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GOOD, CHEAP REFRESHMENT

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Summer gulping (and SURE! it’s STILL SUMMER!) calls for low cost wines with a good whack of refreshment. Such as Spinelli’s Chardonnay – which is sporting a bright new label with jazzy turquoise colours. Perfect...

CLASSIC CHIANTI – THE ORIGINAL

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My first sip of this wine took me back a few decades in time when Chianti and Tuscan reds in general were lighter, more austere – more real, and distinctive. In order to compete with...

Old School Chianti

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CHIANTI – ANOTHER OLD SCHOOl RED WINE I adore bone dry, light to medium-bodied red wine with a tart edge. Especially in the heat of summer when I need to keep it light and not...

Old School Barbera

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BARBERA – RED WINE THE OLD WAY Italy is one of the last hold-outs when it comes to producing red wines in the traditional way – bone dry, light to medium-bodied, with a tart edge....