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Some French Wines to Dance With

ShareSimonnet Febvre Chablis 2010, Ac, Burgundy France, $19.95 (41780) Here we are now, entertain us.  A nice steely sipping Chardonnay from France here.  Like a high school dance.  Its clean, fresh, lighthearted and smells like teen spirit.  ”With the lights out, … Continue reading

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2 under $20 Spanish Wines

ShareCasa De La Ermita Idílico Crianza Selección 2006, Do Jumilla, Spain, $19.95 (286161) A nice blend here from the Jumilla region of Spain.  Back to school and this wine reminds me of Sesame Street.  It has a nice round nose like Ernie, … Continue reading

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Warm Weather Cool Down Wines

ShareDe Bortoli Windy Peak Pinot Noir 2010, Yarra Valley, Victoria, Australia $17.95 (48587) This is a great light summer sipper from a very established producer Down Under.   A great deal too.  Like the Beatles eating Chinese food with a little help … Continue reading

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Pinot-tastic Vino

ShareRodney Strong Estate Pinot Noir 2009, Russian River Valley, Sonoma County, USA, $21.95 on sale! (954834) A perfect burger and summer salad wine.  Serve well chilled.  Like listening to some Warrant while watching the Euro Cup (who doesn’t do that!). … Continue reading

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Red Rioja and Greasy Rose

ShareHeredad De Baroja Gran Reserva 2001, Doca Rioja, Spain $21.95 (276113) Oh me oh my.  12 year old beauty Rioja here.  Like Hugh Hefner BBQing Portobello’s at the mansion.  It mature, smells like cooked mushrooms and popped cherries, and its silky smooth … Continue reading

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Sweet Sauvignon Blanc and Fruit Filled Valpolicella

ShareSeresin Sauvignon Blanc 2010, Marlborough, South Island, $21.95 (735043) Get a box full of this Sauvignon Blanc from the Kiwi’s.  Great nose of sweetness and wet stone, followed by a generous mouth watering acidity.     Throw on some Dave Matthews, chill … Continue reading

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Super Bowl Hangover Wines

ShareThese are 2 wines that you really should buy. Finca Nueva Reserva 2004, Doca Rioja, Spain. $19.95 (268425) This is a Giant of a wine that is Super good.  Like Madonna’s half time show.  Its old, carefully crafted,  has a lot of … Continue reading

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Budget wines for 2012

ShareTrivento Amado Sur Malbec/Bonarda/Syrah 2009, Mendozo, Argentina $15.00 (37036) Here is this years first great value.  A delicious Malbec blend that is perfectly priced for that Tuesday night tipple.  You’ll be like Pooh bear on a pot of honey.  It’s nice and … 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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