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Are You Whining Over Tax Day?

Happy Tax Day everyone! It’s a day that fills many with dread in the U.S. but luckily there is always wine to help ease the stress. I have found two great wines that will satisfy whatever boat you are sitting in once your...
 
 
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Passion is in the Eye of the Wineglass Holder

Passion. It’s amazing how powerful one little word can be. And yet, so many people are disillusioned as what passion really looks like. I can say that I have seen it first hand. I have seen it at Nomacorc, the world’s leadi...

 
 
Jeff Cox
 
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Very Old Vines Make Very Good Wines

By: Jeff Cox A patch of very old grapevines known as the Old Hill Ranch stretches across a sunny landscape in Glen Ellen, a small village in the Valley of the Moon in Sonoma County. It’s one of the oldest vineyards in Califor...
 
 
Dan Traucki
 
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Savagnin: The Next Big Thing?

One of the big questions for wine producers around the world is -what type of wine will be popular in China in 5, 10 or 15 year’s time?

 
 
Jennifer Simonetti-Bryan, MW
 
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Quality of Wine Series: Finesse

What is all the finesse about? Jennifer defines her “aha” moment over a bottle of Sancerre Sauvignon Blanc.
 
 
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2008 Intrigue Red Blend

  Production Notes from founder, Bob Delf: “Our Intrigue is a blend of 50 percent merlot, 32 percent syrah and 18 percent cabernet franc. We use very good quality vineyards, so there are no “bad years”. In 20...

 
 
Rex Pickett
 
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Rex Pickett: Valparaiso & Beyond

(Chile) – Rex Pickett has been so busy enjoying himself in Chile, it’s been hard for him to keep up with his blog. Sometimes wine and good company can do that. However, we’ve still been able to explore along w...
 
 
Dan Traucki
 
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The Secret of the Saperavi Grape

The Republic of Georgia in the former Soviet Union is known as one of the oldest winemaking regions in the world, there proof of wine having been made there 8,000 years ago. It is also the home of an amazing red grape called Sa...

 
 
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Spring Cleaning for the Soul

Well spring is here in the Northern Hemisphere and fall is making its way in the Southern Hemisphere. I can’t help but realize my New Year’s resolution has already gone down the drain. My year of eating right and fitness ha...
 
 
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2009 SV Estate Pinot Noir

  Wine Overview: Stoller’s 2009 SV Estate Pinot Noir comes from a selection of their best vineyard blocks and barrels in the cellar. After fermentation, the wine was put into barrel to undergo malolactic fermentation...