NO Rosé ALL DAY – JUST A BOTTLE OF THE BEST


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2018 Chateau Vignelaure Rosé – Coteaux d’Aix – en- Provence  93 Points Wine Enthusiast   Coming from an historic estate east of Aix-en-Provence, Vignelaure is a benchmark producer of the delicious, dry rose for which Provence is famous. Chateau Vignelaure is always a star among the rosés, this vintage does not disappoint. It is perhaps fatter than usual but […]

August 14, 2019

“MOTHER NATURE SEEMS UPSET”


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Has Muscadet’s time finally come? The wines of this Western Loire Valley appellation are enjoying a renaissance, the introduction of a new generation of talented and ambitious Winemakers has moved quality in the right direction. Muscadet is produced from the confusingly named Melon de Bourgogne grape, it’s a varietal that mirrors terroir with the best of […]

June 19, 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

BORDEAUX NEGOCIANT 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

LA FESTA DEL BAROLO 2019


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We’ve received another tranche of wines from five top growers in Piemonte, Luciano Sandrone, Voerzio Martini, Mauro Veglio, Gianfranco Bovio and Crissante Alessandria, as usual, allocations are small, critical acclaim is very high, and demand often outpaces supply. All wines ready to ship. Vintage notes 2013 – A cool growing season and late harvest produced gorgeous Barolos with […]

November 23, 2018

THE DEBBIE TRAVIS COLLECTION


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CIN CIN – Introducing the 2016 Debbie Travis Rosso di Montalcino – Tuscany. Debbie has always had passion for and interest in wine. Learning and sharing her knowledge of wine and food pairings has been a new venture that she shares with  peers and colleagues. Debbie has found that many women whether they are young […]

November 13, 2018