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Featured Wine: Domane Chante Cigale, “Les Vignes d’Alexandre,” Vins de Pays de Méderiterranée 2007

One reason I love the Roberts and Speight store in the East Yorkshire town of Beverley is that it has lots of wines that circle around my favorite wines. By...
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St. Patrick’s Day Wine/Wine In A Recession #2: Garretson “The Craic” Syrah

Mat Garretson is among the few wine-makers with whom I feel a truly personal connection. One of California’s premier Rhône Rangers, he dates his wine epiphany back to the day...
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Wine Travels (despite what you may have heard)

DOMAINE CHABANON L’ESPRIT DE FONT CAUDE, COTEAUX DU LANGUEDOC MONTPEYROUX, 1998 I picked this bottle up when I was in Nîmes, at the border of Provence and the Languedoc, in...
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Why I Store Wine

What with editing down my book, and the climax of the long-distance running season, I have not had much time to much wine of late… But what I have decided...
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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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Featured Wine Tasting: Châteauneuf du Pape 2006

Yesterday, I posted a broad introduction to the wines of Châteauneuf du Pape and a preliminary report of the excellent 2006 vintage, which will be showing up in stores over...
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Featured Wine Region: Châteauneuf du Pape

On February 6, I was fortunate enough to attend an industry tasting of Châteauneuf du Papes from the soon-to-be-released [strong]2006[/strong] vintage. Short of being flown to the Southern Rhône itself,...
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Featured Wine Region: Gigondas

Anyone who pays more than a passing attention to my wine postings will know that I can’t get enough of Gigondas. Which is just as well, because I bought a...
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