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9 May, 2016

Wente Sauvignon Blanc Louis Mel Estate 2013

Wente Sauvignon Blanc Louis Mel Estate 2013
Comments : 1 Posted in : Sauvignon Blanc, White Wine, Wine on by : becca
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Wente Vineyards Louis Mel Estate Sauvignon Blanc 2013 Livermore Valley, CA Wente Vineyards is a Livermore-based wine company and family estate vineyard whose roots, literally, extend back to the late 19th century. It’s a brand I’ve become familiar with in the past year, in part because they are featured on Delta Airlines and gave me
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19 November, 2012

Virginia Wine Tasting at the Fox Liquor Bar

Posted in : Bars and Tasting Rooms, Bars in Raleigh - NC, Bordeaux - Red, Events, Petit Verdot, Red Wine, Sparkling Wine, Viognier, White Wine on by : becca
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Virginia Wine Tasting at the Fox Liquor Bar Back in July, I attended a wine tasting event at the Angus Barn promoting wineries from Virginia. It was very informative and a great preparation for my trip to Charlottesville a few weeks later. Well, the VA Wine Board was back in town a week and a
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29 January, 2010

Chateau Julian Bordeaux Sec 2008–Wine Review

Comments : 2 Posted in : Bordeaux Sec, White Wine on by : becca
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Wine: Chateau Julian Bordeaux Sec 2008 Region: Gironde, France I can’t help but feel like a wine with lots of stamps and small print, as this label has, means that I’m supposed to really like it. I am, right? But I suppose I’m supposed to think that of all wines. Regardless, all the appellations intimidate
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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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