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Wine Tastings Gone Virtual!

“Stay Safe, Stay Home” are words you are hearing quite often in these crazy days of living in the midst of a Coronavirus pandemic. It’s hard to stay home in a quarantined lifestyle when we are used to heading to the local wineries each weekend and enjoying great wines and views! You can’t even sneak to the wineries with your

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La Grange aux Garcons Crémant de Bordeaux Brut

The region of Bordeaux, France has been known for producing many excellent wines over the years. Elegant red wines and vibrant whites are always worth stocking up on but have you ever experienced a sparkling wine from Bordeaux? Bordeaux has been creating wonderful sparkling wines for almost 100 years and are usually called a “Crémant”. The word “Crémant” signifies a

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How To Live The Winery Lifestyle

The wine business has a culture all its own. Long days in the vineyard, weekends tending wine in the cellar, bottling, marketing, promoting, wine tastings, tours, wine education……the list never ends. Working with wine is a career that takes no holidays since every customer wants wine for their holidays! You must have incredible patience, passion, and the ability to take

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Rockridge Russian River Valley Chardonnay 2017

The Russian River Valley in Sonoma County, California, is the place to be for rich and full bodied Chardonnay’s! This is just the right soil and climate that Chardonnay loves and we are very lucky to get to indulge in its hedonistic flavors. This Rockridge Chardonnay is for that refined Chardonnay palate who loves a little oak character in their

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Lamblin & Fils “Fourchaume” Chablis Premier Cru 2018

The region of Chablis, Burgundy is known for its legendary Pinot Noir red wines and Chardonnay white wines. If your bottle of white wine says “Chablis”, then its from Burgundy and it is a Chardonnay! Usually un-oaked or very lightly oaked, these wines bring about the natural flavors of the Chardonnay grape without the influence of an oak barrel. In

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Cooper & Thief Sauvignon Blanc

No day in your life should be just run-of-the-mill so why should your wine taste same ol’ same ol’? I love Sauvignon Blanc’s but sometimes it does seem like some brands taste just like the others. Are you adventurous enough to overhaul your Sauvignon Blanc expectations and try something completely different? I believe everyone should always have an Open Wine

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Cana Vineyards Rkatsiteli 2016

Tempting Tuesday is all about enjoying one of your favorite wines and tonight we spoiled ourselves and enjoyed a Rkatsiteli from Cana Vineyards and Winery of Middleburg in #Virginia! The Rkatsiteli grape is considered one of the oldest varieties in the world and has its “roots” in Russia and the Republic of Georgia. A white wine grape that grows very

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Trefethen Family Vineyards Quandary White Blend

Being in a “quandary” is something I am very good at since I can be perplexed in some difficult situations. But there was nothing perplexing here while I was experiencing this very quaffable and delectable white wine! From the prestigious Napa Valley, Trefethen Family Vineyards has taken their best white grapes, added some love, and created a lovely, tasteful wine.

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Champion Wines at Bernardus Winery

I find trying new wineries exciting but upon discovering the life of Ben (Bernardus) Pon, owner of Bernardus Winery, his background is just as exciting as his fantastic wines! Bernardus Pon had quite the lifestyle before he got into wine….or should I say, before wine got into him! Bernardus Pon was a sports car driver in the 1960’s and drove

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