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Step Aside, Zin! Tannat is Your Summer Red.

Click on the title of this post to jump to Foodista. In my latest post I expand on the recent praise I bestowed upon the red version of one of my most beloved whites, the Colombelle.

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Tannat? Why Not?

ColombelleOriginally uploaded by jamesonf I love a good back label. The Colombelle white (Ugni Blanc/Colombard) has been one of my all-time favorite whites for years. I love that chugger from Gascogny! But don’t sleep on the red. What makes it unique is that it’s mostly Tannat, which makes wines that are hard as nails; real [More]

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The Wines I’m Bringing to the Oregon Coast

The Wines I’m Bringing to the Oregon CoastOriginally uploaded by jamesonf So I’m in charge of bringing the wines for a group of 10 for a long weekend. I grabbed two box wines. Yes, box wines. The MAN Vintners Chenin/Viognier I have tasted (in box) and it’s great. Very lively and crisp and it works [More]

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