As the former National Wine Director for Smith & Wollensky Restaurant Group, I love the line, “A slab and a Cab, please.” As a native Texan, I never would have thought Texan Cabernet would join cattle as one of the state’s most prosperous crops. But it...Read more »
Escondido Valley Wine
This past weekend artisan-winemaking movement Garagiste, the French word for “renegade small-lot winemakers”, held its third-annual Southern Exposure festival in Santa Ynez Valley, Calif.Read more »
Valle Escondido Gouguenheim Malbec
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“King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...
British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...
The irony here is that Syrah’s origins could give Carmen Sandiego a run for her international wallet. Syrah’s deepest...
Parentage of the grape: Crljenak to Austria to America. In the 1970s, claims surfaced that the Italian Primitivo is l...
The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...
History of the grape: Some believe Malbec is named after a Hungarian peasant who spread plantings along the French co...
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This wine and it's rating are all about value. For a sub $10 bottle of Cabernet, this wine easily drinks like a $25-$35 bottle. Smooth and balanced dark fruit with very subtle and velvety tannins, this wine drinks exceptionally well on its own but also lends itself to a huge food paring spectrum, especially red meats and cheeses. Read More
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