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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

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

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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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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Chateau Pipeau, Saint Emilion Grand Cru 2005

August 20, 2014 | 3 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 | 10 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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