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French Rosé in Winter

Ah, nothing like being on the patio in the summer sun, enjoying a fine French Rosé. But it’s the middle of winter. Should you banish all thoughts of drinking these delightfully dry wines until the temperature rises to sweat-inducing levels? Never! If pork, turkey, chicken, seafood, and/or vegetables recently graced your table, odds are that [More]

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Sparkling Rosé For New Year’s Eve

With so many bubbles to choose from for New Year’s Eve, I’m going to hone in on a favorite: sparkling rosé. You’ll probably see both still and sparkling rosé make numerous appearances on this blog, so buckle up. Since there is nothing I love more than sparkling wine (and especially Champagne), and I have year-round [More]

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Wines I Bought Today

I actually spent a bit of money on wine today and picked up some things that are sold out or older vintages of favorites. Thank you, Esquin Wine Merchants; going there is sometimes like digging for records. 2006 Leeuwin Art Series Riesling Margaret River: Aussie Riesling is truly one of the world’s most underrated wines [More]

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My New Favorite Esoteric Wine

I expanded my thoughts on the Hofer rosé in my new piece on the Foodista Blog.

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Hofer Zweigelt Rosé

I adore the Hofer Gruner and Zweigelt in the one-liter bottle-cap topped package. The rosé, though in a meager 750ml screwcapped bottle, is a joy. Super-austere, pale, dry, and elegant. I have more thoughts in tomorrow’s post on the Foodista blog. Tune in!

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Sinskey Rosé Was Made for the Deck

Easily the top domestic rosé, the Sinskey is 100% Pinot Noir. It is dry, elegant, and has real Pinot Noir character. If you see it, buy it.

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