DWR-247 – Gnarly Head and Grand Marnier with mac and cheese

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This is the two hundred forty-seventh episode of the live winestream. We open a cabernet sauvignon from California! We also toast Grand Marnier Day. Plus mac and cheese, owning physical media vs. streaming and Open Chat.

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This podcast is the audio version of the video winestream, edited with consideration for the listener. Did I enjoy the wine? Do I recommend it? Listen to find out. Do you have a favorite wine you would recommend? Is there a wine you are curious about and would like me to try? Tell me what it is and I may give it a review on a future Winestream. Send your suggestions and comments to rick(at)savoiamedia.com or send them through the contact form on my website at drinkwithrick.com! Drink With Rick is a member of the new Savoia Media Network.

Gnarly Head and Grand Marnier with mac and cheese


Tonight we open a cabernet sauvignon from California! We also toast Grand Marnier Day. Plus mac and cheese, owning physical media vs. streaming and Open Chat. Join in the chats at 10 PM EDT on The Saturday Night Winestream and Drink With Rick!

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Castieres de Nimes Mata’Or 2019 GSM

Rating: 4.2 out of 5 stars (4.2 / 5)
Castieres de Nimes Mata’Or 2019 GSMLimed edition GSM red wine from France. Recommended to decant 2 hours before consumption. Blend of grenache, syrah and mourvedre. Deep complexion. Full bodied. Blackberry on the nose. Peppery with blackberry and chocolate notes in the mouth. Oaky, very bold and fairly smooth with a lot of tannins. Very dry, with high acidity. Pairs well with smoked sausage, smoked beef brisket and cheese. 14.5% ABV. Price: $14.99.

DWR-246 – NDP Red Blend from France with vinyl records and DVDs

This is the two hundred forty-sixth episode of the live winestream. We open a a red blend from France! We also toast national days. Plus, has streaming reached its peak? Is physical media making a comeback?

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This podcast is the audio version of the video winestream, edited with consideration for the listener. Did I enjoy the wine? Do I recommend it? Listen to find out. Do you have a favorite wine you would recommend? Is there a wine you are curious about and would like me to try? Tell me what it is and I may give it a review on a future Winestream. Send your suggestions and comments to rick(at)savoiamedia.com or send them through the contact form on my website at drinkwithrick.com! Drink With Rick is a member of the new Savoia Media Network.

DWR-245 – A Trio of Simpler Wines for Independence Day

This is the two hundred forty-fifth episode of the live winestream. We open a trio of Simpler Wines from Fidenza, Italy! We also toast our independence.

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This podcast is the audio version of the video winestream, edited with consideration for the listener. Did I enjoy the wine? Do I recommend it? Listen to find out. Do you have a favorite wine you would recommend? Is there a wine you are curious about and would like me to try? Tell me what it is and I may give it a review on a future Winestream. Send your suggestions and comments to rick(at)savoiamedia.com or send them through the contact form on my website at drinkwithrick.com! Drink With Rick is a member of the new Savoia Media Network.

Root:1 2019 Sauvignon Blanc

Rating: 4.4 out of 5 stars (4.4 / 5)
Root:1 2019 Sauvignon BlancSauvignon blanc white wine from Casablanca Valley, Chile. Nice clear, light complexion. Light bodied. Mix of apple, pear and a hint of pineapple on the nose. Pineapple, pear, apple, grapefruit and lime in the mouth. Very light taste. Rather dry, with a lot of acidity and a delayed finish. Easy to drink. Pairs well with turkey, chicken, fish, salads and mild cheese. 12.5% ABV. Price: $10.00.

Camina 2019 Tempranillo

Rating: 4.8 out of 5 stars (4.8 / 5)
Camina 2019 TempranilloTempranillo red wine from La Mancha, Castilla, Spain. 100% tempranillo. Dark red complexion. Full bodied. Strong aromas of cherry and blackberry on the nose. Strong mix of berries with cherry, strawberry, blackberry and a hint of chocolate in the mouth. Oaky and fairly bold. Medium tannins. Rather dry, with medium acidity and a nice finish. Pairs well with grilled steak and cheese. 12.5% ABV. Price: $9.99.

Waccamaw 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon

Rating: 2.8 out of 5 stars (2.8 / 5)
Waccamaw 2018 Cabernet SauvignonCabernet Sauvignon Proprietary Red from California. Deep red complexion. Full bodied. Strong aromas of cherry, plum and red fruit and oak. A lot of cherry with plum, blackberry, boysenberry, plum and a hint of chocolate in the mouth. Oaky, earthy and very bold. Lots of tannins. Sweet tinge on the tongue and very dry on the way down with an alcohol taste and a long finish. Pairs with grilled beef. 13.5% ABV. Price: $14.99.

NDP Red Blend from France with vinyl records and DVDs


Tonight we open a red blend from France! We also toast national days. Plus, has streaming reached its peak? Is physical media making a comeback? Join in the chats at 10 PM EDT to explore these questions and more on The Saturday Night Winestream and Drink With Rick!

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Le Sens du Vent 2019 Rose

Rating: 4.4 out of 5 stars (4.4 / 5)
Le Sens du Vent 2019 Rose Tasting and ReviewRose from France. Blend of 50% cinsault and 50% merlot. Light complexion. Light bodied. Flowery and fruity on the nose with pear and strawberry. Pear, strawberry and peach in the mouth. Full flavored with fruits. Light tasting, and dry, with light acidity and a nice finish. Pairs with grilled chicken, turkey and other white meats. 12.5% ABV. Price: $5.99.