Archive for the ‘European Wines’ Category

Wines of the Week: Great Buys from Cariñena, Spain

Wines of the Week: Great Buys from Cariñena, Spain

D.O.P. Cariñena has it all: old vines, heirloom varietals, complexity of soils, and higher elevations. Located in the northeastern region of Aragón, Cariñena...

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Wines of the Week: French Buys – Under $20, 90 Points

Wines of the Week: French Buys – Under $20, 90 Points

We continue our series focusing on high quality wines, with wide distribution, that can be found for $20 or less. This week were going all French with picks that...

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Wines of the Week: Under $20, 90 Points

Wines of the Week: Under $20, 90 Points

We continue our series focusing on high quality wines, with wide distribution, that can be found for $20 or less.  This week were going all international with our...

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Wines of the Week:  Winning Whites from Rías Baixas

Wines of the Week: Winning Whites from Rías Baixas

Rías Baixas is renowned for the Albariño grape, an indigenous variety that produces some of the world’s foremost white wines. Located in the Galicia region of...

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Wines of the Week: Vivacious Vinho Verde

Wines of the Week: Vivacious Vinho Verde

Vinho Verde wines aren’t actually green, despite what their name might imply to some. They’re “green” in that they are young wines, but even at their...

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Wines of the Week:  Awesome Albariño for Under $20

Wines of the Week: Awesome Albariño for Under $20

Rías Baixas is renowned for the Albariño grape, an indigenous variety that produces some of the world’s foremost white wines. Located in the Galicia region of...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Beso Del Sol Red Sangria

George’s Rants and Raves: Beso Del Sol Red Sangria

What in the world is going on? First, they went from glass bottles to plastic bottles, and as if that wasn’t enough, then they went from corks made from real cork...

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Winery of the Week: Be Bordô – Bordeaux

Winery of the Week: Be Bordô – Bordeaux

The Bordeaux region has produced some of the finest wine ever made and has developed a winemaking “savoir faire” for over 2,000 years. Thus, plenty...

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Wines of the Week: Springtime Sips from Chablis for $25 or Less

Wines of the Week: Springtime Sips from Chablis for $25 or Less

Given their signature refreshing acidity, the wines of Chablis go ever so nicely with warm afternoon and evenings of spring and summer, especially when one is...

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Wines of the Week: Light and Bright Bargains for Spring

Wines of the Week: Light and Bright Bargains for Spring

Spring is officially right around the corner, and with the arrival of more bright, sunny days, it’s ideal to have some light, bright wines to sip on.  Well,...

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