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2010 Brunellos Make Their Case

by Chuck Hayward

The Brunello di Montalcino district made some compelling wines in 2010. Our latest post looks at the current market for these releases, and offers our perspective on them now that they have arrived in the States.

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Vinitaly: Postcards From the Edge

by Chuck Hayward

Following our adventures at en primeur week in Bordeaux (and prior to that a week in Burgundy), some of us decided we needed to taste more wine. So we donned our helmets and made our to Verona to attend the annual wine fair known as Vinitaly, a trade event that has taken on legendary proportions.

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Breaking the Brunello Code

by Chuck Hayward

Kicking it into high gear, the JJ Buckley wine staff just booked tickets to Europe for a slew of spring tastings. The plan is to delve into the 2009 vintage in Burgundy, followed by our annual visit to Bordeaux for en primeurs where we will get our first look at the 2010 vintage. Directly after, a few of the staff will jet over to Verona to attend VinItaly and take an extensive look at the newly released 2006 Brunelli.

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