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Featured Wine: Tyrrell’s Vat 1, Hunter Semillon “Aged Release” 1994, Hunter Valley, Australia

This is – or, I should say, the bottle now being empty in front of me, was – by any measures, a unique wine. Semillon, to the extent that the...
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Featured Wine: Argentinean Shiraz

The featured wine section at iJamming! is intended to provide a number of positive reasons for you to splurge on a particular wine. But two circumstances conspired to make this...
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In Defence of Australian Wine

Aussie wine gets a bum rap from many aficionados, and for relatively good reason. Five large companies produce 75% of the country’s wine, encouraging an increasing trend towards the lowest-common...
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New York Wine Report 1: Silver Stream & Premium

On Sunday September 27, I attended the Hunter Mountain Microbrew and Wine Fest for the first time in a few years. As ever, the Microbrews were the stronger draw –...
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Featured Wine: Cabernet Sauvignon blends

We opened up two “Cabernets” from two seemingly very different regions Saturday night: the Freemark Abbey 1997 Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley from the USA in the Northern Hemisphere, and the...
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Weekend Wines

My brother was visiting this weekend and, for the first time in a month, I wasn’t racing on a Sunday morning. Time to open some wine! Friday night they came...
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Is Virginia For Wine Lovers? Part 6: Valhalla

On a scorching hot Friday in August, I set off on a self-driving tour of Virginian vineyards that put over 200 miles on the clock and, in the latter half...
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Featured Wine: Hudson Valley Tocai Friulano

MILLBROOK TOCAI FRIULANO 2005 HUDSON VALLEY REGION, NEW YORK, USA, $15 Finding grapes that suit the local climate, soil and growing conditions – what the French call terroir – is...
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