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Decanter Panel Tasting Results

A number of our Italian Stallions were awarded stars by Decanter in their August issue. Unsurprisingly, Riecine’s Chianti Classico 2008 received

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The Magical Beauty of Ribeira Sacra

Several weeks ago I was off to Spain in order to seek out a small dynamic portfolio of wines. Starting in the Albariño country of Rias Baixas, I was intent to

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Will The Real Rioja Please Stand Up?

Over the past 10 or 15 years, winemaking in Rioja has been quietly (and occasionally emphatically) transforming. “˜Â¿Qué?’ some may question. This was all brought to my attention

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Anthony Barton on Bordeaux 2011

The excitements and excesses of the Bordeaux 2010 campaign are barely over and here we have the first news of the 2011 vintage from the wonderful Anthony Barton:

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Etna Rosso “˜A Rina “˜06 Celebrates A Special Day

I was fortunate enough to be invited to a former colleague’s wedding in July. Claire Griffiths, in her flowing, svelte, lacy dress, joyfully wed William Scott-Gall

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