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Careful with Tasting Notes

Careful with Tasting Notes

Be careful with tasting notes in wine. There’s no shortage of people out there ready to tell you what’s “in” the wine you’re about to buy. Many of those people are paid and that’s great, I’m just not sure that helps people who are new to wine or developing their...

What a Great Rosé!

What a Great Rosé!

2018 Bodegas Breca Rosé, Calatayud SpainI’ve been wondering when I was going to get around to posting about wine. I’ve been so busy getting things going for the shop that I just haven’t had time. Then I tasted this Spanish rose a few days ago and it stopped me in my...

The Affects of Alcohol on Wine

The Affects of Alcohol on Wine

A question I’m often asked is “How do I know if a wine is good?”   Here’s a hint: usually, it’s not the varietal! Whether or not you know it, most people like styles of wine, not a particular varietal. They’ve just found their style in a particular Cabernet or...

Age Verification! Are you old enough to enjoy "Happy Hour at Home"?
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