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  Summer 2013 – Rosé Time In a recent article in the Napa Register, Underground contributing editor Allen R. Balik wrote about rosé in an article entitled “Rosé – It’s Time Has Come”. The article offers a very good insight as to the history of rosé in the U.S. market and is reprinted below: Rosé […]

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    This year it is the 2011 vintage. I have written two articles so far on the 2011 rosés (to read the Côtes de Provence rosé trade tasting article click here and to read the first Featured Wine Commentary on 2011 rosés click here).   Also, if you missed it, a 2010 rosé article from […]

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Que Syrah, Syrah…Wherefore Art Thou?

I began talking about the glut of Syrah early last year. And, it seems that glut is continuing unabated as I get regular offers of big discounts on big Syrahs. The forces of supply/demand are clearly at work, but at what appears to be a slow pace. There is a lot of Syrah available, but maybe there would be less of a glut if some of it were used to make a different style of wine.

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Barbecuing and Entertaining Wine Choices

Temperatures, water bills, and electricity consumption are all on the upward rise. Hopefully with some cooler nights ahead, we will be able to enjoy the outdoor season while we can. While  in the barbecue and entertaining modes, let us explore some wines that just might be a cool change of pace for you. Give these […]

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