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UNDER THE RADAR REDS – 3 Reasons To Love Cabernet Franc, Petite Sirah & Tannat

1. Food-friendliness, 2. Robust Character, and 3. Ample Flavors Just because these grapes may be unfamiliar, it doesn’t mean you shouldn’t try one of a trio of robust reds for your next cassoulet, spaghetti and meatballs or roasted pork-loin accompanied … Continue reading

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Mad for Madiran Wine

Mad for Madiran Wine: This wine is a totally under-appreciated appellation in Southwest France. These lusty wines are ideal for cold weather. Perfect for roasts, stews, hearty soups and smelly, strong cheeses are on the menu!  They are also terrific values. … Continue reading

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