Monthly Archives: June 2013

The Passitos of Pantelleria

Some of Italy’s best sweet wines come from a Mediterranean, volcanic island just 60 km from Tunisia.  The island is only 15 km long but home to some of the world’s most unique vineyards.  In addition to high summer temperatures, … Continue reading

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The Rosés of Provence

Rosé is growing in popularity, in France, in the US, and elsewhere.  Consumers have come to realize that not only is it a refreshing, cool summertime wine, but it pairs beautifully year-round with the light cuisine that is currently in … Continue reading

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Great Winemakers: Rudi Bauer of Central Otago’s Quartz Reef

We recently had the opportunity to retaste the Quartz Reef wines of Rudi Bauer.  We previously tasted his sparkling wines in our Sparkling Wine Report and his Pinot Noirs in our New Zealand Pinot Noir Report. Our tastings of his … Continue reading

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