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Cellar Notes
Wednesday at 4:44 pm and Friday at 5:44 pm

Al Spoler and Hugh Sisson discuss their favorite wines, beers and spirits on Cellar NotesCellar Notes is sponsored by Kenilworth Wine & Spirits.

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  • Many of Tuscany's best reds are pricy bottles, but Al has found a very affordable category, Toscana Rosso.
  • Somewhere along the way, Aussie shiraz lost its reputation. Hugh wants to see if it has reclaimed some of its old glory.
  • France's premier café wine is Beaujolais: easy to like easy to understand, occasionally brilliant. Hugh takes a look.
  • There's more to Spain than Rioja and Priorat. Al looks at three wines from lesser-known regions that should be on your radar.
  • This time of year, we like to roll out some of our big bottles for entertaining at dinner. If Bordeaux comes to mind Hugh thinks we ought to try the region known as Saint Emilion.
  • There is something about the mellow richness of viognier that makes it perfect for Autumn sipping.
  • Unjustly vilified by Hollywood, merlot offers a great deal of flavor, soft texture and fine, relaxing drinking.
  • It's fall and time for Al to go on the hunt for tasty zinfandels with a lot of character.
  • After years of making cookie-cutter fruit bombs, the Aussies have shown signs of adding finesse to their chardonnays.
  • The public is becoming more familiar with Sicilian wines, and now Al has found the Luna Gaia family of wines that show off the best Sicilian grapes.