Monthly Archives: April 2012

Top Ten Rosés for This Summer

In our recently published, third annual review article on rosés titled Rosés, Rosés Galore we reviewed more than 50 newly released rosés that are imported to the US. These wines are fresh and ready to drink this summer.  They come … Continue reading

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Tasting Paso Robles Wines

The Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance sponsored a tasting of wines from Paso Robles in Washington earlier this month. While we’ve reviewedthe wines of individual Paso Robles wineries in the past, this was an opportunity to taste a much wider … Continue reading

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Top South African White Wine Values Under $20

As described in our recent Special Report on South African Value Wines, we recently evaluated over 175 South African wines imported to the US with a suggested retail price under $20.  All of these wines provide a very enjoyable drinking … Continue reading

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Book Review: Brunello di Montalcino by Kerin O’Keefe

What wonderful timing. The University of California Press sent Kerin O’Keefe’s book on Brunello to review about two weeks before I was to set off to Montalcino. Her book is like others in this series—excellent writing about the region, the … Continue reading

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Enoteca Pitti Gola e Cantina: Art & Wine in Florence

We recently revisited our friends at the Enoteca Pitti Gola e Cantina, the best wine bar in Florence, located across the street from the Palazzo Pitti, the Rennaissance palace that is now one of Florence’s largest art galleries. After viewing … Continue reading

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