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OFFICIAL GROCERY OUTLET NIGHT.

A variety I’m pretty sure I never had in my life, I had to Google it and I’m not saying this is an example of the variety across the board by any means but this is not good wine. 164 more words

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Who's the Dada? [Frankie's Single Bottle Review #14]

As most regular readers will know, I’m very lucky to receive sample wine bottles on a regular basis, in addition to invitations to trade and press tastings.   309 more words

Single Bottle Review

Tercos Bonarda 2015

Bonarda from Mendoza, Argentina

100% bonarda

13.9% alcohol by volume

els 9.1/10

James Suckling 93

Ricardo Santos Winery produce two types of wines from their vineyards in the foothills of the Andes near Mendoza, Argentina: the eponymous Ricardo Santos and Tercos. 217 more words

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Amical

I was going to call this article “Return to Amical,” but somehow, I have never written about this restaurant and I can’t understand why. I first learned about Amical back in 1994 after they opened up, from customers of mine that lived in Traverse City and they described it, as the best place that the locals like to eat at. 580 more words

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Kickin’ it at Kaiken

After the arduous trip across the Andes, my South American trip with Montes continued. We started the following day bright and early at Kaiken, the Argentinian sister winery to Montes in Chile. 873 more words

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Tasting Chakana With Sophie Jump

Chakana is the Andean name for the Southern Cross. Chakana winery, founded on the day the Southern Cross reached its perfectly vertical position in the night sky in Argentina – 2nd May 2002, is located in Mendoza and the high altitude vineyard which includes several blocks of 100 year old Malbec is in Lujan de Cuyo and Valle de Uco.The Chakana Range consists of young fruit driven wines aged briefly in oak. 866 more words

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Chakana Maipe Reserve Bonarda 2013, Mendoza, Argentina

I started drinking this with dinner before I took notes.   I was so impressed that I had to look to see if I had reviewed it already.   138 more words

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