Posts Tagged ‘wine’

Malbec Beckons

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South America has been one of the rising stars in the wine world for the last two decades. Unlike Australia, however, the prices of most South American wines have not risen significantly. Chilean Merlots began showing up in North American wine stores decades ago and they remain bargains, while ultra-expensive wines like Australia’s “Australis” are [&hellip
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It’s All on the Label

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When is a Montepulciano not a montepulciano? When it’s a montepulciano, and not from Montepulciano. Confused? So are most people when trying to buy Italian wine. The amount of grape varietals grown in the big European boot is staggering—estimated at more than 2,000—and the regions are just as prolific. Unlike Germany and France, every area [&hellip
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