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New Summer White Grape Favorite: Seyval Blanc

As the end of July approached, I found my usual favorite summer white wines, Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Grigio, growing a bit tired on the palette. Then at a wine tasting in Virginia wine country, Early Mountain Vineyards turned me on to a white variety I haven’t had much of…Seyval Blanc. The 2012 Lovingston Winery […]

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The King of Red: Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon, one of the BIG six grape varieties, is often referred to as the King of Red. At a January event of the Fine Wine Divas, as we tasted through eight fabulous Cabernet Sauvignon wines from around the world, I was reminded of what makes this grape fabulous! Cabernet, as it can simply be […]

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Sileni Estates NANO: THE Wine for On-the-Go

I’ve discovered THE wine for on-the-go…Sileni Estates NANO. I picked it up on at the beach in Sea Island, Georgia at their market (more on this fabulous place in a new post). NANO is the perfect on-the-go size and comes in a plastic bottle with a cute cup. If Sea Island has it, it must […]

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So, You Don’t Like White Wine?

That’s the question we posed to the Fine Wine Divas for our August tasting night. Most of the ladies are big red wine drinkers. As it’s summer, we thought we’d introduce them to a nice line up whites so they could certainly find something they like. 2010 Argyle Brut (Willamette Valley, OR) 2012 Reunion Torrontes (Salta, […]

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End of Summer Sipper: Rueda, Spain’s Verdejo

Looking for a new white wine to try in the final month of summer? If you like Sauvignon Blanc, I’d suggest checking out Verdejo from the Rueda region of Spain. This Spanish wine region northwest of Madrid, the Denomination of Origin (D.O.) Rueda, was approved by the Ministry of Agriculture in 1980. The production area […]

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