Dedalus Wine

Going ‘Back to the Land’ in Bordeaux   Growing up in a post-baby boom generation, I’ve come of age in culture where perhaps more than ever before, we have been instructed to obey our compassionate inclinations and believe that “anything is possible” if “you just put your mind to it.” Intoxicated by a bit of […] [...read more]

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Abby

Oct 31, 2014

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Story: Few regions can rival Bordeaux in terms of its impact on the wine world. The wines of Bordeaux are sought after, collected, and treasured. Not only for the rich and famous, there is some value to be found in Bordeaux if you know where to look. The wines can be accessible, food friendly, and […] [...read more]

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Abby

Oct 31, 2014

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Story: The Languedoc region does not have the grand history of Bordeaux It’s a region that has long been associated with mass-produced, cheap, poorly made wine. That reputation is rapidly changing as more and more producers are making wines with care and thoughtfulness. Domaine de Montfin keeps quality in mind by limiting their yields, hand […] [...read more]

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Abby

Oct 30, 2014

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Having joined the seasoned team here at Dedalus only last week, I admit to being a bit intimidated when Jason first handed over the task of this month’s Club Dirt entry.  His poetic philosophizing and anecdotal storytelling is a hard act to follow.  However, all traces of anxiety disappeared when he revealed the October wines, […] [...read more]

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Lauren

Oct 01, 2014

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Story: Fall has arrived in Vermont and so has a luxuriously rich red wine to the club. The Macchialupa is 100% Aglianico, roughly pronounced “ahl-YAH-nee-koe “, a black grape that was brought to southern Italy by Greek settlers. Aglianico tends to be very concentrated and firmly structured; especially in it’s youth and it has great […] [...read more]

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Abby

Sep 25, 2014

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