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Bilgavia Estate Reds

The Hunter had a good 2013, albeit punctuated with a fair old dump of rain. I worked part of the vintage there so I’m always keen to see what comes out into the market place. 240 more words

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Cabernet Sauvignon, Mount Veeder Winery, Napa Valley, 2011, 14% abv

While at Trader Joe’s last summer on a cross-border run, I did a scan for the most expensive red wine I could buy and this was the one- a whopping $20.   267 more words


Marechal Foch Virginia Red Table Wine

From: Lexington Valley Vineyard

Fruit: Marechal Foch

Region: Shenandoah Valley AVA*

Nose: This wine has a powerful bouquet, full of earthy notes. It is very unique but quite pleasant. 266 more words


Schmancy mushroom noodles

Tastes fancy…makes easy

1 lb fresh mushrooms, rough chopped (I used baby bellas)

1 to 1 1/2 cup large diced beef (leftover roast, corned beef, or whatever meat-like thing you have on hand. 256 more words


Mark West Pinot Noir 2012

This is a dry red with aroma and flavors of black and red cherry. Complex hints of spices and oak are apparent deep in this Pinot Noir. 82 more words


Chateau de l'Estang - Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux AOC 2011

Chateau de l’Estang Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux

Bought from: Co-op

Cost: £8.99

Location: Bordeaux (Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux), France

One I bought from the Co-op a few months ago, other online reviews make this wine sound promising indeed. 118 more words


Grape school and the mid-week wine: Portugal's indigenous baga grape

Got a minute? Need an inexpensive wine to get you through to the weekend? Every week Gazette wine critic Bill Zacharkiw recommends a wine and talks a little about the grape that went into making it. 275 more words

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