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The Six Dollar Ticket to a Hungarian Gruner Veltliner Sequel

Rarely is a sequel good as the original. Even rarer? When it’s better. So I’m considering the 2011 vintage of the Floriana, a Hungarian Gruner Veltliner (!), to be the The Godfather: Part II or The Empire Strikes Back of inexpensive Hungarian Gruner Veltliner. If you got a chance to read my thoughts about the [More]

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Six Dollar Hungarian Gruner Veltliner from Trader Joe’s and White Pepper

Gruner Veltliner from Austria has long been a grape that produces some of my favorite, everyday white wines. But a Hungarian Gruner Veltliner? That was new to me. Every now and then I have to tip my hat to Trader Joe’s for bringing me something unique and under ten dollars. The 2010 Floriana Gruner Veltliner [More]

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