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Le Vin Noir Côtes du Brulhois - Food Gypsy

Le Vin Noir Côtes du Brulhois

August 12, 2015 | 3 Comments

Well backed and solid, Le Vin Noir Côtes du Brulhois is award winning for a reason. The 2009 vintage is a great buy for any wine lover, who likes to drink well — and often. When...

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Forest Glen Cabernet Sauvignon 2012, a dry, fresh woodsy red with big juicy fruit flavour, sure to please your palate and expand your mind. Confession: I read sauced.  Not wasted, one-eye-blind-drunk, but pleasantly buzzed, affably...

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Diabolica Red Wine, The Okanagan Devil

July 29, 2015 | 5 Comments

From the southern most tip of Canada’s Okanagan Valley comes a naughty little wine with a hint of mischief. Diabolica Red will lead you into temptation, and at $15.95 it’s a trip you can take...

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Juve Y Camps Reserva Brut Rose - Food Gypsy

Juve Y Camps Reserva Brut Rose

July 22, 2015 | 6 Comments

Juve Y Camps Reserva Brut Rose – non vintage, completely unpretentious bubbles for under twenty bucks.  This is my kind of party. Bright, rich cherry colour thanks to its linage of pinot noir vines, Juve...

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Belle Glos Meiomi Pinot Noir 2013

July 1, 2015 | 1 Comments

Blended from the best of Monterey, Santa Barbara and Sonoma Belle Glos Meiomi Pinot Noir 2013 is a stunning value among Californians.   Since Joseph Wagner arrived at Belle Glos he’s been perfecting the Meiomi...

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Chateau De Ripaille 2013

June 24, 2015 | 1 Comments

Light and fresh, Chateau De Ripaille 2013 is the perfect summer white.  Dry, with a hint of acidity, it backs seafood with ease and cleanses your palate for more. This is a wine that drinks...

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G. Gruet & Fils Blanc de Blancs Brute - Food Gypsy

G. Gruet & Fils Blanc de Blancs Brute Champagne

February 11, 2015 | 1 Comments

Nothing says romance quite like champagne.  Reminiscent of old Hollywood, synonymous with glamour and wealth.  Fear not, with a little research you’ll still have funds for dinner!  Try G. Gruet & Fils Blanc de Blancs...

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Blason de Bourgogne Crémant de Bourgogne Brut - Food Gypsy

Blason de Bourgogne Crémant de Bourgogne Brut

February 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Think pink for Valentine’s Day.  Busting bubbles and toasted yeast yield to the undertone of red berries in Blason de Bourgogne Crémant de Bourgogne Brut.  Endearingly romantic, slightly sophisticated, and decidedly non-snobby. Continuing our Valentines Day Wino Wednesday romance theme; we’ve...

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Valentine’s Day doth approacheth.  Tell me fine Sir, have you procured an elixir to woo thine love?  No? Best get thee to the liquor store, post haste, and grabeth thine-self some swanky bubbles!   Might...

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Hoopla The Mutt 2012 - Food Gypsy

Hoopla The Mutt, 2012

January 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

The very definition of fun, this is a wine for anyone with an appetite for life and LIVING.  Hoopla The Mutt, 2012 another sun drenched Californian. A red blend from Hoopla Wines that changes from...

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Fowles Wine The Exception 2010 - Food Gypsy

Fowles Wine The Exception 2010

October 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Once you’ve had The Rule, you must try Fowles Wine The Exception 2010 for that big, ripe taste of Australian sun. One of the little side benefits of penning the odd post about wine is...

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Adorato Apassionato 2012, Food Gypsy

Tommasi Adorato Appassionato Bianco 2012

October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Are there rules about drinking whites after Labour Day?  Not in my world.  Tommasi Adorato Appassionato Bianco 2012 is wine to dine with, again and again, and again, no matter what the season. Our Wino...

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