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On Spaghetti Westerns and Brunello. @michaelnemcik

Thanks to Michael Young of Palm Bay Imports, I had a chance to enjoy this bottle of Brunello the other night at Union restaurant in Pasadena.   248 more words

Italian Wine

2012 ASV Sangiovese Rosé Pick 1

Yes, I’m reviewing two Rosés in a row. I like Rosé. It’s nice. And comforting. Especially Sangiovese ones. Sangiovese was my first love as a grape…so anything Sangiovese is practically comfort wine, but you all know that by now. 642 more words

Arizona Wine

Ripario Val D’Orcia Terre Senesi (2011)

Val d’Orcia Terre Senesi decided to produce organic quality wines by focusing on indigenous varietals taht adapt naturally to the Tuscan soil. Cultivating local organic varietals such as Ciliegiolo, Canaiolo and of course Sangiovese creating unique high-quality blends, aged in small French-oak barrels. 252 more words

Tasting Notes

2013 Vinteloper VUWP Red #1. South Australia.

“For the people, by the people”

VUWP stands for Vinteloper Urban Winery Project and was part of the Adelaide Fringe Festival. It’s an interesting project where Vinteloper brought their winery to the city of Adelaide and created this wine with the help of those visiting the urban winery. 130 more words


Rose' and Rousanne, the shell game

I have a sun-fried brain, funky tan lines from my muck-boots and shorts attire, and have given up trying to clean the color from around my fingernails for the time being.   496 more words


Wines for Pizza

Eighteen years ago this month, TableWine posted its inaugural feature, Perfect Wines for Pizza. We chose the topic because pizza seemed to epitomize everyday fare and we wanted to make it clear, from the outset, that our focus would be on affordable wines for everyday drinking. 894 more words

Cotes Du Rhone

Noise review: 2011 Kitsuné, Caduceus Cellars

You never forget your first love. This is a fact as true for the wine lover as it is for the romantic; and mine is Sangiovese. 748 more words

Arizona Wine