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Etna and the power of the Contrada

The French had it figured out for centuries. Burgundy was pinot noir. White Burgundy is made with chardonnay, Sancerre with sauvignon blanc, and Vouvray with chenin blanc. Beaujolais is gamay, while Champagne is the classic blend of chardonnay, pinot noir … Continue reading

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Ode to a Riesling

Riesling: you either love them or hate them. I have a cautious love with Riesling. There are few and far between that I truly enjoy, appreciate, and yes…love. Andreas Bender is a German producer from the Mosel with property in … Continue reading

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The Marrenon Triplets

Sometimes some great value wines come along that completely blow me away. Without question, these little beauties certainly offered great flavour, quality, but most importantly value. Great little wines that are selling well, and liked so much, that these are … Continue reading

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