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Chianti Classico : No risk, a whole lotta gain

If ever there is a more reliable, good solid wine than the Chianti, I haven’t heard of it. For me, the Chianti Classico is the ultimate go-to whenever there’s food on the table. 108 more words


Vino Della Primavera--Village of Elgin Winery

The Village of Elgin Winery is one of the oldest wineries in the state. Located in Downtown Elgin, the Village of Elgin Winery produces wines made from grapes grown in Sonoita, Willcox, and Fort Bowie. 609 more words

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Christmas Wine & Beer

Wine is always a choice for a gift for friends or colleagues. I’ve been looking for a wine that is inexpensive, unique, and tastes at least ok to give to my colleagues. 217 more words


San Felice, Brunello di Montalcino, 2006

San Felice, Brunello di Montalcino, 2006
Tuscany, Italy

In 2011 this wine ranked in 4th place in the Wine Spectators Top 100 Wines of the Year. 147 more words

The Grapevine

Grifone Sangiovese IGT - 2013 - Wine Review - Trader Joe's

Pretty darn good for $4.49 at Trader Joe’s. This is an IGT classified wine, which just represents that the wine/grapes come from the specified region of Italy (Puglia in this case) and meet the other IGT specifications.  182 more words


Ponte Vecchio 2012 Chianti DOCG

Firenze, Italy; 12.5% ABV
$6 at the Berkeley, CA, store on 25 Nov.  Also at Richmond.

I decanted this wine and didn’t taste it for a half hour.  151 more words

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What We Have Been Drinking—12/1/2014

Over the course of a week, I taste a bunch of wine, usually with friends, and almost always with my wife. This last week I travelled to Michigan with the boys to visit my family (my wife had to “work” so she did not join us, conveniently for her) and so I was not at home with access to my cellar. 514 more words