Dedalus Wine

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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Story: September in Vermont is one of the best times of year. There is a bittersweet feeling as the nights stay cooler and get darker a little earlier, a sure sign that autumn is closing in. But there are still glorious days with bright, summery sunshine to warm the skin – summer’s last breath. It’s […] [...read more]

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Abby

Aug 28, 2014

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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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