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Two Delicious Greek Wines: Domaine Gerovassiliou

Ktima Gerovassiliou is a 153 acre vineyard located near the city of Thessaloniki, a Greek port city on the Thermaic Gulf of the Aegean Sea. (more…)

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A Clean and Soft Turkish Wine: Vinkara Narince

2014 Vinkara Narince, Tokat, Turkey The wines of Turkey have been around since the time of the Hittites—which is probably some of the earliest recorded history of viticulture. (more…)

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This Picpoul was an eye opener: Bernard Magrez

Wine Review: 2013 Bernard Magrez Domaine d’Oustric ‘Oustric’, Picpoul de Pinet, France The wine Bernard Magrez has made from this ancient grape was an eye-opener. (more…)

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Gun Bun: A Cool Climate Mineral-Driven Gewurztraminer

Wine Review: 2014 Gundlach Bundschu Gewurztraminer, Sonoma coast, California Bundschu’s 150+ year old vineyard continues to produce some outstanding wine, showing off its mineral-driven cool climate character. (more…)

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Verdelho grown in Calistoga? You Bet!

2013 Le Petit Coquerel Verdelho, Calistoga, Napa Valley, California Verdelho grown in Calistoga? Wow, this wine pulls you in with aromas that are intriguing and complex while unusual and pleasant.   (more…)

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Donnafugata Passito di Pantelleria Ben Rye

Wine Review: 2011 Donnafugata Passito di Pantelleria Ben Ryé, Sicilia, Italy The 2011 Donnafugata Passito di Pantelleria Ben Rye is a sweet dessert wine made from Zibibbo (Moscato d’Alessandria) grapes. It is a  well-balanced, round and pretty wine with a vivid personality. Amber in color with viscous textures; the aromas of brown sugar and ripe peaches are […]

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