Monthly Archives: January 2016

AA Badenhorst of the Swartland: New Releases

Adi Badenhorst is one of South Africa’s most colorful and authentic winemakers. We visited him last month at his winery at Kalmoesfontein on the slopes of the Perdeberg in the Swartland in South Africa. We mostly tasted wines from the … Continue reading

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The Farm Winery’s 2012 Releases  from Paso Robles

The Farm Winery is a boutique winery located in the Westside hills of the Paso Robles AVA that is producing small quantities of outstanding hand-crafted wines. We had the good fortune to taste their first three wines upon release in … Continue reading

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Outstanding Selections from Robert Mondavi’s To Kalon Vineyard

To Kalon is Napa Valley’s most famous, historical vineyard, and it produces some of California’s most outstanding wines, including several Robert Mondavi wines and Opus One. In this article, we review a selection of wines from Mondavi’s To Kalon vineyard. … Continue reading

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Mullineux’s Rapidly Rising Star: A Review of Current Releases

Mullineux (now Mullineux and Leeu) Family Wines has evolved into one of South Africa’s top quality wineries.  At the same time their portfolio has continued to expand, most recently with the addition of their ultra-premium single terroir range of Chenin … Continue reading

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Albariño 2014 Vintage Releases from Rias Baixas

The Albariño wines of Rias Baixas are fresh and crisp, perfect companions to fresh seafood. We review some new releases from the 2014 vintage below from two of the five subzones of the Rias Baixas DO. We’ve previously reviewed Albariños … Continue reading

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