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Norcal Wingman on December 20th, 2011

It’s a nice chilly evening up at the condo we are lucky enough to have access to through “the wife’s” family and we’ve just finished off a great bottle of Michel-Schlumberger “Coteaux Sauvages” and we still need more vino… So it is on to the Seven non-vintage Red wine of Spain. This box of wine […]

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Norcal Wingman on October 18th, 2010

Up until this evening I had always wondered why grapefruit were called “Grape” fruit.  It never really made sense, but clearly the folks down in New Zealand, responsible for the creation of this 2009 Silver Birch, Sauvignon Blanc felt the need to express themselves with grapefruit. 2009, Silver Birch, Sauvignon Blanc — Octavin Home Bar […]

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Norcal Wingman on August 21st, 2010

I had my first boxed wine worth drinking ever this last May, which was a great showing by a funky little wine company named Big House Wine Co. based in Ripon, CA. Now for those of you unfamiliar with the greater San Francisco Bay Area, of which Ripon is barely a member.  It’s a small […]

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