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Wine of the Week - Polkura 2012 Syrah

We were introduced to Polkura recently by a bartender at Barcelona Wine Bar’s newest restaurant in Boston’s South End. The name is from a little hill in the vineyard in Chile and supposedly means ‘yellow stone’in Mapuche. 132 more words

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Wine of the Week - Paul Chenau Blanc de Blancs Reserva Brut Cava

This rich, smooth and beautiful Spanish Cava from Paul Cheneau, who’s been producing sparkling wines since 1976, deserved a place on your wine rack or chilling in your fridge this holiday season as we prepare to celebrate with popping corks and bright sparkling wines. 80 more words

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Wine of the Week: Cremant de Limoux from Domaine Collin

My wine of the week this time around is a Cremant de Limoux, another sparkler that I think is worthy of note. I tried this brut version at a restaurant in Philadelphia, … 143 more words

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Truett Hurst 2013 Salmon Run Zinfandel Rosé – Wine of the Week

Price: $18

Rating: 13/20

Region: Sonoma County, California

Varietals: 88 percent Zinfandel and 12 percent Syrah

Alcohol: 15.4 percent

Tasting Notes: 121 more words


House of Dow’s 2011 Vale do Bomfim Douro DOC Red Blend – Wine of the Week

Price: $12


Region: Douro Valley, Portugal

Varietals: 40 percent Tinta Barroca, 25 percent Touriga Nacional, 25 percent Touriga Franca and 10 percent Tinta Roriz… 177 more words


Monte Xanic 2010 Viña Kristel Sauvignon Blanc

Price: $15

Rating: 13.5/20

Region: Baja California, Mexico

Varietals: 100 percent Sauvignon Blanc

Alcohol: 13.5 percent

Tasting Notes: While the wines of Mexico are currently enjoying a bit of a renaissance, it’s important to remember the nation’s long history with the vine. 153 more words


Wine of the Week – Santa Carolina VSC Assemblage 2010

This is a wine with a strong personality that shines through and introduces newcomers to the long heritage of Chile’s Santa Carolina. It’s described by the winery as its “emblematic” wine, one that “summarizes the winery’s spirit.” 88 more words

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