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Emiliana Natura Carmenere

Winery: Emiliana
Varietal: Carmenere
86% Carmenere, 8% Syrah, 6% Merlot
Date Purchased: 3/29/2015
Location Purchased: Publix
Cost: $10.99 but as a BOGO, $5.50 per bottle… 19 more words



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Power of Perception

I probably shouldn’t even write this blog post, as it will expose my true nature as a wine snob – this is something which I would always vehemently deny. 799 more words


Wine Review: 2013 Cono Sur Reserva Especial Pinot Noir

Whenever people ask ‘why blog about the wine you drink?’ I usually answer with a few different answers. First, writing down your tasting notes about wine really challenges you to think and enjoy what you have in the bottle instead of blindly going through bottle after bottle of different wines not challenging your palate. 229 more words


The only choice for Easter Lunch

Easter is just around the corner and, for many, the only possible choice for lunch at this time of year is lamb. I learnt this on a visit to the Greek island of Kythira a while back, where all the local families gathered on a sunny beach, each with their lunch spit-roasting in front of them, generously dousing it at regular intervals with fragrant herbs and tangy olive oil. 241 more words


Budget Wine: Cono Sur Bicicleta Cabernet Sauvignon Valle Central Chile 2013

Chilean Cabernet has a distinctive vegetal/herbal aroma note that ranges from green pepper to eucalyptus and mint. This budget wine tends to the green pepper side of the spectrum although there is plenty of vanilla-encased black cherry and tobacco notes to give the nose some complexity. 61 more words

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