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4 Tasty Grey Cup Wines

ShareDescendientes De J. Palacios Pétalos 2010, Do Bierzo, Spain.  $23.95 (675207) Earlier this year, I had the pleasure of meeting and tasting with the artistic maker of these wines, Alvaro Palacios.  His vibrant personality is contagious and his wines exude his raw … Continue reading

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Perfect Fall Weather Wines

SharePaxton AAA Shiraz/Grenache 2010, Mclaren Vale, South Australia, $19.95 (149898) The triple A has to insure this wine is quality.  Cool fall days is the time for Shiraz.  It’s like watching Modern Family while eating a mon cheri with both arms in … Continue reading

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Wines Perfect for Gifting

ShareChâteau Des Charmes Old Vines Riesling 2008, VQA Niagara On The Lake, $16.95 (277228) For the girlfriend.  She’s bright, fresh, and juicy.  So is this wine.  Wrap it up with Adele’s CD and hope she is 1 of 100 people … Continue reading

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Red Wines That’ll Make You Sing.

ShareRuffino Modus 2007, Igt Toscana Blend, Tuscany Italy $28.95 (912956) 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 … Continue reading

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Zippy Italian and Leathery Argentinean

ShareVolpaia Chianti Classico 2008, Tuscany, Italy $21.95 (953828) Very nice Chianti here.  Get on it.  Made from cooler vineyards up on the hills of Tuscany.  Its like Adele singing your favorite song on the piano.  It looks pretty good, has some great … Continue reading

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