Author: Wine + Market

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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15 Jul “Empriente” by René Geoffroy

wine: “Empriente” by René Geoffroy grapes: 76% Pinot Noir, 13% Chardonnay and 11% Pinot Meunier region: Vallée de la Marne, Champagne, premier cru (1er Cru) regional information The vineyards of Champagne are planted on chalky limestone soils, which retain heat and provide excellent water regulation for the vine...

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26 Jun Excelsior

winery: Excelsior grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon 90%, Petit Verdot 10% appellation: Robertson, South Africa history In 1679 Jacobus de Wet immigrated from Holland with the Dutch East India Trading Company, where he was of the first people to ever to make wine in not only South Africa, but the southern...

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