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Many wines, especially artisanal wines and wines of terroir, are a representation of the winemaking tradition from which they emerge. But what counts as an
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Rich and luscious with an evolution of languid ease, this wine is a blend of tenderness, serenity, and erotic sensuality. Juicy, concentrated fruit with a
I’ve heard the arguments for many years. High alcohol wines lack subtlety and have no place at the dinner table since they never complement food.
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