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Calling all 100 Varietal Club Members

Neat conversation going on over at the Mark Squires Bulletin Board. A member of their site posted a request for the translation of certain wine grapes into English. For example, Sauvignon Blanc translates into Savage White. I need to do some research to uncover a few lost translations myself, but […]

100+ Varietals and Counting!

By now, everyone knows that I’m a sucker for an unknown varietal. Give me a wine with a grape whose name I’ve never heard of and I’m a happy man. Be it a Schiopettino from Italy or a Nergamoll from the Canaries, until I’ve tried it, I won’t be satisfied! […]

Vinho Verde from Afros

I like to point out that we are not the only lone soldiers who are writing about Spanish and Portuguese wines. Andy over at Spittoon recently posted a couple of notes on some Vinho Verde samples he received. I think it’s worth checking out! Read about Spittoon’s tastings of Vinho […]