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Wine Guy – Back to wine school

It is that time of year again. Actually, it feels like the back-to-school jingles started more than a month ago (way to cramp summer style marketers)! 537 more words


Marchesi Estate Achille Barbera, 2012

Young, green, raspberry, light cinnamon, cardamom, rosemary, aftertaste to the finish but very cool. I see the 2013 won a gold medal since I tasted this. Link to winemaker. Effective 8/10.


Italy’s Answer To The Perfect Pizza Pairing!

For quite a while now I’ve heard Aussie’s banging on about sparkling Shiraz. For those of you who’ve never tried it, I do mean Shiraz, … 268 more words


What We Have Been Drinking–8/31/15

Over the course of a week, I taste a bunch of wine, usually with friends, and almost always with my wife.  Here are some of the wines we tasted over the past few weeks: 729 more words


Worcester/Breedekloof Young Wine Show

Barbera for the win!

The 2015 Barbera claimed the Strydom Rewinders Trophee for class winner of the “other red” category at this year’s Worcester/Breedekloof Young Wine Show. 36 more words

Merwida's Wines

Angullong Fossil Hill Red Italians 2013

The annual Taste Orange @ Sydney is on again soon, September 10 – 11. This is a time when the incredible marketing team behind Taste Orange (not sure how many other regions have such a good tourist App: … 406 more words

Tasting Notes

The Brutto Truth about Italian Wine

I’ve lived in Italy for almost 13 years, and I’ve lived with Italians for longer, and there are only two Italian wines worth drinking:  Barbera and Brunello, and Brunello is far too expensive for the everyday table. 1,130 more words