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Light Reds From Portugal

Jul 10, 2020

These light, flavorful reds are perfect for summer drinking, and go particularly well with grilled and barbecued food.

 

The beautiful pink rosés of France are perfect for this time of year, and Hugh has found a collection of winners.

One of Al's favorite wines, Valpolicella may be built on the light side, but it is packed with flavor and "la dolce vita" character.

New Albariños In The Market

Jun 17, 2020

  Albariño has become a very popular white wine from Spain. Hugh reviews several new entries into the market.

CalStar owner/winemaker Rick Davis keeps sending us superb wines sourced from great Central Coast vineyards.

Italian whites are emerging as high quality, affordable choices for easy-going springtime drinking.

 

Bargain French Whites For The Spring

May 27, 2020

  Some of the best white wines in the world come from France, and some of them are even quite reasonably priced.  

Viognier

May 22, 2020

Once rare and unknown, the French variety Viognier has become a world wide favorite. Some Viogniers can be quite costly, but Hugh has found some bargains.

Argentina Beyond Malbec

May 7, 2020

 

Think of Argentina, think of Malbec. But wait, there's much more.

Chilean Reds

May 1, 2020

  

Chilean whites are gaining an audience, but Chilean reds already have arrived.

Chilean Whites

Apr 22, 2020
Kenilworth Wine & Spirits

Quality continues to improve in Chile with modern up to date wine-making.

Syrah

Mar 25, 2020

Some call it Syrah, some call it Shiraz. Regardless, this is one interesting grape.

 

The back bone of many a Rioja, Tempranillo is a fabulous grape that also plays a prominent role elsewhere in Spain.

Organic Wine

Mar 11, 2020

The interest in organic wine is way up, so here are a trio of can't miss choices.     

Languedoc

Mar 4, 2020

The ancient French region of Languedoc is home to some of the best bargains around.

Beef Stew Reds

Feb 26, 2020

It's the season for big hearty stews, which of course demand big hearty reds. 

Dessert Wines

Feb 19, 2020

You may want to stock up on dessert wines, a wonderful finish to any great meal. Click the links to purchase Cellar Notes recommendations at Kenilworth Wine & Spirits.   

According to Al, few grapes reflect their origins better than zinfandel. Here's a look at a pair of fabulous regions. Click the links to purchase Cellar Notes recommendations at Kenilworth Wine & Spirits.   

Brandy

Feb 5, 2020

Everybody has heard of brandy, but how many really drink it?  Hugh gives you great reasons for trying this classic distilled beverage. Click the links to purchase Cellar Notes recommendations at Kenilworth Wine & Spirits.   

Margaret River

Jan 15, 2020

The wines of Australia's Margaret River are among the most refined and graceful in a country that prizes big strapping wines.  They show true class. Click the links to purchase Cellar Notes recommendations at Kenilworth Wine & Spirits.   

A lot of us have invested heavily in the holiday season, and now it's time to cut back a little bit.  But you don't have to give up your favorite wine. Here's four bargains.

Party Wine

Dec 31, 2019

It's party season, and most of us like to bring along something nice for the crowd to enjoy. Here are three sure-fire winners that you and your friends will love!

Here are four sparkling wines that are guaranteed to be welcome gifts.  

 

 

Here are wines in four shopping categories that are guaranteed to be welcome gifts. Click the links to purchase Cellar Notes recommendations at Kenilworth Wine & Spirits.   

Holiday Reds

Dec 11, 2019

Sometimes you want to spend an extra buck or two for really nice dinner wine.  May we suggest these four winners for your consideration. Click the links to purchase Cellar Notes recommendations at Kenilworth Wine & Spirits.   

Winter Beers

Dec 3, 2019

Every holiday season breweries all over the world bring out very special beers to celebrate the brewer's crafty creativity.

Langhe Nebbiolo

Nov 27, 2019

If you have a love for Barolo but can't afford it, try the next best thing. Click the links to purchase Cellar Notes recommendations at Kenilworth Wine & Spirits.   

If you don't know the whites of Alsace, Thanksgiving is the perfect time to try them. Budget friendly Willm is a good place to start. Click the links to purchase Cellar Notes recommendations at Kenilworth Wine & Spirits.   

Cotes Du Rhone

Nov 13, 2019

These delicious reds from Southern France are among the best bargains out there. Click the links to purchase Cellar Notes recommendations at Kenilworth Wine & Spirits.   

As good as Piedmont's best wines are, it's Barbera that you'll find on the table.  Click the links to purchase Cellar Notes recommendations at Kenilworth Wine & Spirits.   

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