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Excellence Through Passion

A look at Robert Mondavi’s influence on the winery’s 50th anniversary edition red blend, Maestro.

This year the team at Robert Mondavi Winery are celebrating a huge milestone: 50 years of producing wines that are often held among the best in the world. 300 more words


Placer Andaluz Red Wine 2014

Wine Composition: Tempranillo 70% – Syrah 30%

Purchased from Splash Wines, $14.49

Vivino Profile

Aaron:  This was an easy-drinking winner for me.  Ocean waves and blackberries on the nose floated alongside water-soaked tree bark.   110 more words


Spring has Sprung!

This week’s tasting is a fully bloomed beauty bursting with the flavors and aromas of Spring.

First up is a Rosé de Provence from Petit Coeur, a truly spectacular and budget friendly rosé with a nose of citrus, pear, and apple blossom leading to a palate of refreshing acidity lifting soft strawberry and pomegranate and balanced minerality. 122 more words

Bag & String Wine Merchants

Today's Wine Review

A rare weekend off for Mitch means I cook something nicer and we open a bottle of wine. For me the weekends are special, for one I am off and I try to cram as much in as I can in two days and if Mitch is off, it usually means I get to plan a play day, hiking or sightseeing. 313 more words

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McGuigan Black Label Red

Another McGuigan wine? Yes, I know. But these are such good value for money, I couldn’t resist!

The “Black Label Red” is one of the best selling red wines in Australia (fact!), and it’s not hard to see why. 157 more words


Chateau Viranel St Chinian 2012

Chateau Viranel St Chinian 2012

I had the opportunity to try this red from Saint Chinian, while dinning in the town of Vitre, France.

This wine had a unique flavor, strong in roots and mushrooms, not as distinct as a Cabernet Sauvignon or Bordeaux. 116 more words

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NYX Red Wine 2014

Lot 18, $20/bottle

Aaron: This wasn’t my favorite wine by any means.  It was sharp and smokey with tobacco and charred tree bark coated in mud.   130 more words