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Posts Tagged ‘ cabernet franc ’

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Meeting Robert Pepi of Eponymous (CA)

Fabulous evening with Bob Pepi, wine consultant and founder of the Eponymous brand of California Reds. Bob’s father bought land in Napa in 1966, grew grapes, and acquired some of the best vineyards in the Napa Valley. Wine Spectator called Bob’s first Cabernet Sauvignon “a Cellar Selection.” Eventually his family sold to Kendall-Jackson in 1994 […]



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Golan Heights Winery comes to NYC

Have you had Israeli wine before? A few years back, several producers came to the US and I was overwhelmed by how delicious all the wines were. I was happy to just make the tail end of Victor Schoenfeld’s visit to NYC. He is cheif winemaker for the Golan Heights winery in the Golan Heights. […]



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Dinner with Ntsiki Biyela: SA Woman Winemaker of the Year

"So how does it feel to be a winemaker … and given special attention because of your sex? Or because of color …" I  asked Ntsiki Biyela: South Africa Woman Winemaker of the Year. As I tasted through her wines, very impressed at the complexity of flavor and well balanced structure, I couldn’t help but […]



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Interview with Eric Titus of Titus Vineyards

  Eric Titus   Tonight I had dinner with Eric Titus of Titus Vineyards in the Napa Valley and talked about his Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Franc, and Sauvignon Blanc while tasting through several flights. The dinner was held at the illustrious Jean-George Vongerichten restaurant Perry Street, which is very hip and cool (think white on […]



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A Look at Cabernet Franc

Looking for a delicious, affordable, and trendy new grape varietal to dazzle your friends at impromptu wine tastings? Look no further than Cabernet Franc, an all too frequently overlooked varietal that pairs well with a wide variety of winter-themed cuisine….