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New Spanish wine arrivals at the SAQ Cellier

Recently, I have been tasting a number of Spanish new wine arrivals that are part of the latest SAQ Cellier catalog. These wines over deliver in quality at their price point and are excellent choices for weekday suppers. 585 more words

Castilla La Mancha

Garnacha from Cariñena

Today we will be talking about Garnacha, better known around the world under its French name of Grenache.  But the region we will focus on is located in Spain,  so let’s use regionally-appropriate name. 934 more words

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Wine Review: Torres Patio Party

Call it countercyclical marketing or just really bad weather judgment, but I’ve managed to hold off on writing up a patio-wine-themed review duet until the week when we’re due to get utterly deluged with rain.   892 more words

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Budget Wine: Soliluna Viura 2013 Cariñena

This is one of those popular wine varieties you’ve perhaps never heard of. It’s primarily grown in Northern Spain, especially in Rioja, where it is the dominant grape in the blend sold as White Rioja, and in the Cava producing regions near Catalan where it goes by the name of Macabeo and is part of the blend for that sparkling wine. 257 more words

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