Tag Archives: wine

Aaaand, we're back! I couldn't resist this adorable bottle at Whole Foods, so I forked over $12.99 for this rosé of Garnacha from El Terrano: Plus, look at the capsule and cork. So cute and…

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Sometimes a favorite rosé will just come out of nowhere and give you a big juicy pink surprise bite in the ass. That is what happened with Pot de Vin, a rosé of Syrah I…

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Today, I did a little browsing at Trader Joe's to see what pink wine everyone's favorite discount snack emporium has to offer. I've always liked the La Granja brand's reds - the Tempranillo and Tempranillo/Garnacha…

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I love Austrian wine, and I've always had a soft spot for iconic producer Schloss Gobelsburg. In 2014 I spent an idyllic afternoon there, which was only slightly marred by the fact that partway through…

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Domestic rosé hasn't been getting a whole lot of love here, but Margerum's Riviera Rosé made me pretty happy...after a small adjustment! Bottle: 4.5/5 – Nice clean label design here, attractive screwcap, no weird tinting…

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Last week, just in time for Valentine’s Day, I decided to delve into the nexus of America’s repressed desires: the wine aisle at my local Target. Depending on what you read, either Apothic or Folie…

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So, you went to Uruguay or southern Italy on vacation, and you found the most amazing small producers that no one is bringing into the US. After some dreamy pillow talk with your significant other…

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Sure, you’d think we need another how-to series when it comes to wine and other adult beverages like a proverbial hole in the head. But in my experience, most helpful writing about wine is a…

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As we gear up for fall at the shop, our tasting schedule is ramping up as well, which is sometimes fun, and sometimes just slogging through 20+ "red blends" in a day, searching for one…

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I have a little bit of a bone to pick with some of our customers. And I feel bad saying this, because it’s not like I’m not happy that people want to shop at the…

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After my charcuterie at Early Mountain (I could have stayed there all afternoon and into the evening – that is a NICE tasting lounge!), it was time to head to Uphill House, a super charming…

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A few standouts from the last few days. First up, a blend of Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, Pinot Auxerrois, and Pinot Blanc. Wonderfully tart and zippy, with the flavor of ripe pears. So good.  …

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