Honoro Vera 2018 Merlot

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars (3.5 / 5)
Honoro Vera 2018 MerlotMerlot from Jumilla, Spain. 100% Merlot. Medium bodied. Musky with cherry on the nose. Musky with cherry, chocolate and mocha on the palate. Oaky with a hint of pepper. Bold taste with slight acidity and soft, light tannins. Pairs well with barbecue. 14.5% ABV. Price: $9.99.

DWR-178 – Monterra Merlot 2020 Tasting and Review

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This is the one hundred seventy-eighth episode of the live winestream. I open, taste, review a Monterra Merlot 2020 from California. Plus, I Love Lucy Day, a diet book review and the world premiere of a Super 8mm film called Jim and Eric! Listeners can watch Jim and Eric on YouTube.

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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.

Chelsea Goldschmidt 2016 Merlot

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)
Chelsea Goldschmidt 2016 MerlotRed wine from Sonoma County, California. 100% Merlot. Full bodied. Nice, fruity bouquet of black cherry and blackberry on the nose. Oaky and matured with black cherry and blackberry with a hint of raspberry on the tongue. A little jammy. Dry with mild to medium tannins. Decent smoky finish with plum at the end. Pairs well with pizza and cheeses. 14.5% ABV. Price: $16.99.

DWR-110 – Val de Salis Merlot 2019 Tasting and Review

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This is the one hundred tenth episode of the live winestream. I open, taste and review a Val de Salis Merlot 2019 red wine from France purchased at Winestore in Blakeney, NC. We also toast birthdays and national days. Plus, I tell you how you can have a chance to win a free bottle of wine and we talk with Tommy Savoia of Cube Command!

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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.

Val de Salis Merlot 2019 Tasting and Review


I open, taste and review a Val de Salis Merlot 2019 red wine from France purchased at Winestore in Blakeney, NC. We also toast birthdays, an anniversary and national days. Plus, we talk with Tommy Savoia of Cube Command! Join in the chats at 10 PM ET and Drink With Rick!

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DWR-95 – New Year Special – Lillie’s Collection 2016 Red Blend Tasting and Review

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This is the ninety-fifth episode of the live winestream. I open, taste and review a Lillie’s Collection 2016 Red Blend from California purchased from Winestore in Blakeney, NC. I also toast birthdays, national days, and the new year. Plus, tell me your New Year’s resolution for a chance to win stuff!

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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-87 – Prayers of Sinners 2018 Red Blend Tasting and Review

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This is the eighty-seventh episode of the live winestream. I open, taste and review a Prayers of Sinners 2018 Red Blend from Washington State purchased from Sunset & Vine in Blowing Rock, NC. I also toast birthdays, an anniversary, national days, and talk about stuff.

Just a reminder that hurricane season is still upon us. Visit ready.gov for instructions on how to prepare an emergency kit and use the promo code mentioned in the show to save 5% off emergency weather radios at Buy Two Way Radios.

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.

Prayers of Sinners 2018 Red Blend Tasting and Review


I open, taste and review a Prayers of Sinners 2018 Red Blend from Washington State purchased from Sunset & Vine in Blowing Rock, NC. I also toast birthdays, an anniversary, national days, and talk about stuff. Join in the chat at 10 PM ET and Drink With Rick!

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DWR-73 – Le Sens du Vent 2019 Rose Tasting and Review

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This is the seventy-third episode of the live winestream. I open, taste and review a Le Sens du Vent Rose from France purchased from Winestore in Blakeney, NC. I also toast birthdays, national days, and talk about stuff.

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.