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Lacuna 2011: A Red Blend for Summer

It is often not enough for wine to be good, I like a wine to have a good story behind it too. Believe me when I say there is a lot of wine out there! I do my best to taste through … Continue reading

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Lacuna & Juicy Villages

Carrying over Pete’s theme from last week - for Thanksgiving, drink what you like! Yes, the anything goes approach when choosing a wine for Thanksgiving is gaining strength even among wine writers and journalists. It is a relief to me that this new trend … Continue reading

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Filed under Anya Balistreri, Contra Costa County, Mourvedre, Russian River Valley, Syrah

2010 Lacuna: A Passion Project

As anyone who has visited our store over the last couple weeks can attest to, it’s cold in here, baby! And looking over a map of current US temperatures, it appears to be cold everywhere. Nothing like a simmering pot … Continue reading

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Filed under Anya Balistreri, California, Petite Sirah, Syrah

2007 Lacuna Red Blend

Simply put, DON’T MISS OUT ON THIS!!! Lacuna is a project put together by two gentlemen in the wine business who have long dreamed of creating a label of their own. First, they secured the best fruit possible and then, … Continue reading

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2011 Papa’s All-Blacks

For many of us, Labor Day Weekend marks the end of summer. Why bid adieu so early? I would like to assert that summer is in fact in effect for yet another 3 weeks! Grape harvest is in full swing in … Continue reading

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Filed under Anya Balistreri, Sonoma County, Zinfandel

Domaine de la Janasse Cotes du Rhone Villages

It might surprise you to learn that I don’t do a lot of fancy wine drinking over the Holidays. Good wine, yes, but not necessarily expensive, cellared, prized possessions. At Christmas with the prime rib we drank Odisea Wine Company’s … Continue reading

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Our Top Ten Wines Of 2010

Happy New Year! It was right around this time last year that we listed our first “Top Ten” wines of the year for 2009. We received an overwhelming response from that email/blog post, such a response, mind you, that we’re … Continue reading

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Filed under Albarino, Alsace, Mt. Veeder, Napa, Peter Zavialoff, Sauternes, Spain