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Fiftyrow Cabernet, Napa, 2007.

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    Grapes 100% Cabernet   Facts Admittedly I’ve bit on a little “Napa-binge” lately, for which there is very good reason: I lost faith. Napa just hasn’t been “turning me on” much recently.  There’s so much out there, but … Continue reading

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Cabernet Marinated Steak with Gorgonzola, Bacon and Shallot Butter Paired with Fiftyrow Cabernet.

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I feel the need to start by pointing-out that this was a pretty-special pairing. If you’ve never actually taken the time to prepare one of the recipes featured in these food and wine pairings, I suggest you start right here! … Continue reading

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Smokescreen Red Wine Blend, Napa Valley, 2008

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Wine: Smokescreen (Red) Grapes: 72% Cabernet, 22% Syrah, 6% Petit Verdot Place: Napa Valley, California Price: $24.99 available from Fiftyrow.com/SmokeScreen

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World’s First Meteorite-Aged Wine.

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Norwich-born Ian Hutcheon (NB: I KNEW it would be a Brit behind this!) has released a Cabernet Sauvignon called Meteorito, aged with a 4.5 billion-year-old meteorite from the Asteroid Belt between Mars and Jupiter. The “extra-terrestrial wine” was created at … Continue reading

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A Redneck Christmas.

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Christmas is a CRAZY time for most people, and I’m no exception, therefore this post has taken a few days to get together. I hope you all (or should I say “y’all”, with an English accent) had a great Christmas! … Continue reading

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Black Slate Priorat, Spain, 2009.

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  Grape 46% Garnacha, 36% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Merlot, 2% Syrah.   Facts Ahhhh Priorat! My favorite of all Spanish wines! I tasted my first Priorat back in 2005, and I remember it being my true-awakening to Spanish wine! I’ve … Continue reading

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