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Barboursville Vineyards Barbera Reserve

There are so many fantastic wineries in the Monticello wine region just outside of Charlottesville, Virginia! But one that is hard to pass up is Barboursville Vineyards and for many good reasons. As you drive on to the property, the vineyards and mountains are so visually stellar that you just have to stop and take photo! The wines and tastings

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Six Sigma Ranch Diamond Mine Cuvee 2013

I love finding amazing wines from wineries that are off my radar or rarely hear anything about! With all the wineries in Napa, Sonoma, and Lake counties in California, it’s very difficult to keep track of all the names, vintages, and changes that happen to each winery. I have heard good things about Six Sigma Ranch Winery and the proof

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Hawk and Horse Vineyard – Lake County Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

From the Red Hills AVA in Lake County, California comes a fantastic Cabernet Sauvignon that shines brighter than Lake County diamonds! You can taste Napa and Sonoma wines over and over but it doesn’t change the fact that more great wines are coming from other area’s of California as well. The Red Hills AVA is about 25 north of Calistoga

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Heart Fluttering Valentine’s Day Wines

The romance of Valentine’s Day comes with it a bit of mystery and intrigue. The holiday was actually created in remembrance of St. Valentine who had been performing marriages in secret against a ban that had been set forth by the Roman Empire in 270 A.D.. But he was soon discovered, imprisoned, and then beheaded for his actions. St. Valentine

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Pillow Rd Vineyards Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2011

Created by winemaker Jade Barrett for Ladera Vineyards, this is a classic style Pinot Noir from Russian River Valley in California. The Pillow Road vineyard is located in the Russian River Valley of West Sonoma County, southwest of the city of Sebastopol in an area lovingly known as the Sebastopol Hills. This a superior viticultural region renowned for producing world class

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