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Express Yourself with Wine: Valentine's Day Selections

There’s a lot of pressure to give the right gift on Valentine’s Day, isn’t there?  It can’t be too cheap, can’t be too expensive, it should be a token of your affection – but not too affectionate! 380 more words


Roustabout Meritage 2013

Here is another of those red wines I had recently.  It was an interesting blend – a Meritage – using grape varieties common in red blends from the Bordeaux region in France.  220 more words


Bottle of The Week- Les Allies Côtes du Rhône

“What did the Romans ever do for us?” If you’re a wine lover, if you are reading this it’s safe to say you are, the answer to that question is “a lot!” Not least of which includes the initial cultivation of the Rhone Valley wine vineyards. 411 more words


Bonny Doon

Bonny Doon

Le Cigare Volant



28% syrah, 22% grenache, 17% cinsault, 17% mourvèdre, 16% carignane

93 points – Wine Review Online

“This vintage is complex, with layered fruit aromas, and beautifully structured, built as it were to improve over time.

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Wax On!

I’m always happy to lend a hand in any project that comes along, so when we received a shipment of Garrett Ahnfeldt’s ‘G The Seventh Letter’ 275 more words


Jefferson Vineyards Meritage

Thomas Jefferson may have said “Good wine is a necessity of life”, but he never had a successful crop in his own vineyard. He tried for years with many different varieties of grapes but failed in his efforts every time. 238 more words

Wine Reviews

Tasting- Beringer Smooth Red Blend

Name: Beringer Smooth Red Blend

Variety: Cabernet, Merlot, Syrah and Petite Sirah

Region: California

Country: USA

Year: 2012

Price: $15

Shop’s Notes: A blend of Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Petite Sirah. 78 more words