A New Contest, A Different Party

Hazelton, Nika
January 1975
National Review;1/31/1975, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p115
Presents suggestions for preparing for a wine and cheese tasting contest. Description of the nature of wine and cheese tasting parties; View that the first thing to do is to consult a good cheese shop and a reputable wine merchant about what is available; Information on the selection of wine and cheese; Description of several ways to create variety in wine and cheese tasting; Information that French cheese come in about six basic categories.


Related Articles

  • FROM THE SHOP FLOOR. Canfield, Katherine // Harpers Wine & Spirit;Oct2013, Issue 110, p34 

    The article offers the author's insights on the evaluation of 50 wines in at most 50 minutes by an independent wine merchant which involves various factors including the price, packaging, and quality.

  • DRINKING ALONG THE DANUBE. Hamilton-Paterson, James // Bon Appetit;May2008, Vol. 53 Issue 5, p138 

    The author describes his vineyard tours and wine tasting experiences in Austria. The author found that the grape varietals exclusive to Austria include Gruner Veltliner, Gelber Muskateller and Neuburger and that wines are classified into Steinfeder, Federspiel and Smaragd, based on their alcohol...

  • CALIFORNIA SWEET. Hazelton, Nika // National Review;5/25/1979, Vol. 31 Issue 21, p692 

    The article reports on wine tasting among vintners in California. Wine makers, wine sellers, and wine lovers, meet at Manhattan's Four Seasons restaurant every March for the California Vitners' Barrel Tasting, to taste and to sample wines. The event is established by the owners of the Four...

  • CALIFORNIA OR BUST. Hazelton, Nika // National Review;5/27/1983, Vol. 35 Issue 10, p637 

    The article comments on the annual California Vintners Barrel Tasting dinner and the fourth annual tasting of the Sonoma County Wine Growers Association in New York City in 1983. It mentions the wines presented by winemakers in New York. It highlights the features of the events. It reveals the...

  • I see a red doll and I want to paint it... red. Nicholls, Tim // Australian & New Zealand Grapegrower & Winemaker;Nov2013, Issue 598, p71 

    The article discusses a conversation with Tim Nicholls, winemaker in McLaren Vale, South Australia (SA), about his wine label Red Dolls (RD) and his approach to the Asian wine market. Topics covered include a background on Nicholls' start in the winemaking business, and RD's educational program...

  • Far, Far Away. RYAN, NICK // Australian Gourmet Traveller WINE;Feb/Mar2014, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p47 

    The article focuses on the wine event called Wine in the Wilderness conducted by winemaker Larry Cherubino in Western Australia every year. It mentions that the Wine in the Wilderness is a tasting and dinner event which lasts for four days and four nights. It adds that the focus of Cherubino...

  • Wine. Smith, Barry // Prospect;Feb2016, Issue 239, p84 

    The article offers the author's insights regarding the difficulty to describe the taste of wine. Topics discussed include the strategy of wine-makers in tasting wines in order to identify faults, quality of acidity and tanity which impact the ability of person to appreciate the taste of wine,...

  • Follow the leader: How expert ratings mediate consumer assessments of hedonic quality. Priilaid, D.; Feinberg, J.; Carter, O.; Ross, G. // South African Journal of Business Management;Dec2009, Vol. 40 Issue 4, p51 

    Within the context of sighted wine appreciation, previous studies indicate that extrinsic cues like price and area-of-origin have a marked effect on the sighted ratings proffered by tasting experts. While these expert ratings are widely employed by the wine media as proxies of genuine quality,...

  • UNCORKED: WHITE BURGUNDY.  // Newsweek;10/6/2003, Vol. 142 Issue 14, p83 

    Offers a rating of the 2001 vintage white burgundy wines from France. Top honor which goes to Marc Colin Chevalier-Montrachet 2001; Inclusion of Comte Senard Corton-Charlemagne 2001 and Champy Meursault Les Cras 2001; Others.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics