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Cinsault from Colorado? You Bet.

Cinsault from Colorado? You Bet.

Wine Review: 2012 Sutcliffe Vineyards Cinsault, McElmo Canyon, Colorado This week, I am spotlighting a number of Colorado wines from Sutcliffe Vineyards.  The fruit for this wine is grown by Black Bear Orchards and the 2012 vintage afforded them some pretty good wine grapes. (more…)

Considering Colorado Wine, Sutcliffe is a Standout

20 November 2015

Back in April, I was invited to Colorado to familiarize myself with some of the players in the Colorado wine industry. After our group arrived in Denver, we boarded the governor’s King Air Turbo and were flown to Cortez, Colorado. (more…)

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Ghost Hill Cellars: Small Production Batches from Willamette Valley

18 November 2015

Wine Review: 2012 Ghost Hill Cellars Pinot Noir Bayless-Bower Vineyard, Willamette Valley, Oregon Ghost Hill wines got its name from a successful gold miner who failed to exercise the golden rule most carriers of contraband and couriers who transport valuables live by. (more…)

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Mixed Case: Some Interesting Reds

14 November 2015

Looking for an interesting Zinfandel? Or maybe you’d like to try something new, like Tempranillo or an interesting red blend made with Sangiovese? Then read on. (more…)

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PondView Estate: A Gem in Niagara Wine Country

11 November 2015

PondView Estate Winery: Three generations of winemaking experience in Niagara’s Wine Country Drawing on more than three generations of winemaking experience, PondView Estate Winery is one of the newest additions to the Four Mile Creek appellation in the heart of Niagara’s wine country. (more…)

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Mixed Case: A Few Whites that are Autumn Season Worthy

08 November 2015

Just because the warm days are behind us doesn’t mean we should put away the wonderful white wines. Here are a few recently tasted whites that are interesting and autumn season worthy! Enjoy.  (more…)

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Dark & Tannic: Elyse Jacob Franklin Cabernet

05 November 2015

Wine Review: 2010 Elyse Winery Jacob Franklin Hoffman Lane Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, California Elyse Winery makes some great wines under the Jacob Franklin label.   (more…)

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