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680 NEWS wine reviews, February 9–10, 2019

Peller Estates Private Reserve Vidal Icewine 2017 Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Peller Estates has lowered the price on the 200 mL bottle of their Private Reserve Vidal Icewine 2017. $3 off its regular price and down to $24.30. … Continue reading

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680 NEWS wine reviews, February 2–3, 2019

Bodegas Navajas Crianza 2015 If you’re looking for a versatile red wine for meat dishes, pick up a bottle of the newly released Bodegas Navajas Crianza 2015. This Tempranillo and Mazuela blend from Spain’s Rioja region is deep ruby in … Continue reading

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680 NEWS wine reviews, January 26–27, 2019

Jardin Inspector Péringuey Chenin Blanc 2016 Chenin Blanc is South Africa’s most widely planted grape, accounting for 18% of that country’s vineyard acreage. Currently at Vintages is a beautifully made example from the Stellenbosch region: Jardin Inspector Péringuey Chenin Blanc … Continue reading

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680 NEWS wine reviews, January 19–20, 2019

Rabl Langenlois Grüner Veltliner 2017 Austria’s signature grape, Grüner Veltliner is a very versatile food wine when it comes to fish and seafood. A great example currently at Vintages is Rabl Langenlois Grüner Veltliner 2017. Golden straw in colour, it … Continue reading

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680 NEWS wine reviews, January 12–13, 2019

Montenegro Amaro Amaro is Italian for bitter and it’s a category of Italian herbal liqueurs customarily consumed after dinner as a digestif. I came across one at Vintages over the holidays which is absolutely delicious: Montenegro Amaro. Coppery-orange in colour, it … Continue reading

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