Gateway Market

2002 Woodland Ave
Des Moines, IA 50314
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  • I left out a half-full bottle of red wine on the kitchen counter overnight. It greeted me in the morning as I brewed the coffee. The thought of Italian immigrants adding tablespoons of red wine to their coffee as daily ritual popped into my head. The temptation to try it was there, but I didn’t follow-through. I didn’t want to risk the quality o... Read More

    From the article Big Brand Wines You Can Trust


  • It’s no secret that we love German wines, but there’s more to them than meets the eye. Germany is well known for superior winemaking, perfectly evolved grape varieties, and of course terroir. Tragically, so many wine drinkers get stuck on stereotypes and miss out on lots of delicious details. In this spirit, here are five German wine “secrets” y... Read More

    From the article Expert Reveals German Wine Secrets


  • The news out of the United Kingdom wine industry is that wine suppliers are focusing on making the wine consumer’s experience more interesting and innovative.  That’s good news for oenophiles, whose preferences and tastes are becoming objects of covet for the industry, according to a recent report by U.K.-based Off-License News (OLN) titled, “Th... Read More

    From the article UK Winemakers, Producers to Consumer: We're Going to Make Things Interesting


  • Majestically seated at the southern gateway to the Napa Valley, Jamieson Ranch Vineyards welcomes guests with award-winning wines, sophisticated cuisine, and jaw-dropping vista views. In the mid-1800s, the 300-acre property was part of General Mariano Vallejo’s Rancho Suscol. Today, cattle still graze on the gently rolling hills, and sheep tend ... Read More

    From the article Stunning Wines and Vistas at Napa's Jamieson Ranch


  • One of the hottest segments of the market in 2013 were so-called Red Blends. These often slightly sweet wines capitalized on the marketplace’s growing comfort with wines that are decidedly fruit forward, while avoiding cannibalizing the image of producer’s varietal wines. By going the blended route with these wines producers have been able to cr... Read More

    From the article New Red Blends


  • Recently I was pleasantly surprised by a visit to Lodi, California. Long the source of well-priced, consumer friendly wines, not to mention the boost they give many of our favorite national brands, Lodi continues to work mostly off the center stage of wine in the USA. There are many reasons for this of course, from consumer preferences to the gr... Read More

    From the article A Visit To Lodi


  • There's an argument to be made for Riesling, and it's made on a regular basis. It goes something like this: Riesling is great, it's flexible and it's food friendly, with wines ranging from dry to syrupy sweet, so there's something for everyone to like. This has been the argument of the day for years now. Trouble is Riesling still finds resistanc... Read More

    From the article One Man, 40 Rieslings


  • Still in my early days of wine appreciation, i've spent most of my time sifting through california wines but feel like I have enough of a handle on CA at this point and am ready to explore some new world-renown regions.  Have spent some time tasting CDR's from France, with mixed results - but this region seems pretty straight forward.So with tha... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Bordeaux & Brunello...


  • Hey, I am fairly new to the wine world, newer to red wine. I am trying to get to know wine better, learning to taste the aromas and actually taste the wine instead of just swallowing. I ordered a glass of Pinot Grigio while out to dinner one night, and the server accidentally brought me Pinot Noir, this was my first encounter with red wine, and ... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Not sure about certain...


  • I only just found out thatRomanee ContiLa Tacheare actually defined as specific regions as per the international agreementsnot bad one vineyard 1.63Ha or 4 Acres and it is its own regionOnly in France! Read More

    Forum post in the topic It can only happen in France


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