Vintages Picks

Meet Madame Elegant!

Meet Madame Elegant!

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Mais oui! From the south of France, as you would expect. Chapoutier’s wine has the slim, black dress character that we associate with French…

This Rhone Turns Up The Charm!

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Please excuse another Cotes du Rhone, but this is a little different. French with international flair! Forget the usual earthy/rustic/nourishing thing, and move into…

The Good Life for $16.95

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In recent years Italy has delivered many delights in non-oaked white wine, and here’s another to kick-off 2018. Fiano is the signature grape of…

TAKE A TRIP DOWN THE DOURO

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Most red wines coming out of Portugal’s Douro valley are solid, masculine Cabernet-style, but here’s a pair plotting a different course. Romaneira has the…

BLOCKBUSTER RED

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Ridge’s Lytton Springs red delivers the wow so often lacking in big ticket bottles. The feeling is naturally Rhoneish due to the grape varieties…