• Winery Spotlights

    Gallo Signature Series

    by  • August 17, 2012 • All Posts, Winery Spotlights • 3 Comments

    Before I get to these two terrific new wines from Gallo, let me just say that the extended delays between posts (and email blasts) around here is because I have just been too busy to write. Not too busy to drink, though — I have loads of wines tasted and ready to share. So...

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    Stephanie Napa Valley

    by  • March 27, 2012 • All Posts, Winery Spotlights • 0 Comments

    I must have a contrary streak. (That noise you hear is some of my friends falling over with laughter.) Because most of the winter months, I was craving crisp, white, refreshing wines. And now that Spring has sprung, I cannot seem to get enough lush, smooth, full-bodied reds. Here are two lovely Cabernet-intensive Bordeaux blends...

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    2009 La Posta wines

    by  • March 19, 2012 • All Posts, Winery Spotlights • 0 Comments

    I really enjoyed tasting through the 2009 lineup of La Posta wines. I thought they offered a lot of style and interest for the price, so I want to pass them along to you all! La Posta wines are part of the Vine Connections portfolio. If I understand things correctly, La Posta is a created...

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    Another Penfolds Bin Winner…

    by  • October 13, 2011 • All Posts, Pairings, Winery Spotlights • 0 Comments

    And while I’m at it, I also really loved this Cabernet Sauvginon — another Penfolds Bin beauty: Penfolds 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon South Australia Bin 407 ($33). Strikes a lovely balance between rich fruitiness — black currant, plum, blackberry, and complex layers of aromatic mineral, floral and cedar notes. Nice complexity and elegance from beginning...

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