Gamay: It’s Beaujolais

Gamay-based wines are typically light bodied and fruity. Black currant, raspberry, violet, banana, earth. The sole grape of Beaujolais. A

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Barbera: Italian Conviviality

Third most planted grape in Italy. Used to be second, before the 1985 methanol scandal which killed at least 30

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Nebbiolo: Italian Tradition

The Nebbiolo grape is native to Piemonte in Northwest Italy.   Barolo and Barbaresco are the most prominent Nebbiolo appellations.

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Sangiovese: The Italian Prince

Sangiovese is Italy’s most planted grape. Best in Tuscany sour red cherries, earthy aromas, tea leaf notes medium-plus tannins, high

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Tempranillo: The Spanish Gentleman

Spain’s noble grape Tempranillo is indigenous to Spain and dates back to before the time of Christ. It has been

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GSM Blends: A Distinctive Threesome

Grenache – Syrah/Shiraz – Mourvèdre Grenache is the lightest of the three grapes, with pale red juice with soft berry

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Mourvèdre: The Sophisticate

We call Mourvèdre the “Sophisticate” because of the elegance it adds to blends. Small, thick-skin berries Tannic wines high in

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Grenache: The Poor Relation

We call Grenache the “Poor Relation” because it so often needs to be blended with other wines Mediterranean grape, one

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Albarino (Al-ba-reen’-yo)

Country: Spain Color:White What is the Albarino wine grape and what food do you pair it with? Pairing options: Cod, Sole,

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Alicante Bouschet (Al-uh-con’tay Boo-shay’)

Country: France Color: Red What is the Alicante Bouschet wine grape and what food do you pair it with? Pairing

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