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    … Muscat blanc à Petits Grains and Muscat Noir. Source: Wikipedia The Wine Quiz series is not meant to intimidate. The whole idea here is to have fun and learn something new. When answering the questions, it is fully encouraged to use all available sources of information, including Google or any other search engine. There are no embarrassing…

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    Photo: Courtyard at Mission Hill This summer, Mission Hill Family Estate has launched an additional tier of premium wines to bring its portfolio to seven tiers. Called the Terroir Collection, these are limited production wines that are, or will evolve, to single vineyard wines over time. “The idea is more than just do a single vineyard wine,” says Mission Hill winemaker John Simes.

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  • Rhone Valley Adventures Part Two - Southern Rhone

    … of The Rhone Valley ended. Special thanks again to Atout France and Rhone Valley Wines! And now here are the details on Marketview's special promotion for readers of The Reverse Wine Snob. For the next week get free shipping on orders of 6+ bottles (mix & match, expires 11:59:59pm 9/19/2014) on any of the following fabulous Rhone Valley Values…

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  • Salads with wine pairings? Seriously?

    … or pecans would also work) DRESSING: 1 teaspoon of minced garlic A pinch of freshly crushed sea salt Dash of pepper 2 teaspoons of honey 3 teaspoons of wine (that you’ll also be having with this salad) 1/4 cup of distilled white vinegar 1 cup light extra virgin olive oil For your choice of wines… Think about wines that a bit of residual sugar…

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  • Treos Wines 2013 Dry Muscat, Willamette Valley, $21

    … Monmouth, Ore., winemaker Dave Jepson has a passion and a knack with producing Muscat in a dry style, and for a second straight vintage he’s merited our top rating with it. While he continues to use Muscat Ottonel, he changed up the blend just a bit from last year by substituting Muscat Blanc for the historic Muscat of Alexandria. The resulting…

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  • Pays d’Oc Wines Deliver French Flavor and Value

    …, is harvested at night high in the Languedoc hills. It has light filtration and matures on lees in stainless steel tanks. A few days later, Green Dragon and I checked out a white Pays d’Oc wine, the Fortant de France 2012 Coast Select Muscat. Like the rosé, it retails for $10.99. This wine is 100% Muscat Blanc à Petits Grains. This “white Muscat…

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