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    Genoa Italy: The Legend of Christopher Columbus and the UNESCO Connection

    … Image via Wikipedia English: Christopher Columbus Česky: Portrét Kryštofa Kolumba od malíře Sebastiana del Piomba (Photo credit: Wikipedia) English: Genoa, Piazza Principe: Monument to famous Genovese Christopher Columbus. Italiano: Genova, Piazza Principe: Monumento al famoso genovese Cristoforo Colombo. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Genoa…

    1 readers - By Vino Con Vista Italy

    Randall Grahm’s Caviste Volant “The Sisters” 2013

    …! The label is endearing, and I readily admit to being a label sucker. So keeping Grahm’s words in mind may have influenced my wine tasting…but it scored a 75/100 from me, regardless. After a buttery ascent, the Sisters dips into grassy New World whites then reaches a riesling plateau. It’s a Small World tour of white wines at the pace of a roller coaster…

    4 readers - By Rebecca Gomez Farrell/ Rebecca Gomez Farrell

    Mill River Winery (MA)

    … and other notable wine regions. Who knew?! Not me. Until Mill River Winery’s Plantation red wine honors Rev. Ezekiel Rogers, who organized a company of twenty English families to sail to the New World on the “John of London”. In 1639, “Ezekiel Roger’s Plantation” was settled as the town of Rowley, MA. According to the owners, this wine celebrates…

    6 readers - By Carlo De Vito/ East Coast Wineries

    Weekly Interview: Aurelio Montes

    …, and unbeatable when paired with raw sea food (oysters, ceviche, etc.). It is also best when shared with friends on a summer evening. For red, I would pick a Chilean mountain-grown Syrah or a Merlot from Saint-Émilion such as Chateau Pavie. The Merlot from Saint-Émilion is friendly and easy-drinking – it pairs perfectly with non-fatty meat or game birds…

    15 readers - By Albert Pak/ Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog

    Duckhorn releases Canvasback Cabernet Sauvignon from Red Mountain

    … vineyards. (Photo by Andy Perdue/Great Northwest Wine) In late November, Ryan and several other interested parties took part in a high-profile auction of 670 acres of land in and around the Red Mountain American Viticultural Area. Duckhorn was part of 18 groups bidding on plots of land. Ultimately, the family that owns the Vancouver Canucks…

    12 readers - By Andy Perdue/ Great Northwest Wine
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