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Prosecco, Prosecco Superiore, & Cartizze: Incredible Values from the Best Producers

Sales of Prosecco are exploding in the US, UK, Italy, and everywhere else where consumers seek sparkling wine at an affordable price. In this article, we review the best of the current releases.  Those who can afford to drink Champagne … Continue reading

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Rosés for the Summer of 2016

The summer of 2016 may be one of the hottest ever, and fresh, crisp 2015 rosés are on the wine shelves just waiting to be chilled, opened and consumed, either as an aperitif or with the fresh summer vegetables, fruit, … 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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2014 Rosés: New Releases from France, Spain and Elsewhere

Many fresh, crisp 2014 Rosés are already on the shelves waiting for consumers eager to welcome the warm weather with a cold glass of wine. In this article, we review a large number of the rosés we’ve tasted over the … Continue reading

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Superb Values in Italian White Wines

Italy produces a wide variety of white wines that are unbeatable for spring and summer drinking. Fermented in stainless steel,  they are refreshing and fruit forward with crisp acidity. They also offer the opportunity for wine enthusiasts to taste a … Continue reading

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Jean-Philippe Colmant’s Superb South African Sparklers

In the 16th century, French-speaking Huguenots from France and Southern Belgium emigrated to South Africa where they planted vines and made wine.  Four hundred years later, the French-speaking Belgian, Jean-Philippe Colmant followed in their footsteps, locating in the picturesque town … Continue reading

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Bodegas del Palacio de Fefiñanes: Albariño from Rias Baixas

Rias Baixas is famous for its Albariño, and the Bodegas del Palacio de Fefiñanes is one of the oldest and most prestigious wineries of the Rias Baixas DO [Denominación de Orígen]. Established in 1904, today the winery is housed in … Continue reading

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