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The Sangiovese Tasting Continues

I have to admit that I’m surprised with the local Whole Foods when it comes to their Sangiovese varietal wine options.  There are four of them on their shelves.  249 more words

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The blood of Jupiter

Dublin Wine Collective sips the blood of Jupiter…

Last Wednesday we were back around the table. Glasses, maps and corkscrews at the ready, all proper geek stuff. 1,265 more words

Sommelier

Il Fauno Di Arcanum, IGT, Toscana, Italy, 2008, 14% abv

Oh happy day – a Supertuscan wine from the Castelnuovo Beradenga region of Chianti Classico that has been declassified to IGT status because it’s a blend of 62 Merlot, 23 Cab Sauvignon, 8 Cab Franc, 6 Sangiovese and 1% Petit Verdot. 191 more words

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Wine From Under The Tuscan Sun

No, this isn’t about wine that was drunk in the movie, “Under the Tuscan Sun.”  I’m talking about wine from grapes grown under the Tuscan sun.  273 more words

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Brutocao Sangiovese 2010

Brutocao Sangiovese from Mendocino, this is a wine experience.  Sandra and I stopped into the Brutocao winery, the last time we were in the Anderson Valley.   171 more words

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farewell dinner with Italian wines

Whoa! I can’t even believe it, but tomorrow morning, I’m leaving for a 10 day culinary trip to Israel! I’m incredibly excited/nervous/pretty much all of the feels, and in order to distract from pre-travel jitters, I spent the afternoon cooking dinner for friends and family. 596 more words