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5 Tips for Buying Wine for Thanksgiving

by David on November 22, 2010

#1: Don’t stress! There’s no “right” wine to go with all of the crazy flavors we have on our plates – theoretically, you’d want a different wine for the candied yams than you would for the spicy stuffing, so don’t even try! Plus, no matter what, Aunt Martha only drinks red and Uncle Cyrus just […]

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2007 Napa Valley Cabernet Franc

by David on May 20, 2010

New release! Not so familiar with Cabernet Franc? It’s a little softer, leaner and more elegant than its offspring, Cabernet Sauvignon, which makes it easy to drink and very food friendly.   When it’s blended with Cabernet Sauvignon, it’s often done to “bring up the nose”, which just means it smells really good. Expect lush, ripe […]

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We’d like to welcome spring with something just a little sweet. That’s our Chenin Blanc – fresh and light with just a touch of sweetness to accentuate the honeyed pear, bright citrus and pineapple character. The Chenin Blanc is wonderfully refreshing on its own, but Colleen came up with this quick and delicious recipe that features zesty citrus […]

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