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Your Summer Wines: Spanish Whites

Your Summer Wines: Spanish Whites

  Quick: what’s your go-to summer wine? If you said sauvignon blanc, you’re not alone. With its crisp feel and bright, citrus flavors, it is the perfect summer sipper. However, It might be time to broaden your horizons. I’m thinking specifically of Spanish wines, thanks to a couple of samples sent to me from Vintae, […]

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Spain's Unheralded White Wine

Spain’s Unheralded White Wine

SUMMERTIME PERFECTION   Looking for something different to drink this summer?  Do yourself (and your palate) a favor and check out two wines from the Spanish estate Javier Sanz – their Verdejo and Verdejo/Viura blend. The estate was founded slightly over 100 years ago by Javier’s great-grandfather, Agustín Nanclares.  Once just growers, their goal today […]

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Wines of Summer:  Picks from the Pro and Amateur

Wines of Summer: Picks from the Pro and Amateur

The recent portfolio tasting of a New York distributor seemed the perfect occasion to find some terrific summertime wines.  But why just offer my opinion?  I asked my friend Susan, the Amateur, to join me (the Pro.)    Our goal was to taste, talk about and take notes on as many white and rosé wines […]

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SPANISH WINES

SPANISH WINES

Several of the wine professionals I recently interviewed about their wine cellars cited Spanish wines as an exciting new addition to their collections.  It is perhaps one of the wine world’s worst kept secrets that these exciting wines offer terrific bang for the buck – and some pretty awesome flavor as well. Here’s an overview of […]

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