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Luisi Barbera D'Asti, 2012

Strong wine and flavor but not dense. Tart blackberry, olive, some brine, olive oil. Great blending. Link to Snooth. Effective 7/10.


Marina Coppi St Andrea Barbera 2011

Marina Coppi St Andrea Barbera 2011 (Colli Tortonesi DOC)

Colli Tortonesi is a DOC of Piedmont, in north-western Italy, which covers red and white wines made in the hills around Tortona. 167 more words

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Wine Wednesday: Bella Bella

On the night that Dean proposed, we opened a bottle of wine to celebrate.  Let me explain that we divide our wine into wines to drink now (usually from Trader Joe’s), wines to save for a while or a few years, and wines we have made.   180 more words

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Oak Farm Vineyards Tour

Last Saturday I was invited to visit Oak Farm Vineyards in Lodi, CA for a sneak peek of their new processing facility and tasting room. It took a lot of arm twisting for me to be talked into a vineyard tour and wine tasting on a beautiful sunny day, but I am committed to bringing you the best blog content so off I went. 663 more words

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Thirsty Thursday: Marchesi di Barolo, Maraia, Barbera del Monferrato, Italy 2012

I’m finding it hard reaching for red this Thirsty Thursday. It is still August.  Summer has yet to leave us. I do not want to hear the word Fall.  292 more words


Cana Vineyards and Winery of Middleburg - “Don’t Judge a Book By its Cover”!

Don’t judge a book by its cover. In other words, “don’t judge a vineyard by your first visit”. I did exactly that when I first visited… 908 more words