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Magical Wines From California’s Oregon House

“Our grapes are farmed chemical-free. Our wines are made with no innoculations, nutrient additions, or acid corrections. They are manually bottled by gravity, with no fining, filtration, and little or no (added) sulfur.” Clos Saron Clos Saron has existed since 1999 but very few wine drinkers have heard about it, which is not surprising. It’s in

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Wine Club For All

Join Our Wine Club “65% of millennials are interested in natural wines, according to a 2015 Nielsen survey. Whereas their parents might have gone for jammy Cabs and Zins, younger drinkers are embracing the bitterness that balances out the fruit in natural wines.” RAW Wine Fair Our most enthusiastic supporters over the last few years have

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Family Christmas

Christmas, notwithstanding much of its symbolisms, isn’t really a religious holiday. It’s a family holiday. As children we learn about Christmas from our parents and grandparents and uncles and aunts. The things we learn about Christmas involve gathering and eating together, usually for special meals with foods we don’t often eat. We get treated to

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Orange Monday

Rafa Bernabé is that unique wine producer who only works with indigenous rare varieties, mostly ungrafted old vines, and crafts wines totally naturally, without sulfite additions, using clay vessels or tinajas de barro. He’s pretty hardcore. Based in Alicante in the Valencia province in southeastern Spain overlooking the Mediterranean, Rafa Bernabé farms two vineyards. One up in the

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