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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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  • 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.
  • As Al Spoler says, you need pink wine to go with the pink September sunsets. Here are some choices we checked out.
  • An essential component of any Jewish High Holy Day dinners, kosher wines have taken off in quality lately.
  • From the Adriatic coast of Italy comes one of their most popular wines: verdicchio. This dry, classy white is a mainstay in cafés across the country.
  • Not many people have heard of, let alone sampled, Blaufränkische or Lemberger, but you're missing a treat. These light fruity wines are a delight.
  • Vermentino has become one of our favorite Italian whites, never grown far from the sea, its ripe firm flavors are very food-friendly.
  • Sicily is often overlooked when it comes to Italian wines, and Al thinks this is quite unfair. Here are three new releases that should appeal to you.
  • Arneis is a soft and fruity white from Piedmont, where it has been gaining traction with the locals who love its easy drinking character.
  • In recent years interest in Portugal has soared. Not only has the country become a prime tourist destination, its wines are picking up a following.
  • As much as we enjoy our big juicy reds during the summer, we sometimes yearn for something lighter. Hugh has the answer.