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Are Wine Sulfites REALLY Bad For You?

Maybe Not As Much As You May Think Wine sulfites have received a bad rap over the years.  And in some cases, deservedly so. I have heard many times from friends and family that it is the sulfites in the wine that causes headaches after drinking red wine.  But is it really the sulfites in…

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Wine Review:Robert Craig Winery Zinfandel 2013

  Nice Zinfandel From Howell Mountain, Napa Valley CA   Brief Intro: Generally any red wine that comes from the Howell Mountain Region within Napa Valley is a hit.  This wine is no exception to that rule. Winemaker: Stephen Tebb of Robert Craig Winery Varietal:  Zinfandel Vintage: 2013 Retail Price $55 Tasted non-blind Eyes: Deep Purple in the Glass…

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Wine Review:John Alan Winery 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon

  A Well Balanced Cabernet Sauvignon from Paso Robles Brief Intro: After tasting some fantastic red wines a few weeks ago from John Alan Winery, my expectations are high for this red wine that comes from the fantastic growing region of Paso Robles/Templeton Bench, CA. Winemaker: John Alan Ford of John Alan Winery Varietal:  100% Cabernet…

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I Can Attest To Most That Made The List When you are in a local wine shop or grocery store, are you overwhelmed by the many choices of wine that are available?  For example, it you have visited Total Wine & More, there are literally hundreds of wines to choose from while strolling down their…

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Wine Review:Crios de Susana Balbo Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

A Big Bold Intense Red from Mendoza, Argentina Brief Intro: While sitting at a wine bar in Claremont, California, I ordered this red off the Happy Hour menu.  I didn’t know what to expect, but normally a wine ordered at Happy Hour isn’t in the best condition (oxidation?).  So my hopes weren’t too high. Winemaker: Susana Balbo…

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Wine Review:Borsao Tres Picos Garnacha 2014

A Spanish Medium Bodied Red Wine Brief Intro: Garnacha is one of the wines I go to when I want some spice on the finish.  I haven’t come across a great Garnacha yet, but my friend likes Garnacha a lot.  So I thought I’d give it a try. Winemaker: Borsao Bodegas Zaragosa Spain Varietal: Garnacha/Grenache Vintage: 2014…