Category Archives: Battle of the Boxes

Battle of the Boxes ~ Round 5 ~ Pepperwood Grove Chardonnay & Pinot Grigio by Don & Sons

Back with an other round of “Battle of the Boxes”  In this round  we have two contenders; A Heavyweight Big Box: Chardonnay and a Lightweight Tetra Pak: Pinot Grigio, both from the Pepperwood Grove brand from Don & Sons. We’ll … Continue reading

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Battle of the Boxes ~ Round 4 ~ 2011 Big House Red

Round four of “Battle of the Boxes”.  If ever a box wine will ‘hold you captive‘ Big House Red will! Winemaker Georgetta Dane who playfully refers to herself as ‘Warden’ produces a variety of wines a stones throw from the … Continue reading

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Battle of the Boxes ~ Round 2~ Silver Birch Sauvignon Blanc New Zealand

Second round of “Battle of the Boxes”. Will we allow ourselves to get won over by a great wine from a box? Let’s see…. First Sip Pink grapefruit and citrus on the nose for a fresh reminder of Springtime! First … Continue reading

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Battle of the Boxes ~ Round 1 ~ Herding Cats Merlot-Pinotage Western Cape, South Africa

I hear it all the time; folks declaring they are NOT wine snobs. So much so they freely admit to drinking wine with screw-caps! Imagine my confusion when I hear these same people turning their wine-snob noses up at boxed … Continue reading

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