Monthly Archives: March 2011

Hosting a “Blind” Tasting Around Price Points

 “Blind” tastings are a great way to focus on the taste and compare wines, since you are not aware of the price or vintage until after you have tasted. The real fun is when the wine label and price are … Continue reading

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Trader Joe’s is King of Value Wine

I wish I had a Trader Joe’s closer to my house. I have to travel about 4o minutes to get there, so I try to stock up on wine when I get there. They have the best value wines that … Continue reading

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Major Wine Winner from Trader Joe’s

First of all, I prefer whites over reds. But, I just drank a wonderful red and it only cost $9. I looked it up on the Net so I can tell you what all those words on the label mean. … Continue reading

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Ribolla Gialla Volpe Pasini – Wine 3

Finished up my third Italian wine from Panzano’s in Southboro, MA. It is Ribolla Gialla Volpe Pasini, a white wine from Friuli for $19. Another Delle Venezie. Imported by Woodyn Wines, Worcester, MA. It is made from the Ribolla native … Continue reading

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Venezia Giulia Bianco Degli Arzillari 2007 – Wine 2

I decided to try my second Panzano Italian wine with Winedog 1 at one of our typical Friday night Tiki dinners. The Bianco Degli Arzillari wine for $15 is imported by Adonna Imports LLC, Waltham, MA. We have started looking … Continue reading

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Wine Travels – Chile

While traveling in Chile, we visited some wineries near Santa Cruz. Highly recommended! Casa Silva Looks like an old style vineyard. Lots of wood, big-barn interior. Old wood tanks have been preserved and lined with stainless steel. Metal straps from … Continue reading

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Wine Travels — Finger Lakes

The Finger Lakes are full of wineries — some good and some not so. A highlight was visiting Dr. Frank’s – which was a real treat. Dr. Frank was the pioneer (immigrant from Eastern Europe) who introduced European grape vines … Continue reading

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