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White Cabernet Sauvigon: 2012 Gustavshof – Blanc de Noir – Qualitätswein Rheinhessen

White Cabernet Sauvignon This is a headline that might be a bit confusing because we all know that Cabernet Sauvignon is a red grape. However, German winery Gustavshof has produced a white Cabernet Sauvignon. How’s that possible? Keep reading and you’ll find out. Cabernet Sauvignon is actually a crossing between Cabernet Franc (red) and Sauvignon

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Impressive Italian Rosé: 2012 Cà dei Frati – Rosa dei Frati – Riviera del Garda Bresciano DOC

If I think about Italian wine then rosé is not the type of wine that crosses my mind first. This, however, changed recently after I tasted the Rosa dei Frati from Cà dei Frati. Cà dei Frati Cà dei Frati, literally meaning, The Monks’ House, was founded in 1782 in Sirmione. The village is located

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Exploring Italian Sparkling Wine: Pignoletto

Pignoletto Italy is not only home to some of the world’s very best red and white wines. Over the last centuries, the country developed a tradition to produce sparkling wines. Because Italian wine legislation is sometimes quite difficult to understand, I wrote a guide which should help you to understand the differences between a Vino

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