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THE HIGH ALTER OF VIOGNIER

THE HIGH ALTER OF VIOGNIER

“One of the reference point estates for top quality wines in the world today, the family-run Guigal operation was created in 1946 by Etienne Guigal. Today, Etienne’s son, Marcel, and his son, Phil...

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LIFE FROM STONE

LIFE FROM STONE

The Guigal name is synonymous with the Northern Rhône, and with Côte-Rôtie in particular. But father and son Marcel and Philippe Guigal have always had an eye on the Southern Rhône, and after a 20...

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DAKOTA SHY

DAKOTA SHY

Dakota Shy – Cabernet Sauvignon – Napa Valley. $169.95 per bottle – 6 packs or 12’s. May arrival.“The 2019 Cabernet Sauvignon  (Napa Valley) is fabulous. Rich, deep and expressive, the 2019 posses...

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A LIFETIME IN NAPA

A LIFETIME IN NAPA

It’s not hard to figure out why Robin Daniel Lail is making some of the most elite wines in the Napa Valley. She’s had some time to prepare. Not only did she grow up looking over her father John D...

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“A BLOODY GREAT BEAUMONT”

“A BLOODY GREAT BEAUMONT”

2019 Chateau Beaumont:Under the same ownership as the great St Julien property, Château Beychevelle, this is a property that has long represented superb value-for-money. Located on the left bank o...

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TASCA + ETNA = TASCANTE

TASCA + ETNA = TASCANTE

It was surely inevitable that Sicily’s first fine-wine producer (Tasca D’Almerita) would establish themselves on the Volcano. Sicily’s star is ascendant in the wine community, and it seems that wh...

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10 YEAR OLD SONOMA CABERNET

10 YEAR OLD SONOMA CABERNET

For many winemakers and vintners, California’s 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon vintage is quite simply the finest of their careers. ‘I can now die happy as a winemaker’, remarked Tod Mostero of Dominus E...

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"BRILLIANT OVER THE ARC OF TIME"

"BRILLIANT OVER THE ARC OF TIME"

From his first vintage in 1978 Luciano Sandrone set out to make a more approachable and drinkable Barolo.  No one has managed to bridge tradition and innovation as brilliantly as Sandrone, renderi...

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UNDERCOVER ICONS

UNDERCOVER ICONS

The Losi family estate is 22 hectares of vineyards and 50 hectares of olive groves. The remainder of their property include undisturbed woodland stuffed with Cinghiale.Located in the southern port...

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BRUNELLO DI MONTALCINO

SWEET 16’S – BRUNELLO DI MONTALCINO

“2016 Brunello di Montalcino: The vintage we have been waiting for” Vinous“If I had to think of one way to universally describe the majority of wines from the 2016 vintage, I would offer that they...

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