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The Art and Science of Bordeaux Futures – a Chat with Hortense Bernard of Millesima U.S.A.

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We have mentioned it before, how our wine journey really took off when we started to appreciate Bordeaux. From there, the rest of the wine world opened in turn, but it was an unlikely bottle of 1997 Chateau Potensac which started it. We ordered this, for no particularly good reason, at a family dinner in

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Some Worthy Italians at the Latest Gasbarro’s Wine Tasting

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We’ve said it a hundred times, some of the best wine tastings anywhere are held by Mark Gasbarro at Gasbarro’s Wines on Atwells Avenue in Providence, R.I. They always feature excellent wine, sometimes world class, very expensive wine, and they are free. We’ve tasted everything from Gaia Barbaresco to big name Napa Cab. The wines

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The Spanish Series Part 4 – Rioja Wines from Bodegas Muriel

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In the previous article on the wines of Spain (which you can read here), we looked at two reds from Rioja produced by Viña Equía. Viña Equía makes their wines in the town of Elciego, in Rioja Alavesa. Since 2010 they have been part of the group of vineyards and wineries owned by Bodegas Muriel,

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The Spanish Series Part 3: Rioja from Viña Eguía and Bodegas Muriel

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Let’s continue our look at Spanish wines with another winery in the Rioja region. We introduced Rioja in our last blog, which you can read here. This, at least to me, is the traditional heart of Spanish wine. It is one of only two regions to be awarded the highest wine quality designation in the

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The Spanish Series Part 2: Rioja and the Wines of Ramón Bilbao

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The wines of Spain are varied, high quality and great values. They are also not high on every wine drinker’s list, overshadowed by the more en vogue regions and media promoted producers. Yet every wine drinker should know the wines from Spain, and we introduced the topic in our previous blog (which you can read

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The Spanish Series Part 1: Intro to Spanish Wine

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There are many choices for the consumer in today’s wine world, as production expands to new countries, new areas and ever more boutique wineries and winemakers lending their personal interpretation to wine styles. As such it is sometimes too easy to forget about the old guard, the foundations of the world wine community that have

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Two Impeccable Napa Cabernets from Silverado Vineyards

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Silverado Vineyards is a venerable, well known name when it comes to Napa wineries. It’s story began in 1976 when Diane Disney and Ron Miller purchased their Stag’s Leap District vineyards. The iconic winery, which overlooks these vineyards and the Silverado Trail, followed in 1981. Cabernet from The Stag’s Leap area was not widespread, although

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Profitable End of Bin Diving at Town Wine & Spirits – East Providence, RI

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Great deals on great wine, that is the best of the best. When we find them it makes us very happy. In today’s wine world, with the countless retail shops and producers who are online and ship wine relatively inexpensively, the sources for potential great deals are endless. There is one key element which helps

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Great Wines from Israel and Domaine du Castel

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While on our way out of the Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival last year, we walked by a table with wines from Israel. At that point we had exactly zero experience with Israeli wines, and we weren’t really expecting much. Still, the Wine Spectator had just done a big spread on the wine industry

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Vina Maquis Viola 2009 – Premium Wine from the Colchagua Valley

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Here we have one more article on a Chilean winery, a Chilean wine, and a continuing trend of excellent juice.

Vina Maquis will soon be celebrating its 100 year anniversary. Founded in 1916 by the Hurtado Family, Maquis is one of the oldest wineries residing in the Colchagua Valley, and has been owned for four

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