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Berryliciousness: Domaine Robert Perroud Brouilly L

Berryliciousness: Domaine Robert Perroud Brouilly L’Enfer

2013 Domaine Robert Perroud Brouilly L’Enfer des Balloquets, Beaujolais, France The Gamay grapes for this wine are cultivated on a 40 degree slope thus the reference of grapes picked on the hill from hell. Combine the character that is developed in the fruit from growing on a steep incline with the full spectrum of flavors […]

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Luxurious Concentration: Miner Family Emily’s Cuvee

16 September 2016

Wine Review: 2013 Miner Family Emily’s Cuvee Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, California Sourced from Stagecoach, Emilio’s Terrace, Buselli, Miner & Schlein Vineyards, this Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon has quite the pedigree. (more…)

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50 Winery Events to Celebrate California Wine Month

13 September 2016

Raise a Glass to Harvest at More than 50 Winery Events Around the State SAN FRANCISCO—September is the time when California’s winegrape harvest is in full swing. (more…)

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James Beard Foundation Names National Scholars Program Recipients

25 August 2016

The James Beard Foundation Names the Inaugural Ten Recipients of the National Scholars Program New York, NY (August 18, 2016) – The James Beard Foundation (JBF) announced today the ten inaugural recipients of the JBF National Scholars Program. (more…)

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Palate Pleasing: Murrieta’s Well The Spur

23 August 2016

Wine Review:  2013 Murrieta’s Well The Spur Red, Livermore Valley, California Winemaker Robbie Meyer concocts a superlative blend each vintage for ‘The Spur’.In 2013, the blend was 40% Petite Sirah, 26% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Petit Verdot, 8% Merlot, 8% Cabernet Franc and  8% Malbec. For my palate, I found it to be quite agreeable. (more…)

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Wine Photo: Village of Cébazan Vineyards, AOC Saint-Chinian

20 August 2016

Wine Photo of the Week: Village of Cébazan Vineyards, AOC Saint-Chinian Every week, we showcase a wine photo from one of the thousands of wine regions around the world. (more…)

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A Bordeaux Blend from Washington State: Mercer Cavalie

18 August 2016

2012 Mercer Estates Reserve Cavalie Red Blend, Horse Heaven Hills, Columbia Valley, Washington Bordeaux blends from Washington State are some of the most exciting wines coming out of the Northwest today. This one from Mercer is a good example of why those wines are getting the attention they deserve. (more…)

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