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Wine Discoveries: Tour through Portugal

Portugal, for a small country, has fourteen wine regions. My knowledge of Portuguese wine is light so when I saw Planet Wine, my local wine shop, doing a tasting, I thought it would be a fun tour. Of the fourteen wine regions, you're probably most familiar with... Vino Verde: Biggest and northernmost wine region in [...]

Wine Discoveries: Italy in Sonoma

Saturday I discovered three fun Italian wines in Sonoma...Sonoma Restaurant and Wine Bar in Washington, DC that is. ;) The first wine was over dinner (very good food by the way) and part of the Tiny Bubbles wine flight, a comparison of sparkling wines. The flights at Sonoma are generous pours so you really get a [...]

Wine Discoveries: Not Your Typical Italian Wines

Planet Wine, one of my neighborhood wine shops in Alexandria, Virginia, started Wednesday evening wine tastings, in addition to their usual Saturdays. I noticed on Twitter, Siema Wines, a local importer/distributor I like, was going to be featured on Wednesday so I stopped by for what turned out to be a tasting of fun and different [...]