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Wines I Tasted Yesterday

These were the wines poured for me at work yesterday by my affable Gallo rep: 2008 Maso Canali Pinot Grigio: Partially made with dried grapes, ripasso-style, and a bit of Chardonnay added. Still had a zippy finish. 2007 Las Rocas Vinas Viejas Garnacha: Big bruiser of a wine. Decant. 2008 Louis M. Martini Sonoma Country [More]

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Stop Hating on Chardonnay

I think it’s time to put to bed the whole “Anything But Chardonnay” aka “ABC” crap. I am the first person to swear undying allegiance to Chablis and the Macon where the best (I mean the best) Chardonnays are born, bred, and raised. Oak is not the devil nor is California Chardonnay. This is not [More]

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