Author: Wine + Market

23 Jul la Maialina “Gertrude”

wine: la Maialina “Gertrude” region: Tuscany, Italy grape blend: Sangiovese 45%, Cabernet Sauvignon 30%, Merlot 25% what does “super Tuscan” mean? Located in warm sunny hills of Tuscany, la Maialina produces a Chianti, Chianti Classico, Chianti Classico Riserva and this “baby super Tuscan”, Gertrude. So - what is a super Tuscan? And,...

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19 Jul Fittings by Orin Swift

wine: Fittings by Orin Swift grape: Grenache 100% region: Languedoc, France Dave Phinney & Jean-Roger Calvet Mr. Dave Phinney, owner/winemaker extraordinaire, has now achieved rock star status in the American wine world. After working the 1997 harvest for Robert Mondavi, Phinney decided his passion for such hard work...

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