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Wine In Cans

Aug 14, 2019

The latest craze in wine packaging has a lot going for it. Click the links to purchase Cellar Notes recommendations at Kenilworth Wine & Spirits.

Italian Whites

Aug 7, 2019

            

Once overlooked, Italian white wines have seized the spotlight. 

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These wines are cool, crisp, flavorful choices for summertime refreshment. Click the links to purchase Cellar Notes recommendations at Kenilworth Wine & Spirits.

The choice of white wines from South Africa has never been larger.  Hugh reviews his favorites. Click the links to purchase Cellar Notes recommendations at Kenilworth Wine & Spirits.

Once spurned because of apartheid, the South African wine industry is a leading promoter of black African participation. These wines will show their progress. Click the links to purchase Cellar Notes recommendations at Kenilworth Wine & Spirits.

The word is out on Portugese wine, and Al has found some winners. Click the links to purchase Cellar Notes recommendations at Kenilworth Wine & Spirits.

 

More great offerings from Italy for easy-drinking wines for barbecue season. Click the links to purchase Cellar Notes recommendations at Kenilworth Wine & Spirits.

Great Italian Reds

Jun 26, 2019

Summer is a great time to pour some of Italy's best reds, all of which can find suitable partners on the grill. Click the links to purchase Cellar Notes recommendations at Kenilworth Wine & Spirits.

Al takes a look at three intriguing rosés from around the world. Click the links to purchase Cellar Notes recommendations at Kenilworth Wine & Spirits.

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France has long been a source for fabulous rosé wine.  Hugh looks at three winners. Click the links to purchase Cellar Notes recommendations at Kenilworth Wine & Spirits.

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The popular grape viognier comes is a variety of styles, changing its shape depending on where it's grown and who's making it. Click the links to purchase Cellar Notes recommendations at Kenilworth Wine & Spirits.

High quality doesn't always have to break the bank.  Landmark Vineyards produces these two fine wines at very reasonable prices, both in the mid-$20's. Click the links to purchase Cellar Notes recommendations at Kenilworth Wine & Spirits.

Calstar Shines

May 22, 2019

This little known California winery deserves a big audience, and here are three good reasons why, line priced at $18. And ask about the single vineyard pinot noirs, very high quality at a reasonable price. Click the links to purchase Cellar Notes recommendations at Kenilworth Wine & Spirits.

One of Napa's most venerable wineries, BV is still producing fine vintages. Click the links to purchase Cellar Notes recommendations at Kenilworth Wine & Spirits.

Spring is a perfect time to try these lovely French whites. Click the links to purchase Cellar Notes recommendations at Kenilworth Wine & Spirits.

Few regions in France offer as much diversity or quality as the charming Loire Valley. Click the links to purchase Cellar Notes recommendations at Kenilworth Wine & Spirits.

Not all California chardonnay is an oak bomb.  Here are three excellent wines that prove the point. Click the link to purchase Cellar Notes recommendations at Kenilworth Wine & Spirits.

French Chardonnay

Apr 18, 2019
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French chardonnay doesn't end with white Burgundy.  Here are some great examples from all over France. Click the link to purchase Cellar Notes recommendations at Kenilworth Wine & Spirits.

Husch, from Mendocino County, has been making really nice wines for years. Al and Hugh give us a few recommendations. Click the link to purchase Cellar Notes recommendations at Kenilworth Wine & Spirits.

Value Bordeaux

Apr 3, 2019

You can pay a lot for good Bordeaux, but some wines out there are exceptional values. Click the link to purchase Cellar Notes recommendations at Kenilworth Wine & Spirits.

Every now and then we like to look back at some old friends of ours to see how they're doing these days.  Hugh takes a look at this mixed bag. Click the link to purchase Cellar Notes recommendations at Kenilworth Wine & Spirits.

Some of California's most intriguing wines don't carry the name of the grape on their label. Exotic and imaginative red blends can offer value and interest. Click the link to purchase Cellar Notes recommendations at Kenilworth Wine & Spirits.

March is Maryland Wine Month, a chance to celebrate the impressive progress our state has been making in its wine industry. Al features three favorites.  Click the link to purchase Cellar Notes recommendations at Kenilworth Wine & Spirits.

 

Sonoma's Russian River Valley is home to some of the best chardonnays and pinot noirs in California.  Hartford Family Winery does it as well as anybody.  Click the link to purchase Cellar Notes recommendations at Kenilworth Wine & Spirits.

Cold nippy weather is the perfect season for warm hearty ales like stout and porter. Hugh makes a survey of some of his favorites. Click the link to purchase Cellar Notes recommendations at Kenilworth Wine & Spirits.

The northern Spanish regions of Rioja and Priorat are the most prestigious of the country. But quality doesn't have to cost an arm and a leg. Click the link to purchase Cellar Notes recommendations at Kenilworth Wine & Spirits.

Clayhouse wines

Argentina made malbec famous. But its origins are in central France, where the deep and brooding grape first was turned into wine.  It also grows extensively in California. Click the link to purchase Cellar Notes recommendations at Kenilworth Wine & Spirits.

Valpolicella

Feb 6, 2019
Cesari

One of the most popular wines in all of Italy, Valpolicella comes in several distinct styles.  Hugh looks at a strong lineup from Cesari. Click the link to purchase Cellar Notes recommendations at Kenilworth Wine & Spirits.

Maryland Rye

Jan 30, 2019
MISCellaneous Distillery

Maryland rye is staging a dramatic comeback and the quality from around the state is very high.  Here are a few suggestions. Click the link to purchase Cellar Notes recommendations at Kenilworth Wine & Spirits.

Maryland Rum

Jan 23, 2019
Lost Ark

From colonial times on, Maryland has crafted rum.  Today's versions are turning heads with their quality, many perfect for sipping. Click the link to purchase Cellar Notes recommendations at Kenilworth Wine & Spirits.

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