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Rosé Season is Here!

Rosé is back in season…at least here in the Washington, DC area where temperatures are already soaring, making it the perfect time for the refreshing wine. I’ve discovered two new ones you’ll definitely want to check out.  2011 A to Z Rosé Varietal: 100% Sangiovese organically grown Aroma: Strawberry, raspberry, blueberry Taste: Juicy watermelon and […]

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Summer’s Last Rosés: Cantina del Locorotondo Cummerse

The second rosé I grabbed off the wine rack for this week’s last summer beach trip was from our June trip to Puglia, Italy (Italy’s largest wine producer). I was so impressed with Puglia’s wines, especially their rosés made from local varietals like Primitivo and Negroamaro. This rosé is from the Cantina del Locorotondo just outside the […]

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Summer’s Last Rosés: Château Sainte Roseline

As we departed for our last summer beach weekend Saturday, I grabbed a few rosés from the wine rack to enjoy on the trip. Sunday night we opened a bottle I’d been saving from a great vineyard we visited in Provence during our September 2009 trip, Château Sainte Roseline. Château Sainte Roseline is just outside […]

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Live Wine Blogging on Whites & Rosés…ready, set, go!

Friday I participated in my first live wine blogging as part of the Wine Bloggers Conference. One BUSY hour at a table where 12 wineries come one by one for five minutes each to introduce you to one of their wines while you tweet/blog…like speed dating. Here were my tweets with highlights of the session… […]

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Puglia: The Rosé Had Me at First Sip!

After our four hour drive across Italy from Positano, we arrived at the lovely Masseria Torre Coccaro just in time for our first fabulous meal. As the drive was a bit tiring, it was definitely wine time! As I perused the very local wine list, the sommelier recommended selections including several from a winery not […]

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