…that come in and do what they want with them. If you want to know whose wines you're tasting, Foley's have labels with a small griffin on the label while's look like a geometry diagram that resembles a scallop shell.
I tasted a straight-ahead Robert Foley's portfolio. It was not the most thrilling of - a bit short on the palate - and I've had many better from the region, but many of the …from
Foley Johnson, Rutherford Estate Cabernet, $ 75 a bottle, already released. 92 points.
Well integrated fruit on the nose and a delicious middle palate. Sensuous texture and a pleasing finish.
Welcome, new neighbor! (Though for accuracy, Brad Warner was winemaker at Sawyer for years and continues to make the wine at Foley Johnson. But you've really torn the stitches off the ball this year, Brad, sending …
…climate style these days. I love Sea Smoke, and Clifton-Brewer, and Foley, and many others. So what's the issue?
In a rejoinder to the piece, Richard Olsen-Harbich the winemaker at Bedell Cellars, in the North Fork of Long Island, on facebook, was thrilled with the kind words Asimov had for this cool climate style of Chardonnay. The winemaker remarked on the irony that Long Island had been producing this same style of minerally, light Chardonnay for the last 15 or so …
When an old friend who combines a good sense of humour with a penchant for good coffee said we should meet for a chat at The Attendant on Foley Street in Fitzrovia, that relatively unspoilt area of central London whose boundaries for me at least are the Newman Street Tavern to the south and Honey.
Foley Family Wines NZ is looking to buy more vineyards in Marlborough, its chairman says. American billionaire Bill Foley met shareholders and growers at a lunch at Grove Mill winery near Blenheim yesterday. Foley Family Wines merged with the NZ Wine Company last year, giving it control of the Grove Mill winery and brand. The company also owns Vavasour and Clifford Bay Wines in Marlborough, and Te Kairanga brands and Wharekauhau luxury lodge in the Wairarapa, reports the Marlborough Express.
Foley Family Wines has reported a big loss in profit after a one-off gain in 2011. The firm took over New Zealand Wine Company in September. In the six months to the end of December 2012, Foley Family Wines had $ 14.8 million in revenue, up 1% on the previous year. Profit fell 95% to $ 329,000. The drop was because the equivalent 2011 period included a one-off $ 6.29 million injection, reports Radio NZ News.
Invitees got to taste the wines of eight different producers - a total of 21 different wines, all made by Robert Foley, who is colloquially known as "Mr. Merlot" for his early insistence that Merlot could stand on its own as a single, bottled variety.
(Many years ago, Robert was recognized for his insistence …
…ten vintages of high scoring Merus Cabernets before the winery was acquired by The Foleyin 2007. Again, all three will delight anyone that appreciates well made wines, they are all fascinations if nothing else.
As in previous vintages, the O'Shaughnessy matched my style preference and was my favorite wine of the three. The 's and were similar to each other in style with tannins that discourage early drinking (the King's Row afflicted …
…retirement can be tricky, even for the greats," Duerson wrote, describing me as "one decidedly homeless-looking fellow." He went on to note that I was carrying a duffel bag that "contained a Santa Claus suit that [ Foley] was going to wear at a Twisted Sister concert later that night. He's not broke, he explained, but he's still making appearances on the road at least 10 days a month."