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Merlot? Blackbird Merlot!Yes, I said Merlot! And it’s not just any Merlot, the 2006 Blackbird “Arise” from Napa Valley. This 100% Merlot comes from the Pomerol inspired Blackbird Vineyards in the Oak Knoll appellation in the Napa Valley.... (more...)

Blackbird Merlot

Merlot? Blackbird Merlot!Yes, I said Merlot! And it  Read More →

Felsina Berardenga Chianti Classico 2005In the Chianti Classico region the wines of Fattoria di Felsina make some of my favorite wines from Chianti. Located just outside Siena, Felsina and their vineyards lie near Castelnuovo Berardenga. When it is made... (more...)

Felsina Berardenga Chianti Classico

Felsina Berardenga Chianti Classico 2005In the Chianti Classico region the wines of Fattoria di Felsina make some of my favorite wines from Chianti. Located just outside Siena, Felsina and their vineyards lie near Castelnuovo Berardenga. When it is made... (more...)

148th Hospice De Beaune Tasting at Christie’ New York Started 148 years ago by the Hospice De Beaune to raise money for the hospital, this annual auction event sells at auction red and white Burgundy wines by barrel to the highest bidder. This was... (more...)

Hospice De Beaune

148th Hospice De Beaune Tasting at Christie’ New York Started 148 years ago by the Hospice De Beaune to raise money for the hospital, this annual auction event sells at auction red and white Burgundy wines by barrel to the highest bidder. This was... (more...)

UNDER$15Altesino, Rosso di Altesino, Vendemmia 2006, Montalcino, ItalyOne would hope to learn something new everyday – and hopefully for me it has to do with wine. While checking out the label of tonight’s wine I noticed to word “Vendemmia”... (more...)

Altesino

UNDER$15Altesino, Rosso di Altesino, Vendemmia 2006, Montalcino, ItalyOne would hope to learn something new everyday – and hopefully for me it has to do with wine. While checking out the label of tonight  Read More →

Bella 2003 Big River Ranch Syrah, Alexander Valley, Sonoma $35Our last bottle of the Big Ranch Syrah that brings back memories of our New Year’s day trip to Sonoma where there was torrential rains and flooding (Jan 2, 2006). Stored at home in the... (more...)

Ranch Syrah

Bella 2003 Big River Ranch Syrah, Alexander Valley, Sonoma $35Our last bottle of the Big Ranch Syrah that brings back memories of our New Year’s day trip to Sonoma where there was torrential rains and flooding (Jan 2, 2006). Stored at home in the... (more...)

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