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Oxley Estate Riesling 2016

Oxley Estate Winery is one of my favorite stops along Lake Erie in Southwestern Ontario, Canada. Relaxing Lake Erie breezes, fun people, and scrumptious wines are always in store along this route! Today I opened the Oxley Estate Riesling from 2016 and it was delicious! The smells of the Fall leaves just brought out the subtle spiciness of this Riesling

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Blue Rock Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

Alexander Valley in Sonoma County is known for their voluptuous, refined Cabernet Sauvignon’s and this one is no exception! The unique terroir of Alexander Valley is just magical which would inspire a winemaker to put forth their best wines. This Cabernet Sauvignon spent 22 months in 50% new French Oak and 50% in once used barrels. Because there were prior

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Blacksmith Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley

Blacksmith 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon is very well crafted and forged to be an amazing wine! And so it is. Full bodied with rich flavors of stewed blackberries, ripe raspberries, anise, and hints of toffee. On the second sip, hints of olives and pipe tobacco came through to a long and graceful finish. Complex, balanced, and has all the flavors that

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Jefferson Vineyards Viognier

Baked Honey and Chipotle Salmon tonight calls for a dry but fruity style white wine. Voila! A wonderful Viognier from Jefferson Vineyards from the Monticello region of Virginia. A landslide of flavors from citrus, tangerine, tropical fruits, and ripe apricot leading to a long, pleasing finish. Refreshing and elegant and pairs well with chicken, seafood, and fresh salads. Thomas Jefferson said “Wine

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Ravine Vineyard Sand and Gravel Chardonnay

Most people love Niagara Falls because it is such a magical place! There is something in the air, in the water, in the soil, or something in the atmosphere that makes this place so special. Or maybe all of them put together makes the perfect scenario for growing a vineyard and producing fantastic wines. Pssst…by the way…..Canada produces amazing wines

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