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Zuccardi Tito Red: A Luscious Malbec Blend

Last month, along with a few other wine writers and sommeliers, I attended a private tasting of Argentina’s Zuccardi Wines at the Aspen Food & Wine Classic. 460 more words


Vina Zaco Rioja, 2009

Very high fruit, blackberry and boysenberry, high sugar, syrupy finish, smoky, good body, with light spice. Good overall package. No direct link. Effective 7/10.


Wine Review: Weise and Krohn Valtorto 2011 Red Blend Douro

I’m fascinated by the capacity of wine to evoke ideas and images. It is not true of every wine, but some have sufficient personality and character to send the mind traveling across worlds and through time.  279 more words

Wine Reviews

NAPA by N.A.P.A Michael's Red NV

World Market, $19.99 retail

Scotto Cellars Website

Aaron:  This bottle was so close to being rated one of our top wines ever.  Tons of fruit crowd the nostrils, carrying nutmeg, pepper and spices.   111 more words


2012 Dead Bolt Winemaker's Blend

A California red that comes together in an interesting tumble of red and black fruits, the Dead Bolt makes its mark on you as a consumer. 159 more words


Le Puy Saint Martin - Vin de Pays de Vaucluse 2012 French Red

Wine of the Month Pick, $19.99 retail

French Bordoux blend: 60% Grenache, 20% Mourvede, 20% Cinsault

Aaron: An oaky nose with some faint olive and tobacco masked what turned out to be a ridiculously smooth flavor.   112 more words


Furious Live Wine Blogging. Day 2- Reds!

It’s hard to explain the insanity of Live Wine Blogging at the WBC14  Wine Blogger’s Conference, but let’s try: 300+ people crammed into a conference room with round tables for 8 with a number in the middle. 333 more words