Posts Tagged ‘Donelan Venus’

The Donelan’s to pour at Wally’s Wine in LA

  Come say hello, meet proprietors Joe and Cushing Donelan along with winemaker Tyler Thomas this Saturday in Los Angeles at Wally’s Wine.  As part of Wally’s weekly Saturday tastings you’ll be able to taste our wonderful portfolio of Chardonnay, Roussanne, Pinot Noir, Grenache and Syrah wines.  Enjoy multiple wines, get questions answered, and experience […]

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Donelan Video: Venus White Rhone Blend, Roussanne and Viognier

  It is Spring!  And there is no time better than now to begin drinking the Donelan Venus Roussanne in earnest.  The 2010 was just released, please enjoy this description from our winemaker Tyler Thomas of how Venus is produced and click here to find out more.

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Donelan Recipes: Risotto and Shrimp paired with Cuvee Moriah

Risotto is like winemaking.  I love preparing dishes that provide flexibility and freedom within a standard framework.  Cooking is not unlike winemaking, where principles are applied similarly to each variety and vintage.  But within each vintage or variety, there is plenty of room for creativity and nuances based on the producer’s choices.  Risotto is such […]

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Donelan Musings: Sondra Bernstein of The Girl and The Fig talks 2009 Venus Roussanne

The restauranteur Sondra Bernstein is the passion behind some of my (Tyler) favorite local haunts in Sonoma County.  We are regulars at the Fig Cafe in Glen Ellen (I live right down the street), frequent The Girl and The Fig on the Sonoma Plaza and have enjoyed my experiences at ESTATE, also in Sonoma (you […]

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Donelan Wines in Top 10 of 2011 for the Roussanne based 2009 Venus

Noted wine collector and wine writer Erol Senel has selected the 2009 Donelan Venus as his #9 wine of 2011.  Senel writes that Donelan’s “line-up of Rhone varietals is, in my opinion, second-to-none in California and rivals the greatness of the royalty found in the Rhone itself!” Thank you Erol for such kind words.  In […]

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