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Alberto Furque: 2005 Tempranillo, 2009 Malbec and 2009 Syrah

IMAGINE living in a place where over 80% of the year you are basking in sunshine, and yet, have at your disposal elevations of over 3000 feet, immense diurnal temperature swings, and a river from which to source water (otherwise … Continue reading

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2005 Alberto Furque Tempranillo

 The more I try new wines, the more I realize that I really like wine. Love wine, actually. If you were a fly on the wall here at TWH this week, you may have heard me mumbling something about … Continue reading

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Malbec from Alberto Furque

I am going to “alaverdi” my praise of the 2007 Malbec from Alberto Furque onto the 2008. Ala-ve…what? In Georgia, the country and not the state, celebrations at the table are epic, lasting hours and even days. Eating and drinking … Continue reading

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November 2014 Dirty Dozen

And just like that, it’s November. It’s getting chilly out. It’s getting darker earlier and earlier. No need to fear, we’ve arrived at that time of year where people gather indoors and enjoy one another’s company. The Holidays are around … Continue reading

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August 2014 Dirty Dozen

How lucky the calendar makers decided to give summer not one, but two months with 31 days in them. Welcome to August! ‘Tis the month of leisure, holiday, and relaxation. Ah, but there are also picnics, trips to the beach, … Continue reading

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August 2012 Dirty Dozen

How fortunate that summer gives us not 1, but 2 months with 31 days in them. Let’s revel in that! That leaves plenty of time for more picnicking and barbecuing, among other fun summer endeavors. Whether you’re on vacation, a … Continue reading

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April 2012 Dirty Dozen

Days get longer, the nights grow short, our Easter baskets are getting filled up, and what’s this? Baseball season? Yep, it’s April and it’s time for opening the windows and doors, getting some fresh air, and maybe a picnic or … Continue reading

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January 2012 Dirty Dozen

Happy New Year! As the whirr of the holi-daze shrinks away in our rear view mirrors, we look forward to many more vinous discoveries coming in 2012! The new year brings hope and optimism, resolutions, and the NFL playoffs! There’s … Continue reading

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July 2011 Dirty Dozen

Be a fan on Facebook and follow us on Twitter! Check out our Dirty Dozen archive HERE on our blog Yay!  Summer’s here … finally.  To get you going this July, may we suggest the Dirty Dozen.  That’s 12 different … Continue reading

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May 2011 Dirty Dozen

There is but one month of 31 days all spent in spring, and here we are! It is national barbecue month, then there’s Cinco, the Derby, all ending with the unofficial kickoff of summer, Memorial Day. What to do about … Continue reading

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