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Castano Monastrell 2007, Yecla, Spain VALUE RED $6.99-8.99Monastrell or Mourv  Read More →

A Bottle of White, A Bottle of Red… This week we had two wines worth blogging about that stuck out for being the opposites. One was white while the other was red. One was a value wine, the other not a value per se, but under $40. One was from... (more...)

Pinot Noir is for Lovers!Valentines Day Wine Hello fellow Valentines! Yes, its Valentine’s Day already and time to get into the romantic modus operandus. I will make this short, but if you are cooking for your sweetheart or maybe cooking together... (more...)

2006 Cocodrilo Cabernet Sauvignon Vina Cobos Mendoza, Argentina – $16-$18 Hello fellow winos! Another value wine for you guys! The Cocodrilo has been consumed the last 3 vintages in a row multiple times in this household. Did I mention that Vina... (more...)

Tasting Wines with Paul Hobbs For years I have written and talked to you all about the incredible wines made by Paul Hobbs. Last night I had the chance to meet him and taste wines with him at an event hosted by theMorrell wine shop in Manhattan. We tasted... (more...)

Italian Chianti Values – $20 and under – 2009 LABEL PANEL I The other night I had a Chianti Classico (CC for short) made by Brancaia. Brancaia is known more for there IGT wines, i.e. “Super Tuscans” which blend indigenous grape... (more...)

“Holiday Wines”This Christmas season was a remarkable time with friends and family and is still going as we will not formally celebrate with my parents until next Sunday to weather and other timing issues. However, so far it been a spectacular... (more...)

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