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KS: Champagne – My New Years eve surprise

The most surprising event of New Year’s Eve to me, was the bottle of Kirkland Signature Champagne we cracked open – for a price of only $26 dollars, it’s a no-brainer.  Excellent floral components, good amount of bubbles and a nice, long finish make this one of the better bottles I’ve had recently and the […]

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Rose’ Round-up

We’re well into the throws of the 2008 summer and there are plenty of great reasons to keep reaching out for a glass of wine over beer; one of them is Rose’ (or Rosado). Depending on what part of the world these blush wines come from, they’ll be called either Rosado or Rose’ – both […]

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2005 Chateau Lagarosse

As a part of my ongoing effort to get folks here in the northwest – and everywhere – to expand their pallets, you’ll see me review wines like this one. It’s a 2005 Chateau Lagarosse (shah toh lah growss) from the Bordeaux region in France. In case you’ve been living under a rock or are […]

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