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… I was literally enjoying a wonderful, summer wine. It’s deep blush color is not only appealing, the fruity notes make this wine one to relish. It is not too sweet like you may think, just dry enough. I traditionally do not favor whites or rosés out of New Zealand, so I was pleasantly surprised…

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Yep. It’s true. It’s Leap Day and we’re going to indulge like the random, casual, calendar-holiday-hoarding, celebratory Americans we are! And that means relaxing with a libation…. But this day isn’t a random holiday like National Mustard Day or Secretary’s Day, no. Rather a day for accounting to synchronize the seasonal & calendar years…. I’m not surprised the solar system needs help budgeting, even…

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Valentine’s Day flew by quickly, but offered just enough time to warrant a small indulgence. I decided to have a glass of a Champagne—Chandon Brut Classic—and serve the sips with something new this year, in a festive-floral flute. The glass itself was plain, but it got all glittered-up for the occasion with a hibiscus flower in rose syrup. Come again?…

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Not all wines can be christened as heavenly, but the 2009 Chardonnay from Saint Francis Winery & Vineyard would probably beg to differ. Yet another splendid Sonoma selection. Saint Francis delivers a comprehensive list of well rounded wines and two expansive California estates. I recently turned to St. Francis Chardonnay in the hope of finding a smooth…

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…at the 335 acre Sonoma Carneros Estate of Gloria Ferrer. This Northern California vineyard & winery offers well-crafted cuvées, born from their ample Pinot Noir & Chardonnay estate-grown grapes. Known as the first sparkling wine house of Sonoma Carneros, Gloria Ferrer specializes in sparking wines & Pinot Noirs. I have not yet had the pleasure of visiting their panoramic estate, but one of their…

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