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Tag Archives: Super Tuscan
I Collazzi and a Big Ol’ Steak #ItalianFWT
Super Tuscans: You love them or you hate them. They are wines that statistically score high, but are they all necessarily good? What does it all even mean? Tuscany is known more for the sangiovese grape, with various amounts of … Continue reading
Posted in Education, Tasting, Varietals, wine Tagged #ItalianFWT, amazing, baby, blend, cabernet, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, coastal, combo, DOC, famous, flavour, fresh, grapes, greens, marinade, Merlot, Petit Verdot, steak, Super Tuscan, Syrah, tasting, Tuscany, unicorns, Utopia, vino di tavola 10 Comments
Quarantine: 14 Days of Isolation Wines – Day 12
Well, another Friday is upon us and some of us are on the home stretch of being done Isolation. However, even after two weeks, we wonder if everything is ok to resume. That said, this might be our “new normal” … Continue reading
Posted in Joy of Wine, Varietals, wine Tagged alone, baby, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, COVID-19, isolation, Italy, Merlot, quarantine, Sangiovese, Super Tuscan, Syrah, Toscana Leave a comment
All Hail Italia!
My basement is cold…I mean, two blankets wrapped around me cold. Springtime in Edmonton means melting ice and snow, which means cold concrete foundations. Yup, despite 2″x8″ engineered joists, and double insulation, it’s still chilly in spring. Probably the chilliest … Continue reading
Posted in wine Tagged Barbera, Chianti, Italy, Moscato, Piedmont, Sangiovese, Sauvingon Blanc, Super Tuscan, Tuscany Leave a comment