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Jones Von Drehle Petite Verdot 2014
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Supporting Local Wineries 

It is no secret, many local wineries are small businesses. Wineries rely heavily on events, wine clubs, and retail and tasting room sales to keep their doors open. Throughout the wine world, the emphasis has been placed on supporting local wineries. But the call to...
APPALOOSA SYRAH COLUMBIA VALLEY 2016
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Quick Sip: Appaloosa Syrah 2016 

This ‘Quick Sip’; Appaloosa Syrah 2016 produced by Claar Cellars in the Columbia Valley of Washington state. 100% Syrah made from grapes sourced from their White Bluffs Vineyard. I received this wine as part of a ‘mystery case’ wine shipment ordered from the Wine Awesomeness wine club....
Laxas Sparking Albarino
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Quick Sip: Bodegas As Laxas Sensum NV (Sparkling Albariño) 

Ninety percent of wines produced in Rías Baixas are from the Albariño grape.  But, sparkling Albariño is relatively new, and approximately only 10 estates in Rías Baixas currently produce sparkling Albariño. Although produced similarly to champagne, Albarino spends only 9 months on the lees in steel tanks...
Intrinsic Red Wine Bottle
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Wines to Try: Intrinsic Red Blend 

Browsing the wine isles, and discovered I’m still a sucker for a beautiful wine label. This Intrinsic Red Blend label is stunning. However, be not fooled, the juice in this bottle is just as beautiful as the container.  This Bordeaux red blend from Columbia Valley, Washington is fermented for...