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A Loire Cabernet Franc Duo That’s a Delicious Bargain

One of my all-time favorite red wines is Loire Cabernet Franc. Well-aged, on the powerful side, or named for “drunken nights,” its savory freshness makes me swoon. You can also find great deals on Loire Cabernet Franc made in a manner to drink right away. I (re)discovered this at a recent Loire Valley wine tasting. Cave [More]

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Vigneti del Sole Montepulciano d’Abruzzo: Hall of Fame $10 Red

It’s not often you pour a wine and the first sip brings forth an involuntary “Wow!” Especially on an inexpensive wine. But this was the case with an red Italian gem I purchased at Grapepoint Wines, the Vigneti del Sole Montepulciano d’Abruzzo (2016). Three things off the bat I liked about this wine, just looking at [More]

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7 Wine Bargains Worth Seeking Out: Undervalued Red, White, Sparkling

Let’s cut to the chase. I’ve got seven suggestions for wines to drink that give you plenty of bang for the buck. Starting with a white and some sparkling ideas: Sauvignon Blanc from Chile. It’s crisp, it’s clean, and the price is right. Try an old favorite of mine or branch out and explore. Cava [More]

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