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Maipe Malbec Reserve 2010

About two months ago, in my quest to learn more about wine and discover what I truly like, my most awesome friends introduced me to a supremely spicy Malbec. My taste in wine

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Pre-Trip Tasting: Ona Anakena Malbec 2009 Rapel Valley

Hanging out in the mountains this weekend, we decided we’d better keep up with our wine country training and with more than a few of our crew enamored of Malbec this year, we dived (dove?) into a bottle of 2009 Ona Anakena from Chile’s Rapel Valley. The deep garnet color on this wine is intoxicating…

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Pre-Trip Tasting: Swinto 2008 Old Vine Malbec

Yes, I cooked a fancy dinner of grilled wild sockeye salmon….and sweet potato fries from a bag (nothing but the best for the little woman). You can’t always cook like Tom Colicchio, right? It is a color coordinated dinner though. Orange on orange. The salmon rub was

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