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Monday, November 28th, 2011

Professor Grant’s Picks: Cabernet Sauvignon

High-quality wines at reasonable prices… Professor Grant’s Picks for affordable bottles of Cabernet Sauvignon from reliable producers (region is in parentheses).  Choices were announced at “Taste the Weather: Cabernet Sauvignon”, the advanced wine tasting on Tuesday, October 18. CHILE Viña Santa Rita Casa Real (Valle del Maipo, Central Valley) Casa Lapostolle Cuvée Alexandre (Valle del Colchagua, Central Valley) Miguel Torres (Central Valley) BORDEAUX Château Poujeaux (Moulis en Médoc) Château Tayac  (Côtes de Bourg) WASHINGTON L’Ecole No. 41 (Walla Walla Valley, Columbia Valley) Château Ste. Michelle, Canoe Ridge Estate (Horse Heaven Hills, Columbia Valley) Columbia Crest Walter Clore Private Reserve (Columbia […]

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Sunday, April 3rd, 2011

Tinto Fino From Ribera del Duero

Two weeks ago now we had a wine tasting that was all about Spanish wines. I had been looking forward to this tasting for weeks and when it finally came, it did not disappoint.

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