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Wine Digest: Week 27

Howdy folks – welcome to this week’s wine digest. We’re, as usual, looking at great wines under $20 and how I paired them over the last week or so. It’s been hotter than blazes here in the Midwest, which means I’ve had a bit less on the spirits front (gasp) and we had a little …

Wine Digest: Week 23

Best Wine: 2013 Bleda Castilla de Jumilla Crianza An excellent display of managing fruits, complexity and oak, this bottle from 2013 balanced rich, jammy plum, ripe blackberry and tobacco with a competent oak structure and a bit of pepper. Rich body, acidity is low. Paired well with soy ginger brisket and shrimp. Originally $18, bought …

Wine Digest: Week 22

Best Wine: 2012 Cuvelier Los Andes Merlot This Merlot comes from a producer I’m very much a fan of. On account of a rainy weekend, I decided to pair it with some steak from a local steakhouse for COVID to go, as well as some chicken dishes. Excellent structure, body is rich and tannic with …

Wine Digest: Week 21

Hey folks! Happy Thursday. It’s almost the weekend, and a long weekend with a holiday, at that. Hope you all have some plans, indoor or not, and get a little sunshine. Four days of storms coming here, but that’s life. As always, if you’d like to request I try something, let me know. If not, …

Wine Digest: Week 20

Hey folks! First wine digest here, for the week of May 9th to May 15th, 2020. Let’s get into it. Feel free to leave me feedback, or make a request if there is something you’d like to see covered here. Best Wine: Laboure-Gontard Brut, Burgundy, Sparkling Bonkers good sparkling. Dry, crisp, lots of stone fruit …