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Two Hands Gnarly Dudes Shiraz Barossa Valley

Still in the Christmas spirit and in the mood for sipping my deep cellar favorite wines. Two Hands Gnarly Dudes Shiraz from Barossa Valley is in my glass and is very mysterious because of its dark, purple-black color and intense blackberry nose. Full bodied across the palate, robust, with big, yet elegant tannins. Rich flavors of ripe blackberry, stewed plums,

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The Harmony of Wine and Music

One of the most satisfying things in life is pairing great foods with great wines. Doesn’t it satisfy your ego when you have found the right wine for a meal you created or chose an amazing wine at a nice restaurant? It really is fantastic! But how about if we go one step further? Many of the words you would

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2008 John Duval Entity Barossa Shiraz

Big and Rich describes something more than a country music duo. An amazing, complex red wine filled with layers of vibrant flavors! Deep crimson color with a nice purple hue on the rim. Fragrant aroma of blackberries, dark berries, cassis, and mocha. Full bodied, rich mouthfeel with smooth tannins. Stunning flavors of ripe black cherries, blackberry pie, spice, and cloves.

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A Garden of Summer Rosés

When Summer is coming up “Rosés”, then we must take advantage and sip them in. So many varieties, flavors, and smells…how can we try them all in just 13 short summer weeks? Colors that go from a pink salmon to a deep cranberry hue. They just scream fun, flavor, and festivities! Just as a rose can be wild and briery,

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Low Calorie Wines

The theory that states “if you don’t see me eating food, then it has no calories” is one that I have followed for years. It was usually a piece of cake, a cookie, a quart of ice cream, or something else that was sweet and high in calorie. But if you didn’t see me eat it, I wasn’t going to

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