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Sunshine and Hockey Playoff Wines

ShareMayu Reserva Carmenère 2009, Elqui Valley, Chile , $17.95 (90035) Second year in a row I’m on this Chilean.  You’ll love this if you love the stinky, full bodied wines.  This is like Marty Brodeur BBQing with his gloves on. … 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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Your Tongue Will Thank You For These Wines

ShareCoto De Imaz Reserva 2005, Doca Rioja, Spain $19.95 (23762) A real beauty from Spain for a buen precio.  In 2005 the tune “Drop it Like its Hot” was popular with the hip kids.  Like Snoop Dog in a sauna eating some … Continue reading

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Family Day Tipples

ShareI’m on top of things this weekend.  Found an LCBO that puts the Saturday release on their shelves on thursday night!  SA LCBO. Mount Riley Sauvignon Blanc 2011, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand, $16.95 (981670) Every time I read the word Mount, … Continue reading

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Queen and Roaming Goats.

ShareGoats Do Roam White 2011, Wo Western Cape, South Africa $11.95 (237313) I tasted this wine with the creator and owner, Charles Back.   It’s crafted with the same grape varieties as wine from his favorite French region “Cote de Rhone”.   … 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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Happy Chilean and Powerful Pelham

ShareSanta Carolina Sauvignon Blanc Reserva 2010, Leyda Valley, Chile.  $11.95 (337535) I was privileged to taste this wine with the wine maker Andres Caballero.  I fully agreed with his description of this wine “It’s happy and bright”.  Its like watching an animated … 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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Wines with Good Stories

ShareAs I sit in my backyard enjoying a glass of Pinot I’m struggling to find humor in this weeks wine descriptions.  Partially because I added part of my finger tip to Friday nights mushroom sauce (sharp Global knifes) and partially … Continue reading

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Spring “Get Together” Wines

ShareR DE ROMANEIRA 2007, DOC DOURO Blend, Portugal $19.95 (214288) Like Eddie Murphy deliriously chasing down a hybrid ice cream truck.  This has a distinctive smell of melting pralines and cream with a hint of something green.  Rejoice when the … Continue reading

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