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red wine

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    Viña Tondonia Gran Reserva 1981

    “When the great Rioja’s wines age, they become very close to exceptional burgundies” It was Maria Jose Lopez de Heredia, owner and great granddaughter of the awarded Viña Tondonia winery, who said this while…

    March 8, 2017
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    Haut Brion 1983

    Let’s talk about Complexity over Body I’d like to talk about this… I can’t avoid it as it’s always a question when buying wines. I had been working in the wine industry for 7…

    February 1, 2017
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    Red Wine for Under P1500

    A nice bottle of red to end the day is always something to look forward to. Here are my favourite reds that won’t break the bank, good for every day drinking and crowd pleasers…

    November 23, 2016
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    Tedeschi: Amarone della Valpolicella

    One thing I enjoy very much at nice restaurants is talking to the Sommelier. They are like a therapist for wine. You say what you like, what you hope and wish for, what your…

    November 15, 2016
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    Smooth Sailing: Château La Conseillante 2004

    Looking at the rich label of a bottle of La Conseillante gives you an idea of what to expect inside. It looks rich, lush, and luxurious. I was searching for a good wine to…

    November 15, 2016
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    Laid back Luxury: Caymus

    While he was on his way over, he called and said, “I have a special bottle of wine, go put on something decent.” He knew I was planning to drink in my house clothes.  …

    October 4, 2016