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Domaine des Lises 2014 Crozes-Hermitage 

Sharing is caring! Hot spring garden uzing perfume of lavender and lilac laced with gravels, and a touch of smoke.  All of that in the glass whispering classic Rhone valley offering the distinct trace of minerals and pepper...

Spotting 6 wine flaws

Sharing is caring! Seeing an old bottle of wine from a reputable region could seem promising.  However, not all wines and all varietals are meant for aging, only a small percentage of wine, (less than 8%) are meant...

Tasting the price tags of wines

Sharing is caring! Price does not always equate to quality and it is very true for wines; there are some serious wine bargains in wine world, especially those from Castilla y Leon, Spain or Languedoc-Rousillon and Northern Rhone,...

Acidity in Wine

Sharing is caring! Often less talked about, acidity is arguably the most underappreciated taste when it comes to wine, maybe except for Champagne.  Ironically, without acidity, wines would be boring, lack of life and wouldn’t have any aging...