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The Largest Blind Tasting of American True Rosés (Ever)

In my youth I had a penchant for hyperbole, as I imagine many teenagers do. I would banter about vociferating countless superlatives (“Pete Rose never  1,259 more words


A Planning Meeting

I am a graduate of the Detroit Public Schools and I am proud of the fact. I think that I have more fond memories of my Elementary and Junior High School days, but that is because my High School was away from the neighborhood and we were all splintered off to different schools. 508 more words


Montenidoli, a wine from a different era

Travelling through the wine world, we come across many special locales and meet artists as well as technologically-sound winemakers, whose wines ring up excellent scores from reviewers. 350 more words


Bibbiano Chianti Classico 2012

Bibbiano, Di Fattoria, DOCG Chianti Classico, Castellina in Chianti, Tuscany, Italy 2012

This wine: possibly varietal sangiovese, but may include up to 20% of canaiolo, coloroni and approved international varieties, Diam 3 agglomerate cork closure, 13.5% abv, The Co-operative, £10 (06/17) 243 more words

10to20 - Still Red

Terlato Passport of Rosé

This Saturday (June 10th) is National Rosé Day. While I think these various “Days” are a bit silly, this one does help to shine a bit more light on perhaps my favorite style of wine (OK, that is a blatant lie–sparkling wine is way out in front, but rosé might be second). 743 more words


A Bargain Montalcino

Brunello di Montalcino is one of Italy’s most prestigious red wines.  It’s made exclusively from Sangiovese grapes, the same variety used in Chianti, in a designated area around the small town of Montalcino in southern Tuscany.  303 more words