Dedalus Wine

I first tasted a Leon Barral wine in 2011. Dedalus was still across the street and I had been working there for almost two years, tasting new and delicious wines almost daily and thanking my lucky stars that for some reason I had been hired to do this crazy-awesome job. The 2004 Valinieres from Barral […] [...read more]

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Abby

Aug 15, 2014

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THE CROWN JEWEL OF CORSICA The Cap Corse peninsula stretches out into the green waters of the Mediterranean, a geological first outpost on the northeastern corner of the island of Corsica. It is here that the Genovese first landed – and fortified – the island they would come to rule for 450 years. Before the […] [...read more]

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Jason

Aug 05, 2014

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Story: Sicily is on our radar – this Mediterranean Island was, until the mid 1990’s, mostly making wines of questionable quality. Grapes were used more in the distillation of spirits such as Marsala and higher yields contributed to unbalanced, lackluster bottles on the table.  Another contributing factor in the regions unpopularity is the Sicilian Mafia […] [...read more]

mannara

Abby

Jul 31, 2014

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Story: On the southern shores of Lake Garda is Lugana, a terrain full of castle topped towns and fishing villages. The ancient Roveglia farmstead stands here, the only surviving example in this area of 15th century Lombardy architecture. The surrounding land, hidden under vines, is a calcareous clay terroir whose history goes back 200 million […] [...read more]

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Abby

Jul 31, 2014

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There is a lot of really wonderful wine in Europe that rarely makes it into the US, even rarer when it graces VT with an appearance. Why? Well often winemakers keep the goods for themselves! And why shouldn’t they? Long days working vineyards, sure it sounds romantic, especially in a picturesque place like Provence, but […] [...read more]

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Abby

Jul 08, 2014

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