Monthly Archives: September 2012

Morgan Winery: New Releases from Monterey & the Santa Lucia Highlands

Morgan Winery is one of Monterey County’s finest wineries, producing a wide variety of high quality wines. Owner and winemaker Dan Lee and wife Donna Lee built this winery from the ground up starting in 1982. They are true pioneers … Continue reading

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Ciacci Piccolomini d’Aragona: Superb Brunello di Montalcino from Castelnuovo dell’Abate

Ciacci Piccolomini d’Aragona is one of Montalcino’s premiere wine estates, famous for its special 12 hectare, rocky marl Pianrosso vineyard and for the sumptuous single vineyard and reserve wines it produces.  Located in Castelnuovo dell’Abate above the Orcia River in … Continue reading

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Ignacy Jan Paderewski: Composer, Concert Pianist, Diplomat, and Paso Robles Winemaker

If you want a unique experience, travel to Paso Robles for its Paderewski Festival on Nov. 8-11. Paderewski and Paso Robles are linked together by hot springs, wine and music.  Today, his vineyard, which he planted in 1922 and was … Continue reading

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Terrific Wines from Boutique Argentine Wineries

We recently had the opportunity to taste a selection of some terrific Argentine wines from a relatively new U.S. importer, Brazos Wine Imports. Established in 2008, by two former wine distributors, Jonathan Chaplin, and Brian Ravitsky. Brazo represents boutique family … Continue reading

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