Category Archives: Red Wine

Bisceglia Aglianico del Vulture Terra di Vulcano 2010

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A great introduction to Italy’s Aglianico. Read more

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Bottle Roundup – April

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Quick thoughts on currently available, sometimes laudable wines. Read more

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Bonny Doon Contra 2012

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A contrarian Chairman’s Selection from Cali that harmonizes old and new (worlds). Read more

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Cellar Arche Pages Cartesius Emporda 2005

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An aged beauty from northeastern Spain. Read more

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Mas Lavail Carignan Vielles Vignes Terre d’Ardoise 2011

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Lesser grape, lesser region… greater value. Read more

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Bottle Roundup

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Quick thoughts on notable wines in stores now. Read more

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Montes Twins 2012

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A Chilean red that’s part grace, part gonzo. Read more

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Sagrantino on a Budget

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Scorching values, or too good to be true? Read more

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Bottle Roundup

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Quick thoughts on notable wines in stores now. Read more

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Avignonesi Vino Nobile di Montepulciano 2010

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A legendary Tuscan producer goes back to its roots. Read more

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Va La Cedar 2009

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Finding excellent Nebbiolo in an unexpected place. Read more

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Monsecco “Barbatasso” Vespolina 2011

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An obscure grape from Italy’s Piedmont surfaces in state stores. Read more

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Landmark Vineyards Grand Detour Pinot Noir 2011

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A potent, complex Californian earns its price tag. Read more

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Gordon Estate Syrah 2009

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A complex Washington red at the right price. Read more

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Value Plays

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Tasting notes from budget-friendly Chairman’s Selections. Read more

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