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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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I Gotta Good Feeling About These Wines.

ShareValle Reale Montepulciano D’abruzzo 2007, Doc Abruzzo, Italy $17.95 (216408) The region of Montepulciano D’abruzzo lies due east of Rome where the main grape is Montepulciano.  Not to be confused with the Tuscan region Vino Nobile di Montepulciano which is a wine … Continue reading

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2 Great Red Wines From Bargain Regions

ShareCave De Roquebrun La Grange Des Combes Saint Chinian Roquebrun 2009, Ac Languedoc Roussillon (Midi), France, $16.95 (155804) Great Frenchie.  Kyrie Eleison, this wine reminds me of grade 8.  It smells like a blended up mash of berries and dried herbs … 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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Great Value Italians

ShareI like my Italians Red.  These are the 2 that stuck with me. Baglio Di Pianetto Shymer 2008, Blend, Sicily $15.95 (219501) Sicily is a smoking hot wine region that pumps out a ton of good value product.  This is a blend … Continue reading

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