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Domaine de Fondrèche Ventoux Rouge

Hands down, the most important producer in the Ventoux, Domaine de Fondrèche continues to evolve – adjusting, experimenting, remaining dynamic. From the start, I’ve been drawn to winemaker Sébastien Vicenti’s wines for they encompass deep fruit expression with captivating spice and herb notes. 699 more words

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Aldi Wine Club 8th Panel Tasting Note #2

The next two bottles from the latest Aldi Wine Club tasting panel arrived recently.  Both were sourced from their ‘Exquisite’ range and with no red this time, we have a white and a rosé to try. 844 more words


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