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8 April, 2013

Fairview Dining Room Spring 2013 Media Lunch

Comments : 2 Posted in : Dining in Durham - NC, Restaurants on by : becca
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Fairview Dining Room Spring 2013 Media Lunch Another spring, another media lunch preview of the new menus at the Washington Duke Inn! This was the third time I’d been invited, and getting these views into Chef Jason Cunningham’s dishes is always quite fun and delicious. In addition to a free lunch, we were gifted with
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31 December, 2012

Primal Roots 2010 Red Blend

Posted in : Other Red Blends, Red Wine, Wine on by : becca
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Primal Roots 2010 Red Blend Acampo, California I love blends. They make me happier than wines primarily made of one grape. Together, the blend is smoother, more drinkable, although I assume an argument can be made that they lose character along the way. That may be the case with the Primal Roots 2010 Red Blend.
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23 March, 2011

Peter Brum Vino Noire

Comments : 3 Posted in : Qualitäswein, Red Wine on by : becca
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Peter Brum Vino Noire Rhone, Germany I haven’t tried too many red wines from Germany, so I was intrigued by this bottle and its unique shape—it really is all about marketing, folks. It smelled of strawberries and light tobacco. The first thing I noticed while drinking it was a small bit of fizziness, just enough
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29 September, 2010

Shelton Vineyards Madison Lee Red Wine

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Shelton Vineyards Madison Lee Red Wine Dobson, NC I like Shelton Vineyard’s pinwheel logo—it has a bit of renaissance flair to it. This is the first time the filter on my wine aerator has come in handy; there’s a lot of silt in the bottle. It smells of Dove dark chocolate (you know, that somehow
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26 January, 2010

Taylor Marsala — Wine Review

Comments : 14 Posted in : Fortified Wine, Marsala, Wine on by : becca
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Wine: Taylor Marsala Region: Finger Lakes, New York The color of this dessert wine is fantastic. It’s like looking at a blood red rose, with a copper hue around its edges.  It smells like port, with rich, dense, scents of overripe peach and tamarind. The flavor is smooth and definitely has peach notes, but the
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