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Wild Horse Central Coast Pinot Noir

Wild Horse Vineyard says….we have the luxury of choosing from the finest vineyards year after year to produce consistently outstanding wine. From Santa Maria Valley to Edna Valley to Monterey County, our Pinot Noir vineyards are exposed to a wide variety of climate and soil conditions ultimately providing what our winemaker calls “a spice rack of aromas and flavors” from which to craft the wine. 99 more words

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Ridge Three Valleys

Wines from Ridge Vineyards were some of the first I had over a decade ago that made me fall in love with wine and start to understand just what the good stuff is.   224 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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Notes to myself: Gems from Rubert Berkmann Portfolio Tasting & Austrian Wine Tasting / Feb 2015

Berkmann Wine Cellars is the UK´s leading independent agent/wholesaler. They hold such estates like Champagne houses Drappier, Encry, Testulat. Antinori, Rene Barbier, Bodegas Norton, Abrau Durso, Georges Duboeuf, Delas, Lucien Le Moine, Vincent Girardin, Masi, Marco Felluga, Guado al Tasso, Maculan, Joseph Phelps, Buitenverwachting, Neil Ellis and many more.. 92 more words

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On the Edge of Glory

     I talked with Chuck Zaleski of Fero Vineyards & Winery in Lewisburg, Pa recently and got the inside story on “What’s New” at his winery.  When I asked about the 2014 harvest his voice filled with pride and excitement saying it was a record year in both quality and quantity.  275 more words

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Chinese Investors Snap Up 100 Bordeaux Vineyards

China is now the main export market for French Bordeaux wines.  The growing popularity of wine in China has led Chinese investors to buy Bordeaux châteaux to the chagrin of many French wine makers.   30 more words

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