Big Boys Zinfandel
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Vino Recommendation: Big Boys Zinfandel

The first time I saw this bottle at a wine shop in Suva, I just had to buy it. The illustration is so fun and well done. Instantly entertaining just by looking at the label. Big Boys is a zin from Italy, and, as its name suggests, it's a big, jammy red that's fruit forward… Continue reading Vino Recommendation: Big Boys Zinfandel

Green Fin wine
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Vino Recommendation: Green Fin Red

Our second shipment of goods from the U.S. arrived a few weeks ago, and we pulled out one of the bottles of wine that we bought from Trader Joe's. The label is Green Fin, from Napa Valley, California, and it's marketed as a red table wine, so I'm guessing it's a blend instead of one… Continue reading Vino Recommendation: Green Fin Red

Sergio Rosso Puglia organic wine
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Vino Recommendation: Sergio Rosso Puglia Organic Wine

I've had organic wine only a few times so far. I don't normally seek it out, but there was a bottle with a good sale price (only about $11 USD) at a local liquor store in Suva, so I wanted to try it. The wine is a red from the Puglia region of Italy, and… Continue reading Vino Recommendation: Sergio Rosso Puglia Organic Wine

Cave B Sauvignon Blanc 2014
Adventure, Food

Vino Recommendation: Cave B Sauvignon Blanc 2014

Cave B Estate Winery, located in George, Washington, is a winery that should be on your radar. The couple who founded it in 1980 decided to have music events on the property, realizing how good the acoustics are on the cliffs of the Columbia River. The music events became so popular that that part of… Continue reading Vino Recommendation: Cave B Sauvignon Blanc 2014

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Hunters Run, VA: Traminette

Virginia has been making moves to get on the global viticultural map. Charlottesville had the initial buzz, but we wanted to visit places closer to home, and there are plenty in the DC metro area. We drove out one weekend and went vineyard hopping in Hamilton, Virginia. The first winery we visited was Hunters Run.… Continue reading Hunters Run, VA: Traminette