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Germany Releases Their Spectacular 2011s

I can honestly think of no other wine that offers such a splendour of vibrancy, minerality, lightness and just sheer “˜joie de vivre’ as German Riesling. It is terrible

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Hanzell: Amongst California’s 30 Best Chardonnays

James Laube was asked to write about 30 of California’s Best Chardonnays in the latest Wine Spectator (July 31, 2012). In his words, he put together a list which is the “˜cream of the crop’.

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The Legendary 1998 Mas de Daumas Gassac – Bring it on!

This past weekend I was fortunate to stumble across the 1998 Mas de Daumas red in a restaurant in Paris. Despite the City of Lights being a foodie’s paradise in terms of restaurants,

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Burgundy 2010 – The Terroirist’s Year

Both David Roberts and I spent a glorious two weeks in Burgundy tasting through the 2010 wines. With a combined effort, we covered as far north as Chablis and as far south as Beaujolais

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Rhone 2010 – "the best since 1978"?

In our world of increasing uncertainty, it is always reassuring to have some constants. One constant is the continuous high quality and outstanding value of Rhône Valley wines

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