Vine Talk Season One Favorite Wines

Season One FavoritesMany viewers have asked us to publish the list of audience and celebrity wine favorites for each of our episodes. Given the way series roll out in the public television system, we waited so as not to spoil the surprise for markets that started the series later than others. For those of you that have been waiting to make a trip to your favorite wine store, here is the list of Season One favorites!

SPOILER ALERT: If you don’t want to know the favorites, please stop reading now!

EPISODE 101: Navigating Napa Valley Cabernets
Audience favorite: 2004 Atalon Napa Cabernet Sauvignon, $44.00
Celebrity favorite: 2006 Silver Oak Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, $100.00

EPISODE 102: Ranking Rieslings from the Finger Lakes
Audience favorite: 2009 Thirsty Owl Wine Company Dry Riesling, $14.95
Celebrity favorite: 2009 Chateau LaFayette Reneau Semi Dry Riesling, $14.99

EPISODE 103: Picking Pinot Noirs from Burgundy
Audience favorite: 2007 Vosne Romanée from Domaine Dominique Mugneret, $56.00
Celebrity favorite: 2007 Vosne Romanée from Domaine Dominique Mugneret, $56.00

EPISODE 104: Weighing Washington Chardonnays
Audience favorite: 2009 EFESTE “Lola” Chardonnay, $30.00
Celebrity favorite: 2009 Januik Winery Cold Creek Chardonnay, $24.00

EPISODE 105: Mulling Malbecs from Argentina
Audience favorite: 2008 Belasco de Baquedanoʼs Llama Old Vine Malbec, $14.99
Celebrity favorite: 2008 Famiglia Zuccardi Q Malbec, $19.99

EPISODE 106: Zeroing in on Zinfandels from California
Audience favorite: 2008 Victor Hugo Winery Estate Zinfandel, $22.00
Celebrity favorite: 2007 Turley Wine Cellars Pesenti Zinfandel, $45.00

EPISODE 107: Sipping Sauvignon Blanc from the Loire Valley
Audience favorite: 2009 Pascal Cotat “Les Monts Damnés” Sancerre, $49.99
Celebrity favorite: 2009 Noel Bougrier “Les Auvrays” Sancerre, $24.99

EPISODE 108: Polishing Off Pinots from Oregon
Audience favorite: 2008 Boedecker “Stewart” Pinot Noir, $34.00
Celebrity favorite: 2008 Domain Drouhin Willamette Valley Pinot Noir, $40.00

EPISODE 109: Relishing Riojas from Spain
Audience favorite: 2003 La Rioja Alta Viña Alberdi Reserva, $20.00
Celebrity favorite: 2003 La Rioja Alta Viña Alberdi Reserva, $20.00

EPISODE 110: Basking in Bordeaux from the Left Bank
Audience favorite: 2007 LʼAura de Cambon Margaux, $20.00
Celebrity favorite: 2007 Château Grand Puy Lacoste Pauillac, $60.00

EPSIODE 111: Scrutinizing Shiraz from Australia
Audience favorite: 2008 Langmeil Valley Floor Shiraz Barossa, $23.99
Celebrity favorite: 2008 Barossa Valley Estates E Minor Shiraz, $12.99

EPISODE 112: Savoring Sonoma Coast Chardonnays
Audience favorite: 2008 La Follette Sangiacomo Vineyards Sonoma Coast Chardonnay, $29.99
Celebrity favorite: 2008 Flowers Sonoma Coast Chardonnay, $40.00

EPISODE 113: Checking out Chiantis from Tuscany
Audience favorite: 2006 Marchesi deʼFrescobaldi Nipozzano, $22.00
Celebrity favorite: 2004 Castello di Monastero Chianti Classico Riserva, $39.00

  • Douglasjclark

    Love the show!  Can’t wait for next season.