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Wine of the Week – La Crema Russian River Valley Brut Rose - $45

It's practically dessert in a bottle. Flavors of crisp Golden Apples, crushed wild straw, and hints of lemon meringue pie make up the flavor profile of La Crema Russian River Valley Brut Rose. An outright steal at $45 a bottle, ...

Wine of the Week - Montes Alpha Valle De Colchagua Alpha M 2016

Montes Alpha M Red Wine 2016 ($80) is rated 96 points by the prestigious wine arbiter James Suckling, who presented the wine as a part of his Wines of the Andes showcase recently at Chicago's City Winery. Winemaker Aurelio Montes ...

Wine of the Week-Hahn Family Winery Monterey Pinot Noir 2017-$15

Welcome to one of the finest examples of California Pinot Noir at price that is absolutely unbelievable. Hahn Family Winery has been making quality wines in the Arroyo Seco appellation of Monterey County for over four decades. A hidden gem ...

Wine of The Week: CRIOS Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 -$14

From Mendoza, Argentina comes an elegant, well-balanced Cabernet that is perfect for a Chili night or Taco night party. Crios Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 ($14) is a flavorful red wine that can stand up to the fieriest of spicy dishes, yet ...

2019 Downtown Naperville Fall Wine Walk

Stroll through Downtown Naperville’s favorite shops while tasting a variety of wines.

Wine of the Week – Dry Creek Vineyards- The Mariner $32

Red Blends are among my favorites of all wines. Sometimes called Meritage, they are a blend of any number of red wine grapes from Cabernet to Petit Verdot, that create a wine that is akin to a musical ensemble, bringing ...

Watermelon Sangria

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Wine of the Week - Colle Massari Poggio Lombrone Sangiovese Riserva $24

One of the great things about wine is that there's a new region to learn about almost daily. The most recent that comes to mind is Montecucco, a newly designated region in Southern Tuscany. It’s near the famed DOCG Brunello ...

Wine of the Week – Mont Verrier Beaujolais – Villages $24

Gamy is the famous grape of the Beaujolais in France. A variety of grape that offers fresh, red-fruit taste and hints of licorice and candied cherries, it delivers a delightful blend of concentrated fruit flavors without being heavy. That makes ...

Wide World of Wine: 2016 Seghesio Old Vine Zinfandel

Finish the summer grilling season in high style by indulging in one of the best Old Vine Zinfandels to come out of California, 2016 Seghesio Family Vineyard Old Vine Zinfandel. Created from vines that average 70 years old, the wine ...

Wine of the Week – Wines of the Touraine in Loire Valley France

The Touraine is a sub-area in the Loire Valley of France. The region has been given little notice until recently. As prices skyrocket in other, more recognized regions such as the Beaujolais and Burgundy, the search is on for more ...

Wine Spectator winners of 2019 restaurant awards

Dining Destinations Around the World Recognized for their Dedication to Wine Finding a place to drink great wine around the globe has never been so easy. Wine Spectator has uncorked the winners of the 2019 Restaurant Awards, which honors the ...

Wine of the Week – Wines of Alentejo PORTUGAL

New to the United States are a slew of deliciously fruity wines from southern Portugal's Alentejo region. The wines are all priced in the $12 to $20 range and offer outstanding taste and versatility relative to their modest price They're ...

Vesuvio Wines – The gift of volcanic wines from Campania Italy

Among the many new wines appearing on shelves in fine wine shops and on wine lists in savvy restaurants around the country are the wines of the Campania region of Italy, which is situated along the southwestern coast of Italy ...

Wine of the Week - Dry Creek Heritage Zinfandel 2016 $26

Zinfandel is the most American of all grapes and a perfect choice to bring to the family barbecue for a Fourth of July celebration. Many families will be gathering around the grill to celebrate the birth of our nation and ...

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