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Type: Dry redMade with: Tempranillo, Mourvedre and a field blendPlays well with: Southwestern cuisine, grilled meats
There are several different points in the winemaking process where different varietals can be blended into one wine. Many winemakers prefer waiting until right before bottling, then combining all the young, single grape wines into different formulations to hit on just the right taste – and, damn, that’s a fun process. We know. We’ve been doing it for the past several years with all the different wines Michael makes at home.
But the Dos Cabezas 2008 El
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Jimmy Smits, courtesy NBC
Actor Jimmy Smits has a new show on NBC, premiering Wednesday, Sept. 15, at 10 p.m., called Outlaw. You can read Anne’s review of it here.
Anne also got a chance to chat briefly with Smits last summer and asked him for a Wine FAQ, and chatted about Smits’ wine faves, in general.
“I’m not really a white wine drinker,” he said, explaining that white wines will give him a headache sometimes. “But I like gewurtztraminer wines.”
Now, gewurz is often a fave with folks who like spicy foods, but Smits said
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Mom Paula Bostock and Todd Bostock of Dos Cabezas WineWorks
As if anyone needed reminding that wine is an agricultural product, subject to the vicissitudes of Mother Nature, wineries in South East Arizona got a potent reminder last month when a major hail storm pounded the stuffin’s out of their vineyards, ruining the entire crop for most of the growers, including the folks at Dos Cabezas WineWorks.
We’d been wanting to profile these guys since we ran into them at Hospice du Rhone last May (see picture). Not only was the wine they were pouring exceedingly tasty,
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