Dedalus Wine

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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Story: Spain is the country of passion. It has given us Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem – (if you’ve ever seen the movie ‘Vicky Cristina Barcelona’ then you know what I’m talking about). Spanish wines arouse the senses and seduce the palate. The wines are sultry and exotic, just like the music, the people, the […] [...read more]

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Abby

Sep 25, 2014

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UNDERSTANDING YOUR DIRT WINES When I was a boy growing up in New York, my mother and father set out to convince me that instant gratification would lead to a life of poverty (and lots of unread books). This lesson never really took hold for me – at least not until I was much older. […] [...read more]

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Jason

Sep 11, 2014

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Story: Alaia is a unique blend of Prieto Picudo (50%), Tempranillo (45%), and Merlot (5%) coming from Castilla Y Leon in Northwestern Spain. Prieto Picudo is widely planted in Northern Spain and is often blended with other varietals. Prieto in Spanish means ‘dark color’, here making reference to the color the grape adds to a […] [...read more]

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Abby

Aug 28, 2014

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