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NEW WINES AS WE APPROACH 2013

A Varied Selection of New Red And White Wines From California, France, North Carolina, and Spain Including Under The Radar Wines and Great Wine Values CALIFORNIA California California is the appellation for the following two red wines. That means the grapes can come from anywhere in the state. The following two wines are truly under […]

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THANKSGIVING PAST 2012 & 2011

INTRODUCTION This article is in two parts. The first is Thanksgiving Past 2012 and this is followed by last year’s article Thanksgiving Past 2011 which first appeared November 29, 2011. THANKSGIVING PAST 2012 Thanksgiving has come and gone for another year. I trust all of you had a wonderful celebration. We certainly did. The recent […]

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NEW WINES FOR THE UPCOMING HOLIDAYS

For the Holidays how about some new wines? Some are Under The Radar, some are from small producers and many are great values. Take a look. There is something here for everyone and don’t forget the gift of wine.  RED WINES Austria Zweigelt is a grape that was created in Austria in 1922 by Fritz […]

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A VARIED SELECTION FEATURING SOME GREAT WINE VALUES

Happy 4th of July! A STUNNING BEAUJOLAIS, LOVELY CHINONS, AND VALUE PRICED SPANISH WINES INCLUDIING SOME TERRIFIC 2011 ALBARIÑOS  FRANCE  Beaujolais     I am a huge fan of Beaujolais and particularly the Cru Beaujolais. They are some of the best red wine values in the world and are extremely versatile. They can be consumed […]

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SPRING HAS SPRUNG

2011 ROSÉ Ah spring! What a nice time of the year. The flowers are blooming, everything is green, the birds are singing, and the weather is mild. Spring vegetables are abundant and thoughts revolve around lighter foods and being outdoors. What a perfect scenario for rosé. And, just as appropriate is the arrival of the […]

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THANKSGIVING PAST – 2011

Thanksgiving has come and gone for another year. I trust all of you had a wonderful celebration. We certainly did. As I promised in my Thanksgiving article (to read that article which includes recipes click here), here are notes on the wines we enjoyed with our Thanksgiving meal and other wines that we enjoyed with […]

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Even More 2009 Rosés

The 2009 Rosés are soon to be gone. If you have not done so now is the time to buy some for the Holidays. They are very versatile and match very well with a wide variety of food.

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More 2009 Rosés and Other Wine Bargains

Loire Valley Couly-Dutheil 2009 Chinon Rosé Baptiste Dutheil established this estate in 1921, which was then developed by René Couly, who married Madeleine Dutheil.  The family-owned operation has 85 hectares of vineyards east of Chinon along the Vienne River.  This wine is made using the Rosé de Saignée method.  Cabernet Franc is the red grape […]

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