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What You Should Know About Ornellaia and DOC Bolgheri

by Fred Swan - Guest Blogger

Ornellaia Estate has long been one of the Bolgheri region’s best. Ornellaia Rosso, its top of the line, is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, and Petit Verdot. It rivals not just any other “Super Tuscan,” but the best wines from any region focused on those varieties.

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Cahors Quality Soaring with Paul Hobbs' Crocus

by Fred Swan - Guest Blogger

Until fairly recently, Malbec had had a tough career. For most of its life, it was primarily known as a “Bordeaux variety,” and not one of the prominent ones. It got a new lease on life in Argentina and, now, is seeing a renaissance in Cahors.

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4 Ways to Keep your New Year's Resolutions while Expanding your Wine Horizons

by Fred Swan - Guest Blogger

Some New Year’s resolutions are good for us, but no fun. They are tough to stick with. The right rewards for diligence makes it easier though. Treat yourself to new wine experiences when you reach milestones. At the end of the year, you’ll be happy with your achievements and have broadened your wine perspectives too.

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