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Chateau Pipeau, Saint Emilion Grand Cru 2005

August 20, 2014 | 2 Comments

A big, bold Bordeaux with a ripe, full mouth and yet, no linger.  Chateau Pipeau, Saint Emilion Grand Cru 2005 for people who like wine but don’t what all that pesky wine aftertaste. The topic...

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Francis Ford Coppola Sofia Rose 2013

July 23, 2014 | 3 Comments

Cherry, citrus, and floral notes define a wine that is at once feminine and crisp, and priced under twenty bucks.  This summer try Francis Ford Coppola Sofia Rose 2013, this month’s Wino Wednesday grape of...

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Meet Matt Fowles, renaissance man.  A former Australian lawyer with a passion for food & drink, Fowles now turns heads with his unique talent for wine making as CEO of Fowles Wine.   Building wines...

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Veuve Ambal Crémant de Bourgogne Brute Rosé, the sparkling wine of Burgundy.  A pink, bubbly way to ring in the New Year. 2014 marks a new beginning.  I love a new year with fresh pages unwritten,...

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The Great Holiday Wine Swap

December 11, 2013 | 5 Comments

Cookie swapping parties are so 1990′s, so I say why swap cookies when you can swap wine?  On this Wino Wednesday we give you a few tips on how to host your own Holiday Wine...

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Il Clou Di Clavesana Dogliani Superiore 2010, a fresh Italian from the north eastern hills of Italy’s Piedmont region with a the tang of sour cherry, and a lash of spicy leather.  Smooth, clean and very...

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Wino Wednesday – Curious Beasts, Blood Red Wine

September 18, 2013 | 3 Comments

Curious Beasts, Blood Red Wine an entertaining little Californian long on goth packaging, with a smooth plum finish.  Branded with flare, right down to the cork, it makes a sassy (already wrapped) gift for the...

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Here’s to Wednesday and winos (you know who you are).   This month’s pick is a ripe Spanish red, Mahler-Besse Taja Reserva 2008, a wine that pairs well with business, ambition and shop talk. We talk...

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Wino Wednesday, a monthly feature on Food Gypsy highlighting our favorite bottle from the past month of wine swilling.   If you love pinot like I love pinot – you’re going to love Hitching Post,...

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Wino Wednesday – Troublemaker

March 27, 2013 | 2 Comments

Wino Wednesday, our monthly feature on Food Gypsy where we select our favorite bottle from the past month and share it with you.  This month’s selection, straight from the Paso Robles district of Napa – here comes Troublemaker. ...

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Wino Wednesday, our monthly feature on Food Gypsy where we select our favorite bottle from the past month and share it with you.  This month’s selection(s) takes us further down the path of middle eastern wine discovery with...

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BC Wines – A Little Taste of Home

January 23, 2013 | 5 Comments

Six bottles of BC wine made it’s way east this week to be tasted and Tweeted by eastern wine hounds (of which I am one).  Another of our ongoing Canadian wine discussions, lead by Canada’s Natalie MacLean.  Nothing like...

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