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Jan 07 2014

A Rutherford Love for Cabernet Sauvignon

Often I will mention that autumn is my favorite time to feature and drink Cabernet Sauvignon but an equal front runner is winter.  If you have been reading my articles over the past few years, rarely will I feature the Cabernet Sauvignon that is presently for sale in the winery’s tasting room as I like […]

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Dec 19 2013

Salivating for Syrah Noir

Wine is meant to pair with food and some wines are simply destined for food.  Earlier this week I posted an article featuring a unique red wine varietal found at Benessere Vineyards in Napa Valley called Sagrantino.  By itself, it is a complex wine that surprises the senses as it steps farther away from the […]

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Dec 17 2013

Seasonal Surprises With Sagrantino

Published by under Beef,Food,Red Wine,Sagrantino

The holidays are upon us and holiday celebrations are in full swing.   Whether they are large gatherings or simple dinners among close friends, there are people to entertain and hearty food to serve. Red wines abound at the holidays as the weather dips in temperature and people begin to reach for those darker, rich, tannic […]

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Oct 29 2013

Fall Favorites: Cabernet Sauvignon

Each autumn, as the temperature dips, Cabernet Sauvignon falls into wine glasses like an old friend.   Napa Valley typically has warm weather throughout October but just as Halloween approaches, there is always the possibility of a serious rain storm, heavy fog in the morning, chilly temperatures at night or an early chance of frost.   What […]

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Jun 20 2013

Cabernet Sauvignon: King of the Vine

Cabernet Sauvignon is a varietal in Napa Valley that is simply king of the valley.   Certainly there are countless other varietals that do well here, but it is the combination of soil and climate that allows this grape to flaunt its thick skin and show what it is made of.  The grape is perhaps the […]

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