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2013 Alberto Furque Malbec – Juicy, Bold, and Grill Friendly!

2013 Alberto Furque Malbec Alberto Furque’s 2013 Malbec is the 10th vintage The Wine House has stocked from this family-run winery. It has a seductive combination of explosive fruit, bold flavors and impeccable balance. And, because no oak is used, … Continue reading

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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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The July 2015 Dirty Dozen

The July 2015 Dirty Dozen Now that we’re officially into summer, it’s the time for holidays, picnics, and summer’s bounty at local famers’ markets. The backyard grill is getting its share of use, and depending on what you might be … Continue reading

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The May 2015 Dirty Dozen

Ah, May … It’s the only month of spring with 31 days in it. And that’s plenty of time to fit a little fun in. Speaking of fun, check out the May 2015 Dirty Dozen: 12 wines, all different, all … 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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