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Chile’s Best Carmenère

By Jul 27, 2016 0 comment
If Germany is Riesling, Burgundy is Pinot Noir and New Zealand is Sauvignon Blanc, then Chile is Carmenère. *Casa Silva is 100% family-owned and managed, and the most awarded Chilean winery in the world. They were the “Chilean Winery of the Year 2013”. *This Micro Terroir Carmenère won “Best Carmenère of Chile Trophy” at the […]
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All That Glitters

A wine that won, and lost.

By Jun 29, 2016 0 comment
There seems to be little question that wine awards and their associated medals and other ‘bling’ attract people to buy those winning wines. It isn’t hard to understand why, “recommendations” are always at the top of reasons why we buy the things we do. A wine competition neatly fills that role: judges or experts have […]
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Food Pairing: Pork Chops A L’Orange with Black Pearl “The Mischief Maker”

Sent to us by the winemaker Mary-Lou Nash herself, this is an adaptation from Pierre Franey’s cookbook “60-MINUTE GOURMET” and turns ordinary pork chops into the ideal pairing for her flagship “The Mischief Maker” Shiraz. We love: This is such a simple meal to prepare, and goes oh-so perfectly with ‘The Mischief Maker’. And what’s […]
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