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2009 Cuvée Alexandre Chardonnay Lapostolle | Exceptionally Paired with Herb Crusted Salmon and Quinoa Estacional

Lapostolle “French in Essence, Chilean by Birth” was founded in 1994 by Alexandra Marnier Lapostolle and her husband Cyril de Bournet, members of the Marnier-Lapostolle legacy renowned for the production of Grand Marnier. Their vision is to make world class … Continue reading

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2011 Mosel Valley Riesling | Cupcake Vineyards

Since 2008 Cupcake Vineyards have been producing wines from California’s Central Coast, Italy, New Zealand and Argentina. I’ve had the opportunity to review their Angel Food , Red Velvet and Prosecco wines; with the Angel Food being my most popular … 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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Thanksgiving Farm Winery ~ producing classic Bordeaux style wines in Maryland

Maryland is well known for three things: US Naval Academy, The Chesapeake Bay and Crabs. If you mention wine, many folks would say ‘Maryland can’t grow grapes’. Well, I’m here to tell you they can. California, Oregon and Washington produce … Continue reading

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