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    Mionetto IL Prosecco – Tasty Everyday Sparkler

    Last week I did a write-up on the Mionetto Prestige Collection Prosecco and commented about how I’ve been coming across more and more of their wines lately.  This is another Prosecco from their “IL” line and is also quite tasty. I love what Mionetto is doing with the packag...

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    #SpainLove: Gloria Ferrer’s 22nd Annual Catalan Festival 07/19/14 & 07/20/2014

    As my lovely #Vinopanion readers already know, I am a *huge* fan of Spain, Spanish culture, food, and of course, #wine!  Indeed, I have had the great fortune to attend media trips to both the Navarra and Murcia wine regions of that Iberian country, and I just hosted two event...

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      Viva Espana!

      Luscious Lushes - - 4 readers - Summer is in full swing, and so is Spain!  Do you like paella?  Dancing?  Wine? Join Gloria Ferrer at the Catalan Festival on Saturday & Sunday, July 19th & 20th for a party benefiting Sonoma Valley Education Foun...

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      Mionetto IL Prosecco – Tasty Everyday Sparkler

      … on it.  This gives me the sense that this is a casual, everyday sparkler — which is exactly the way I think more consumers should look at sparklers.  It doesn’t need to be a special occasion to enjoy this, just pop the top and have at it. As it says on the label, this is a “gentle sparkling wine,” meaning the carbonation is lighter than you…

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      #SpainLove: Gloria Ferrer’s 22nd Annual Catalan Festival 07/19/14 & 07/20/2014

      … our most beloved city in all of this fair world: Barcelona. The jewel of Catalan culture has bewitched us ever since, with its glorious and unique districts, tapas crawls, #Cava sparkling wine, and many MANY amazing sites, architecture and museums. This brings us to the featured event of this love story to Catalunya y España: The Gloria Ferrer…

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      Viva Espana!

      … main street with the colors, smells and sounds of Spain. Along the way they will sample savory tapas, enjoy paella and cooking demonstrations, and participate in educational seminars, cocktail demonstrations,food & wine pairings and a festive grape stomp. Along Las Ramblas, stop and state the Gloria Ferrer Carneros sparkling and estate…

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      Mionetto Prestige Collection Brut – Fabulous Prosecco

      … I’ve been coming across a number of different sparklers from Mionetto lately.  They seem to be doing a marketing push and I’m seeing them everywhere.  And after tasting some of their bubbly, I had to share this one with you. Prosecco is the focus at Mionetto, and they don’t just produce one.  In the category of sparkling wine, Prosecco tends…

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      What We Have Been Drinking—7/7/2014

      …Over the course of a week, I taste a bunch of wine, usually with friends, and almost always with my wife. As I have been getting a few more samples in, I am dipping into my cellar a bit less, … Continue reading →…

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      Crémant d'Alsace

      … of fried chicken and sparkling wine on a breezy summer afternoon, you're really missing out. All four of these are dry and tart, and I was glad to be able to sample two rosés and two blancs. NV Dopff & Irion Rosé Brut Alsace, France 100% Pinot Noir $20, 12% abv. Think of this as raspberry lemonade with little nutty undertones and large…

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      Recent Sips: Paul Mas Côté Mas, Viña Cantosán, Domaine Chandon, and Kaiken Wines

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      Bolla Extra Dry Prosecco – A Bubbly Bargain

      … In my last review, I revisited a wine brand that used to be a regular for me (back when I was in my twenties), Bolla.  It’s a brand that offers plenty of decent wines at bargain prices, but for whatever reason it’s also a brand that I haven’t given a lot of love in the past few years.  But I’ve rediscovered it and so today I’m trying another…

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      Challenging Wine Pairing: Peeps Marshmallow Confections

      … of the flavors come together. We decided to go with two wines that had some sweetness but were different so we selected one sparkling wine, the NV Michelle Extra Dry Sparkling Wine, and one still wine, the 2012 Ste. Chapelle Special Harvest Riesling. The unanimous choice as the best pairing with the Peeps was the Extra Dry Sparkling Wine…

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      Rose Revolution: Better Dead than Red

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      A Plea for Authenticity: No Bogus Wine for Your Valentine

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