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Ryan Hindmarsh

Ryan Hindmarsh


Rocca Delle Macìe Riserva Chianti 2006

D.O.C.G., Tuscany, Italy
3841 days ago

Ryan reviewed this wine:

Oh Rocca you’re so fine, you’re so fine you blew my mind, hey Rocca. Pasta night, Tuesday night, Charcuterie night. Nuff said. If you need a Chianti in your wine fridge, buy it. If you don’t have a wine fridge, buy one.

3841 days ago

Ryan scored this wine: 89/100

Sweet Carolina is this a deal. $18 for a well made, flavor driven, Chilean Cab. Like a well cologned Neil Diamond squeezing some ripe oranges. It’s got a powerful lingering scent, a larger than average nose, its super juicy, and its catchy like his lyrics. Buy a few and ply up your friends because “Good times have never felt so good”. Ba Ba Bahhhh.


Ruffino Modus 2007

I.G.T., Tuscany, Italy
3841 days ago

Ryan scored this wine: 93/100

Modus is a super seductive blend of Sangiovese, Cabernet and Merlot. Like a greasy breakfast sandwich in the hands of an unshaven, hat wearing gangster. It smells like smokey jacket, dirty money and overcooked bacon. But it disappears in your mouth like “you’ve been hit by Smooth Criminal“. My Modus Operandi is steal as many of these off the shelf before you do.

Coudoulet De Beaucastel

Château de Beaucastel Coudoulet De Beaucastel 2009

Ac Côtes Du Rhône, France
3857 days ago

Ryan scored this wine: 91/100

Amazing Hallowed eve value here on this Beaucastel that is made on their neighboring vineyards that produces their famous Chateauneuf du Pape which sells for $90! Like a witch listening to some Stone Temple Pilots. This is scary good, has a wicked nose and is nice and Plush in your mouth. Where ya going for tomorrow….. and I feel it… with a rack of lamb.

Sketches Of Niagara

Tawse Winery Inc. Sketches Of Niagara Riesling 2010

V.Q.A., Niagara Peninsula, Ontario, Canada
3857 days ago

Ryan scored this wine: 89/100

Great Riesling from one of my favorite Ontario producers. Like Phil Collins having a juice box while doing your morning yard work. This wine smells like apple juice, fresh raked leaves and it will quickly recede in your mouth like his hairline did. I can feel this coming in the air tonight with spicy sweet potato soup… oh Lord, oh Lord.

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Memorable Wine

Dom Perignon 1995. With great music and great friends and night before the water broke.


First Wine

Duckhorn Merlot. And I thought homemade swill was the bomb!


Unusual Wine Experience

Had a very mixed case. The first 8 were corked! We went to Gin and Tonic's


Current Fav Wine

Norman Hardie Pinot Noir





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Best Wine Literature Book Gourmand World Cookbook Awards
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