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A Rosé for All Seasons

So, what kind of a rosé drinker are you? Do you like a sweet sipper? Do you want it as a food wine? Do...

A Warm-Climate Red That’s Cool!

Regaleali used to be the lone Sicilian voice in the American wine market. Do you remember the Corvo brand, and especially the “Rosso Del...

Bring this Wine to the Beach!

Ask most people about Côtes Du Rhône wines and they think of red. But vibrant whites are also made, and they represent the same...

See You at the County Fare

Food trucks, beer and the outdoors. This combination is sure to bring all Durhamites to the big red barn on Chapel Hill Street. County...

As Downtown Booms, Local Restaurants Find New Places to Grow

I love reporting on the downtown restaurant scene because of how much it is growing and evolving, but on the flip side, I recognize...

Discover the Wild Flavors of this Tuscan Cabernet

Castello d’Abola is one of the most scenic and “elevated” estates in Tuscany. Thirty minutes from Siena, their ancient vineyards are situated between 1,150-2,150...

Get More Bang for Your Buck with This Red Blend

A lifetime ago, many California estates, large and small, used to bottle what they called “Burgundy.” Today, almost nobody calls their wine that, except...

An Unapologetic, Old-School California Chardonnay

I have been following the wines of Chalk Hill Estate for almost 20 years. Of the numerous wines they produce – and experimentation has...

The Veneto’s Most Exciting Red

Amarone is the Italian Veneto region's most distinctive red wine. The “Recioto” version is the older iteration and vinified sweet. The “Amarone,” which combines...

A Toast to ‘Spring’

The wines from the Bodegas Godelia are new to me, but they’ve been creating quite a stir in the U.S. High standards, careful vinification...