SANTO STEFANO VINEYARD IN BARBABARESCO – REVERENCE AND AWE

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Castello di Neive proprietor, Italo Stupino, owns the Santo Stefano vineyard in Neive, without question one of the most storied sites in all of Piedmont. It was Bruno Giacosa, with his legendary Barbarescos of the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s, who first brought the world’s attention to these vines. Even today, when he is more focused […]

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ONE WOMAN, 15 HECTARES, 3 APPELLATIONS, 3 TERROIRS & 3 GRAPE VARIETIES.

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One Woman, 15 Hectares, 3 Appellations, 3 Terroirs and 3 Grape Varieties. Annick Tinel-Blondelet took over the Estate from her parents in 1983. She represents the 12th generation of winegrowers in the family, she is responsible for some of the finest and classiest examples of Sancerre and Pouilly Fume in the Loire Valley. Stock up […]

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BORDEAUX NEGOCIANT HOUSE OF CVBG JOINS FORCES WITH THE CASE FOR WINE

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The Case For Wine is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with the historic and iconic Bordeaux Négociant house of CVBG. “We’re pleased to partner with the internationally – renowned Négociants and we’re confident that the relationship will enable us to offer profound wines of unquestionable provenance to all “LCBO channels” […]

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SANTO STEFANO VINEYARD IN BARBABARESCO – REVERENCE AND AWE


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Castello di Neive proprietor, Italo Stupino, owns the Santo Stefano vineyard in Neive, without question one of the most storied sites in all of Piedmont. It was Bruno Giacosa, with his legendary Barbarescos of the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s, who first brought the world’s attention to these vines. Even today, when he is more focused […]

May 17, 2019

“CHABLIS SHOULD BE MEAN”


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“In talented hands Chablis can satisfy both the senses and the intellect. As I have written before, a friend once opined that Chablis should not kowtow in front of the wine-lover, do whatever it takes to please. “Chablis should be mean,” he averred, implying that the finest Chablis wines are uncompromising, challenging and cerebral. I […]

April 30, 2019

AN HOMAGE TO THOMAS JEFFERSON – THE PRINCE OF PINOT


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2016 Luke Jefferson ‘Head and Heart’ Pinot Noir, 95 cases made. $99.95 per bottle. This is a ‘swan song’ project created in 2012, by Steve Doerner and Irene Steh, named after their son, Luke Jefferson. The label artwork, a commissioned painting by Zach Hixson, is an imagining of the natural beauty Lewis and Clark would […]

April 16, 2019

BAROLO BRILLIANCE – DECADE OLD BAROLO FROM THE MASTER


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“The 2008 Barolo Le Vigne Sibi et Paucis is released ten years after the harvest. The Sibi et Paucis program of late releases sees only 1,500 bottles each of Cannubi Boschis and Le Vigne released to the market each year. Each year, the winery chooses to put aside a small part of their production of […]

April 16, 2019

BENVENUTO BRUNELLO – WINE SPECTATOR #17 TOP 100 WINE AT LCBO


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Two must have Brunello’s at the LCBO 2013 Caparzo Brunello di Montalcino – 95 Points Wine Spectator – $49.95 This cuts more of a broad swath than its peers, yet remains graceful, evoking strawberry, cherry, tobacco and stony mineral flavors. Long and dense in structure, with a tobacco- and underbrush-tinged finish.Best from 2021 through 2033. […]

March 21, 2019

GIANFRANCO BOVIO WINEMAKERS DINNER – SOLD OUT


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Gianfranco Bovio – Winemaker’s Dinner. Gianfranco Bovio – A modern legend of Barolo. The Bovio’s were Restaurateurs first and Vignerons second, in the 1970s, Gianfranco Bovio started putting serious time and effort into energising his family’s small collection of vineyards, over the ensuing 40 years Bovio has developed a reputation for wines that come loaded with […]

March 5, 2019

BORDEAUX NEGOCIANT HOUSE OF CVBG JOINS FORCES WITH THE CASE FOR WINE


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The Case For Wine is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with the historic and iconic Bordeaux Négociant house of CVBG. “We’re pleased to partner with the internationally – renowned Négociants and we’re confident that the relationship will enable us to offer profound wines of unquestionable provenance to all “LCBO channels” […]

February 15, 2019

THE SEARCH FOR ETHEREALITY IN BURGUNDY


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http:// The trouble with tasting really good Burgundy is that it can ruin me, if only for the moment. Great Burgundy whites can be lean and rich at the same time, and words often fail to describe the subtleties of perfume and flavour that mark the great reds. Why, I think as I take a […]

February 12, 2019