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Smith-Madrone Wines
Real Review

Wine Review: Smith-Madrone — Remarkable Wine At Alluring Prices 

Smith-Madrone Winery & Vineyards produces only estate wines from the winery’s dry-farmed vineyards. The 200-acre estate ranch encompasses the vineyard, planted over a century ago. Today the vines cover thirty-four acres in various stages of production. The tributary name of the winery honors the Smith brothers and...
Teneral Wine Pack
Business, Wine

Teneral Cellars — Wines Empowering Beyond The Glass 

Inequities in the wine industry are very much in the spotlight these days, as they absolutely should be! Most importantly, a lack of inclusion for blacks and people of color to women’s mistreatment needs to remain at the forefront of the wine industry’s conversation until...
Tamellini Soava 2017
Bottle Notes

Quick Sip: Tamellini Soave 2017 

This ‘Quick Sip’; Tamellini Soave 2017, produced in Veneto, Italy, in the sub-region of Soave, and made of 100% Garganega grapes. Brothers Gaetano and Pio Francesco, cofounders of Az. Agr. Tamellini has a long history in vineyard cultivation, but it wasn’t until 1998 when they...
Jones Von Drehle Petite Verdot 2014
Business, News

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...
SR 262 Sparkling Rose Wine
Trends

Trends: Will The Rosé Rush Be Crushed? 

As the temperatures begin to rise, once again, there will be a return of gobs of rosé. The pink juice has continued to grow and become more popular over recent years. Warmer weather generally means a significant increase in sales for the pink drink. U.S....
APPALOOSA SYRAH COLUMBIA VALLEY 2016
Bottle Notes

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....