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Yelland & Papps Second Take Mataro 2015

Mataro is having a revival as a straight varietal. Delicious examples like this certainly help fly the flag. Continues the strong showing of the Second Take label. 92 more words

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Hecho en Mexico (Made in Mexico)

If you think Tequila and Corona Light are the drink of choice in Mexico, think again! We just returned from a week-long vacation in Cancun and we found ourselves pleasantly surprised with our introduction to Mexican wine.  1,620 more words


People You Don’t Meet: The Pink(ish) Wines of Bonny Doon

There are people who you dream about meeting that you never get to meet. There are several people who would fall into that category for me: Johnny Bench, the great baseball catcher; Thomas Keller, whom I stalked for a few minutes outside of The French Laundry one afternoon; and George Clooney, my doppelgänger. 754 more words


La Jeunesse: New Wines from Southern France & Rhône's Better Half

Quick feed on some fresh young wines from Southern France- the area that sometimes includes Languedoc-Roussillon, the Pyrenees, South West parts of what you may know as the area where Armagnac is made (but not north enough to touch Bordeaux), Provence and Southern Rhone. 374 more words


And Then There Were Three

A few days ago we went to a tasting at Morton’s in Fort Lauderdale that featured about 35 or so wines representing multiple varietals and regions. 362 more words


Juan Gil Jumilla 2014

Juan Gil, 4 Meses, DOP Jumilla, Spain, 2014

About Jumilla
Inland from coastal Alicante, at 400-700m altitude.  A hot continental climate with some Mediterranean influence, with a temperature range from 0C in winter to 40C+ in high summer. 342 more words