with notes of citrus, herbs, and honeysuckle. Very yummy! Score of 87, $10.00 USD. Spain.

Cave des Vigneons de Saumur Saumur White Les Espinats 2009 Notes of quince, minerals, and peach. Score of 89m $15.00 USD. France.

Robert Oatley Sauvignon Blanc Pemberton 2009. Peaches and citrus are the main event, with a touch of herbs. Score of 89, $16.00 USD. Australia.

Frost Bitten Riesling Columbia Valley Ice 2008. A beautiful wine with medium body and notes of honey and pineapple. Score of 90, $12.00 USD. Washington.

Kuentz-Bas Pinot Blanc Alsace 2008 Zesty and full-bodied. Notes of peach and citrus. Score of 88, $13.00 USD. France.

The Reds

Tamar Ridge Pinot Nor Tasmanian Devil's Corner 2009. LIght-bodied and spicy, with notes of cherry and blackberry. Score of 89, $16.00 USD. Australia.

Bodega Colomé Amalaya Calchaquí Valley 2008. Notes of Cherry and figs give it presence; notes of currants make it tangy! Score of 88, $17.00 USD. Argentina.

Domaine Ste.-Léocadie Minervois Leukadios 2008. These wine gives you nots of chocolate, plum, and cherry. Score of 90. $18.00 USD. France.

Mocali Toscana Fossetti 2008. Great value! Notes of ripe berries and cherry. Score of 90, $12.00 USD. Italy.

Novy Zinfandel Russian River Valley 2008. A complex wine with notes of raspberry, smoky herbs, and blueberries. Score of 90, $19.00 USD. California.

Celebrate the Harvest With Wine Recommendations for October 2010!

Celebrate the Harvest With Wine Recommendations for October 2010!

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