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Can France Still Surprise Us?

We know France, don’t we? We know her wine regions. We know all the little micro-climates and sub-zones; there’s nothing new under that southern French sun. 524 more words

Chateau de Saint Cosme Gigondas 2010, Southern Rhone, France

Saint Cosme has been riding a good streak from 2010 to 2012. They produce beautiful Grenache, Mourvedre and Syrah blends, a very lovely Chateauneuf du Pape, and value-for-money Cotes du Rhones. 96 more words

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Basic education

We thought this would be interesting. A starter’s guide to the colour of wine.

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Wine Review: 2007 Les Briguieres Domaine de Piaugier Sablet

Besides being having one of the longest names on a wine, the 2007 Domaine de Plaugier, is one the oldest wine we have ever received from Club W. 366 more words

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Taste the Mediterranean- On a Budget!

“Tala” Monastrell 2012, Alicante, Spain. 14.5% ABV. Bottled exclusively for Astor Wines & Spirits. $5.96/bottle.

Showing a violet color with ruby edging, the nose is ripe red fruit, menthol and slate. 181 more words

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Who Doesn't Like an Underdog?

 

If I were to take a poll of folks and ask what variety of wine immediately comes to their mind first when I say ‘popular wines’, my guess is that this list would include Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Merlot, Pinot Noir, perhaps Pinot Grigio, and maybe a few more. 386 more words

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Schild Estate Grenache Mourvedre Shiraz

Having a BBQ, or a nice steak, and want something to drink with it? Look no further folks, this wine is the perfect match. Schild Estate is a family owned Barossa winery which produces a large variety of reds, whites and sparklings. 103 more words

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