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2010 Dry Creek Vineyard Meritage

Limited production? Private reserve? Yeah, I’m a sucker for exclusivity, whether real or just perceived. The idea of special consideration or some kind of separation from the herd always plays well with this fella. 296 more words


Soquel Vineyards Trinity Rosso, 2012

This signature blend of their Santa Cruz grapes was primarily chocolate in taste. Soft body, blackberries, baked cherry pastry, no spice or wood, but decent finish. Link to winemaker. Effective 7/10.


New York Nostalgia: Thirsty Thursday and Ravines Red 2013

Welcome to Wayward Wine’s Thirsty Thursday installment.

We missed Upstate New York.  Not for its brutal winters, bland food, or attitude, but for its wine.  In four years, upstate shed my academic scales and replaced them with a shimmering new vinous skin.   382 more words

Winery at the end of the world

Want something new and different, wine fans?  How about some red wines from the end of the world? Literally!  Our most recent ABCFWS Direct-To-You additions hail from the region of Patagonia and producer Bodega Del Fin del Mundo (translation: “winery at the end of the world”).  347 more words

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Spanish Imports, Torres Wines

Torres, a leader in the Spanish wine industry, has a mission statement you’ll fall in love with. “We work to make better moments for the wine lovers. 379 more words


Ryan Patrick Vineyards Rock Island Red 2010

I look forward to enjoying this wine again soon.  It wins you over upon first sip.  Smooth, oaky, warm – wonderful.  With hints of fruit and balanced tannin, Rock Island Red is ideal to share with a table (as the bottle suggests) and everyone would love it. 92 more words


Los Dos Grenache - Syrah 2010

Winery: Los Dos
Varietal: Grenache – Syrah
Composition: 85% Grenache, 15% Syrah

Date Purchased: 2/14/2015
Location Purchased: World Market
Cost: $9.99
Date Consumed: 4/1/2015

Review/Notes: … 54 more words

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