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Valréas Côtes du Rhone 2013

I seem to be in a bit of a French wine phase right now.  It isn’t by design, necessarily.  Perhaps it’s because I’m once again being required to utilize my rusty language skills at work.  267 more words



Welcome to Mountain Brook Vineyards. We are very excited to offer our first wines — a barrel fermented Chardonnay and a very small release of a Red Blend called Magis. 71 more words

Orin Swift 'Machete' 2014

Winery: Progressive winemaker David Swift Phinney was “introduced to wine, how it was made, and got hooked” during time spent in Italy in 1995, upon his return to the States he took a job as a harvest worker at Robert Mondavi. 231 more words

Red Blend

2013 Conundrum, Wagner Family of Wine

Yes, the 25th Anniversary special from the Wagner Family. We have several bottles of the 25th on hand so this introductory review will leave some notes for future tastings. 224 more words


Chateau Sissan Bordeaux 2012

Chateau Sissan Bordeaux 2012

Chateau Sissan Cadillac Cotes de Bordeaux 2012 is a Bordeaux from the Right bank, which means it favors Merlot, with it making up 55% of the blend, Cabernet Sauvignon 40% and Cabernet Franc is 5%. 220 more words

Red Wine

2013 Robert Mondavi Winery Private Selection Meritage

Okay, this one is much less about the 2013 Robert Mondavi Winery Private Selection Meritage. It pours blackish-purple into your glass (or your cup, as the case may be this evening) and smells of plum and black cherry. 177 more words


Taxes too Taxing? Stop and Smell the Rosé!

Spring into Rosé Season

Snow is in the forecast but we can still pretend it’s 75 degrees. We will taste a rosé, a white, and two pleasant reds this week at our Friday Tasting. 683 more words