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Wine Review: Green Fin Red Table 2011

The first thing I noticed about Green Fin Red Table Wine is that it’s made from organic grown grapes so it immediately gets a nod from me. It’s produced from the makers of Franzia and is available at Trader Joe’s. … Continue reading

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Wine Review: Flip Flop Merlot, Left Coast

I haven’t done many wine reviews lately but while shopping last week I picked up this wine. Don’t be put off by the screw on cap, or the low cost, it’s a Chilean Merlot which is really well balanced, featuring … Continue reading

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Wine Review: Ambler’s Red

I haven’t done a wine review in a while. Tonight we tried Ambler’s Red which is an EarthFare exclusive and little known fact a Biltmore House Winery blend. Nothing on the bottle except the fine print on the back (Biltmore … Continue reading

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Middle Sister Rebel Red

This is a wonderful award winning red blend, made up of 38% Zinfandel, 34% Merlot, 21% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Syrah, 2% mixed red varietals. With hints of pepper, this dark red blend also has notes of plum, blueberry and blackberry. … Continue reading

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Casal Garcia Rose Vinho Verde 2010

Winery:Casal Garcia Region:Portugal › Vinho Verde Type:Rosé Wine I’m not a big fan of Rosé in general but this wine was surprisingly good. We tried it with spaghetti last night and it’s very well balanced. It has notes of strawberry … Continue reading

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True Blood Pinot Noir

Vintage: 2007 Region: Santa Maria Valley, California This is a really great wine from Vampire Vineyards. I purchased this last year on Wine Woot and paid an excellent price for an assorted case of Vampire Vineyard wines, which we have … Continue reading

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Mad Housewife Cabernet Sauvignon

Region: California This award winning Cabernet Sauvignon is a really good wine which is quite affordable and was a treat to try. I’d heard about it in wine circles for awhile but I discovered it wasn’t offered in North Carolina. … Continue reading

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Five Rivers Pinot Noir

Vintage: 2009 Region: California, Central Coast This is a light red wine which has deep aromas of bramble fruits including strawberry and blackberry with notes of vanilla. I served this wine with grilled steak and sweet potatoes and it complimented … Continue reading

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Peter Lehmann Wines Layers

Vintage: 2009 Varietal: White Table Wine Region: Australia This is a complex table white wine with lots of layers of fresh fruit including apricots, apples, citrus and hints of peach. This is a delightful wine which I served with baked … Continue reading

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Naked Grape Cabernet Sauvignon

Winery: Louis M. Martini Region: California The Naked Grape Cabernet Sauignon has deep flavors of blackberry with toasty notes of dark fruit and rich flavors. This is a great wine which tastes more expensive than it is. I served this … Continue reading

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