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21 May 2017

A classy Margaret River Margaret Cabernet for under $20

A classy Margaret River Margaret Cabernet for under $20

We have been enjoying the wines of Western Australia lately. Most of the action seems to be happening on the Margaret River Peninsula near the town of Cowaramup, which is the home of Howard Park wines.

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Posted by Gregg

19 May 2017

An intriguing white Bordeaux blend out of Margaret River

An intriguing white Bordeaux blend out of Margaret River

Margaret River is right at the top of our list of favorite places. It is blessed with a remote location, gorgeous scenery, and all the attributes that allow it to make really good wine.

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Posted by Gregg

17 May 2017

A highly reviewed, unique Argentine Chardonnay at great price

A highly reviewed, unique Argentine Chardonnay at great price

A joint venture between Adrianna Catena and Alejandro Vigil, El Enemigo is a project that focuses on making World Class wines, in particular Cabernet Franc.

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Posted by Gregg

15 May 2017

An unwooded Chenin with beautiful fruit purity and textural richness

An unwooded Chenin with beautiful fruit purity and textural richness

Beaumont Winery is situated in the small country town of Bot River and has quietly made a name for itself over the past twenty plus years.

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12 May 2017

An exceptional vintage and a good team equals a great value at way under $10

An exceptional vintage and a good team equals a great value at way under $10

You take an exceptional vintage and a well-honed winemaking team and great things can materialize.

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10 May 2017

An impressive take on Cabernet Franc from the Uco Valley, Mendoza

An impressive take on Cabernet Franc from the Uco Valley, Mendoza

Argentina has been expanding its range of wines outside of its mainstay Malbec. Bordeaux varietals have shown impressive promise with the Cabernet family leading the way.

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Posted by Gregg

08 May 2017

A rock solid Coonawarra Cabernet at a great deal!

A rock solid Coonawarra Cabernet at a great deal!

We were commenting last week about how awesome some of the new Australian wines are. They rode the wave of popularity into the ground and have been “unpopular” for a while.

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Posted by Gregg

01 May 2017

2016 Hamilton Russell Chardonnay - just released and extremely limited

2016 Hamilton Russell Chardonnay - just released and extremely limited

For a New World Chardonnay, Hamilton Russell produces one of the closest versions you will find that mirrors white Burgundy. This is no small feat, many try, but few can consistently produce one that fits the bill.

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