Vinous Live!

Welcome to Vinous Live!, a series of virtual tastings and seminars that will be held daily. Vinous was built on the pillars of education, community and independence. Vinous Live! seminars are free for everyone and are designed to bring you insights straight from the brightest minds in wine. We will be mixing up the format to keep things lively and interesting. We hope these conversations bring you a bit of joy during these unprecedented and tumultuous times. Seminars will be streamed live on Zoom and YouTube Live. Please note that times vary from day to day. For the latest news, be sure to follow Vinous on Instagram , Facebook , Twitter and on . Join hosts Antonio Galloni, Neal Martin, and Eric Guido in conversation with some of winemaking’s most influential figures. Below is the schedule for the week of April 27 – May 1, 2020. Watch all webinars on YouTube Live . ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Monday, April 27, 2020: Thomas Rivers Brown (Rivers-Marie) - 5pm EDT Hosted by Antonio Galloni Tuesday, April 28, 2020: Marielle Cazaux (La Conseillante) - 12pm EDT Hosted by Neal Martin Wednesday, April 29, 2020: John Raytek (Ceritas) - 5pm EDT Hosted by Antonio Galloni Thursday, April 30, 2020: Cristiana Tiberio (Agricola Tiberio) - 12pm EDT Hosted by Eric Guido Friday, May 1, 2020: Giovanni Manetti (Fontodi) - 12pm EDT Hosted by Antonio Galloni ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Upcoming guests include: Chiara Boschis (E. Pira), Matt Dees (Jonata & The Hilt), Greg Lambrecht (Coravin), Axel Heinz (Ornellaia & Masseto), Marco & Iano De Grazia (Tenuta delle Terre Nere), Cleo Pahlmeyer (Wayfarer) and more. Schedule subject to change.

Azienda Agricola Fontodi

Flaccianello della Pieve Colli Toscana Centrale Sangiovese 2006

This Flacc is OTT. Bordeaux gestalt with a nose of Tuscany. Whiffs of thyme and sage, so many secondary aromatics over cedar and old, dry earth. Smooth as silk, brick-edged and tasting of red clay and old cherrywood. Needed only 20 mins in decanter to open wide. Drink up. — 4 years ago

Severn, Paul and 38 others liked this

Château La Conseillante

Pomerol Red Bordeaux Blend 1989

Delicious. Dark plummy fruit. Hints of tobacco and leather. Very complex on the midpalate with herbal notes. Long and serious and sexy. — 4 years ago

Bex GreenGregg GRick K
with Bex, Gregg and 1 other
Eric, Dawn and 15 others liked this


Montepulciano d'Abruzzo 2016

Sappy, fresh, luscious fruit like a four-berry pie with silky tannins to balance. — 5 years ago

Alyssa, Ted and 3 others liked this

Azienda Agricola Fontodi

Vigna del Sorbo Riserva Chianti Classico Sangiovese Blend 1998

Casey Curbow

I don’t have a good foundation for Chianti and have been told I need to kiss a lot of frogs. This was no frog. — 6 years ago

Ira, Isi and 1 other liked this


Peter Martin Ray Vineyard Chardonnay 2015

Warm ferment with low with wood impact. Nice delivery for CA. Focused and concise palate with loads of avid and phenolics. Interesting as it open up. Thank you Dave! — 4 years ago

Heidi IngelfingerDavid Jelinek
with Heidi and David
Mike, Velma and 22 others liked this


Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

dark ruby violet; cassis, licorice, mocha, vanilla, cedar; intense, concentrated flavors with plum, black cherry, bit of spice; full bodies, good acidity, supple tannins, 14.5% ABV; sourced from Panek, Pellet, Larkmead, and Kennedy vineyards, project of Thomas Rivers Brown and Genevieve Marie Welsh, great appellation level wine at $65 — 4 years ago

Shay, Romain and 3 others liked this

Château La Conseillante

Pomerol Red Bordeaux Blend 2000

Velvet, not silk! Terrific showing out of 3L. Darker fruit than expected, but typical of the vintage. A perfect expression of Pomerol. — 6 years ago

Shay, Hugh and 15 others liked this


B. Thieriot Vineyard Chardonnay 2018

Shay A

Finally getting around to posting wines from my annual Napa trip from two weeks ago. Always goes by quick! Lots of fun new stops this year.

Really enjoyed my visiting with Will at Mending Wall where he poured Rivers-Marie as well as his personal label William & Mary.

A baby, but lots of great things ahead. The fruit is very pure and concentrated without being overly rich. Hardly any trace of oak. Bright lemon zest, crushed limestone, honeysuckle with fresh and zippy acidity. Lots to like here. Thanks for a wonderful hosting
@William J. Segui .
— 4 years ago

Tom, Ryan and 31 others liked this


Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2017

Blood orange, pomegranate, pine needle, gripping tannins. Reliably good. — 5 years ago

Ira, Aaron and 1 other liked this


Porter-Bass Vineyard Chardonnay 2016

Great to finally get this in a glass. PB CH grapes came into the winery pristine, fully intact and healthy. I remember tasting the macros and thinking how they would turn out, given how crisp and fresh they were on the palate with zingy acid and full flavor. Direct translation from vineyard and vintage to bottle, always a hallmark of these wines. Energetic, fresh, bursting with bright flavors of citrus, crisp orchard fruits, chartreuse, and lemon blossom, all backed by a jolt of salty minerality. Focused, nothing excessive, nothing too austere either, very harmonious and even-keeled on all fronts. — 5 years ago

Ira, David and 3 others liked this
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@Matt Lasater heads up, incorrect year