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Amore for Amador

Well as you know, I do love wine. I love learning about the winemakers, the production of it, and I love tasting and exploring different styles and grapes from around the world. 502 more words

Red Wine

Wine Review: $14.99 Broccardo Barbera d'Alba 2012

I  led a wine tasting this past week at which a guest asked, what price point indicates a good quality of wine. The guys around the curious attendee, noncommittally threw out figures all in the $16-20 range. 860 more words

Wine Review

The Magic of low-tannin and high-acid: California Barbera

The everyday reds of Northern Italy are famous for pairing with everyday foods that can be tougher to find a wine for. Barbera has the unusual combination of rich, concentrated flavor with high acidity, and its lower tannin might just make it the perfect ‘pizza’ wine. 413 more words

Tasting Note

Old Vine Barbera 2013, Borra Vineyards, Lodi

Borra Vineyards Old Vine Barbera 2013; Mokelumne River, Lodi, CA. 15.2%ABV, MSRP $25, available direct.

Color is deep ruby, while the nose offers blackberry, raspberry, red plum, and fresh cut bell pepper. 160 more words

Red Wine


We spent 12 days in Ukraine earlier in the month, mostly to attend a conference. But the first long weekend was in Kiev, the capital city of… 311 more words


This Week in Wine

What a week it was for wine.  Exciting conference, you ask?  No.  Trip to wine country, you question? Also no.  Tasting tour, you wonder?  Again, no.   1,688 more words

Wine of the Week

Burlotto Barbera d’Alba 2014

Wine: Barbera d’Alba

Producer: Burlotto

Region/Appellation: Piemonte, Italy

Grape varieties: Barbera

Vintage: 2014

Eye: deep color

Nose: dark fruit, black pepper, red berries, 15 more words