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Any Day is a Good Day for Bordeaux

Not only is the Italian wine selection impressive at the store, but Bordeaux also has its fair share of excellency here. The usual suspects are not here though. You won’t find any Château Lafite, Latour, Margaux or any other first … Continue reading

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Chilly Nights

With all good intentions, I wanted to post another Thirsty, and more Abruzzo Adventures, however, the weather here has changed drastically, and with that, the want to “hunker down” as it were, wrap oneself in a warm blanket and sit … Continue reading

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Rare Native Wine Grapes of France

I’m a wine geek. I fully admit this and I’m actually quite proud of it. I love weird and wonderful grape varieties, especially Italian ones. There are however, a few from France that I was able to taste at Vinitaly … Continue reading

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Thirsty Thirty-Something Thursday #4 – France

Bordeaux under $40 you say?  Yes, it’s true, they do exist… If you get some of the stellar vintages, these wines can be magnificent. Today’s instalment is no different.  Chateau Brande-Bergere (a Bordeaux Superier) is located north of St. Emelion, … Continue reading

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Tales from the Canadian Okanagan – Black Hills Winery

After starting at a very well-known Canadian winery, and then moving onto a very busy second winery, I had convinced myself that at that point, I was going small.  These were commercial, impersonal, with too many people and not enough … Continue reading

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