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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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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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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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A Couple of Wine Winners

ShareWynns Coonawarra Estate Shiraz 2008, Coonawarra, South Australia $19.95 (433060) Wynner, Wynner, Chicken dinner.  Anything Wynns makes is usually good in my books. Like Mike Tyson eating peanut butter right out of the jar.  This Shiraz is powerful, really really … Continue reading

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