great value rosé wines
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Seven Great Value Rosé Wines to Drink Now

Photo credit: Gabriel Meffre Winery, view of the Mount Ventoux Looking for some great value rosé wines to drink this summer? My office has been overflowing with rosé wine samples so I knuckled down last week and got to…

Ca' del Bosco Franciacorta
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The Fascinating Story of Ca’ del Bosco Franciacorta

The story of Ca’ del Bosco Franciacorta starts like this… In the mid-1960s, Annamaria Clementi Zanella purchased a little house in the heart of a chestnut forest. A decade later, her son Maurizio transformed the Ca’ del Bosco (house…

Viñedo Chadwick 2018
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Tasting Viñedo Chadwick 2018 Vintage

Last week, I spent some time tasting the Viñedo Chadwick 2018 vintage release. I opened it in the morning and poured out a good measure. Then I let it breathe and came back to the glass several times during…

wines of Casa Ferreirinha
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Casa Ferreirinha: Quality Wines for Every Budget

The wines of Casa Ferreirinha are versatile, to say the least. From their every day Planalto and Esteva wines to the storied Barca-Velha cuvée, Casa Ferreirinha has cemented a solid reputation as a leading still wine producer in Portugal’s…

wines of domaine la Soufrandière
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The wines of Domaine la Soufrandière are among the most arresting Chardonnays Burgundy has to offer. The six hectare estate is located in Vinzelles, in the oft under-rated Mâconnais wine-producing region. It is the property of the uber-talented Bret Brothers, Jean-Philippe…