Tag Archives: Tuscany

Big Daddy loves Chinon

For those of you who regularly check this blog and read posts, you know my affinity for Cabernet Franc. So much so, that I call it by its moniker: Big Daddy. It’s amazing how many people don’t know that Cabernet … Continue reading

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Hotel Aldobrandini 

Italy truly is a family affair. Not just in the wine business, but it seems in other areas too. Booking hotels in a foreign country can be interesting to say the least. You go by reviews, photos, and proximity to … Continue reading

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Geeky Grape Girl (G3) – Part 1 Answers

OK, so perhaps this was too difficult, or maybe folks felt that it had to be done completely without assistance. Not true. In fact, I would expect one to ask a friend, neighbour, countryman, wine store manager, fellow wine lover, … Continue reading

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Thirsty Thirty-Something Thursday #28 – Hmm…Italy again!

Time for another edition of Thirsty! And I know it’s Friday, but why not change it up? 🙂 One would think that it is not difficult to find wines between $30 and $40, but sometimes it really is! And at … Continue reading

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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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