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CLASSIC BISTRO REDS

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Regular readers will know that I consider Cotes du Rhone to be the Holy Grail of red wine. The flavours and weight have a feeling that’s perfect for so many of life’s situations – and...

MY FAVOURITE $9 RED JUST GOT EVEN BETTER

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Who doesn’t like a tasty, medium-bodied, good-with-everything red that sells for less than ten dollars! I certainly do – especially when it has the charm and refreshing bite of a Pinot. Of course, it’s not,...

THE NEW STYLE OF VINHO VERDE

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Some wineries in the Vinho Verde region are move away from the light, simple refresher style to a more medium-bodied white to compete on the international stage with Pinot Grigio, Sauvignon Blanc and other non-oaked...

THE CHAMPIONS OF MOSCATEL

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Each year when we take our group to the J.M. Da Fonseca winery, most folks walk away with bottles of Moscatel. A fortified wine with luscious, exotic flavours. It’s irresistible – and reasonably priced. Fonseca...