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Cabernet Envy is Bad for the Soul and Bad for the Industry

Two articles caught my eye recently about storied wines that are getting hard to sell. Several Italian restaurants in New York and Chicago report declining sales… 323 more words

Wine Culture

The Right Hook

By Fergal Gleeson*

David Hook De Novo Rosso Reserva, Central Ranges 2014

Barbera, Nebbiolo, Sangiovese

Now it’s hey Mambo, Mambo Italiano! Chiantis get me a little excited. 223 more words

Australian Wine

Product Profile: Chianti Lip & Cheek Tint

Valentine’s Day has come and gone, and with that comes the annual unofficial shift from romantic deep winter colors to fresher, paler tints. Luckily in this awkward late-winter period, certain makeup products easily bridge the gap. 240 more words

Product Profiles

Some very clever marketing going on at Majestic

I’ve been on Majestic’s mailing list since I’ve been legally allowed to by wine, or so it seems. And as far as I can remember, the months offer has always been The Ned Sauvignon Blanc for £7.99 and Berberana Reserva for £5.99 when you buy a certain number of bottles. 322 more words

Wine Articles

Italian Indigenous Varieties: Malvasia Bianca Lunga

This week’s indigenous variety is Malvasia Bianca Lunga. This one hails first and foremost from Tuscany but can also be found in many other Italian regions including the Veneto, Puglia and Lazio. 318 more words