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For The Love of Champagne

There’s this lure about Champagne; she seduces us with her fine bubbles, her lineage, her cache, chicness, and sometimes, that je ne sais quoi. Somm’s adore her…in fact there’s not one wine professional out there who I know that doesn’t … Continue reading

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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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