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Thirsty Thursday: Domaine Terlato and Chapoutier Shiraz Viognier Victoria Australia 2012

This Thirsty Thursday lights on a strange affair riven between three countries. The wine is from Domaine Terlato and Chapoutier. Neither name sounds very Australian. This is because Napa bound Tony Terlato began importing Michel Chapoutier’s wines from the Cotes du Rhone. 194 more words


Boekenhoutskloof The Chocolate Block 2012 Franschhoek South Africa

Already a lot of Whiskies are covered this year, so why not divert to a nice Wine again. There is a lot around to enjoy! Today we’ll be looking at a nice blend from South Africa, but first, an introduction: 393 more words

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Rhône Variety Wine Dinner at Fare

For the past few months, I have been helping out a local restaurant, Fare, with their wine program, and last month, we hosted the first wine dinner, which focused on the by-the-glass wine offerings at the restaurant. 190 more words


New to Naramata - Tightrope Winery

I visited Tightrope Winery on an overcast winter’s day when there was still some snow in the vineyard, and certainly on the surrounding hills. However, it wasn’t hard to imagine how lovely it will be when the vines are shooting up in a few months and the sun is shining, with Okanagan Lake glistening in the distance. 993 more words

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Yalumba Y-Series Viognier, 2014

Much trumpeted, poorly executed. A simple, innocuous, pale imitator of Viognier. And we are big proponents of obscure grapes. Just had a wonderful Cos Pithos Bianco… 222 more words

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Why Virginia: A Look at Why Virginia is Great Wine Country

So, I’m sure that most of you have probably heard that we’ve had some snow over the last couple of weekends. Well, you heard correctly. We got about 4 inches last weekend and just about a foot yesterday, so we haven’t been able to get out much on the weekends for the last couple of weeks. 356 more words

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L´Octroi and Clos de la Meslier

My two recent favourites which I still can feel echoing on my senses.

L´Octroi 2013 Condrieu, Pierre Gaillard

Le Clos de la Meslier 2009, Vouvray, Peter Hahn… 193 more words

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