Tag Archives: Merlot

Christian W. Klay Winery

     I had the pleasure to drink several Christian W. Klay wines at a friend’s wedding reception that was held very near the Klay winery’s home in Chalk Hill,Pa.  I enjoyed their Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon, both displayed good structure and a medium … Continue reading

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Bodegas Arrayan Premium Red Blend 2005

      This proprietary red blend provides a complexity that can’t be matched by comparable mono-varietals because it has a powerful blend of 55% Syrah, 20% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon and 10% Petit Verdot coupled with 14 months of aging in new French … Continue reading

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Hot to Trot Red Blend

     The 14 Hands Vineyard in Paterson, Washington produces one of the best blended red wines made in the United States.  This red was once only available to restaurants in selected markets but now can be found in wide distribution due … Continue reading

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Bidding is Now Open!

    Have you ever wanted to bid on a great bottle of wine offered at a wine auction but could not stand the thought of sitting in a room filled with wine snobs while holding a little paddle with a … Continue reading

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Winter at Standing Stone Winery

I have just heard from Martha Macinski or Marti as she is known to everyone in the Finger Lakes.  She updated me on the happenings around the Standing Stone Winery that she and her husband Tom have owned since 1991.  They … Continue reading

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DaVinci Chianti D.O.C.G.

     I like to try new wines but I also like wines that have a proven track record of high quality and consistency.  DaVinci Chiantis are all in this category because they always provide dependable results at a fair price.  DaVinci Chianti D.O.C.G. is the lowest … Continue reading

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Wine Ice Cream

     This isn’t one of the old standards when it comes to ice cream flavors but surprisingly it is very good.  We got the chance to enjoy this special treat on the lake shore in Geneva N.Y.  Like any wine … Continue reading

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