Wine Picks

Please try and have these wines in the recommended context. Wine pleasure is about a match of wine and mood.

Medium-priced Local Pinots

Medium-priced Local Pinots

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HERE’S A BUNCH OF EASY-DRINKING, MEDIUM-PRICED LOCAL PINOT NOIRS The Pinots below can satisfy the need for reasonably-priced local – at least for fans…

PORTUGUESE CHIANTI!

PORTUGUESE CHIANTI!

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Beyra is a region south of Porto with a high elevation (cool climate) so the wines are the lightest of Portuguese reds. Tangy dry,…

Extravagance in Every Sip!

Extravagance in Every Sip!

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Rich, indulgent and lavish are words often used to describe Californian Chardonnay, and here’s a winery proudly displaying them on its gold-coloured label. The…

Shiraz does Soulful!

Shiraz does Soulful!

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Shiraz probably holds the record for most ‘converts to red wine’, but along the way it got too smooth – killed the fatted calf!…

Value from Veneto

Value from Veneto

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RICH RED – nourishing Dried fruit flavours and richness are the story with I Balzi. Think mini-Amarone. Think bold flavoured, comfort dishes. Or fireside…

Plan an Italian Night!

Plan an Italian Night!

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Much of our red wine drinking these days centers around the yummy and the smooth. How can you resist delicious Californians and Chileans! But,…