Tag Archives: Cabernet Sauvignon

What’s YOUR favourite?

If you were presented with a lineup of wine and had to pick only one, could you do it? Are you influenced by certain factors such as grape variety, producer, region or country, price or points scored? Is there a … Continue reading

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Tenuta di Capezzana

One of the great things about Vinitaly is being invited to specific producer booths and getting to taste some of those wines that might be “under the table”. Not just anyone gets to taste. It’s the “good stuff” that gets … Continue reading

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Superhero Wine – Here to Save the Day! (Part V – Black Widow)

May 5 is coming! As I’ve been away from this series for a while now, it’s time to get back to some superhero stuff! Superheroes and wine! What could be better? Some of my supers were easy to blog about and … Continue reading

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Thirsty Thirty Something Thursday #8- Spain

Besides Italy, I’m in love with Spanish wines. Spain is doing some cool things, using more modern winemaking methods, going easy on the oak treatments, and the geek grapes are making comebacks (much like Italy).  Although today’s wine may not … Continue reading

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I’m Feeling Chile

I’ve gained a new appreciation for Chilean wine.  It’s distinct (at least for Cabernets and Carmeneres), it’s flavourful, and getting better and better quality wise. Last week, I attended a luncheon tasting of 8 Montes wines. The “big” guys were … Continue reading

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