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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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Caliente wines from South America!

Caliente: translation ‘hot’; as in hot-sellers. Thanks to the popularity and our current love affair with Malbec, it has opened us up to other tremendous wine values from South America.  Here is a list of some South American wines I’ve tried with … Continue reading

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“Boom Varietal: The Rise of Argentine Malbec”

A documentary produced by Rage Productions explores the question “What has made Argentinean Malbec so popular?” Some think the boom is a result of wine drinkers latching on to the wine-of-the-moment, similar to their fascination with Merlot, those folks are … Continue reading

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On the heals of Malbec World Day, Julia Zuccardi brings her Santa Julia+ wines to select US cities for début.

Julia Zuccardi, in her role as family ambassador, visited five US cities this month to introduce the new Santa Julia +  wines, as well as unveiling the new look of the Organica and Reserva lines.  She was accompanied by Ana … Continue reading

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Get your Malbec on… World Malbec day Sunday April 17th. Shop today, sip tomorrow!

The darling of Argentina is the Malbec grape and the amazing wine it produces. This varietal may have finally found its true home after disease and phase out made it a relatively scarce grape in the Cahors region of France. … Continue reading

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